BBC Philharmonic: Sibelius & Britten, Kaija Saariaho & Kurt Weill – Exclusive £3 Ticket Offer

Will Fulford-Jones
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Tragedy and Humour; Darkness and Light at The Bridgewater Hall, City Centre 5 November 2016 Tickets from £3 — Book now

Two distinct visions of the natural world provide the bookends for tonight’s concert: Tapiola, Sibelius’s homage to the fabled Finnish god of the forest; and Four Sea Interludes, Britten’s glorious evocation of his beloved Suffolk coastline. In between, two pieces that demand the best from string soloists: cellist Jakob Kullberg will be in the spotlight for a beautiful work by Kaija Saariaho, one of Finland’s leading living composers, before conductor John Storgårds performs and directs Kurt Weill’s vibrant Violin Concerto.

Tragedy and Humour; Darkness and Light at The Bridgewater Hall, City Centre 5 November 2016

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