Download this event for iCal

Flanders Symphony Orchestra with Nikolai Demidenko, piano

Repertoire

Mozart
Overture to Don Giovanni
Chopin
Piano Concerto No. 1
Beethoven
Symphony No. 3 (Eroica)

Performers

Nikolai Demidenko
piano
Jan Latham-Koenig
conductor

We regret to announce that the previously advertised Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra is unable to perform tonight’s concert:

“The Ministry of Culture in Poland has cut the touring subsidy for the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra with immediate effect and with the loss of this subsidy, the Orchestra is unable to undertake its scheduled UK tour.”

We are thrilled to announce that Flanders Symphony Orchestra, the distinguished Belgian orchestra, will perform in its place, with conductor Jan Latham-Koenig. The programme remains unchanged apart from the opening work which is now Mozart’s Overture to Don Giovanni, and pianist Nikolai Demidenko remains as soloist.

The award-winning pianist joins the orchestra for Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1 whose opening theme, presented through the sound of singing violins, is full of spirit and flourishes. The middle movement is described by Chopin as ‘romance-like and melancholic’ and ‘should give the impression of a pleasant glance at a place where a thousand fond memories come to mind’.

Beethoven’s revolutionary Eroica Symphony completes the programme.

Part of Zurich International Orchestra Series 2015-16

Part of Zurich International Orchestra Series 2015‑16

Basel Symphony Orchestra 1

Ravel's jazzy Piano Concerto with chart-topping pianist Alice Sara Ott, and Stravinsky's sensational The Rite of Spring, under the baton of Dennis Russell Davies.

Basel Symphony Orchestra with Elisabeth Leonskaja, piano

The celebrated Russian pianist performs Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 9. Holst's spectacular orchestral suite The Planets completes the programme conducted by Dennis Russell Davies.

Dresden Philharmonic

Michael Sanderling conducts Rachmaninov's sumptuous Piano Concerto No. 1 with award-winning Russian pianist Andrei Korobeinikov, followed by Brahms' pathos-filled Fourth Symphony with its thunderous...

Mariinsky Orchestra

The acclaimed Maestro Valery Gergiev conducts the winners of the 2015 International Tchaikovsky Competition accompanied by this outstanding Russian orchestra.

Brussels Philharmonic with Aga Mikolaj, soprano

The Polish soprano sings Strauss' radiant Four Last Songs, conducted by Yoel Levi, which is followed by Mahler's ebullient Symphony No. 4 whose last movement features a solo soprano.

Flanders Symphony Orchestra with Simon Callow

One of Belgium’s most distinguished orchestras presents a unique programme weaving music, poetry and human responses to war, including music by Elgar, Debussy and Ibert.

Flanders Symphony Orchestra

The distinguished Belgian orchestra's second concert presents music written for or about Napoleon including Beethoven's Choral Fantasy for piano, chorus and orchestra, and works by Berlioz, Lesueur...

Prague Symphony Orchestra

Beethoven's wonderful Violin Concerto, with soloist Chloë Hanslip, and Dvořák's Ninth Symphony 'From the New World', one of the most popular symphonies of all time.

Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana & Vladimir Ashkenazy

The great Vladimir Ashkenazy conducts Prokofiev's 'Classical' and Mendelssohn's 'Italian' symphonies, and Tchaikovsky's virtuosic Rococo Variations, with cellist Alexey Stadler.

Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Celebrating its centenary, the orchestra performs Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto, with violin virtuoso Henning Kraggerud, and Shostakovich's hugely popular Fifth Symphony. Excerpts from Grieg's Lyric...

Dallas Symphony Orchestra with Imogen Cooper

*We regret to announce that the Dallas Symphony Orchestra has cancelled its UK 2016 tour due to circumstances beyond our control and this performance is cancelled.* Customers will be given a full...

Bruckner Orchester Linz with Melvyn Tan

Closely associated with the music of Anton Bruckner, the Orchestra performs the composer's dramatic Sixth Symphony preceded by Mozart's sunny Piano Concerto No. 23, with Melvyn Tan as soloist. Dennis...

Bruckner Orchester Linz with Melvyn Tan

Dennis Russell Davies conducts Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 and Philip Glass' Ninth Symphony, highly regarded by critics and dsecribed as 'a significant symphony by America’s most significant...

Moscow State Symphony Orchestra with John Lill

Pavel Kogan directs Prokofiev's energetic Piano Concerto No. 3, with soloist John Lill, and Rachmaninov's hauntingly beautiful Symphony No. 2. Stephen Johnson's suite based on the classic novel by...

Brussels Philharmonic

Barry Douglas performs Schumann's lyrical and joyful Piano Concerto, framed by Franck's Symphony with its magnificent finale and Fauré's last orchestral composition, the elegant Masques et...

Comments powered by Disqus

Ticket Information *

£45 (premium seats), £42, £35, £28, £22, £18

ENCORE Members:
premium seats for £42, £42 seats for £35

Series discounts available – see series page for details

* All orders are subject to a transaction fee, except if made in person. See Booking Information for details, payment methods and delivery options.

Encore View Seating Plan Further Ticket Info

Audio