HUMPERDINCK Hansel and Gretel: Prelude
WAGNER Wesendonck Lieder
GRIEG Excerpts from Peer Gynt
Alexander Shelley Conductor
Madeleine Shaw Mezzo-soprano
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
This ethereal concert explores the nostalgic sound-worlds of Humperdinck, Wagner and Grieg. Humperdinck’s stirring opening Overture is where the magical story begins, leading into Wagner’s delightful Wesendonck Lieder, performed here by exceptional mezzo-soprano Madeleine Shaw.
This atmospheric programme concludes with excerpts from Grieg’s ever-popular and lyrical Peer Gynt.
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Tickets: £40, £32.50, £25, £15
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