Richard Cowen trumpet
Barry Douglas piano
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Kalinnikov Serenade for Strings
Shostakovich Piano Concerto No.1
Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings
Tchaikovsky believed his Serenade for Strings was a “heartfelt piece not lacking in quality,” but tonight will remind us why this is actually one of his greatest pieces. To start, Vasily introduces us to Kalinnikov’s charmingly sentimental Serenade.