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Dance Music

with guest director and violinist Malin Broman and double bassist Rick Stotijn

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Standard – £15.00
Under 26s – £10.00
Students – £7.00
Jobseekers – £5.00
Under 16s / Carers – £0.00

Book online
Call 0141 565 8000
Visit The Glasgow Concert Halls box office at 2 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3NY

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

Dance Music is a joyful sashay through a host of pieces written with our feet in mind; an assortment of deliciously rhythmic music from across centuries, continents and traditions.

Piazzolla’s undeniably infectious take on Vivaldi’s Four Seasons pulsates with the colour of Latin America. In this special arrangement, award-winning violinist Malin Broman (Swedish Musica Vitae / Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra) is joined by one of Europe’s leading double bassists, Rick Stotijn, for a performance of fiery solos and crackling rhythmic brio.

Our accompanying selection of waltzes, tangos and more includes the breathless tarantella of Schubert’s Death and the Maiden and lively dances from Purcell’s Fairy Queen suite as well as Britten and Schulhoff’s contemporary spin on these historic styles…

Featuring works including

Sándor Veress
Four Transylvanian Dances

Astor Piazzolla
The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
[arr. van Prooijen for solo bass and solo violin]

Plus extracts from

Benjamin Britten
Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge

Franz Schubert
Death and The Maiden

Henry Purcell
The Fairy-Queen

Erwin Schulhoff
Five Pieces for String Quartet

Venue Information

The concert will take place in the New Auditorium at Glasgow Royal Concert Halls. It will start at 3.30pm and finish at approximately 5.30pm with a 20 minute interval. Please collect your ticket from the box office before heading upstairs to the venue. Refreshments will be available from the bar and from the café downstairs.

The closest parking facilities are in the multi-storey Concert Square Car Park on Cowcaddens Road. The venue is a very short walk from both Glasgow Queen Street train station and Buchanan Street subway station.


The New Auditorium at Glasgow Royal Concert Halls is fully accessible. Full details about the venue’s facilities can be found on their website here, including information about parking, hearing systems, assistance dogs, and wheelchair access. To make specific arrangements, please contact the box office directly on 0141 353 8000, where a member of the team will be happy to help you.

What to Expect

If this is your first time attending a Scottish Ensemble performance and you’re not quite sure what to expect, you may be interested in the What to Expect page on our website.

The programme for this concert will be available online before the concert and large print and audio versions can be provided on request. If you have any more questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch by emailing office@scottishensemble.co.uk or by giving us a call on 0141 332 4747.

New Auditorium, Glasgow Royal Concert Halls, Glasgow

Sun 26 May 2019 at 3:30 pm

2 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3NY United Kingdom