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Barry Wordsworth conducts Tchaikovsky
Tuesday 12 November 2013 7.30pm
Cadogan Hall, London
CONDUCTOR - Barry Wordsworth
Violin - Yoon-Hee Kim

TCHAIKOVSKY Serenade for Strings

TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto


An essential concert for all lovers of Tchaikovsky’s music, this programme celebrates the many facets of the composer’s style, from elegant poignancy, to unfettered emotion, to dancing good humour. Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings was inspired by Mozart, a composer much admired by Tchaikovsky, who said of the Serenade that it was written ‘from inner compulsion. This is a piece from the heart’. The Violin Concerto was not much appreciated during Tchaikovsky’s lifetime, but its vibrant and heartfelt melodies have ensured that the work remains hugely popular with audiences today. The programme concludes with unique arrangements of Tchaikovsky’s glorious Swan Lake, made by the concert’s acclaimed conductor, Barry Wordsworth.

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