The blazing energy and beautiful melodies of Prokofiev’s Third Piano Concerto fill the Town Hall as Moscow-born Israeli pianist Boris Giltburg returns to the Orchestra of Opera North following his triumphant Huddersfield performance of Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto.
Completed in 1953 after the death of Stalin, Shostakovich’s Tenth Symphony is commonly interpreted as a gripping journey through the terror of the Soviet regime, ending with the triumph of the individual over a brutal state.
Pre-concert talk 6.40pm
Start time 7.30pm
16 and under £1
Under 30 £4
Concession £11 – £24
In this interview, our Principal Guest Conductor promises an “amazing” programme of Shostakovich and Prokofiev for the first orchestral concert in the Kirklees Year of Music 2023.