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Philharmonia Orchestra London: Scheherazade, and Dessner with Alice Sara Ott

About the Event

Experience the enchanting melodies of classical music in a highly anticipated concert at London's esteemed Southbank Centre. Renowned composers Hector Berlioz, Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky‐Korsakov, and Bryce Dessner will grace the stage with their magnificent compositions.

This extraordinary event will feature the world premiere of Bryce Dessner's Piano Concerto, specially written for the dazzling and unstoppable pianist, Alice Sara Ott, as hailed by The Guardian. Dessner's remarkable versatility is evident in his accolades, including Grammy awards for both classical composition and his work with his band, The National, as well as acclaimed film scores. A Dessner premiere is a major highlight in London's musical calendar, and paired with Alice Sara Ott's exceptional talent, it promises to be an unforgettable evening.

Adding to the grandeur, Elim Chan will conduct Rimsky‐Korsakov's timeless masterpiece, Scheherazade, which has captivated audiences and musicians alike. The captivating solo violin melody represents the ingenious bride who skillfully weaves enthralling tales of sailors, shipwrecks, princes, and princesses to keep her husband, the Sultan, under her enchantment for 1001 nights.

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