Philharmonia Orchestra / Esa-Pekka Salonen, 6 March 2013
Opening Concert – Philharmonia Orchestra

Thursday 7 April 2016 – Opening Concert

Philharmonia Orchestra
Kazuki Yamada (conductor)
Tasmin Little (violin)*
Rennosuke Fukuda (violin)**
Ray Chen (violin)***

Elgar, Overture, Cockaigne (In London Town)
Holst, A Song of the Night for violin & orchestra, Op.19 *
Roxanna Panufnik, New work for solo violin (world premiere)
Waxman, Carmen Fantasie for violin & orchestra **
Brahms, Violin Concerto in D ***

Three former winners of the Menuhin Competition perform works intimately connected with Yehudi Menuhin. They showcase the powerhouse Romanticism of Brahms’ concerto and Franz Waxman’s pyrotechnical wizardry, the eloquence of Holst’s A Song of the Night and a world premiere from renowned composer, Roxanna Panufnik.

Royal Festival Hall, 7.30pm
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, London SE1 8XX

£42 £33 £27 £22 £17 £14 £11 Signature seats £50*

Opening Concert – Philharmonia Orchestra

Founded by Yehudi Menuhin in 1983, the Menuhin Competition attracts some of the world’s best violinists under the age of 22. We are helping exceptionally talented young musicians.