The Hallé in Leeds: March 2019

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Saturday 23rd March 2019

Leeds Town Hall, Leeds

A £38.16, B £36.04, C £31.80, D £24.91, E £18.55, O £14.31 (inc. booking fees)

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Brahms - Haydn Variations
Mozart - Piano Concerto No.22, K482
Nielsen - Symphony No.5

Conductor
Johannes Debus

Featuring:
Pavel Kolesnikov, piano

Johannes Debus (Music Director with Canadian Opera for a decade), makes his Hallé debut with Brahms’s colourful variations on Haydn’s ‘St Anthony Chorale’. He is joined by the young piano virtuoso Pavel Kolesnikov, winner of the prestigious Honens Prize 2014 who is also making his Hallé debut, for one of Mozart’s most memorably lyrical and sunny piano concertos. Nielsen’s astonishing Fifth Symphony darkens the mood. The composer saw it as ‘the division of dark and light, the battle between evil and good’. A militaristic side-drum threatens to derail the orchestra before a dawn of hope emerges and eventually triumphs. One of the great symphonies, not to be missed.

(Image credits: Tony Hauser; Eva Vermandel)

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