Curtain Up with Ensemble 360

5 May
Studio Theatre
Music/Opera
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Eleven international musicians, brimming with body and soul with passion, vitality and virtuosity, whose performances never cease to amaze

Indpendent on Curtain Up with Ensemble 360

GLAZUNOV Quintet in A Op.39
GLAZUNOV Rêverie in D flat for horn and piano
GLAZUNOV Idyll for horn and string quartet
TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Trio in A minor Op.50

Music in the Round launch a feast of wonderful Russian music with an unashamedly romantic programme.

Glazunov’s music owes something to numerous traditions: Balakirev’s nationalism, Borodin’s epic grandeur, Rimsky-Korsakov’s virtuosity and the lyrical mastery of Tchaikovsky.

Tchaikovsky’s monumental and magisterial Piano Trio was conceived on a scale not far-removed from his Symphonies; it is the work of a composer at the very peak of his creative powers.

Pre-concert talk from 6pm

Professor Marina Frolova-Walker from the University of Cambridge sets the scene for our festival, highlighting just some of the musical gems that lie in store.

Experience thrilling live music by the world’s greatest Russian composers, performed up close in the Crucible Studio this May. See the full festival diary here.

Don’t know where to start? Listen to the festival highlights playlist or come along to a Russia in the Round ‘taster’ concert on 11 March.

Running time: About 1 hour and 50 minutes (including a 15 minute interval)
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