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Royal Scottish National Orchestra

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Mar 19 7:30 PM - Mar 19 9:30 PM

Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony is considered one of the most important works written in the 19th century – and, for some, one of the most important works ever written.

This is an opportunity to hear the Fifth played live by an orchestra with a history that spans more than a century.

Started in 1891 as the Scottish Orchestra, it continued to provide outstanding musical experiences through the Great Depression; World War II, during which they doubled the number of season concerts despite the threat of air raids; and a devastating fire to their performance space, St Andrew’s Hall, in 1962.

The name change occurred in 1977 when the Queen became their patron and the orchestra was rechristened the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

The history and achievements of the RSNO provide a lot to celebrate during their 125th year.  Not willing to rest on their accomplishments, however, the RSNO is already planning for the next 125 years.

You’ll like this show if you like orchestras, classical music or works by classical composers.  The opportunity to hear Beethoven’s masterpiece live in concert. This show is not for you if you are not a fan of classical music or orchestral performances.

Program

Prélude á L’après-midi d’un faune – Debussy | Violin Concerto, Op. 77, D Major – Brahms (Nicola Benedetti, Violin Soloist)

Symphony No. 5, Op. 67, C Minor – Beethoven

Tickets

Orchestra A-P, Mezzanine $65 | Orchestra Q-Z $50 | Balcony $40 | UF Students $10

Contact: Robbie Stevens

Website: http://performingarts.ufl.edu/events/royal-scottish-national-orchestra/

Location: Phillips Center

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