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Details

Royal Festival Hall
Southbank Centre
Belvedere Rd

London
SE1 8XX
England


Programme

Mikhail GlinkaRuslan and Lyudmila: Overture
Aleksandr GlazunovViolin Concerto in A minor, Op.82
Pyotr TchaikovskySymphony no.2, Op.17

Performers

Jakub Hrusa – conductor
Julia Fischer – violin

Philharmonia Orchestra

Programme Note

An all-Russian concert, overflowing with striking instrumental colours featuring Glinka, Glazunov and Tchaikovsky.

Things get off to a thrilling start with Glinka's whirlwind overture to Ruslan und Ludmilla. Glazunov's captivating Violin Concerto combines winning melodies with sparkling virtuosity, the perfect complement to Tchaikovsky's blazingly inventive symphony, which ends thrillingly in a folksong overdrive.

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