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10 Sep 2019 19:00

Czech Philharmonic at the Proms 2019

*** Prom 69: Smetana, Shostakovich & Tchaikovsky *** Semyon Bychkov conducts the Czech Philharmonic in Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 8 – the most personal of the composer’s many confrontations with the horror of war. Love dominates the first half, in music from the operas Eugene Onegin and The Bartered Bride.


Bedrich Smetana
The Bartered Bride – overture
The Bartered Bride – Three Dances(19 mins)

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Eugene Onegin – Letter Scene(12 mins) Henry Wood Novelties: UK premiere, 1892


Dmitry Shostakovich
Symphony No 8 in C minor(65 mins) Henry Wood Novelties: UK premiere, 1944



Elena Stikhina soprano 
Czech Philharmonic   
Semyon Bychkov conductor


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Royal Albert Hall


10 Sep 2019 19:00


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