Thomas Ades will be conducting pianist Kirill Gerstein, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, and Ladies of the London Philharmonic Choir in Holst's The Planets and a new work by Thomas Ades himself at the Royal Festival Hall.
Sibelius -- Nightride and Sunrise
Ades -- Piano Concerto (UK premiere)
Holst -- The Planets
Thomas Ades is a conductor and composer of operas and orchestral works. He has worked with the London Symphony Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Chamber Orchestra of Europe and Royal Concertgebouw.
Kirill Gerstein was a recipient of the prestigious Gilmore Artist Award for ‘extraordinary piano artistry’. He is currently a professor of piano at the Musikhochschule Stuttgart.
The London Philharmonic Orchestra was founded by Sir Thomas Beecham, and has been based at London’s Royal Festival Hall ever since its opening in 1951. It is also the resident symphony orchestra of the Glyndebourne Festival Opera.
The London Philharmonic is one of the leading independent choirs in the country, working closely with the London Philharmonic Orchestra. With 200+ members ranging from bass, tenor, alto and soprano, the choir has a wide repertoire of choral styles.
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Julia Fischer and the London Philharmonic – 27 Sep 2019 – Hear the London Philharmonic Orchestra playing works by Britten, Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich at the Royal Festival Hall
Licence to Thrill — The Music of James Bond – 28 Sep 2019 – Hear some of the best theme tunes from James Bond movies performed by a live orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall.
Nicola Benedetti at the Royal Festival Hall – 2 Oct 2019 – Nicola Benedetti will be playing some classical music by Elgar and R Strauss with the London Philharmonic at the Royal Festival Hall
Aled Jones & Russell Watson – 21 Sep 2019 – Two of Britain's favourite classical music stars will be coming to the London Palladium in September for their joint In Harmony Tour.
The Beauty of Tchaikovsky – 2 Oct 2019 – The Birmingham Royal Ballet will be dancing to some of Tchaikovsky's most beautiful music played by the Royal Philharmonic
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