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Britten-Shostakovich Festival Orchestra

Britten-Shostakovich Festival Orchestra

Thu 19 September
Leeds Town Hall (Victoria Hall)

Britten-Shostakovich Festival Orchestra
Jan Latham-Koenig - conductor
Pavel Kolesnikov - piano

Tchaikovsky - 1812 Overture
Rachmaninov - Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini 
Britten - Four Sea Interludes 
Shostakovich - Suite for Variety Stage Orchestra:  March, Polka, Waltz, Finale

The Britten-Shostakovich Festival Orchestra is a unique organisation that offers young musicians of conservatoire age in the UK and Russia a rare shared cultural experience. Originally born out of a joint initiative celebrating various artistic and scientific disciplines, the Orchestra is expected to continue and develop as a regular annual feature in the musical calendars of both countries.

The Orchestra’s Artistic Director is Jan Latham-Koenig, the first British-born conductor to have ever held a senior titled position at a Russian opera company, at Novaya Opera. He will be joined by Siberian born pianist Pavel Kolesnikov, one of the most exciting young artists performing today.


A £32.86, B £29.68, C £26.50, D £20.67, E £15.37, O £11.13
Over 60s: £1.50 off
Under 18s/students/unwaged: 50% off
(prices include 6% booking fee)

Tickets & Times

  • Thu 19 Sep , 7:30 PM