Date(s) - 24/01/2020
Location: The Brangwyn
The worlds of fairy-tale and dream mingle in music seen through the eyes of a child.
Whether it’s Duke Ellington’s playful jazz arrangement of Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet, the blues and tomfoolery of Ravel’s piano concerto, or Prokofiev’s fantastical retelling of Cinderella, all three composers share the ability to set the orchestra alight in an array of sparkling new colours.
Conductor David Danzmayr
Piano Huw Watkins
Tchaikovsky/Ellington/Strayhorn The Nutcracker Suite, for orchestra
Ravel Piano Concerto in G
Prokofiev Selections from Cinderella
Pre concert talk, 18.30, free
Discover More: The art of ‘jazzical’ cross-over
All three composers tonight blend the sounds of classical and jazz styles. We’ll find out how they do it so well, as well as talking to Huw Watkins about the particular innovations of Ravel’s imaginative concerto.
Mae’r post hwn ar gael yn: Cymraeg (Welsh) hefyd