Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture (Fingal’s Cave)
Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Sean Shibe classical guitar
Sascha Goetzel conductor
Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture is a voyage of discovery across a sweeping, untempered Scottish seascape. Rodrigo’s iconic Concierto de Aranjuez, performed by classical guitarist Sean Shibe, instantly recalls the distinctive favours of Spanish Romanticism with the wondrous use of heart-wrenching melody and sustained harmonies shared between soloist and orchestra.
Closing the evening is Rimsky-Korsakov’s fantastical Scheherazade, reinterpreting the classic legend of One Thousand and One Arabian Nights in dreamlike fashion as shimmering strings and entrancing woodwind conjure visions of musical escapism.
Duration: approx. 2 hours (incl. interval)
£40, £32.50, £25, £15
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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 2019-20 Resident Season
Welcome to the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s (RPO) 2019-20 series at our Resident Home of Cadogan Hall. We hope you will join us on a journey through a wide range of orchestral music, brought to you by some of the greatest musicians working today.
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