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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Mon 1 January 0001 - Sat 9 February 2019
Leeds Town Hall (Victoria Hall)

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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Duncan Ward - conductor
Yury Revich - violin

Schumann - Overture: Genoveva Listen
Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto Listen
Dvořák - Symphony No 7 Listen

Please note, this concert begins at 7pm.

Free pre-concert talk at 6.15pm by Julian Rushton.

The concert will be finished by approximately 8.40pm.

A programme of music from three symphonic masters, showcasing some of the greatest work of
its time. Schumann’s opera Genoveva is characterised by the composer’s intoxicating Romanticism. The scenesetting piece is one of stormy drama, with restless, passionate strings and rousing, powerful horns.

Mendelssohn’s tender and emotive Violin Concerto is rightly considered one of the greatest. One of the summits of the composer’s outputs, it is full of impassioned, mighty and instantly memorable tunes. Yury Revich – one of the most expressive and versatile musicians of his generation – will perform an interpretation of incredible depth and creativity.

Dvořák’s Symphony No 7 perfectly balances dramatic power and irresistible lyricism. With its arresting opening, gorgeous slow movement, dancing Scherzo and thrilling Finale, this is one of the greatest Romantic symphonic works.

 

PRICES:

A £38.16, B £36.04, C £31.80, D £24.91,          
E £18.55, O £14.31 
Over 60s: £1.50 off
Under 18s/students/unwaged: 50% off
(including booking fees)

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  • I am now busy with this symphony for London, and wherever I go I can think of nothing else. God grant that this Czech music will move the world!
    Dvorák on the writing of the seventh symphony