Please note: This concert is in the past and has already taken place.


Royal Albert Hall
Kensington Gore


Emily HowardTorus (Concerto for Orchestra)
Dmitri ShostakovichCello Concerto No 1 in E flat major
~ Interval ~
Sergei RachmaninovSymphony No 3 in A minor


Vasily Petrenko – Conductor
Truls Mørk – cello

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

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Programme Note

‘A composer’s music should express his love affairs, his religion, the books that have influenced him, the pictures he loves.’ So said Rachmaninov, whose Third Symphony does just that through irrepressible yearning and longing. It forms the culmination of this Prom in which the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and its Russian Chief Conductor perform Shostakovich’s disquieting First Cello Concerto.

A brand-new work by Liverpool-born composer Emily Howard opens.

Prom 53

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