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Grieg performed at the BBC Proms

 Date:04/08/2007
 Type:Culture, Music
 Location:England, London

Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg will be represented by his lyrical 'Holberg Suite' at a concert during BBC Proms performed by the Scottish Ensemble.

17/07/2007 :: A selection of string classics, including Elgar's Serenade, whose broad, melodic second movement is every bit as affecting as the composer's Cello Concerto or Enigma Variations. There are more composer anniversary celebrations, with Grieg represented by his lyrical Holberg Suite, while the Music for Strings by Elizabeth Maconchy (a pupil of Vaughan Williams, born 100 years ago) returns to the Proms for the first time since its world premiere in 1983. Finzi's delightful Clarinet Concerto is performed by one of Britain's leading exponents.

Proms Saturday Matinee 2
Time: Saturday 5 August, 3.00pm - c4.30pm
Venue Cadogan Hall
5 Sloane Terrace, London SW1
Tickets £12 & £15, day seats £5 ticket details. Book online here.

Elgar: Serenade for Strings (12 mins)
Finzi: Clarinet Concerto (27 mins)
Maconchy: Music for Strings (18 mins)
Grieg: Holberg Suite (20 mins)

Michael Collins clarinet
Scottish Ensemble
Jonathan Morton director

Broadcasts
Live on BBC Radio 3
Available as audio on demand for the following week

Detailed notes about the music will be available one hour before the concert.



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