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Man and Superman

Andrés Orozco-Estrada introduces the concert programme for Saturday 10 February.

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Royal Festival Hall 2016/17

  • Please note that a transaction fee of £1.75 will be added to each order made online.
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7.30pm concerts are not recommended for children of five years and under, and Southbank Centre staff reserve the right to refuse entry to young children for these events. We recommend our FUNharmonics concerts for children aged 6-11.

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You may exchange your tickets for another concert in the Orchestra's 2016/17 season or exchange for a credit note, provided the tickets are returned to the London Philharmonic Orchestra ticket office, and arrive at least two working days before the concert. We do not offer refunds unless a concert is cancelled.






Man and superman

Belief and Beyond Belief: Science

7:30 PM, ​ Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX

Haydn Symphony No. 22 (The Philosopher)
Poulenc Organ Concerto
Ligeti Atmosphères
R Strauss Also sprach Zarathustra

Andrés Orozco-Estrada conductor
James O’Donnell organ
London Philharmonic Orchestra

Richard Strauss didn’t do anything by halves. So when he sets out to tell the entire story of humanity in music, the results are spectacular. But if you only know Also sprach Zarathustra – or Ligeti’s visionary Atmosphères – from 2001: A Space Odyssey, you’re in for a thrilling surprise. Andrés Orozco-Estrada is here to tell the full story, plus a wonderfully enjoyable bit of background: Haydn’s ‘Philosopher’ Symphony – a firecracker on a slow fuse – and Poulenc’s roof-raising Organ Concerto. Soloist James O’Donnell will give the Royal Festival Hall’s famous organ the ride of its life.

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