ROSSINI Italian Girl in Algiers Overture
STRAUSS Radetzky March
TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcraker: Waltz of the Flowers
STRAUSS Blue Danube Waltz, Brahms Hungarian Dance No 5
BIZET Carmen Suite no 1
KHACHATURIAN Spartacus: Adagio
SMETANA The Bartered Bride: Dance of the Comedians
CHABRIER Fete Polonaise
PIAZOLLA Libertango (solo violin)
MARQUEZ Danzon no. 2
GINESTERA Estancia-Danza: Malambo
Ilyich Rivas Conductor
Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
In the stunning setting of Hampton Court Palace the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra will perform scores from the mainstream masters of classical music. Conducting the orchestra is Ilyich Rivas, a young Venezuelan-American conductor who made his professional debut at the age of 16.
A fireworks display will provide a spectacular finale to round off this superb evening. The Gates open at 5.30pm so festival-goers can relax with drinks and picnics in the beautiful Palace Gardens before the show.