Colin Currie and Enigma Variations

Classical

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Marin Alsop, conductor  
Colin Currie, percussion  

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The riddle that Edward Elgar built into his Enigma Variations remains unsolved, but no answer is needed to appreciate the spirit and inventions of Elgar’s masterpiece. Scottish solo percussionist Colin Currie brings power and musicality to James MacMillan’s new concerto in this all-British program.

Strathmore Pre-concert Lecture: Sun, Feb 28, 1:30 pm


The BSO East Coast premiere of James MacMillan’s Percussion Concerto No. 2 is generously underwritten by the Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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