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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: Tchaikovsky’s Sixth Symphony ‘Pathétique’

HULL CITY HALL, Queen Victoria Square, Hull, HU1 3RQ

11 Jun 2020

19.30

£18.00

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The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra close their 2019/20 classical season in Hull with Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No.6

BERLIOZ Béatrice et Bénédict: Overture
SHOSTAKOVICH Cello Concerto No.1
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No.6, ‘Pathétique’

Martyn Brabbins Conductor
Pablo Ferrandez Cello

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Berlioz’ Overture opens the final concert of the RPO’s 2019-20 Season with a merry excursion through the composer’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing.

Then follows Shostakovich’s monumental Cello Concerto No.1, performed by esteemed soloist Pablo Ferrandez. The whirring machinery of the first movement unwinds into meditative second and third movements, before both soloist and orchestra re-energise themselves with electrifying vigour in the boisterous finale.

The evening is drawn to a close by Tchaikovsky’s monumental Symphony No.6, ‘Pathétique’. Bursting with passion, Tchaikovsky himself described the piece as the best thing he had ever composed.

Venue Details

HULL CITY HALL,
Queen Victoria Square,
Hull,
HU1 3RQ

01482 300 300

theatre.marketing@hcandl.co.uk

http://www.hcandl.co.uk/hullcityhall

The Hull City Hall holds numerous and varied events ranging from the Classics Orchestral Concert series to pop concerts, comedy, conferences, exhibitions and degree ceremonies.

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