Thursday 20th April 2017
The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
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Berlioz - Overture: Rob Roy
Huw Watkins - Symphony (world premiere)
Brahms - Piano Concerto No.2
Sir Mark Elder
Sunwook Kim, Piano
Sunwook Kim is a remarkable artist who has recorded both Brahms Piano Concertos with Sir Mark and the Hallé. Tonight he performs the majestic Second Concerto, a work conceived on a grand symphonic scale and an absolute tour de force of the piano repertoire. Its slow movement is one of the most ravishing ever written. The concert also features the world premiere of a symphony by a leading light of today’s British music scene, Huw Watkins, as well as the highly attractive overture Berlioz composed following Walter Scott’s legend of ‘The Scottish Robin Hood’, Rob Roy.
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