Philharmonic 2013-14 Season Yutaka Sado conducts Walton Yutaka Sado conducts Walton

Yutaka Sado conducts Walton


19:30 Saturday 16 Nov 2013 Bridgewater Hall, ManchesterThe Bridgewater Hall, Manchester Tel: 0161 907 9000

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William Walton was the original angry young man. He came from Oldham - and he never minced his words. So forget everything you thought you knew about British music; written in those uneasy inter-war years, Walton's First Symphony is a controlled explosion of anger, passion, and shattering power.

There's no way to follow it, so guest conductor Yutaka Sado begins the concert with something completely different: the action-packed theme from Thunderbirds! Two fragrant French showpieces make an enchanting showcase for violinist Sayaka Shoji, and a fantastic contrast to the sheer musical wizardry of Dukas' The Sorcerer's Apprentice - don't miss this chance to hear this magical score in full orchestral Technicolor.

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