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London Philharmonic Orchestra: Brilliance and longing

When
Friday April 13, 2018 at 19:30
Where
Royal Festival Hall, London
Tickets
£10-£65
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  1. Jeu de cartes, 'Card game' - Igor Stravinsky
  2. Concerto for 2 pianos and orchestra - Bryce Dessner
  3. Symphony No 3 in A minor Op 44 - Sergey Rachmaninov

New worlds: exiled from Russia, Rachmaninoff and Stravinsky travelled Europe and America before ending up as unlikely neighbours in Hollywood. The chrome-plated dazzle of Rachmaninoff's gorgeous Third Symphony can’t hide its deep, songful sense of loss; and Stravinsky's Jeu de cartes is playing for higher (and scarier) stakes than you might at first realise from this brilliant, razor-sharp music. In between, guest conductor John Storgårds teams up with the world-famous Labèque sisters in something wholly new and surprising: a double piano concerto, written specially for the Labèques by Bryce Dessner, Golden Globe-nominated composer of the score for The Revenant.


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