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Autumn Concert

Russian Favourites

Saturday 17 November, 7:30 pm
Oxford Town Hall

Tchaikovsky Nutcracker Suite No.1
Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Mussorgsky Night on a Bald Mountain (arr. Rimsky-Korsakov)
Stravinsky Firebird Suite (1919)

Alim Beisembayev piano
Robert Max conductor

Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite is a delight and Rachmaninov's romantic Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini for piano and orchestra is one of the most captivating of all his works. Piano soloist Alim Beisembayev 'is impressive and clearly worth watching’ Wall Street Journal.

After the interval, Mussorgsky's Night on a Bald Mountain and Stravinsky's dazzling Firebird Suite bring the evening to an exciting close.