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Noriko Ogawa - 1819 The Bridgewater Hall

Peter Donohoe, piano & Noriko Ogawa, piano

International Concert Series

Friday 22 February 2019 7.30pm

The Bridgewater Hall

Tickets £21.00 to £38.00

Concessions available until 22 January 2019
£7.50 student standby tickets available on the day

(All ticket prices include £2.50 booking fee)

Flexible Booking

Peter Donohoe, piano & Noriko Ogawa, piano

Debussy En blanc et noir (16’)
Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances (35’)
Stravinsky The Rite of Spring (35’)

This formidable duo joins forces to show that music history is unpredictable. Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring scandalised Paris in 1913, while Rachmaninov’s Symphonic Dances despite their romantic lyricism were not completed until 1940. What do these works share in common and how do they reflect their turbulent times? There is emotional violence in both. Debussy’s late-masterpiece En blanc et noir (1915) creates its own abstract world in which he plays inventively with harmony and texture.

Part of Peterloo 2019: COSMOS-CHAOS

Preview 6.30pm

Peter Donohoe & Noriko Ogawa discuss a programme of contrasts and paradoxes.

Travel & Dining

Travel & Parking

Purchase discounted parking (evening concerts only) and reduced price Metrolink tram tickets along with your concert tickets.

Eating & Drinking

Make your concert experience extra special by upgrading to A-List in the Corporate Members’ Bar (selected concerts only) or booking pre-concert dining.

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