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Pictures at an Exhibition

February 8, 2024 @ 7:00 pm

Pictures at an exhibition with jeneba kanneh-mason and orchestra of the swan


Warwick Hall

Thursday 8 February 2024 at 7:30pm

Piano Jeneba Kanneh-Mason

Conductor Michael Collins

Tickets: £20, £10 under 35s

About the Concert

Transcendent Mozart, enchanting Tchaikovsky and Mussorgsky’s extraordinary musical gallery

“Mozart is the highest, the culminating point that beauty has attained in the sphere of music” wrote Tchaikovsky, a sentiment that is hard to disagree with upon hearing Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23. The keyboard concertos are the most personal of his works, often written for himself to perform. Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition was inspired by the paintings of Viktor Hartmann. A close friendship developed between painter and composer after their first meeting in 1868 as well as a mutual devotion to the cause of intrinsically Russian art. Following the unexpected death of Hartmann in 1873 Mussorgsky wrote this bold, enchanting work which depicts the composer himself walking through an exhibition of his friend’s paintings.

*The Tchaikovsky will be a side-by-side with Warwick Schools Foundation scholars.

ArenskyVariations on a Theme
by Tchaikovsky, Op. 35a
Mozart PianoPiano Concerto No. 23
TchaikovskySwan Lake Suite Op. 20
(4 movements) *
Mussorgsky (arr. Pierre-Alain Monot) Pictures at an Exhibition

Piano Jeneba Kanneh-Mason
Conductor Michael Collins

Date and Time

Thursday 8 February 2024 at 7:30pm

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Warwick Hall, Warwick School, Myton Road, Warwick, CV34 6PP
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Jeneba Kanneh-Mason
Jeneba Kanneh-Mason
Michael Collins


February 8, 2024
7:00 pm
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