Classical music
Choral

The Bach Choir - Alexander Nevsky

Part of Classical Season 2017/18

Experience two modern day masterpieces: Prokofiev’s Alexander Nevsky and Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms.

Composed for the film of the same name in 1938, Alexander Nevsky incorporates folk melodies, the sorrow of the battlefield, and a battle which builds to a spectacular climax.

Alongside this, we have Bernstein’s musical depiction of peace and unity, using a magical blend of the Christian Choral tradition and Hebrew verse.

Performers

Philharmonia Orchestra
David Hill conductor
Hilary Summers mezzo-soprano
Simon Pondsford countertenor
The Bach Choir

Repertoire

Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
Barber: Agnus Dei
Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
Interval
Prokofiev: Alexander Nevsky - cantata

Dates & times

3 May 2018
Approximate run time: 150 mins
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where

Royal Festival Hall

Pricing

£10 - £50
Booking fee: £2.50 (Members £0.00)
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Concessions

50% off (limited availability)
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