The Bedford Corn Exchange promotes a programme of live events featuring performers from the worlds of comedy, theatre and music. We are also proud to boast one of only two UK residencies of the Philharmonia Orchestra outside London.
Date: Wednesday 7th December Time: 7.30pm
Venue: Main Auditorium
TCHAIKOVSKY: WINTER TALES
Wednesday 7 December 2016, 7.30pm
Jac van Steen conductor
Veronika Dzhioeva soprano
Tommi Hakala baritone
TCHAIKOVSKY Polonaise, Eugene Onegin
TCHAIKOVSKY Letter Scene, Eugene Onegin
TCHAIKOVSKY Waltz, Eugene Onegin
TCHAIKOVSKY Final Scene, Eugene Onegin
TCHAIKOVSKY Swan Lake (excerpts)
TCHAIKOVSKY Nutcracker (excerpts)
Scenes from Tchaikovsky’s heartfelt opera of love, loss and regret come together with music from his best-loved ballets. This evening’s concert visits Eugene Onegin’s most beautiful and heart-breaking musical moments. Swan Lake tells of a beautiful swan princess and her prince’s doomed attempts to save her, while in The Nutcracker, it is Christmas Eve and toy soldiers, sugar plum fairies and military mice come to life.