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Opening Concert

Donald Runnicles conducts Brahms and Strauss

Supported by The University of Edinburgh
The Morton Charitable Trust supports the 50th Anniversary of Edinburgh Festival Chorus

Saturday 8 August 2015
  • Language: 
    Sung in German with English surtitles
  • Running time: 
    2 hours approximately

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Donald Runnicles Conductor

Edinburgh Festival Chorus
Christopher Bell Chorus Master

Brahms Gesang der Parzen
Brahms Liebeslieder Waltzer (orch. Brahms)
Brahms Schicksalslied
Strauss Ein Heldenleben

Donald Runnicles directs Richard Strauss’s powerful musical and autobiographical portrait of a hero’s life, alongside richly Romantic choral music by Brahms – including the brooding Gesang der Parzen and a selection of the charming, lyrical Liebeslieder Waltzer.


Booking opens for Friends and Patrons Thursday 19 March

Booking opens for everyone Saturday 28 March

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Usher Hall

Lothian Road
Edinburgh
EH1 2EA

Supported by

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50th Anniversary Edinburgh Festival Chorus Partner

The Morton Charitable Trust

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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Donald Runnicles Conductor

Edinburgh Festival Chorus
Christopher Bell Chorus Master

Brahms Gesang der Parzen
Brahms Liebeslieder Waltzer (orch. Brahms)
Brahms Schicksalslied
Strauss Ein Heldenleben

Photo: BBC John Wood

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