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Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2
Brief Encounter film with live orchestra
Dirk Brossé conductor
Alexandra Dariescu piano
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Lean's 1945 film traces the repressed infidelity of a married doctor and suburban housewife who meet on a train platform. It features Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No.2 at various points – indeed, the film was largely responsible for making this passionate work famous in the UK.
A complete performance of Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No.2 precedes the screening. Lucy Fleming, daughter of Celia Johnson will introduce the screening.
For ages 12+. Contains some scenes of an adult nature.
Part of Southbank Centre's Film Scores Live