Perth Festival

17th - 26th May 2018
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The Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra and Bolshoi Opera Principals

The Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra

Sunday 22nd May 2011

Perth Concert Hall, 19:30

This event was part of the 2011 Festival Programme.

Tickets will also be available on the door on the night.

With Principals from the Bolshoi Opera

Conducted by Alan Buribayev

The programme for this concert will be

Tchaikovsky        Extracts from Eugene Onegin 


                                Tatiana’s Letter Scene

                                Onegin’s aria (Act I Sc.3)

                                Final duet

Prokofiev               Suite from the ballet Cinderella

The Bolshoi Opera and Orchestra have been at the centre of Russian musical life for over 200 years.  They are renowned the world over and we are delighted to welcome them to the Perth Festival.  Their performance includes extracts from Tchaikovsky’s great opera Eugene Onegin, featuring some of the principal opera singers from the Bolshoi Opera Company.  In the second half the orchestra, under Alexander Lazarev, will perform a suite from Prokofiev’s brilliant ballet Cinderella, which showed his particular gift in writing for film and ballet.  To hear the Bolshoi Orchestra and principals of the Bolshoi Opera perform in Perth will undoubtedly be one of the highlights of this year’s festival.

Unfortunately Alexander Lazarev is unwell and cannot now conduct.

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