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Part of Perth Concert Series 2019/20

Priority subscription booking is now open and runs until Wed 14 Aug. During this period you can only book for this concert if you subscribe to the full Perth Concert Series season. Subscription bookings are only available in person or by phone - please contact our Box Office to book. Single tickets go on sale Thu 15 Aug from 10am.

Beethoven Symphony No 6 'Pastoral'
Beethoven Symphony No 7

Maxim Emelyanychev, conductor

Beethoven was a city dweller, a superstar in Vienna - where he was often acknowledged as the greatest composer in the world. However, it was the countryside that really set his troubled soul on fire, and his sixth symphony - originally titled 'Recollections of Country Life' - is an emphatic homage to the wonder and beauty of nature.

Principal Conductor Maxim Emelyanychev takes us on this elemental walk through the countryside, before turning to the bacchanal of the seventh symphony. The stirring melody and pulsating rhythm of its Allegretto movement - made famous in Colin Firth's dramatic address in The King's Speech - is closely followed by an alarmingly exuberant finale!

£29.50, £26.50, £23.50, £19.50, £14.50 (inc £1.50 booking fee per ticket); under 26s/students/Young Scot £6; 18 and under go FREE (under 16s to be accompanied by an adult)

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Pre-concert talk: 6.45pm
SCO Principal Conductor Maxim Emelyanychev discusses tonight’s concert.

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Wed 4 Mar: 7:30pm
Gannochy Trust Auditorium