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Lucerne Symphony Orchestra with James Gaffigan & Nicholas Ange

Hosted by the Consul of the Abu Dhabi Concerts & Festivals Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Fri 13 Oct 19:00 - 23:00

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The Lucerne Symphony Orchestra will take you on a journey through the music of the Romantic age, exploring Italy and France with Gioachino Rossini’s famous Overture to his Grand Opera Guillaume Tell Protected content . The very reach of the Romantic Music Revolution in space, but also in time will be displayed by Sergei Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No.2 composed in Protected content . Considered the “last of the romantics” in Russian classical music, Rachmaninov unfolds in his concerto’s wide melodic, song-like elements as reminders of the romantic style he cherished. Rounding off the evening is Brahms First Symphony Protected content not a work standing directly in line with romantic music theory, but a composition trying nevertheless to establish a link with Beethoven’s music. Thus Brahms First Symphony opens a new artistic path in an age that was also the dawn of Modernity.

Before the performance on Friday 13th, a pre-concert discussion will be led by Dr Ronald Perlwitz, head of TCA Abu Dhabi Music Programme about Brahms 1st Symphony, starting at 7:15pm. The pre-talk will be free to all ticket holders.

*All timings are actual start timings. We recommend guests to come 30 min before the beginning of the concert to find their seats. Doors will close at the start time. No access will be granted after the doors have been shut.

Programme:
Music of the Romantic Age - Lucerne Symphony Orchestra with James Gaffigan and Nicholas Angelich
The Lucerne Symphony Orchestra, which was established in Protected content , will perform pieces from Rossini, Rachmaninoff and Brahms which will feature American piano maestro Nicholas Angelich.

NOTE: We recommend guests to come 30 min before the beginning of the concert to find their seats. Doors will close at the start time. No access will be granted after the doors have been shut.

Attire: Formal or Business Attire / National Dress

Ticket Pricing
Diamond: AED Protected content seating, closest to the stage)
Platinum: AED Protected content seating, behind Diamond)
Gold: AED Protected content seating, behind Platinum)
Gold (Students): AED Protected content seating, behind Platinum. Student identification must be presented upon entry)

Conditions of Entry
- Over 8 years old only event.
- Formal or Business Attire/National Dress.
- No Professional Cameras, Audio or Video recorders allowed within the venue.
- No admittance to the venue will be granted once the show has commenced. Entry is only permitted during the intermission.
- Smartphones, Mobile phones and any other electronic devices must be switched off during the performance.

No Professional Cameras, Audio or Video recorders allowed within the venue.

ORIGINAL identification must be presented (Passport, UAE Driver's License, UAE & GCC ID card ONLY). No other forms of ID will be accepted. No photocopy IDs will be accepted.

The show will contain strobe lighting effects.

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