|11th January 2024|
The Queens Hall Edinburgh
85 - 89 Clerk Street, Edinburgh South EH8 9JG
|£39 - £7|
|Visit the event website here|
Ligeti and Bartók drew inspiration from the earthy folk music of Romania and Hungary in their high-energy works, while Skalkottas embedded some of his country’s whirling traditional dances in a delirious orchestral showpiece. Even Mozart captured the glittering excitement of Turkish music in his Violin Concerto No. 5, while Ravel’s sultry Tzigane offers the epitome of exotic ‘gypsy’ fiddling.
Exuberant Greek-Albanian violinist Jonian Ilias-Kadesha is just the virtuoso to bring this flamboyant music to vibrant life.
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