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Clyne Within Her Arms
Britten Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings

Pekka Kuusisto, Director/Violin 
Allan Clayton, Tenor
Alec Frank-Gemmill, Horn

Written in memory of her mother, Within Her Arms by the SCO’s Associate Composer Anna Clyne, is a powerful mediation on love and loss.

Composed during World War II, Benjamin Britten’s masterpiece Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings sets to music six poems about the world of night, by some of the most famous names in literature including Tennyson, Keats and Blake. Its opening and closing sequence of softly intoned horn calls, hauntingly evoke a twilight atmosphere of stillness and sadness.

Where to watch
Filmed at Perth Concert Hall, this concert will be broadcast via the Scottish Chamber Orchestra’s YouTube channel and Facebook page from 7.30pm on Thursday 26 November.

For more information please visit the Scottish Chamber Orchestra’s website.


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Thu 26 Nov: 7:30pm