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Scottish melodies, musical humor and Parisian atmosphere at KSO concert on 28th of October

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Published 20.10.2021

Violinist Anna-Liisa Bezrodny guest performing as the soloist

On Thursday 28th of October at 7 pm violinist Anna-Liisa Bezrodny returns to the Kuopio Music Centre Concert Hall interpreting Max Bruch’s Scottish Fantasy with the KSO. The orchestra conducted by Johannes Gustavsson performs also Carl Nielsen’s Second Symphony “Four Temperaments”. The concert begins with the first movement from Parisian Scenes by Valborg Aulin.

At the KSO concert on the 28th of October the awarded and internationally known violinist Anna-Liisa Bezrodny plays Max Bruch’s Scottish Fantasy. The piece is based on authentic Scottish melodies. Bruch was interested in the idea and the sound of folk music and used it as the material of his several works.

Musical humor is represented by Carl Nielsen’s Second Symphony. It was composed after a visit to a restaurant where Nielsen saw a comic picture on the wall portraying the four human temperaments: choleric, phlegmatic, melancholic and sanguine. He interpreted them into a symphonic form where each movement was named after the temperament types.

The evening begins with first movement from Swedish composer Valborg Aulin’s Parisian Scenes (1886), which reflects impressions from her stay in the French metropolis. The heading of the movement is Noisy Life – In the Distance We Hear Bells Ringing and Mingling with the Sound of an Organ.

The duration of the concert is about 1 hour 45 minutes with an intermission.

Tickets: 33 / 27 / 11 / 4 € concert day discount ticket for students and youth under 20 years. The prices include the Kuopio Music Centre service fee 2 € / ticket. The service fees vary depending on the place of purchase.

Ticket sales: Kuopio Music Center Ticket Sales, Mon-Fri from 3 pm to 5 pm or until the beginning of the performance and on weekends 1 hour before the beginning of the performance, tel: 0600 96100 (1,98 €/min.+local network service fee). Kuopio City Theatre Ticket Sales (Niiralankatu 2), on performance days 2 hours prior to the performance, Fri from 12 am until 7 pm and Sat from 12 am until 6 pm, tel: 0600 413143 (1,98 €/min.+local network service fee+pmp). Sokos Kiosk at the Sokos Kuopio Department Store and other Lippupiste ticket outlets. eTickets: www.lippu.fi.

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