Download this event for iCal

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Repertoire

Humperdinck
Hansel and Gretel Overture
Beethoven
Piano Concerto No. 3
Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 6 (Pathétique)

Performers

Mario Galeani
piano
Alan Buribayev
conductor

A programme encompassing delicious refinement and great passion, opening with the Overture to German composer Humperdinck’s ‘fairy tale opera’, Hansel and Gretel. The work was first conducted by Richard Strauss, and Humperdinck’s Overture exudes a Straussian romance and wit, full of charming melodies and rich orchestration.

Pianist Mario Galeani performs Beethoven’s majestic Third Piano Concerto, with its dramatic first movement, a deeply beautiful Largo, and the famous Rondo.

While composing his extraordinary Sixth Symphony, Tchaikovsky wrote to his brother, declaring: ‘It seems that the best of all my works is coming forth from me.’ Many would agree: the Pathétique represents some of the most intensely personal and powerful of all Tchaikovsky’s music.

Part of Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 2013/14 Resident Season

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Beethoven's Violin Concerto, with soloist Robert Davidovici, and Brahms First Symphony, preceded by Berlioz's glittering Roman Carnival Overture.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: Top Brass!

A scintillating concert showcasing the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra brass section, with Allen Vizzutti, the dazzling American trumpet player.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Tasmin Little plays Bruch's ravishing Violin Concerto No.1, followed by Tchaikovsky's joyous Symphony No.2, 'Little Russian', conducted by Bramwell Tovey.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Christoph Koenig conducts Ravel's Tombeau de Couperin, Elgar's deeply moving Cello Concerto, with soloist Jamie Walton, and Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: The Magic of Christmas

A magical concert full of festive cheer for all the family featuring popular classics, orchestral favourites, and a selection of music by composer and conductor Debbie Wiseman.

The Music of Burt Bacharach

A fabulous evening of timeless Bacharach classics on Valentine's Day with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and four West End vocalists.

Pinchas Zukerman - Summer Music Festival

The Summer Music Festival concludes with a programme dedicated to the last three symphonies by Mozart.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Schumann's beautiful Piano Concerto, with soloist Natasha Paremski, and Dvořák's Symphony No.7, perhaps his greatest symphony, under the baton of Paul Daniel.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

An essential concert for all lovers of Tchaikovsky's music, featuring the Serenade for Strings, Violin Concerto and excerpts from Swan Lake.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Christmas Cracker

A delightful evening of festive musical gems to fill you with good cheer and get your yuletide celebrations off to an entertaining start.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

A must for Beethoven devotees, directed by pianist and conductor Freddy Kempf, featuring the Triple Concerto and Seventh Symphony. The exhilarating Fidelio Overture opens the programme.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Sibelius' Violin Concerto, with soloist Ju-Young Baek, and Brahms' Fourth Symphony, conducted by Grzegorz Nowak. Mendelssohn's Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream opens the concert.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Schubert's Symphony No. 8, the 'Unfinished', and Bizet's Symphony in C frame Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations, with soloist Dimitri Maslennikov.

Pinchas Zukerman - Summer Music Festival

In the opening concert of the Summer Music Festival, Pinchas Zukerman performs J.S. Bach's Violin Concerto in A minor. Schoenberg's Verklärte Nacht and Mendelssohn 'Italian' Symphony complete the...

Pinchas Zukerman - Summer Music Festival

The Summer Music Festival continues with award-winning cellist Amanda Forsyth joining Pinchas Zukerman to perform Brahms' Double Concerto.

Comments powered by Disqus

Ticket Information

Encore

£40, £32.50, £25, £15
ENCORE Members: £5 off top 3 prices

Series discounts available – see series page for details

View Seating Plan Further Ticket Info

Audio