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The SCO’s renowned Wind Soloists and outstanding wind students from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland join forces for a witty instrumental traversal of one of Richard Strauss’s best-loved operas. 

'Der Rosenkavalier' is a bittersweet comedy, whose quartet of lovers – of wildly different ages and personalities – go through lust and heartbreak, regret and resignation before finding contentment (well, mostly) at the work’s radiant conclusion. Inspired by a centuries-old tradition, celebrated oboist, composer and arranger Nigel Shore has reimagined the opera as a lavish, entertaining creation for large wind ensemble, one movement per act, whose music conveys the opera’s surging passions, boisterous dances and ecstatic climax. 

R Strauss arr Nigel Shore Harmoniemusik from Der Rosenkavalier (UK Premiere) 

SCO Wind Soloists / Royal Conservatoire of Scotland students  

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SCO 2021: Harmoniemusik

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