14 October 2017 Russia and Finland


‘Pianist Julia Wallin to perform with SPO’   –   Huddersfield Examiner






Saturday 14 October 2017

7.30pm Huddersfield Town Hall

Conductor Benjamin Ellin
Leader Michele Northam
Piano Julia Wallin

Russia and Finland

Sibelius   Karelia Suite
Rachmaninov   Piano Concerto No 1
Rimsky-Korsakov   Sheherezade

We open the Huddersfield season with a programme inspired by the musical cultures of Finland and Russia; the former country celebrating 100 years of independence in 2017. Finnish pianist Julia Wallin neatly unites with the 1st Piano Concerto of the Russian maestro Rachmaninov whilst the scintillating score of Scheherazade will showcase the entire strength and depth of the orchestra.

Pre-concert talk 6.30pm free to all ticket holders