Sat 7 March
Leeds Town Hall (Victoria Hall), Leeds Town Hall
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Swedish Philharmonia (Gävle Symphony Orchestra)
Jaime Martín – conductor
Viktoria Mullova – violin
Free pre-concert talk at 6.45pm by Brian Newbould.
The Tempest is a one-movement work that describes Shakespeare’s play in sound; calm seas, Caliban’s devious plotting, and Ferdinand and Miranda’s euphoric love theme.
Prokofiev wrote his second violin concerto (complete with castanets) in Paris, Russia and
Spain where it premiered.
Jewish composer Mendelssohn’s Reformation symphony draws on Catholic liturgy and Lutheran hymn tunes, creating a sense of acceptance – a sentiment as relevant now as it was hundreds of years ago.
A £39.22, B £37.10, C £32.86, D £25.44, E £19.08, O £14.84
Over 60s: £1.50 off
Under 18s/students/unwaged: 50% off
(prices include 6% booking fee)