Wednesday 16th January 2019 - Sunday 20th January 2019
The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Tickets from £14; Under 30s and £5.50 student discount available (including booking fees)Book Now
16 January 2019 - 2.15pm
17 January 2019 - 7.30pm
20 January 2019 - 7.30pm
Running time approximately 110 minutes
Glinka - Overture: Ruslan and Ludmilla
Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto
Rachmaninov - Symphony No.3
Francesca Dego, violin
For this all-Russian programme, Daniele Rustioni, one of the most compelling conductors of his generation, is joined by Francesca Dego for Tchaikovsky’s perennially popular Violin Concerto. It is rich both in melody and finely-crafted virtuoso writing and culminates in a thrilling Cossack dance. After the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917, Rachmaninov left Russia, never to return. His Third Symphony is a great work of exile, notable for its profusion of melodies, aching nostalgia and technical brilliance. This enticing concert opens with Glinka’s thrilling and breathtakingly fast overture to his opera Ruslan and Ludmilla.
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