Familiar Favourites: Mendelssohn Violin Concerto

Subscription Concert

Familiar Favourites: Mendelssohn Violin Concerto

Schedule

Sat / 27 Apr 2019 / 7:30PM

Venue

Esplanade Concert Hall

Programme

  • MENDELSSOHN
    The Hebrides, Op. 26
  • MENDELSSOHN
    Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
  • MENDELSSOHN
    Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56 "Scottish"

A Scottish Journey

The Hebrides, the Violin Concerto, the Scottish Symphony - three of Mendelssohn's finest classics, each embodying his Romantic spirit, inventiveness and vibrant capacity for melody. Spanish-Catalan conductor Josep Pons directs the SSO with our guest soloist, the young American violinist Stefan Jackiw, described by The Strad as "truly sensational, showing a talent and maturity that belie[s] his years".

As close to perfection as music can get - The Globe and Mail on Stefan Jackiw

Attend This Concert

To meet Stefan Jackiw, the young violinist whose popularity continues to rise.

For a concert of unfailingly melodic gems by Mendelssohn.

Featuring

  • Josep Pons, conductor
  • Stefan Jackiw, violin

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Pre-concert Talk:

  • 6.30pm | library@esplanade

Standard Tickets:

$88, $68, $48, $38, $28, $15

Admission Advice:

No admission for infants-in-arms and children below 6 years of age.
Latecomers may expect to be admitted after The Hebrides, Op. 26 (10'). Subject to change at the discretion of the performers.

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