Emmanuel Despax with the Orpheus Sinfonia

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'Poetry fused with breathtaking technical perfection' is how the brilliant young French pianist Emmanuel Despax was described after a recent concert at the Louvre. Tonight he joins the Orpheus Sinfonia in three piano concertos including a world premiere.

Stephen Goss's accessible new piano concerto is inspired by the extraordinary architecture, sculpture and designs of Heatherwick Studio.

The concerto was specially commissioned by SW Mitchell Capital for Emmanuel Despax.

The programme begins with Beethoven's joyous First Symphony and concludes with two jewels of the Romantic virtuoso piano concerto repertoire. Tonight's concert will be recorded live for future release on Signum Classics.

First classical concert for iPad and Tablet audience.

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For iPad Tablets
1. Download the zip file and extract to a folder on your computer.
2. Open iTunes for iPad and the folder you extracted the video files to.
3. Ensure your iPad is connected to your computer.
4. Drag the video files from the folder to the iPad under the 'Devices' section on the left side of iTunes.

For Android Tablets
1. Download the zip file and extract to a folder on your computer.
2. Connect your Android tablet to your computer. Open the tablet device folder from 'My Computer'
3. Open the folder labelled 'Movies'*.
4. Drag/copy the videos from the downloaded folder to the Movies folder on the device.
*Android users may need to check the operating manual for specific file transfer instructions.

Thursday 25 April 2013, 7.30 PM

Beethoven Symphony No 1
Stephen Goss Piano Concerto world premiere
Franck Symphonic Variations
Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No 2

 

Tickets: £30, £25, £15, £10

ENCORE Members and Orpheus Friends:10% discount

Venue: Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace, London, SW1X 9DQ
Enquiries: 020 7730 4500
 
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Emmanuel Despax with the Orpheus Sinfonia - Cadogan Hall - Thursday 25 April 2013, 7.30 PM
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