Viennese Christmas by Candlelight

FRIDAY 14TH DECEMBER 2018

7.30pm

£Various

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Touring their ever-popular festive programme, London Concertante travels the length and breadth of the country presenting treats from across Europe to get you in the mood for mulled wine, mince pies, and baubles.

Programme:

Strauss - Die Fledermaus Overture
Tchaikovsky - Nutcracker Suite
Strauss - Trisch-Trasch polka
Tchaikovsky - Waltz from Sleeping Beauty
Brahms - Hungarian Dance No. 5
Schubert - Rondo for Violin & Strings
Strauss - Blue Danube Waltz

The UK based chamber orchestra, London Concertante, regularly perform up to and over one hundred concerts per year, making it the busiest ensemble of its kind in the country. With their numerous recordings reaching great critical acclaim, the ensemble is continually regarded as one of the finest groups in Europe since their founding in 1991.

With an evening, packed full of all your family favourites, the concert kicks off with the well-known elegance of Strauss’s Die Fledermaus Overture, before a selection of suites and highlights from Tchaikovsky festive ballets. Join the orchestra as they explore the iconic moments of the Nutcracker through the wonder of the Arabian Dance and the romantic Waltz of the Flowers. The evening is concluded with another classic, the immensely moving and hugely emotional Blue Danube Waltz, with its spacious and expansive opening. Let the Concertante's masterful repertoire choices, enthusiastic performance style, hilarious anecdotes, and festive attire brighten up your wintery night!

If you don’t consider yourself ‘in the know’ about Mozart, Beethoven, or Bach, fear not, this is the orchestra for you. The London Concertante boasts an impressive audience record in which an impressive 50% of spectators are first-time classical concert goers! The London Concertante has its audience laughing at jokes, gasping at virtuosity, moved by gorgeous string playing, and leaving with a smile on their faces.


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St Giles Cathedral

126 High Street
Edinburgh
Midlothian
United Kingdom
EH1 1RE

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