Wednesday 9 May 2018, 7.30pmBedford Corn Exchange, Bedford

Philharmonia Box Office : 020 7921 3907

Christoph Altstaedt conductor

Oksana Sekerina soprano

Stuart Jackson tenor

Verdi La traviata (excerpts)

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Wagner Siegfried Idyll

Liszt Les Préludes

Christoph Altstaedt presents an evening of romantic 19th-century storytelling.The programme features two stirring symphonic poems: Siegfried Idyll composed for Wagner’s wife Cosima and Liszt’s lushly scored Les préludes. First, themes of love and heartache in one of the most popular operas of the Romantic era: Verdi’s tragic La traviata, performed by singers Oksana Sekerina and Stuart Jackson.