Familiar Favourites: Mendelssohn Violin Concerto
Esplanade Concert Hall
The Hebrides, Op. 26
Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
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.
- Josep Pons, conductor
- Stefan Jackiw, violin
- 6.30pm | library@esplanade
$88, $68, $48, $38, $28, $15
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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You can hear more Mendelssohn in our free organ recital, SSO Organ Series: If With All Your Hearts, 20 May 2019.
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