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Lunchtime Concert: Christmas Gifts


A trio of festive delights!

  • Composer 1

    Humperdinck

  • Composer 2

    Strauss

  • Composer 3

    Wagner

  • Conductor

    Killian Farrell

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Event Details

Dates

05 December 2019 12:30

Venue

Ulster Hall - Belfast


Humperdinck - Overture: Hänsel & Gretel
Wagner - Siegfried Idyll
Strauss - Waltz Sequence No.2 from Der Rosenkavalier

Two very intimate musical gifts open this Christmassy Lunchtime! Humperdinck's charming overture to his opera Hänsel & Gretel was presented to his fiancée as an engagement present, while Wagner’s glorious Siegfried Idyll was a birthday present for his beloved wife Cosima - whose birthday was on Christmas Eve. The programme is completed by the second waltz sequence from Der Rosenkavalier, Strauss's most Viennese of Operas. 

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