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Anthony Payne Visions and Journeys

 18 March 2016 at 7.30pm 

Anthony Payne Visions and Journeys

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Lower Mosley Road
United Kingdom
44 (0) 161 907 9000
http://www.halle.co.uk/publishedSite/aidsdayconcert.asp

Yan Pascal Tortelier conductor | Leonard Elschenbroich cello

Visions and journeys: from a scented garden high above the Mediterranean, Walton imagined a cello concerto that blossoms with song; Albert Roussel took the elegance of the French baroque, and exploded it to release a burst of energy and waves of glittering sound; Anthony Payne takes a sea voyage to the Scilly Isles (tonight’s performance is an 80th birthday gift to this last of the British romantics); and Georges Bizet conjures up the sunlight, fragrance and passion of Spain, in what’s surely got to be the world’s favourite opera.

Sexy melodies and ravishing colours: Yan Pascal Tortelier will be in his element, joined by rising star Leonard Elschenbroich, and reunited with the BBC Philharmonic.


Anthony Payne : Visions and Journeys
William Walton : Cello Concerto
Albert Roussel : Suite in F major
Georges Bizet : Carmen – orchestral extracts
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