Close

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Wednesday 11 March 7:30pm Classical Music
Book Now Tickets £9.00 to £37.00

Thierry Fischer conductor
Tasmin Little violin

Borodin Overture: Prince Igor
Dvořák Violin Concerto
Brahms Symphony No. 1

After 30 years in the top flight of the world’s violinists, Tasmin Little is retiring as a soloist. One of the most engaging performers you’ll see, she’ll be hugely missed. For her final curtain call she’ll be playing Dvořák’s vibrant Violin Concerto, the piece that launched her career in 1990. It’s an ardently Romantic piece built on great melodies and with echoes of Brahms, but with a distinctive Czech accent.

The rest of the programme combines Russian drama with Germanic passion. Borodin’s opera Prince Igor was left incomplete when he died but its lively, free-flowing overture has never lost its appeal. Brahms’s First Symphony may have taken over twenty years to complete, so fearful was he of being unfavourably compared with Beethoven, but its titanic opening, driven by thunderous timpani and thrilling, soaring strings, immediately blows away any doubts. It features an achingly beautiful slow movement and genial allegretto, leading to a magnificent finale featuring one of the most stirring melodies in orchestral music.

Venue: Royal Concert Hall

Share This Event

Have A Listen

Season Tickets & Multibuy Tickets
12 Concerts Season Ticket – Save 30% plus a free programme voucher
10 -11 Concerts Multibuy Ticket – Save 25% plus a free programme voucher
7 – 9 Concerts Multibuy Ticket – Save 20%
5 – 6 Concerts Multibuy Ticket – Save 15%
3 – 4 Concerts Multibuy Ticket – Save 10%

Groups of 10+
Save 20% off full price tickets, (excluding £9 and £11 seats). Please contact our Group Sales team on 0115 721 0622 to book.

Groups of 20+
Save 30% off full price tickets, (excluding £9 and £11 seats). Please contact our Group Sales team on 0115 721 0622 to book.

Family & Friends Ticket
£60 for 4 people (maximum of 2 adults) plus a free programme voucher. £5 for each additional child.
Please note: We welcome children aged 6+ to Nottingham Classics concerts. For under 6’s we offer Beanbag Music Club concerts – find out more at trch.co.uk/beanbag

Go Card Holders
If you’re under 26, or in full-time education, then you can buy selected seats for just £5 with our FREE Go Card scheme. Sign up at trch.co.uk/gocard

Bargain Seats
Selected seats for just £9, available from 12pm on the day of the concert, subject to availability.

Free Pre-Concert Talk, 6.20pm
Join Tasmin Little in conversation in the auditorium before the performance.
(Booking not required)