The HallÚ -Prokofiev's Fifth Symphony | Bridgewater Hall Manchester  | Thu 28th February 2019 Lineup

The HallÚ -Prokofiev's Fifth Symphony

Bridgewater Hall in Manchester

Thursday 28th February 2019

7:30pm til 9:30pm

No age restrictions

The HallÚ are joined by conductor Jamie Phillips for Mozart's 'Paris' Symphony, John Casken's Madonna of Silence and Prokofiev's 5th Symphony.

 

The HallÚ -Prokofiev's Fifth Symphony on Thursday 28th February 2019

Mozart - Symphony No.31, ‘Paris’
John Casken - Madonna of Silence (trombone concerto) - WORLD PREMIERE
Prokofiev - Symphony No.5

Conductor
Jamie Phillips

Featuring:
Katy Jones, trombone

Prokofiev’s Fifth Symphony was born in the closing months of the Second World War, yet it captures the optimism and the dynamism of the Soviet industrial age. The composer’s enormous gift for melody and colour is as apparent in this wonderful symphony as in his ballet scores, Romeo and Juliet and Cinderella. Following the successful premiere of John Casken’s Oboe Concerto in 2014, the series of commissions for Hallé wind soloists continues with Madonna of Silence, written for the Hallé’s Principal Trombone, Katy Jones. John Casken’s craftsmanship, musical imagination and mastery of instrumental writing will doubtlessly thrill and inspire. Jamie Phillips, a former Hallé Assistant Conductor, opens proceedings with Mozart’s ebullient ‘Paris’ Symphony.

Music Genres: 

Classical

Entry Prices

Entry price (public): Tickets from ú14.00 (including booking fee)

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