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Details

Royal Albert Hall
Kensington Gore
London
SW7 2AP
England


Programme

Jorg WidmannArmonica
Robert SchumannViolin Concerto in D minor, WoO 23
~ Interval ~
Jean SibeliusThe Tempest - Prelude
Carl NielsenSymphony no.5

Performers

Christa Schönfeldinger – glass harmonica
Teodoro Anzellotti – accordian
John Storgårds – conductor
Thomas Zehetmair – violin

BBC Philharmonic

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Programme Note

John Storgårds was the first Finnish violinist to record Schumann’s unusual Violin Concerto, but he now steps to the podium, making way for Austrian violinist Thomas Zehetmair.

Surrounding Schumann’s gem of a concerto are the first UK performance of Jörg Widmann’s ethereal Armonica, the storm-tossed Prelude from Sibelius’s eerie depiction of Shakespeare’s island realm and Carl Nielsen’s landmark symphonic vision of good’s triumph over evil.

Prom 23

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