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Dance Music

Piazzolla, Schubert and Purcell with guest director and violinist Malin Broman

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From waltzes to tangos, marches to tarantellas: join us for a joyful celebration of music written to make us move.



Piazzolla
Four Seasons of Buenos Aires

and extracts from

Schubert
String Quartet No. 14 (‘Death and The Maiden’) [arr. Mahler]

Britten
Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge

Purcell
Various dances

Combining the pleasures of listening to music with the satisfaction of moving our bodies is one of humanity’s oldest rituals – and one which has quite happily resulted in some of the most rhythmic and compelling music across the globe, and throughout history.

Dance Music is a joyful sashay through a host of pieces written with our feet in mind. Alongside Piazzolla’s undeniably infectious take on Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, pulsating with the rhythms of Latin America, comes the breathless tarantella that ends Schubert’s Death and The Maiden and an assortment of other waltzes, marches, serenades and romances.

Leader of the Swedish Radio Orchestra, Malin Broman is an award-winning violinist with a particular passion for chamber music, and a desire to re-define the concert experience…


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This event will go on sale in March 2019.

Theatre Royal, Dumfries

Thu 30 May 2019 at 7:30 pm

Shakespeare Street,, Dumfries, DG1 2JH

01387 254 209