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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Venue: Cadogan Hall

Repertoire

Mendelssohn
A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Overture; Nocturne and Scherzo
Mozart
Clarinet Concerto in A major
Dvořák
Symphony No. 8

Performers

Dirk Joeres
conductor
Julian Bliss
clarinet

Mendelssohn’s charming score to Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is as magical as the play itself, with its gleaming sonorities, fairytale delicacy and a dancing, skittish Scherzo.

The Clarinet Concerto by Mozart is one of the last works he wrote and one of the finest. His instinct for the clarinet’s mellow tone and sinuous flexibility is unsurpassed and the slow movement is justly famous for its exquisite lyricism.

Then bask in the musical sunshine of Dvořák’s Eighth Symphony, which evokes bird-song and the undulating Czech landscape. Full of Bohemian folk-tunes and exhilarating, spacious orchestral sounds, this is one of Dvořák’s most delightful, carefree works.

6.30pm: Free pre-concert talk – Meet the artists
Presented by Edward Seckerson.

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