UCD Symphony Orchestra: Russian Festival

UCD Symphony Orchestra: Russian Festival

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 8.00pm

Ten years on from the orchestra’s first sell-out performance at the National Concert Hall, the UCD Symphony Orchestra returns with a thrilling festival of music from Russia, once again combining forces with the UCD Philharmonic Choir.

The 200–plus student musicians shall deliver an unforgettable evening of high-octane favourites from the opera, ballet and concert hall stages. Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 2 provides a solo platform for UCD Ad Astra Music Scholar Dylan Browne, making his concerto debut with the orchestra.

PROGRAMME
Glinka: Overture to Ruslan & Lyudmila
Tchaikovsky: Entr’acte & Waltz (Eugene Onegin)
Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 2
Prokofiev: Montagues & Capulets (Romeo & Juliet)
Tchaikovsky: Marche Slave
Khachaturian: Adagio (Spartacus), Sabre Dance (Gayane)
Borodin: Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor)

UCD Symphony Orchestra
UCD Philharmonic Choir
Dylan Browne, solo piano
Ciarán Crilly, conductor

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Published on 14 February 2019

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