BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
3 Aug 2014, Royal Albert Hall
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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra at the Proms Prom 23: Mozart – Requiem

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Prom 23: Mozart – Requiem
20:00 Sun 3 Aug 2014 Royal Albert Hall
Donald Runnicles conducts Mozart's Requiem.
Donald Runnicles conducts Mozart's Requiem.

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Donald Runnicles and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra are joined by the National Youth Choir of Scotland for Mozart’s ever-popular Requiem – the composer’s poignant and prescient anticipation of his own death.

Scottish composer John McLeod’s The Sun Dances is a glowing, iridescent work inspired by an Easter folk legend from the West of Scotland. At the centre of the programme is Beethoven’s Fourth Symphony, its muscular, structural elegance wound around a boisterous scherzo.

Image © Marco Borggreve

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