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Philharmonia Orchestra: The Tales of Scheherazade

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Stanislav Kochanovsky – conductor
Alexei Volodin – piano

RACHMANINOV Piano Concerto No. 2

Conductor Stanislav Kochanovsky takes to the stage for this concert, with Alexei Volodin as the soloist in Rachmaninov’s captivating Piano Concerto No. 2. Full of rich, Romantic intensity, and with a fiendish cadenza, it’s one of the most difficult – and rewarding – pieces within the piano repertoire.

Inspired by ancient folktales of The 1001 Arabian Nights, Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade takes us on an exhilarating adventure with all the colours of the orchestra depicting princes, princesses, sailors, ships and storms. Scheherazade herself is represented by an exquisite solo violin melody, where night after night she tells scintillating tales to the Sultan in an effort to keep herself alive…

Main Auditorium, St Paul’s Square, Bedford MK40 1SL
Main Auditorium
Full Flat Seating
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Show Date & Time
Wed 10th May7:30pm
Opening Times
Bar & Box Office6:30 pm
Doors6:30 pm
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