Russian Showcase




Friday 15th March  7.30pm

Tickets: £13.50 (£11.50 Concs)

A showcase of Russian heritage and culture inspired by some of the country’s leading composers.

Experience the atmosphere of Russia by taking a fascinating journey through time with patriotic masterpieces by M. Glinka, melancholic melodies from the golden years of the Romantic era with Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov; dramatic and stirring compositions by Soviet composers Prokofiev, Schnitke and Chachaturyan, also featuring melancholic and upbeat folk favourites.

The extensive programme will include operatic arias and traditional Russian songs, violin masterpieces and arrangements for Russia’s national instrument the balalaika.