7:30PM, Monday, February 26, 2018
Venue: Darlington Hippodrome
Conductor Jonathon Heyward and THE HALLE open this captivating concert with music from Grieg's evocative Peer Gynt, which includes a glorious depiction of dawn, the thrilling Hall of the Mountain King and much more. No wonder it remains so popular! Laurence Rogers is soloist in Richard Strauss's youthful First Horn Concerto, firmly established as one of the best and most loved concertos for the instrument. Sibelius's Second Symphony, with its sense of heroic struggle, immediately became an emblem for Finnish people in their battles against Russian oppression.
Running time: 120 minutes (approx.)