Aberdeen Sinfonietta Classical

Aberdeen Sinfonietta

  • Start date

    Saturday 25 November 2017

  • End date

    Sunday 26 November 2017

  • venue

    Midstocket Church

  • time

    starts 7.30pm each night

  • age

    Adults, Teens

  • price


  • genre




Saturday 25 November, 2017, 7.30 pm

Sunday 26 November 2017, 7.30 pm

John Frederick Hudson (conductor)

Geoffrey Bridge (oboe), Ailsa Matheson (clarinet),

Robert Martin (horn), Lesley Wilson (bassoon)


Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture

2 short pieces for strings:

    John Hearne:  The White Swan’s Lullaby

    Peter Maxwell Davies: Farewell to Stromness

Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for wind soloists and orchestra

Mendelssohn:  Scottish Symphony

Tickets £16.50, students and unemployed £8.25, accompanied school children free

(includes booking fee)


Four of Aberdeen Sinfonietta’s principal wind players come to the fore as soloists in Mozart’s beautiful Sinfonia Concertante.  The remainder of the programme is Scottish-themed, with 2 favourite works by Mendelssohn, inspired by the Scottish landscape, and 2 contemporary string pieces with connections to the islands of Barra and Orkney. 

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