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Russia comes to London

Vladimir Ashkenazy conducts the Philharmonia in an all-Russian programme at the Royal Festival Hall in London. Presented by Martin Handley.

Vladimir Ashkenazy conducts the Philharmonia in an all-Russian programme at the Royal Festival Hall in London. Beginning with Glinka's lively Ruslan and Ludmila Overture, and culminating in Shostakovich’s deeply personal Tenth Symphony, written during the horrors of Stalin's reign. Plus, Esther Yoo joins the orchestra for Glazunov's lyrical, folk-inspired violin Concerto. Presented by Martin Handley

7.30pm
Glinka Overture, Ruslan and Ludmila
Glazunov Violin Concerto in A minor (Op. 82)

c.8pm
Interval Music from CD
Rachmaninov 5 Morceaux de fantasie, op. 3
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)

c.8.20pm
Shostakovich Symphony No. 10

Esther Yoo (violin)
Philharmonia
Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor

2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

    Ruslan i Lyudmila i Overture

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Concerto in A minor Op.82 for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Esther Yoo. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
  • Johan Halvorsen

    Passacaglia in G minor for violin & viola/cello, arr. Johan Halvorsen

    Performer: Esther Yoo. Performer: Yukiko Ogura.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    5 Morceaux de fantaisie Op.3 for piano

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • Ashkenazy Rachmaninov - Moments musicaux.
    • Decca.
    • 7.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony no. 10 in E minor Op.93

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
  • Alexander Borodin

    Piano Quintet in C minor

    Performer: Александр Мндоянц. Ensemble: Moscow String Quartet.

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