Perth Festival of the Arts presents
Tickets on sale Mon 23 Mar: 10am.
can book from Mon 16 Mar: 10am
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor
Beethoven Symphony No 3 Eroica
Nicola Benedetti, violin
Nicholas Collon, conductor
Tom Service (BBC Radio 3), presenter
With its unprecedented scale and shattering dissonances, Beethoven’s Eroica
transformed symphonic form in one astounding blow. Aurora Orchestra performs this groundbreaking work from memory, bringing its unique and critically-acclaimed memorised performance style to Beethoven’s masterpiece. Principal Conductor Nicholas Collon, BBC Radio 3 presenter Tom Service and the orchestra give a vivid musical introduction with live excerpts, unpacking the work’s musical architecture.
Opening the evening, Nicola Benedetti, one of the most sought after violinists of her generation, performs Mendelssohn’s soaring Violin Concerto
, a work of heart-stirring melodies and incredible originality.
£41.50, £36.50, £31.50, £26.50; concessions* £39.50, £34.50, £29.50, £24.50; school children £11.50 (inc £1.50 booking fee per ticket)
*concession prices applies to: disabled, unemployed and students.