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BBC Symphony Orchestra/Oramo

 03 February 2017 at 7.30pm 

BBC Symphony Orchestra/Oramo

Barbican Hall, London
Barbican, Silk Street, London EC2
United Kingdom
020 7638 8891

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo conductor
Carolin Widmann violin

Thrills and high drama are guaranteed with Kabalevsky’s rip-roaring overture and Shostakovich’s powerful Tenth Symphony, all conducted by BBC Symphony Orchestra Chief Conductor Sakari Oramo.

Kabalevsky’s piece, full of fizz and pop, is followed by a very different work, Michael Zev Gordon’s Violin Concerto, performed here with the acclaimed German violinist Carolin Widmann. Shostakovich’s Tenth Symphony, a heartfelt cry for freedom written under the looming presence of Joseph Stalin, is one of the 20th century’s most shattering symphonic experiences.

Dmitry Kabalevsky : Overture to Colas Breugnon
Michael Zev Gordon : Violin Concerto
Dmitri Shostakovich : Symphony No 10

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