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Enchanting Tales

Stories from around the world are at the heart of tonight's concert of lost letters, fairy tales and Stravinsky's high-voltage Symphony in Three Movements.

Stories from around the world are at the heart of tonight's concert - a neoclassical ballet based on the Commedia del'Arte character of Pulcinella, the tale of letters found in an abandoned watchtower after 1600 years, Ravel's orchestration of the collection of fairy tales he wrote as a children's piano duet and Stravinsky's response to his impressions of World War II.

Stravinsky: Pulcinella, Suite
Elena Kats-Chernin: Ancient Letters, concerto for amplified harpsichord and orchestra
Ravel: Mother Goose, Suite
Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Mihhail Gerts (conductor)
Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)

2 hours, 28 minutes

Last on

Mon 8 Apr 2019 19:30

Music Played

  • Igor Stravinsky

    Pulcinella - Suite

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Mihhail Gerts.
  • Elena Kats‐Chernin

    Ancient Letters - concerto for amplified harpsichord & orchestra

    Performer: Mahan Esfahani. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Mihhail Gerts.
  • William Croft

    Ground

    Performer: Mahan Esfahani.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Sonata for 2 Pianos

    Performer: Arthur Gold. Performer: Robert Fizdale.
    • SONY.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Five Easy Pieces

    Ensemble: Arthur Gold. Performer: Robert Fizdale.
    • RCA.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Mother Goose - Suite

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Mihhail Gerts.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Symphony in Three Movements

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Mihhail Gerts.
  • Sarah Jenkins

    And the sun stood still

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Bramwell Tovey.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Etudes Op.10 (No.6-12)

    Performer: Jan Lisiecki.

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