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Henleaze Concert Society: Rhapsodic Russia
Sat 11 March 2017, 19:30 – 21:30 GMT
Arensky Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky Op. 35a
Shostakovich Concerto for Piano, Trumpet and Strings, Op. 33
Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48
With Daniel Tong (piano), Gavin Wells (trumpet)
Pre-concert talk with Jonathan James at 6.45pm
We move to Russia for the next in this year’s series with music by Shostakovich and Tchaikovsky. Anton Arensky’s tribute sets a melody from the fifth of Tchaikovsky’s Sixteen Children’s Songs in a set of variations exploring the lyrical melody. Shostakovich’s concerto fuses a bewildering array of styles and genres, embracing jazz, folk tunes and quotations from Beethoven and Haydn as well as referencing some of Shostakovich’s own work and is paired with Tchaikovsky’s graceful and classically-styled Serenade for Strings.
Individual concert prices
Tickets for Henleaze Concert Society members £13.50
Tickets for non members £16
Under 25 year olds £5
Only £70 including Society Membership and admission to all six series concerts. The season runs from September to July.
Annual society membership – £10
Becoming a member of Henleaze Concert Society entitles you to book tickets for individual concerts at the members’ discounted rate.