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Icons | Orchestra of the Swan

When
Tuesday June 20, 2023 at 19:00
Where
Stratford Playhouse, Stratford-upon-Avon
Tickets
£25, £5
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  1. Variations on a theme of Tchaikovsky Op 35a - Anton Arensky
  2. Vocalise Op 34 No 14 - Sergey Rachmaninoff
  3. Variations on a rococo theme in A for cello and orchestra Op 33 - Pyotr Tchaikovsky
  4. Symphony No 2 Op 27 - Sergey Rachmaninoff, arranged for chamber orchestra by Iain Farrington

Rebecca Miller takes up the baton for an evening of ‘iconic’ music. This features Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and more, with cellist Guy Johnston.The century between 1840 and 1940 witnessed the creation of some of the most enduring and iconic works in all of Russian music. Tchaikovsky’s winning romanticism was brought to its apotheosis in the sweeping and soul searching visions of Rachmaninoff – nowhere is this more evident than in the latter’s 2nd symphony. Both composers, however, were equally adept when working on a smaller scale, as evinced by the heart-rending simplicity of Rachmaninoff’s Vocalise and the elegance and restraint of Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme.

Join our free pre-concert talk at 6pm with Guy Johnston and Rebecca Miller.


Venue
Stratford Playhouse
14 Rother Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
Warwickshire
CV37 6LU
England


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