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Wednesday series 6

Tickets: from 30 / 25 / 20 / 18 (pens.) / 8 €

Interval at about 19.50. The concert ends at about 20.55.

Pieter Wispelwey
Pieter Wispelwey Pieter Wispelwey Picture by: Benjamin Ealovega pieter wispelwey

Ace Dutch cellist Pieter Wispelwey plays Haydn’s popular Cello Concerto No. 1. Also on the programme for the concert conducted by Douglas Boyd are some extracts from operas by Mozart and Haydn and Haydn’s Symphony No. 96, also known as “The Miracle”. The story goes that at the premiere of this symphony, a huge chandelier fell from the ceiling of the concert hall but by some miracle, no one was hurt. Subsequent research claims that this did indeed happen, but at a performance of his Symphony No. 102.

Douglas Boyd, conductor
Pieter Wispelwey, cello

Please note that, contrary to previous announcements, the concert will be conducted by Douglas Boyd.

Mozart: Ballet music from the opera Idomeneo
Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 1
Haydn: L'isola disabitata, overture
Haydn: Symphony No. 96 "The Miracle

Please note that, contrary to previous announcements, Haydn's Symphony No. 96 will be performed instead of Symphony No. 94.