Jurowski conducts Tchaikovsky with the London Philharmonic, Ded 3rd

A concert of Romantic drama and Classical spirit

In his Manfred Symphony, Tchaikovsky created music quite unlike anything else he’d written: an austere opener littered with brooding silences and yearning outbursts; a strange, glistening scherzo that appears like a dream; a final movement that edges towards the ether before the organ crashes in with a nave-shaking chord to reaffirm the radiant joy of life. After similarly fascinating textures from Julian Anderson's Fantasias and Mozart’s most spirited violin concerto, Tchaikovsky’s Manfred will truly empower the spirit.

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3 December 2011 | 7.30pm
Royal Festival Hall

If you're coming to the concert why not arrive early to catch a lively performance by The Band from 4:30pm on the Clore Ballroom at Royal Festival Hall? It's free!


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