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RPO: American Classics

London, Royal Albert Hall — Main Hall

Best seats  2 h 30 min Give as a gift card

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$ 87

About the Event

Immerse yourself in a highly‐anticipated concert featuring classical music by renowned composers like George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein, and John Williams at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Join the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for a celebration of iconic American music that will captivate your senses with timeless classics and jazz‐inspired pieces. The sparkling programme will include Copland's Fanfare for the Common Man, John Williams' Olympic Fanfare and Theme, Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, and selections from West Side Story. Pianist Eric Lu and conductor Michael Seal will lead the Orchestra for a spectacular evening at this world‐renowned venue.

Program

  • Aaron Copland – Fanfare for the Common Man
  • Leonard Bernstein – Candide, Overture
  • Richard Rodgers – Carousel Waltz
  • Samuel Barber – Adagio for Strings
  • Leonard Bernstein – West Side Story, Suite No.1
  • John Williams – Olympic Fanfare and Theme
  • George Gershwin – Rhapsody in Blue
  • George Gershwin – An American in Paris
Program is subject to change

Artists

Orchestra, Soloist: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra



Acknowledged as one of the UK’s most prodigious orchestras, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) enjoys an international reputation for bringing audiences worldwide first‐class performances and the highest possible standards of music‐making across a diverse range of musical repertoire. This was the vision of the Orchestra’s flamboyant founder Sir Thomas Beecham, whose legacy is maintained today as the Orchestra continues to thrive.

Conductor: Michael Seal
Singer: Anna‐Jane Casey
Singer: Julian Ovenden
Piano: Eric Lu

Address

Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London, United Kingdom — Google Maps

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