Royal Philharmonic Orchestra September 2017

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra September 2017
Conductor
Alpesh Chauhan

Piano
Finghin Collins

Prokofiev
Symphony No.1, ‘Classical’

Tchaikovsky
Piano Concerto No.1

Dvořák
Symphony No.7

Prokofiev’s lyrical Classical Symphony, one of the most popular and accessible works of the 20th century, opens the new Concert Series at Cheltenham Town Hall in energetic and inviting fashion.

The evening’s centrepiece is one of the most challenging concertos in the repertoire – Tchaikovsky’s mighty B flat minor Piano Concerto, performed by Dublin-born Finghin Collins. This sparkling Russian gem blends Ukrainian folk themes, French song and a grandiose and much-loved opening melody to triumphant effect, and was the first classical recording ever to sell over 1 million copies.

Dvořák’s Symphony No.7 perfectly balances dramatic power and irresistible exuberance. With its arresting opening, gorgeous slow movement, dancing Scherzo and thrilling Finale, it is one of the greatest pieces Dvořák ever wrote.

Pre-Concert Talk (6.30pm to 7pm): Presented by a member of the RPO team.
Free entry using your ticket for the concert.

Please note there is a £2 ticket commission fee included in the price of the ticket.

Book Tickets

Thursday 21st September 2017 - 7:30pm

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Thursday 21st Sep 2017

Venue: Cheltenham Town Hall
Prices: £33.50, £28.50, £17.50, £13.50
All Online Bookings are subject to a one-off transaction fee of £1.50

Part of the 2017-18 Cheltenham Concert Series.

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