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Benjamin Grosvenor guests, with pieces by Mozart, Chopin and Bruckner.

Chopin’s two piano concertos were written within a year of each other as the composer, in his late teens, was making plans to leave his native Poland. He premiered the concerto in Warsaw before heading to first Vienna and then Paris, never to return to his homeland. This concerto is designed to showcase the pianist as the absolute star of the show; Chopin’s writing is inventive, poetic and brilliant, resulting in a concerto with an eloquence and operatic flair that belied the composer’s youth.

Bruckner’s insecurities as a composer meant he often revised and rewrote work, but the Sixth Symphony was a particular favourite of his and therefore remained as he originally composed it. And there is much to love about its dynamism, rhythmic invention and orchestral colour – its fire and drama make it a compelling listen.

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  • Tickets £10 - £32
Fri, 15 May 2020 7:45 - 10:00pm
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