Classical music
Orchestra
Film Screening

Brief Encounter

Part of Classical music

Experience David Lean's classic account of a muted affair, accompanied by live music from the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Celebrate Valentine's Day with this special screening of Brief Encounter, with the soundtrack performed by Southbank Centre's resident orchestra.

Lean's 1945 film traces the repressed infidelity of a married doctor and suburban housewife who meet on a train platform. It features Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No.2 at various points – indeed, the film was largely responsible for making this passionate work famous in the UK.

A complete performance of Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No.2 precedes the screening, and the concert is introduced from the stage by the daughter of Celia Johnson, actor Lucy Fleming.

Performers

London Philharmonic Orchestra
Dirk Brossé conductor
Alexandra Dariescu piano

Repertoire

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.2
Interval
Film screening: Brief Encounter

Dates & times

This event has passed.

where

Royal Festival Hall

Pricing

£20 - £55
Booking fee: £3.00 (Members £0.00)
£20, £25, £35, £45, £55

Concessions

50% off (limited availability)
Find out more about our Concessions policy

need to know

Age recommendation
For ages 12+.

Sensitive content
Contains some scenes of an adult nature.