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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

with Tasmin Little

Repertoire

Sibelius
En Saga
Bruch
Violin Concerto No. 1
Brahms
Symphony No. 4

Performers

Thomas Dausgaard
conductor
Tasmin Little
violin

This programme boasts three works of great beauty, starting with Sibelius’ magnificent En Saga, a fairy tale that leaves the listener to invent his own story. Bruch’s Violin Concerto has become one of the most celebrated pieces in the genre, brimming with adventurous spirit and ravishing melodies – especially in the famous slow movement.

The glorious Fourth and final Symphony by Brahms was heavily influenced by Beethoven, with a dramatic opening movement, wistful Andante, and a grand third movement resplendent with the glittering sound of triangles. All this is crowned by one of Brahms’ greatest achievements: a ‘chaconne’ finale of monumental scale and majesty, using a theme by Bach.

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