Leeds Town Hall
Concert begins at 7.30pm
Moscow State Symphony Orchestra
Pavel Kogan - conductor
John Lill - piano
Shostakovich - Festive Overture Listen
Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No 2 Listen
Shostakovich - Symphony No 5 Listen
"Our audience is organically incapable of accepting decadent, gloomy, pessimistic art. Our audience responds enthusiastically to all that is bright, clear, joyous, optimistic, life-affirming." Alexei Tolstoy on the Finale of Shostakovich's Symphony No 5 Pre-concert talk 6.45pm
Mark Pallant discusses the evening’s works.
Entry is free to ticket-holders for the concert but space is limited so please arrive early to avoid disappointment.
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