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Details

St George's
Great George Street
Bristol
BS1 5RR
England


Programme

Claude DebussyPrelude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Sergei RachmaninovPiano Concerto no.4, Op.40
Dmitry ShostakovichTahiti Trot (Tea for Two), Op.16
Dmitry ShostakovichSuite for Variety Stage Orchestra: Waltz no.2
Nikolay Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op.35

Performers

You-Chiung Lin – piano
Stefan Hofkes – conductor

Bristol Concert Orchestra

Programme Note

The dazzling and sparkling Scheherazade (Rimsky-Korsakov's orchestral tour de force depicting the Arabian tales of One Thousand and One Nights) headlines this concert, alongside Debussy's gorgeous and sensual musical vision of another literary work: Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune (Afternoon of a Faun). 
The jazz-influenced 4th Piano Concerto by Rachmaninov is complemented by two well-known pieces by Shostakovich: his orchestration of Tahiti Trot (Tea for Two) and - a work which found fame in Stanley Kubrick's last film Eyes Wide Shut - Waltz No.2 commonly (but erroneously) known as from Jazz Suite No.2, but actually from the Suite for Variety Stage Orchestra

There will be a retiring collection in aid of the British Red Cross

 

Bristol Concert Orchestra: Scheherazade, Rachmaninov Piano Concerto 4, Shostakovich & Debussy

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