Thursday 12 & Sunday 15 November 2020 Various Times Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
Please note that in light of the new UK government coronavirus restrictions, this event has been cancelled.Stravinsky Suite No.1
Shostakovich Hamlet (Concert Suite from incidental music)
Schreker The Birthday of the Infanta Suite
Vasily Petrenko conductor
The world of the theatre dominates tonight with Vasily Petrenko bringing music from one of his signature composers (Shostakovich) and introducing us to a younger contemporary of his beloved Mahler (Schreker). Shostakovich’s thrilling score runs the gamut of styles and emotions as he mirrors the twists and turns of Shakespeare’s famous tragedy.
Franz Schreker’s sumptuous and brilliant score to a theatrical pantomime based on a novella by Oscar Wilde, marked him out as a potential successor to Mahler and Strauss. A cheeky opener by Stravinsky sets the scene for the dramas.
Please note the capacity is limited (c. 390 seats total) and seating will be done on a socially distanced basis. Some single tickets are available to book online but if these are sold out online, please call the Box Office on 0151 709 3789.
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