Classical music

Moscow Nights

Part of Classical Season 2018/19

There’s a good reason why Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Concerto is one of the world’s favourite classics.

Like any true classic, it always sounds new – and in the hands of a pianist as insightful and skilled as the young British superstar Benjamin Grosvenor, it will never have sounded fresher.

Conductor Alondra de la Parra brings her signature verve to an all-Russian concert that begins with Glinka’s firecracker of an overture, and ends in the triumph of Tchaikovsky’s unashamedly autobiographical Fifth Symphony: music that the composer wanted to be played ‘with passion and desire’.


London Philharmonic Orchestra
Alondra de la Parra conductor
Benjamin Grosvenor piano


Glinka: Overture, Ruslan and Lyudmila
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.2
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5

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Royal Festival Hall


£10 - £65
Booking fee: £3.00 (Members £0.00)

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Royal Festival Hall at 6.15pm, pre-concert talk. Behind the Baton. Alondra de la Parra discusses her career and explores her approach to the music of the three Russian composers in the evening's programme. Admission free.

Book multiple London Philharmonic Orchestra events in the same transaction and receive a discount.
3 – 4 events (10% discount)
5 – 7 events (15% discount)
8 – 10 events (20% discount)
11 – 14 events (25% discount)
15 or more events (30% discount)
These discounts are not available for the following concerts: Die Walküre, (27 Jan 2018) and Gala evening with Juan Diego Florez, (29 Mar 2019)