Watch a clip of Alisa Weilerstein playing the first movement of Dvořák’s cello concerto

Alisa Weilerstein performs Dvořák’s Cello Concerto with the Philharmonia Orchestra alongside a programme of Mozart and Tchaikovsky at Royal Festival Hall on Sunday 19 May, 7.30pm.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 2011-2012 season at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra present this brand new video ahead of their season of concerts at the Royal Festival Hall.

Largely recorded at the venue, gain an exclusive insight into what goes on behind the scenes on a typical concert day and listen to exclusive interviews with RPO players, Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Charles Dutoit and Principal Guest Conductor Pinchas Zukerman, both of whom appear with the RPO here at Southbank Centre this season.

The RPO’s next concert is Tuesday 8 November and features performances of Berlioz’s Overture Le Corsaire, Barber’s Violin Concerto, and Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony. You can buy tickets from the event page on our website.

 

From Russia With Love – Spotify Playlist

Pianist Joanna MacGregor, cellist Richard Harwood and violinist Charlie Siem join Toby Purser conducting the Orion Symphony Orchestra for a night celebrating some of the best Russian composers of the Romantic era, plus some 20th-century favourites.
 
Have a listen to the Spotify Playlist we’ve created for A Night Under the Stars: From Russia With Love including some of the best-loved music from Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Shostakovich and Prokofiev.

 

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Come and hear the Orion Symphony Orchestra at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall on Thursday 10 November. More info and tickets here.