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Details

Royal Festival Hall
Southbank Centre
Belvedere Rd

London
SE1 8XX
England


Programme

Richard StraussDon Juan, Op.20
Wolfgang Amadeus MozartPiano Concerto no.9 in E flat major, K.271
Engelbert HumperdinckHansel and Gretel: Excerpts
Richard StraussDer Rosenkavalier Suite

Performers

Juraj Valcuha – conductor
Jonathan Biss – piano
Olena Tokar – soprano
Tara Erraught – mezzo-soprano

Philharmonia Orchestra

Programme Note

A programme of breakthrough pieces that finds all three composers achieving new heights of creative genius.

If the slow movement of Mozart's Jeunehomme (young man) Piano Concerto came close to breaking the bounds of Classical expression.

Strauss's Don Juan took orchestral virtuosity to its outer limits.

While Humperdinck rewrote the fairy-tale genre with his opera Hänsel und Gretel.

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