Copland, Mendelssohn and Dmitry Shostakovich (Feb 2017)

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, Belvedere Road, Southbank, London 51.505717 -0.117073
Dates & Time:
7.30 PM
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£10 to £50
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Marin Alsop will be conducting the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall, with violinist Renaud Capucon.

They will be performing some classical music by Copland, Mendelssohn and Shostakovich.

Copland -- Fanfare for the Common Man
Mendelssohn -- Violin Concerto
Shostakovich -- Symphony No.7 in C (Leningrad)

Marin Alsop is one of the great female American conductors. Since becoming the first woman to hold the position of music director at the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, she has gone on to record a number of other firsts, and is now one of the most high-profile women in conducting.

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) was founded by Thomas Beecham in 1946. Subsequent principal conductors have included the great André Previn and Vladimir Ashkenazy.

 

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