Orchestra of Opera North: Pictures at an Exhibition

2 Dec 2021

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Programme

Shostakovich Festive Overture
Gershwin Piano Concerto
Mussorgsky (orch. Ravel) Pictures at an Exhibition

Joanna MacGregor’s peerless skill as a classical pianist has always been animated by her openness to other genres, making her the ideal soloist for Gershwin’s jazz and blues-inflected Piano Concerto which pulsates with the syncopated rhythms of the Roaring Twenties.

Completing this vibrant programme is popular orchestral showpiece Pictures at an Exhibition, with the orchestra under Sian Edwards’ baton wringing vivid colours from Ravel’s magical orchestration of Mussorgsky’s suite.

“It’s conductor Sian Edwards and the orchestra who are the chief storytellers here… this was one hell of a concert”
The Spectator on Bluebeard’s Castle (2019)

Price
From £13 | Concessions available
Venue
  • Huddersfield Town Hall

Start time
7.30pm
Join us for a free pre-show talk, starting at 6.40pm

Concessions
16 and under: £1
Under 30: £4
Concession: £11-£24

Part of the Kirklees Concert Season. Explore the full Season including the organ series here. 

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Artists

Sian Edwards

Conductor

Joanna McGregor

Piano

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