Friday 8 November 2019   |   7:30pm

Classical Season 2019/20 | RNS at Home

Rachlin's Prokofiev

with Post-Concert Spotlight Performance

Julian Rachlin
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Tickets – £5.00 to £38.00

Julian Rachlin conductor/violin
Royal Northern Sinfonia

Prokofiev Violin Concerto No.2
Prokofiev Classical Symphony
Mozart Symphony No.1
Mozart Symphony No.41 ‘Jupiter’

Amid the turmoil of the Russian Revolution, the young Prokofiev sat down to imagine the music Mozart or Haydn might have written if they’d been alive in the 20th century. Whip-smart and uproarious, his Classical Symphony is the result – the centre of a concert in which violinist-extraordinaire Julian Rachlin takes a marvellously entertaining tightrope walk between two centuries. Prokofiev’s zingy Second Violin Concerto is every bit as tuneful and irreverent as his symphony, but even that is no match for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and tonight Rachlin conducts both his startlingly brilliant (for an eight-year old!) first symphony, and his sublimely inspired last.

Useful Information

Part of our RNS at Home series.

Concessions Available:

  • Gateshead Residents
  • Bar 5 for 18-30s
  • 17 and Under and Unemployed
  • Groups

Buses available from Alnwick and Hexham.

View our season brochure 2019/20

Tickets

Friday 8 November

From: £5.00 - £38.00