City of Light: Paris 1900-1950

Friday 20 Feb 2015, 7.30pm
St David's Hall, Cardiff

Concert
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Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor

Pierre-Laurent Aimard piano

Story-telling, legends and make-believe lie at the heart of the fairytale world of Ravel's exquisite musical nursery tales and in the colourful barbaric splendour of Stravinsky's Firebird. One of the world's leading conductors and the Philharmonia's principal conductor, Esa Pekka Salonen is unmatched in the glittering orchestral virtuosity of these works. One of today's wizards of the piano, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, joins him in Ravel's sparkling Piano Concerto with its Mozartian slow movement.

This concert is part of the City of Light: Paris 1900 - 1950 series

The City of Light: Paris 1900 - 1950 series is supported by The Meyer Foundation

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