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7:30 PM
The Bridgewater Hall
Manchester - Tchaikovsky, Barber, Delius and Shostakovich

Tchaikovsky Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet   22’
Barber Violin Concerto   22’
Delius The Walk to the Paradise Garden   10’
Shostakovich Symphony No.6   30’

Andrew Gourlay conductor | Valeriy Sokolov violin

The Walk to the Paradise Garden is a sumptuously orchestrated entr’acte Delius wrote for his most successful opera A Village Romeo and Juliet – the Shakespearian original of which inspired Tchaikovsky to compose his brooding and dramatic Fantasy Overture. Samuel Barber’s ravishingly romantic Violin Concerto, is a work both lyrical and stunningly virtuosic. The Hallé’s outstanding former Assistant Conductor Andrew Gourlay rounds off events with his reading of Shostakovich’s fascinating Sixth Symphony. It begins with an extraordinary slow movement and progresses through a scherzo to a triumphant (and wonderfully unruly) conclusion.

Are you 26 or under?
PwC and the Hallé have teamed up to create the PwC Hallé Under 26 ticket. A limited number of stalls seats usually worth up to £26 are bring offered at half price.

This programme is also being performed at 7.30pm on Wednesday 13 and Sunday 17 February in The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester.

Tickets from £10 

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