Wayne Marshall in Gozo

Wayne Marshall in Gozo
25th November 2017 MPO Marketing

Wayne Marshall in Gozo

DATE: 25/11/2017
TIME: 8:00 PM till 10:00 PM

Wayne Marshall

Narek Hakhnazaryan

Aleksandr Borodin
Prince Igor Overture

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op.33

Sergei Rachmaninoff
Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op.27

The MPO heads off to Gozo for a concert which will see it tackle three great works from Russian composers, under the direction of Wayne Marshall.

The concert opens with the overture to Borodin’s famous opera Prince Igor before Armenian cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan joins the orchestra for a performance of Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme.

A disastrous première of his First Symphony had sent Rachmaninoff into a deep depression and shaken his confidence. Therapy helped him recover his mood, and his successful Second Symphony his sense of self-worth as a symphonist.

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LOCATION: Teatru Astra, Victoria