WNO Orchestra

Conductor Tomáš Hanus
Soloist Narek Hakhnazaryan, Cello
Gustáv Beláček, Baritone
Rossini Overture, William Tell 12′
Elgar Cello Concerto 30′
Janáček The Forester’s Monologue from The Cunning Little Vixen 8′
Janáček Sinfonietta 27′

Rossini’s graphic Overture conjures a violent storm, an idyllic pastoral scene and, famously, the arrival of the cavalry. William Tell signalled the composer’s farewell to the operatic genre, while Elgar’s richly expressive Cello Concerto, with its hints of autumn bonfires, marked this composer’s last completed major work in 1919. A few years on and Janácek’s late creative flowering is beautifully captured in one
of his most lyrical operas and his vividly scored Sinfonietta enclosed by arresting fanfares from a vast brass section.

2pm | Lefel 1

Tickets*: £10 – £41
Children Under 16 (Tickets offered subject to availability): FREE with every full price paying adult. Additional child’s ticket – £5.00 each
Platinum Tickets @ £49.50 (including prime seat in Tier 1, a glass of Prosecco and a programme. NB Only applicable on top price ticket)
Concessions: £2 off full price ticket
Students @ £5
Disabled people plus one companion: Half Price
Wheelchair users plus one companion: £10 each ticket
*Plus an optional £1 postage fee for tickets to be posted.

Please note, these timings are provided as a guidance only and are subject to change. Please see website for up to date timings near time of event.


04 Nov 2018


3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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