The Romantics

Brahms, Schumann and Strauss

Thursday 3 July 2014 at 8:00pm

Friday 4 July 2014 at 8:00pm

Saturday 5 July 2014 at 8:00pm


Brahms Academic Festival Overture
Schumann Cello Concerto
Strauss Don Juan
Grainger The Warriors

Sir Andrew Davis conductor
Truls Mørk cello

The MSO’s Chief Conductor is joined by a cellist ‘of angelic grace and purity of tone’ (London Telegraph) for the heartfelt lyricism of Schumann’s concerto, a key work in the world of musical Romanticism. Sir Andrew then takes you on a journey through the ardour and heroics of the world’s greatest lover, as imagined in Richard Strauss’ musical adventure.

Pre-concert talk at 7pm
Dr Elizabeth Kertesz will present a talk on the artists and works featured in the program.

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