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The Scots are coming


Celtic Days are coming to Bratislava in May/June. Kicking off this cultural event, organized by the British Council, on May 24 will be a concert by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra's Wind Ensemble directed by the internationally acclaimed Scottish oboist Douglas Boyd at the Reduta. It promises to be a full night as the music reporoire will include: the first performance of a wind quintet written by a well-known young Scottish compser James MacMillan, Mozart Gran Partita (Serenade for 13 wind instruments, and a Strauss Symphony for Wind Instruments.



Celtic Days are coming to Bratislava in May/June. Kicking off this cultural event, organized by the British Council, on May 24 will be a concert by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra's Wind Ensemble directed by the internationally acclaimed Scottish oboist Douglas Boyd at the Reduta. It promises to be a full night as the music reporoire will include: the first performance of a wind quintet written by a well-known young Scottish compser James MacMillan, Mozart Gran Partita (Serenade for 13 wind instruments, and a Strauss Symphony for Wind Instruments.

Tickets for this evening including an elegant reception after the concert which will be attended by the British Ambassador, are available through the British Council. For more information contact Karol Fajth at tel./fax: 593-5840. Further details on the whole Celtic Days program are available at the British Council, contact Ingrid Fasiangova at tel.: 526-9206.

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