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BBC SSO 2024/25: Afternoon Performance - Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No.1

BBC SSO 2024/25: Afternoon Performance - Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No.1
Tickets
£16 (when bought in advance), £17.50 (on the day)
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Dates and times
18th May 2025
2:00PM - 4:00PM
Age
Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

Tickets On Sale: 10am, Thursday 9 May 2024

BBC SSO 2024/25: Afternoon Performance - Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No.1

Gabriella Smith Tumblebird Contrails (c.12 mins)

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1 (c.38 mins) 

Mahler Symphony No.1 (c.56 mins) 

Alim Beisembayev piano 

Tito Muñoz conductor

The orchestra throws down a challenge, and the piano strides forward with one of the grandest tunes Tchaikovsky ever wrote. Seabirds wheel and soar, and jet-streams trace fabulous patterns across the blue Pacific sky. And in the silence of dawn, a young artist walks out on a lifelong voyage: a tale of struggle and joy, turmoil and triumph. Three very different composers, and three different openings – but each one is just the start of an adventure, told today by the BBC SSO and conductor Tito Muñoz, who created such a buzz at City Halls in 2022. Pianist Alim Beisembayev is the soloist; this 2021 Leeds International Piano Competition winner has been described as “positively luminous”.


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