orchestral

Rachmaninov’s Second

Rachmaninov’s Second Piano Concerto is often described as one of the best piano concertos ever written, in this concert performed by one of Northern Ireland's great stars, Barry Douglas.

By | 2018-06-09T16:59:23+00:00 10 May 2019|0 Comments

Shostakovich’s Symphony No.8

Strauss                                     Le bourgeois gentilhomme Shostakovich                          Symphony No.8 Rafael Payare                         CONDUCTOR Tamás Kocsis                          VIOLIN Le bourgeois gentilhomme started life as the incidental music to Molière’s play and, much like Don Quixote (performed on 14 September), Strauss’s incidental music scores the main protagonists of the story as the tale unfolds. Written with [...]

By | 2018-06-09T15:37:01+00:00 30 November 2018|0 Comments

Tchaikovsky’s Sixth

Anna Clyne                           This Midnight Hour Chopin                                   Piano Concerto No. 2 Tchaikovsky                         Symphony No.6 Pathétique Eivind Gullberg Jensen      CONDUCTOR Alexander Gavrylyuk         PIANO Chopin wrote his piano concertos when he was moving from Poland to Paris and they were designed to showcase his skills as a virtuoso performer. In this Second Piano [...]

By | 2018-06-09T15:31:28+00:00 19 October 2018|0 Comments