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Bristol Concert Orchestra and Ashley Wass:Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto/Petrushka

When
Saturday March 17, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Where
St George's Bristol, Bristol
Tickets
£15, £12, £8 (concession £2 discount), under 18s £1 [+fee]
Phone for tickets: 0845 40 24 001 (St George's Bristol)
Other Sources: In person at St George's Bristol
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Tickets "at the door" - until sold out
  1. Overture, from The Tsar's Bride - Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov
  2. Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No 1 in B flat minor Op 23 - Pyotr Tchaikovsky
  3. Petrushka (1947 version) - Igor Stravinsky

They say all the good things come in threes, and tonight we have a veritable Russian doll made up of music by three of that country's finest composers - Rimsky-Korsakov's Overture to The Tsar's Bride (the opera which tells a dark tale of love, jealousy and betrayal) might be the smallest of that bunch, but two true giants vie for the position of top doll: Stravinksy's Petrushka - his vivacious depiction of the love triangle between three puppets magically brought to life, and, with a welcome return by renowned soloist Ashley Wass, Tchaikovsky's 1st Piano Concerto which immediately sets out its dramatic and intensely romantic intentions from the very opening thunderous chords.


Venue
St George's Bristol
Great George Street, off Park Street
Bristol
Bristol
BS1 5RR
England
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