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Details

Royal Festival Hall
Southbank Centre
Belvedere Rd

London
SE1 8XX
England


Programme

Zoltán KodályDances of Galánta
James MacMillanPercussion Concerto no.2
Sergey ProkofievRomeo and Juliet, Op.64: Excerpts

Performers

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Colin Currie – percussion

Philharmonia Orchestra

Programme Note

The Philharmonia is proud to present James Macmillan's latest exhilarating masterwork played by its dedicatee Colin Currie.

Currie was recently described by The Spectator as 'the world's finest and most daring percussionist.'

The work is performed alongside two popular choreographic classics that distill the bracing dance rhythms of Hungary and Russia into musical gold.

Royal Festival Hall, 6pm. Pre-concert talk.
Southbank Centre Head of Classical Music Gillian Moore, Colin Currie and James MacMillan discuss his new percussion concerto. Free.

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