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Ashkenazy: Rachmaninov Project at the  Royal Festival Hall – 17 November 2016

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Vladimir Ashkenazy’s exploration of Rachmaninov’s orchestral works culminates with the composer’s First Symphony.

The work is unified by the motif shaped by the Dies Irae of Gregorian chant, a stamp that would appear again and again in Rachmaninov’s works.

Other evening highlights are Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto  performed by rising-star pianist Alice Sara Ott and Alexandr Borodin’s Prince Igor Overture.

Programme

Alexandr Borodin: Overture, Prince Igor

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.1

Interval

Sergey Rachmaninov: Symphony No.1

Performers

Philharmonia Orchestra

Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor

Alice Sara Ott piano

For more information or to book tickets, visit the Southbank Centre website here

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