february, 2018

24feb19:30Scheherazade7:30pm19:30 Brighton Dome


Event Details

Vasily Petrenko conductor
Albrecht Menzel violin
London Philharmonic Orchestra

Once upon a time … composers have always told stories. Hector Berlioz took Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing and transformed it into a brilliant romantic comedy, sparkling with wit. Tchaikovsky found happiness in the sunny south, and poured it all into his gloriously tuneful Violin Concerto: Albrecht Menzel – a real rising star – is just the violinist to bring out its inner warmth. And in Imperial Russia, Rimsky-Korsakov retold the Thousand and One Nights in music of dazzling colour and unforgettable melody. There’s a good reason why Scheherazade is a classic, and conductor Vasily Petrenko relishes every note. So, if you’re sitting comfortably …


Berlioz Overture, Béatrice et Bénédict
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade


(Saturday) 19:30


Brighton Dome

Church St, Brighton BN1 1UE