“Great fun for the audience” – very few new pieces of music are reviewed like that, but  H.K.Gruber’s Busking is a trumpet concerto unlike any you will have heard before, and it does leave its audiences cheering. Virtuoso Håkan Hardenberger plays multiple instruments in it, while banjo and accordion join the ranks of the orchestra to help
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Jonathan Dove’s concertos are often more than they seem, for example, his flute concerto The Magic Flute Dances imagines the life of the magic flute after the end of Mozart’s eponymous opera. His new Accordion Concerto promises to be a fitting tribute to Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, drawing influences from his love of Orkney. Max
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Jonathan Dove’s concertos are often more than they seem, for example, his flute concerto The Magic Flute Dances imagines the life of the magic flute after the end of Mozart’s eponymous opera. His new Accordion Concerto promises to be a fitting tribute to Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, drawing influences from his love of Orkney. Max had been
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Jonathan Dove’s concertos are often more than they seem, for example, his flute concerto The Magic Flute Dances imagines the life of the magic flute after the end of Mozart’s eponymous opera. His new Accordion Concerto promises to be a fitting tribute to Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, drawing influences from his love of Orkney. Max had been
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Mozart, Haydn and Nielsen plus Scottish Premiere of Brett Dean’s Siduri Dances at the Barrfield Theatre, Largs. Part of the SCO Summer Season.

Mozart, Haydn and Nielsen plus Scottish Premiere of Brett Dean’s Siduri Dances at the Younger Hall, St Andrews. Part of the SCO Summer Season.

Mozart, Haydn and Nielsen plus Scottish Premiere of Brett Dean’s Siduri Dances at the Barrfield Theatre, Largs. Part of the SCO Summer Season.

“Great fun for the audience” – very few new pieces of music are reviewed like that, but  H.K.Gruber’s Busking is a trumpet concerto unlike any you will have heard before, and it does leave its audiences cheering. Virtuoso Håkan Hardenberger plays multiple instruments in it, while banjo and accordion join the ranks of the orchestra to
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