Welcome 2019 in sparkling style with the Scottish
Chamber Orchestra! New Year in Vienna simply would not be complete without your favourite
Viennese Waltzes and Polkas, including The Blue Danube, Radetsky March and Tritsch-Tratsch
Along with some favourite violin solos from the exquisite Stephanie Gonley, young British
conductor Duncan Ward adds a Bohemian twist with folk-inspired music from Smetana’s sparkling
comic opera The Bartered Bride and Slavonic Dances by Dvořák. Collection in aid of Marie Curie.
Bach 4 Preludes and Fugues Berg Piano Sonata No 1Beethoven Piano Sonata in A major Op 101
Chopin Nocturne in B major Op 62 No 1
Chopin 4 Mazurkas Chopin Ballade No 3 in A-flat major Op 47
Chopin Nocturne in C-sharp minor Op 27 No 1
Chopin Barcarolle in F-sharp major Op 60 It is an honour to welcome a legendary musician
back to Perth Concert Hall. As well as offering a feast of wonderful pianism Richard Goode’s concerts offer deep spiritual experiences.
His Bach, Beethoven and Chopin are famed in the great concert halls of
the world ranging from New York’s Carnegie Hall to London’s Royal Festival Hall.
Chris Jarvis, Narrator When King Colin’s golden
underpants go missing and the royal bottom is
bared, it’s Sir Scallywag to the rescue! Brave and
bold, courageous and true, he’s the perfect knight
for the job….and what does it matter that he’s only six?!
Alongside other pieces including extracts from Handel’s
Music for the Royal Fireworks, Sir Scallywag features
lots of audience participation and illustrated projections (including a
brief appearance of the King’s bare bottom!). This laugh-out-loud musical adventure is by composer Paul Rissman, based on the book by Giles Andrae, Illustrated by Korky Paul and published by Puffin,Penguin Books Ltd.
Gabriela Montero Improvisation Shostakovich Chamber Symphony Op 118a
Philip Glass Echorus Peteris Vasks Viatore Gabriela Montero Babel Messiaen Quartet for the End of Time Babel explores the concept of music that comes
with a message; a selection of powerful pieces using
music as a tool to communicate something which
words could not. At the heart of the concert is
Gabriela Montero’s new commission for piano and
string orchestra, a colourful and inventive portrait
of her experience as a human rights activist.
The Queen has had corgis by her side ever since she was seven years old and persuaded her father to buy one for the family. The dogs are the Queen’s constant companions and Jenny’s book reveals the scraps and scrapes in which the dogs have been involved.
Daughter of Sir John Junor and school-mate of Princess Anne, journalist, TV presenter and popular writer, Penny Junor is possibly best known for her royal biographies, originating with Diana: Princess of Wales, earning her the label of ‘royal expert’. This is a fascinating and affectionate look at the Queen and her most faithful companions on what really makes our much-loved and longest reigning monarch truly light up.
3.00pm – 4.00pm | £8.50
Couperin Les Baricades Mistérieuses
Messaien Three movements from Vingt Regards
sur l’Enfant Jésus Liszt Vallée d’Obermann Respighi Notturno
Chopin Piano Sonata No 3 in B minor
Andrew Tyson returns following two previous
sensational concerts in Perth which brought the
house down! Today offers a really extraordinary mix of
music ranging from the baroque poise of Couperin to
the unforgettable emotional impact of Chopin’s great
B Minor Sonata. Andrew’s mercurial talent will bring
this to sparkling life.
The first thing you sense is a quiet shimmer in the
air. And then, like some vast mountain rising from
the clouds, the opening melody of Bruckner’s
Seventh Symphony soars majestically towards the
Bruckner said it came to him in a dream,
played by an angel – but when Ilan Volkov brings
his searching musical intelligence and emotional
insight to bear on this monumental ‘cathedral in
sound’ the results might well be revelatory. Two
contrasting – but equally inventive – masterpieces
set the scene: an ebullient little symphony from
JS Bach’s son Carl Phillip Emmanuel, and the
witty, electrically-charged Violin Concerto that
Stravinsky intended to be unplayable. No fear
on that score from our soloist Carolin Widmann.
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Collabro, the world’s most successful musical
theatre group, met in 2014 for their first
rehearsal at a London pub. Just a month later
they roused the whole of Hammersmith Apollo
into a standing ovation during their first ever public
performance for the Britain’s Got Talent judges.
They went on to win the competition with one of
the biggest majorities ever, leading to them joining
Simon Cowell’s label Syco. Collabro have released
a chart-topping debut album Stars, followed by
Act Two and Home in March 2017. They have
performed at the Royal Variety Performance;
twice on Britain’s Got Talent and are now
enormously successful internationally
Dvořák Slavonic Dances
Berlioz Symphony Fantastique
Lorna McGovern, leader
Allan Young, conductor
Perth Symphony Orchestra presents their spring concert with
Chabrier’s España, Rhapsody for Orchestra and a selection of
Dvořák’s Slavonic Dances before tackling Berlioz’s evocative
celebration of the imagination; his Symphony Fantastique.
Schubert Piano Sonata in B flat D960
Prokofiev Piano Sonata No 6
Prokofiev Piano Sonata No 7
Steven Osborne is quite simply a world-class
musician and we are so lucky to have him living
in Scotland. His performances are acclaimed for
both their brilliance and their sincerity. The contrast
between Schubert’s astonishing last piano sonata
and the virtuoso brilliance and sparkle of Prokofiev
offers an afternoon to remember.