Pintscher Conducts Pintscher with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra’s Artist-in-Association, Matthias Pintscher will conduct in this evening concert at City Halls on November 8th!

Pintscher Conducts Pintscher with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

About Pintscher Conducts Pintscher with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

An old man stands at the window, and looks out on falling snow. That haunting image was the imaginative starting point for Un despertar, the beautiful new cello concerto by the BBC SSO’s Artist-in-Association, Matthias Pintscher, and it’s taken from a poem by Octavio Paz.

But its theme – of remembrance – is universal, just as the graceful Baroque-inspired dances of Ravel’s Le tombeau de Couperin celebrate the lives (rather than the tragically early deaths) of friends lost in the Great War.

Bruno Delepelaire, First Principal Cello of the Berlin Philharmonic, is the soloist, and Pintscher himself conducts – before crowning the concert with the majesty, mystery and irrepressibly human warmth of Mozart’s Symphony No.39.

Prelude: 6.45pm in the Recital Room

Matthias Pintscher introduces Un despertar.

Ravel
Le tombeau de Couperin

Matthias Pintscher
Un despertar (An awakening)
(Second Cello Concerto)

Mozart
Symphony No.39, K.543

Bruno Delepelaire cello
Matthias Pintscher conductor

Concert ends at approx. 9.20pm

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