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Concert: Sat 10 Mar 2018

Venue:St George's Bristol
Conductor:Karin Hendrickson
Soloist:Samara Ginsberg (Cello)
Start time:19:00

Programme

Ridley: Ataraxia
Rimsky-Korsakov: Symphony No. 1
Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1

Fanfare for the People - (This concert begins at 7 PM)
Come and be inspired by music that reflects the human struggle for freedom and justice. Two contrasting fanfares will open the concert, representing the aspirations for equality among different groups. In the Britten violin concerto the New Zealand violinist Benjamin Baker will explore the composer’s struggles with his own demons, where hope glimmers through a deeper sadness. Sibelius referred to his second symphony as a confession for the soul, while many saw the final triumphant movement as an expression of Finland’s hope for independence.