- Overture to Hansel & Gretel
- Wesendonck Lieder
- Peer Gynt – excerpts
- Alexander Shelley
- Madeleine Shaw
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.
EnCue by Octava – enriching your concert experience
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra invites you to enjoy an enhanced live listening experience, exclusive to the RPO’s Myths and Fairytales series. EnCue by Octava is a downloadable concert-enhancing app that delivers real-time programme notes to your mobile or tablet device. Connect to the our WiFi and enrich your listening experience throughout the concert by viewing real-time information about the works you hear; at the exact moment the action is happening on stage. Enjoy this new experience in a designated seating area.