Welcome 2019 in sparkling style with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra! This New Year’s Day concert has all your favourite Viennese Waltzes and Polkas from the Strauss family, guaranteed to give you a skip in your step to start the year feeling upbeat.
New Year’s Day would simply not be complete without your favourite Viennese Waltzes and Polkas, including The Blue Danube, Radetsky March and Tritsch-tratsch Polka.
Along with some favourite violin solos from the exquisite Stephanie Gonley, young British conductor Duncan Ward adds a Bohemian twist with folk-inspired music from Smetana’s sparkling comic opera The Bartered Bride and Slavonic Dances by Dvořák.
DUNCAN WARD – Conductor
STEPHANIE GONLEY – Violin
Programme to include:
SMETANA The Bartered Bride Overture and Three Dances
DVOŘÁK Slavonic Dance in A major, Op 46 No 5
DVOŘÁK Slavonic Dance in E minor, Op 72 No 7
STRAUSS The Blue Danube Waltz
STRAUSS Radetsky March
STRAUSS Tritsch-Tratsch Polka
Collection in aid of Marie Curie