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Royal Festival Hall 2018/19

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7.30pm concerts are not recommended for children of seven 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 2018/19 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. For ‘Print at Home’ tickets, forward them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a covering email. We do not offer refunds unless a concert is cancelled. The right is reserved to substitute artists and vary programmes if necessary, and to adjust ticket price allocations according to demand. We do not offer refunds unless a concert is cancelled.

Dancing on the edge

Andrés Orozco-Estrada conducts

7:30 PM, ​ Royal Festival Hall, London

Enescu Romanian Rhapsody No. 1*
Pascal Dusapin At Swim-Two-Birds (UK premiere)**
Martinů Symphony No. 4
Ravel La valse

Andrés Orozco-Estrada conductor
Viktoria Mullova violin
Matthew Barley cello
London Philharmonic Orchestra

French composer Pascal Dusapin is the first to admit that it’d be crazy to try and re-tell Flann O’Brien’s novel At Swim-Two-Birds in music. Instead, fascinated by the book’s ‘formal and narrative extravagance’, he’s written a double concerto like no other, wildly eccentric and inspired by the larger-than-life musical personalities of soloists Viktoria Mullova and Matthew Barley. Don’t miss one of the premieres of the year: and discover, too, Enescu’s postcard from the Carpathian Mountains and the exuberant, life-affirming symphony that Bohuslav Martinů wrote in the new world – before conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada goes over the edge with Ravel’s deliriously decadent La valse.

*Generously supported by the Romanian Cultural Institute 
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**Commissioned by BBC Radio 4’s zaterdagmatinee series in The Concertgebouw Amsterdam, London Philharmonic Orchestra (with generous support from Diaphonique, a Franco-British contemporary music fund supported by the Institut Français, the Bureau export de la musique, the British Council and Ministère de la Culture et de la communication), Gewandhausorchester and Seattle Symphony Orchestra. 

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