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The Scottish Chamber Orchestra play music from the 1908 film "L'Assassinat du Duc de Guise"

 

New Babylon City Halls, Glasgow, 28th October, Tel: 0141 353 8000; Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 29th October, Tel: 0131 668 2019

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra takes a break from Schumann, Beethoven and Berlioz to explore two rarely-heard film scores. A sharper contrast to the BBC Concert Orchestra’s sell-out performances of Hollywood blockbusters would be hard to find.

Camille Saint-Saëns’s elegant music for the historical melodrama L’Assassinat du Duc de Guise (1908) is one…

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