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BBC Symphony Orchestra

When
Thursday May 23, 2024 at 19:30
Where
The Anvil, Basingstoke
Tickets
£44, £38, £33, £24, £16; under 25s and full time students £12 (includes £4 booking fee); Platinum Friends standby tickets available on the day
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  1. Overture: The Masque of Pandora - Alice Mary Smith
  2. Double Concerto for violin, viola and orchestra - Benjamin Britten
  3. Symphony No 5 in C minor Op 67 - Ludwig van Beethoven

Alice Mary Smith was a formidably talented mid nineteenth century composer who as far as is known wrote the first symphony produced by a woman in this country. The Masque of Pandora was not completed before her untimely death, but its overture is a lively and attractive piece.

Britten’s early and lyrical concerto for violin and viola is “a wonderfully distinctive and characterful work” (The Guardian) and well worth this rare hearing.

Beethoven’s fifth symphony, from the most famous opening in music, builds steadily through its four movements from dramatic struggle, through doubt and uncertainty, to a blazing, triumphant conclusion.


Venue
The Anvil
Churchill Way
Basingstoke
Hampshire
RG21 7QR
England


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