BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
27 Sep 2018, Glasgow Cathedral
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BBC SSO 2018-19 Season ‘Music of the Spheres’ at Glasgow Cathedral

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
‘Music of the Spheres’ at Glasgow Cathedral
19:30 Thu 27 Sep 2018 Glasgow Cathedral
Thomas Dausgaard conducts the Scottish Premiere of Langgaard's 'Music of the Spheres' at Glasgow Cathedral.
Thomas Dausgaard conducts the Scottish Premiere of Langgaard's 'Music of the Spheres' at Glasgow Cathedral.

Programme

Concert Information

While the Great War raged across Europe, the Danish composer Rued Langgaard gazed into the infinite. 'Music of the Spheres' was the result: a vast, luminous musical starscape that uses huge orchestral and choral forces to literally surround the audience with sound. Thomas Dausgaard is passionate about it, and when he conducted it at the 2010 BBC Proms it caused a sensation. This performance in the atmospheric acoustic of Glasgow Cathedral is a rare chance for Scotland to hear a true lost masterpiece. First, though, the award-winning young British soprano Rowan Pierce presents a bouquet of Strauss songs, and Dausgaard conducts Haydn’s exuberant 'Symphony No.99' – a universe in a grain of sand.

The concert will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 - presented by Kate Molleson.

Please Note: this concert has limited
capacity and unreserved seating, which
changes for each half. Due to the nature
of the venue, there are limited facilities,
and restricted views in some areas.
This event is not available as part of
the Season Ticket package.

The concert has now sold out, but on the night "returns" may be available to purchase at the Box Office table at Glasgow Cathedral from 7.00pm (subject to availability). Cash sales only; unfortunately there will be no facility for credit/debit card sales.

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