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London Philharmonic Orchestra: Knights and angels

When
Wednesday November 6, 2019 at 19:30
Where
Royal Festival Hall, London
Tickets
£46-£14, premium seats £65
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  1. Froissart Op 19 - Sir Edward Elgar
  2. Concerto for flute, harp and orchestra in C K 299 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  3. Lyra angelica - William Alwyn
  4. Don Juan Op 20 - Richard Strauss

‘When chivalry lifted up her lance on high’: both Edward Elgar and Richard Strauss were master storytellers, and you can practically smell the testosterone when Strauss’s Don Juan leaps into red-blooded life. Elgar’s stirring early overture portrays a more courtly world, making it the perfect upbeat to Mozart’s stateliest concerto – a delightful showpiece for international harp virtuoso Xavier de Maistre and the LPO’s own Principal Flute Juliette Bausor. Then discover one of the real hidden treasures from our Isle of Noises: the neglected, radiantly poetic harp concerto Lyra angelica by William Alwyn. It’s heavenly.


Venue
Royal Festival Hall
Belvedere Road
London
London
SE1 8XX
England
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