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The Great Escape archiveThere might be grey skies over London, but at Royal Festival Hall, Edward Gardner is serving up pure sunshine. Because after all, the great composers liked to escape too. So here's Debussy, dreaming of a Spain even more colourful and fragrant than the real thing - and finding a thousand iridescent colours in the waves of the English Channel. Here's Ravel, opening a storybook and conjuring a whole enchanted world. And here's pianist extraordinaire Stephen Hough joining Saint-Sa?ns on a musical cruise to Egypt. Saint-Saens' glittering Fifth Piano Concerto features frogs, ocean liners, and piano playing that'll leave you breathless.
Performers Stephe Hough (piano).
Company London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor Edward Gardner. Music Debussy (Iberia No 2 from Images). Music Saint-Saens (Piano Concerto No 5 - Egyptian). Music Ravel (Mother Goose) arr for orchestra). Music Debussy (La mer).

The Great Escape

The Great Escape (Concert) production archive for QTIX code T01891228113. Details of all The Great Escape archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1590161461

Archive Listings

10 Apr 19Southbank Centre
West End
Greater London

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