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To the Limits: London Philharmonic Orchestra

To the Limits: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Event on 2017-09-07 19:30:00
Part of Classical Season

Jan Vogler and the London Philharmonic Orchestra perform Britten’s Cello Symphony, conducted by Vladimir Jurowski.

Belief can offer a path out of hopelessness, and in his Cello Symphony Benjamin Britten gave a voice without words to the Russian dissident cellist Mstislav Rostropovich.

Jan Vogler is the soloist in this performance, but Rostropovich’s words to Britten still apply: 'Write for the cello everything your heart tells you; no matter how difficult.'

Also on the bill is Silvestrov's Third Symphony, which creates new worlds from the ruins of the old, in music of breathtaking originality – the Soviet authorities back in 1966 didn’t like that at all. And Janácek’s certainties simply power through in a roof-raising orchestral spectacular that’s red in both tooth and claw.

Another revelatory evening with the London Philharmonic Orchestra's Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor Vladimir Jurowski.

at Southbank Centre – Royal Festival Hall
Belvedere Road
Waterloo, United Kingdom

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