Russian Extravaganza


Saturday 2nd October 2021

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Tickets from £16.50 (including booking fees)

Saturday 2 October 2021 - 7.30pm
Approximate running time including interval: 2 hours

Tuning Up - 6.30pm in the auditorium
Students from the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) perform a selection of Russian repertoire. - Free to concert ticket holders

Tchaikovsky - Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet
Rachmaninov - Vocalise
Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio espagnol
Tchaikovsky - Eugene Onegin: Polonaise
Arya Tsytlianok - New Work (World premiere • Hallé commission *)
* Hallé New Commissions programme sponsored by CMS LLP
Glazunov - The Seasons: Autumn
Tchaikovsky - 1812 Overture

Stephen Bell

Russia’s extraordinary musical legacy is almost impossible to match. The grandeur and drama of these wonderful Russian melodies will stir you, taking all the prizes for sheer excitement. Stephen Bell will lead you through this magnificent selection of Russia’s greatest hits including Tchaikovsky’s famous 1812 Overture – music that will, quite literally, go off with a bang!

Concert sponsored by:

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