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Music Is Power

with Alina Ibragimova (violin)

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Sinfonia No. 6 in E flat major, MWV N6

Arvo Pärt
Silouan’s Song

Concerto Funebre

Sinfonia No. 10 in B minor, MWV N10 Viatore

Pēteris Vasks

Violin Concerto in E major, BWV 1042


Mendelssohn’s music was notoriously banned in 1936 by a Nazi regime which labelled the Jewish composer “a dangerous accident of musical history”. Hartmann’s Concerto Funebre, dashed off in the autumn of 1939, represents the contrasting hope and hopelessness of a country plunged into war.

Arvo Pärt and Pēteris Vasks use their music as a vehicle for spiritual questioning, to transcendent effect, and Bach’s ebullient E major concerto is a testament to the pure, uplifting joy of melody and harmony.

Together with world-renowned Russian violinist Alina Ibragimova, join us for an exploration of the political, spiritual and emotional power of music.

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Full tour dates

16 February      The Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 7.30pm
17 February      Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow, 8pm
18 February      Wigmore Hall, London, 7.30pm


The Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 16 Feb 2017 at 7:30 pm

85-89 Clerk Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9JG