We use cookies on this website to give you the very best user experience. Please click the link below for more information. Cookies policy.

Concert by members of the Scottish Opera Orchestra

  • Saturday 19 October 19.30
  • Linlithgow
  • 07731 614179

McOpera present a programme of classical music featuring 'The Soldier's Tale' .

  • Event Info
  • Venue Info
  • Getting Here
  • Disabled parking
  • Disabled toilets
  • Children Welcome
  • On Public Transport Route
  • Only Cash or Cheques
  • Free Onsite Parking
  • Online Booking

All are welcome.

Programme: Brahms: Trio for piano, horn and violin Milhaud: Suite for violin, clarinet and piano Stravinsky: The Soldier’s Tale - Animated film with narrator, violin, clarinet and piano The Soldier’s Tale Trio is a short instrumental suite written by Stravinsky for violin, clarinet and piano using material taken from his larger septet version of the same title.

In this updated version, the suite is presented with live-edited animated film commissioned from artist Derek Gray and Edinburgh-based film maker Roddy Simpson Written in the aftermath of World War 1, It tells the story of a soldier returning home who makes a bargain with the devil, trading his violin for unlimited economic gain. All is well until he realises that it is not material worth which is important in life - instead it is those such as family, music and love which should prevail. First performed in 1919, the music has jazz influences in rhythm and this is the original short version for violin, clarinet and piano.


Saint Michael's Parish Church
EH49 7AL

More like this

Sat, 25 Apr 2020

Babayaga - Concert for Harp and Saxophone

  • Linlithgow
Sat, 04 Apr 2020

Concert for Viola and Piano - Lawrence Power and Simon Crawford-Phillips

  • £14
  • Linlithgow

Lawrence Power is one of today’s foremost violists, in demand worldwide as a recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber music partner.

Sat, 14 Mar 2020

World Music - Kosmos

  • Linlithgow

Wild Gypsy fiddling, emotive Jewish and Greek music glide seamlessly into hot-blooded tango.

Sat, 08 Feb 2020

Orchestral Concert by Scottish Sinfonia

  • Linlithgow

Both Sinfonia and Linlithgow Arts Guild celebrate their 50th anniversaries with this concert.

Great for

Share this

You've favourited an item!

You've unfavourited an item!