Skryabin and the Russians Festival: A Blast from Russia
Skryabin and the Russians Festival
Tickets available on the door
Conductor Chris Houlding
Yen-Ting Wang piano
Birmingham Conservatoire Wind & Brass Ensembles
Atéa Wind Quintet
Glière ed. Grechesky Solemn Overture for the Twentieth Anniversary of the October Revolution
Stravinsky Concerto for Piano and Wind Instruments
Lyadov Eight Russian Folk Songs
Mussorgsky arr. Howarth Pictures at an Exhibition
Hear an eclectic selection of works for wind and brass ensembles typifying the Russian soul from Gliere's 1940s Soviet tribute to Stravinsky’s freshly neo-classical Concerto for Piano and Wind.
This concert also includes Lyadov’s fairy tale fantasy for Wind Quintet culminating in Mussorgsky’s mighty Pictures at an Exhibition in Elgar Howath’s iconic arrangement for brass and percussion.