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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Myths and Fairytales III

Venue: Cadogan Hall

Repertoire

Humperdinck
Overture to Hansel & Gretel
Wagner
Wesendonck Lieder
Grieg
Peer Gynt – excerpts

Performers

Alexander Shelley
conductor
Madeleine Shaw
mezzo-soprano

This ethereal concert explores the nostalgic sound-worlds of Humperdinck, Wagner and Grieg. Humperdinck’s stirring opening Overture is where the magical story begins, leading into Wagner’s delightful Wesendonck Lieder, performed here by exceptional mezzo-soprano Madeleine Shaw. This atmospheric programme concludes with excerpts from Grieg’s ever-popular and lyrical Peer Gynt.

We invite you to enjoy an enhanced listening experience using Octava, a downloadable app that delivers real-time programme notes to your mobile or tablet device. For more information, please visit www.rpo.co.uk/whats-on/myths-and-fairytales.

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