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AFTERNOON WITH WEBER, PROKOFIEV AND BRAHMS

April 2, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The Hibernian Orchestra, conducted by John Finucane, presents a captivating programme of works opening with Weber’s Overture to Der Freischütz. Der Freischütz became a worldwide smash hit overnight, and, although the opera is rarely performed, the Overture remains one Weber’s most popular orchestral works. The programme continues with Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2 where the orchestra is delighted to be joined by guest soloist Lidia Jewloszewicz-Clarke, winner of the 2012 Hibernian Orchestra Concerto Competition. Written while Prokofiev was on tour and just before he returned to Russia, this work was commissioned by the French violinist Robert Soetens, who premiered the piece in Madrid in 1935. The concert shall draw to a defiant end with Brahm’s Symphony No. 4, widely regarded as the composer’s most intellectually taut and ingenious symphony.

Date: Sunday April 07, 2013
Venue: RDS Concert Hall
Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, 4, Dublin.
Opening Hours:
Doors at 2.30pm
Concert at 3pm
Admission:
€15, €10(concessions) and €5 (children under 12)
Tickets available from tickets.hibernianorchestra@gmail.com
Event Website: http://www.thehibernianorchestra.ie
Event Email: tickets.hibernianorchestra@gmail.com
Organiser’s Contact Details:
The Hibernian Orchestra
8 Gulistan Place
Dublin 6
Tel: 087 2832536
Email: hibernianorchestra@gmail.com

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