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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Repertoire

Bizet
L’Arlésienne Suite No.1
Bruch
Violin Concerto No.1
Tchaikovsky
Symphony No.2 (Little Russian)

Performers

Tasmin Little
violin
Bramwell Tovey
conductor

An unmissable concert, featuring celebrated violinist Tasmin Little playing Bruch’s ravishing Violin Concerto No.1. Bruch’s most famous composition, this irresistible work showcases the violin’s capacity for soaring, singing melodies and dazzling display. Little was hailed earlier this year for her ‘careful articulation and a truly beautiful elegance of playing… Hers is a warmly human personality, and her artistry is truly refined.’

The programme also features Bizet’s first suite from L’Arlésienne, full of memorable tunes, and culminates in the joyous Second Symphony by Tchaikovsky. The Symphony includes three Ukrainian folk songs, which gives the Symphony its nickname – ‘Little Russia’ was a term used to describe Ukraine at the time.

Part of Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 2013/14 Resident Season

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