The Hallé in Hull: November 2019

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Thursday 21st November 2019

Hull City Hall, Hull

Tickets £19.50, £26.00 and £29.50 (including commission). Concessions are available

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Ravel - Mother Goose Suite
Elgar - Cello Concerto
Sibelius - Symphony No.5

Conductor
Courtney Lewis

Featuring:
Nicholas Trygstad, cello

Music Director of the Jacksonville Symphony, Belfast-born Courtney Lewis opens with Ravel’s enchanting Mother Goose Suite: the five ‘fairytale’ pieces were originally composed for children. Elgar’s Cello Concerto is full of gossamer-light orchestral writing, delicate cello virtuosity and unforgettable melodies, featuring Hallé Principal Nicholas Trygstad as soloist. Sibelius, working on his Fifth Symphony, wrote: ‘It’s as if God the Father had thrown down the tiles of a mosaic from heaven’s floor and asked me to determine what kind of picture it was.’ His picture ends in triumph, the swinging phrases of what he called his ‘Swan Hymn’ ringing out in life-affirming fashion.

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This event is managed by Hull City Hall. For more information, please visit this booking link, call the Box Office on 01482 300 306 or visit the Hull City Hall in person.