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Czech Philharmonic at the Proms

September 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Semyon Bychkov conducts the Czech Philharmonic in Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 8 – the most personal of the composer’s many confrontations with the horror of war. Love dominates the first half, in music from the operas Eugene Onegin and The Bartered Bride.

Programme
Bedrich Smetana
The Bartered Bride – overture
The Bartered Bride – Three Dances(19 mins)

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Eugene Onegin – Letter Scene(12 mins)
Henry Wood Novelties: UK premiere, 1892

interval
Dmitry Shostakovich
Symphony No 8 in C minor(65 mins)
Henry Wood Novelties: UK premiere, 1944

Performers
Elena Stikhina
soprano

Czech Philharmonic

Semyon Bychkov
conductor

Details

Date:
September 10
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Website:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/proms

Organiser

BBC

Venue

Royal Albert Hall
Kensington Gore
London, SW7 2AP United Kingdom
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