Shostakovich’s First Symphony

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Wednesday 13th March 2019 - Sunday 17th March 2019

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Tickets from £14; Under 30s and £5.50 student discount available (including booking fees)

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13 March 2019 - 2.15pm
14 March 2019 - 7.30pm
17 March 2019 - 7.30pm

Running time approximately 105 minutes

Dvorák - Scherzo capriccioso
Chopin - Piano Concerto No.1*
Shostakovich - Symphony No.1

Conductor
Tomás Hanus

Featuring:
Eric Lu, Winner of the 2018 Leeds International Piano Competition

Czech conductor, Tomás Hanus, conducts Dvorák’s Scherzo capriccioso, bursting with Bohemian charm. Eric Lu, the latest winner of the Leeds International Piano Competition will then take centre stage for Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor. Shostakovich’s astonishingly assured First Symphony lays out his youthful manifesto of where the symphonic form might go in the twentieth century, with an appreciative nod in the direction of tradition. More than anything, it’s great fun too!

(Image credit: WNO)

*Please note: This work replaces Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.1

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