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London Philharmonic Orchestra: Russian Epics

Part of Classical Season

Pianist Andrey Gugnin joins the London Philharmonic Orchestra to perform Rachmaninov’s Third Piano Concerto, part of an all-Russian programme.

Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony is a sort of secret autobiography, whose story he explained only to his most trusted friends. But his experiences are all there in the music: from the terrifying opening fanfares, through tears, storms and moments of quiet tenderness, all the way to the Symphony’s delirious finish.

Mikhail Agrest, of St Petersburg’s Mariinsky Theatre, understands this music instinctively. He's an ideal partner for Sydney International Piano Competition winner Andrey Gugnin, in the Everest of Russian romantic piano concertos – Rachmaninov’s Third. Khachaturian’s Adagio from Spartacus launches this concert of big emotions and vast horizons.

Performers

London Philharmonic Orchestra
Mikhail Agrest conductor
Andrey Gugnin piano

Repertoire

Khachaturian: Adagio from Spartacus
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.3
Interval
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.4

Dates & times

17 Jan 2018
Approximate run time: 150 mins

where

Royal Festival Hall

Pricing

£10 - £65
Booking fee: £2.50 (Members £0.00)
£10, £14, £19, £25, £32, £39, £46, £65

Concessions

50% off (limited availability)
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need to know

Ticketing
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)

The following concerts are not included in this offer: Meow Meow and London Philharmonic Orchestra: More Pandemonium... With a Festive Twist (4 Dec 2017) and A Golden Gala Evening: London Philharmonic Orchestra (27 Jan 2017).

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