Classical music
Orchestra

Valentine's Day Gala

Part of Classical Season 2018/19

This Valentine's Day, enjoy an evening of romance with some of the most ardent, passionate music ever written.

The Philharmonia embarks on a whirlwind tour of turbulent operatic love stories by Verdi, Bizet and Mascagni, and Tchaikovsky’s aptly named Fantasy Overture for Romeo and Juliet.

Debussy's shimmering Clair de Lune (Moonlight) provides a moment of calm.

To complete the programme, pianist Anna Fedorova performs Rachmaninov’s much-loved Piano Concerto No. 2, which famously gave classic film Brief Encounter its heart-wrenching soundtrack.

Performers

Philharmonia Orchestra
Christian Schumann conductor
Anna Fedorova piano

Repertoire

Verdi: Prelude to Act 1 from La traviata
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.2
Interval
Tchaikovsky: Fantasy Overture, Romeo & Juliet
Debussy: Clair de lune from Suite bergamasque
Bizet: Excerpts from Carmen
Mascagni: Intermezzo from Cavalleria rusticana

Dates & times

14 Feb 2019
Approximate run time: 120 mins
Run times may vary, find out more

where

Royal Festival Hall

Pricing

£15 - £65
Booking fee: £3.00 (Members £0.00)
£15, £22, £29, £39, £48, £65

Concessions

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