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Christoph Altstaedt conductor
Singers to be announced

WAGNER Siegfried Idyll
MASSENET Cendrillon (arias and excerpts)
VERDI La traviata (arias and excerpts)
LISZT Les préludes

Rising-star conductor Christoph Altstaedt brings a programme of romantic 19thcentury story-telling — both peratic and symphonic — to the De Montfort Hall stage. The evening opens and closes with two symphonic poems: Liszt’s lushly scored Les préludes and Wagner’s Siegfried Idyll. The music for the Idyll — later used in Wagner’s opera Siegfried — was composed for Wagner’s wife Cosima’s birthday, and first performed as a surprise for her on the stairs of their villa in Lucerne. In between, themes of love and heartache in two of the most popular operas of the Romantic era: Massenet’s Cinderella and the tragedy of Violetta in Verdi’s La traviata.



8th May

Philharmonia Orchestra - PASSION & POETRY


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