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Details

Brighton Dome Concert Hall
Church Street
Brighton
East Sussex
BN1 1UD
England


Programme

Camille Saint-SaënsCarnival of the Animals
Tomaso AlbinoniAdagio in G minor
Wiltold LutosławskiVariations on a theme of Paganini for two pianos
Richard WagnerTristan und Isolde, WWV 90
~ Interval ~
Gilbert and SullivanHMS Pinnafore
Francis PoulencConcerto for 2 Pianos, FP 61
Giacomo PucciniTosca: 'Vissi d'arte'

Performers

London Gay Symphony Orchestra
Actually Gay Men's Chorus

Programme Note

A Carnival Of Music sets sail at Brighton Dome...

A menagerie of lions, elephants and kangaroos will be let loose at Brighton Dome on Sunday 10 January, with cabaret star Miss Jason taking the reigns.

London Gay Symphony Orchestra and pianists will be bringing these beasts and many others to life in a performance of Saint-Saëns' grand zoological fantasy, Carnival Of The Animals, with Miss Jason delighting audiences as narrator.

The evening will take a decidedly nautical turn, when Actually Gay Men’s Chorus lift the anchor and join LGSO to 'Sail The Oceans Blue' with highlights from Gilbert and Sullivan’s ever popular H.M.S. Pinafore.

Joining the Chorus and orchestra on stage will be acclaimed guest soloists performing favorite classics from Puccini, Albinoni, Wagner and Lutoslawski as well as well as popular Chorus numbers.

One of the highlights of the evening is sure to be the Poulenc Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra - a beautiful work which combines drama, lightness and humour, with a madcap finale. The concerto will be performed by international concert pianists, Coady Green and Christopher Wayne Smith.

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