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Dance of the Prince and Pulcinella

25 Mar 2017. 18:00 | Kodály Centre

For Grown-Ups | Pannonicum Series 2016/2017. |

    Programme

  • Gioacchino Rossini:
  • Igor Sztravinszkij:
  • Bartók Béla: The wooden prince

Orchestra

Pannon Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductor

Howard Williams

One of Britain’s most experienced conductors on the international platform, Howard Williams has covered a formidable range of work both in the opera house and concert hall, with a quite exceptionally large and broadly-based symphonic repertoire and over seventy opera titles to his credit.
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Soloist

Ballet Pécs

Balázs Vincze

choreographer

Ticket Prices: 4990 » 3990 » 2990 » 1000 Ft

Series ticket price: Teljes árú: 24.900 Ft, 21.000 Ft, 15.900 Ft; Nyugdíjas: 18.000 Ft, 15.000 Ft, 12.000 Ft

About the Programme

This evening is actually a continuation of a September 2016 concert. There were on the programme Béla Bartók’s other musical dance-play, The Miraculous Mandarin and one of the most important compositions of Stravinsky's neo-classical period, the opera Oedipus Rex. This time, from Stravinsky, you can hear again one piece of the said creative period, the Pulcinella from 1920, which is an odd mixture of ballet and oratorio. The composer wrote this piece based the ideas of his permanent co-worker and commissioner, the leader of the Russian Ballet, Sergei Diaghilev, reworking the 18th century music of Giovanni Pergolesi. Bartók wrote few years earlier, in the middle of 2010s his first major musical pantomime, the The Wooden Prince, which tells the story of a strange love triangle between the Princess, the Prince and his wooden counterpart. In the music of the piece based on a libretto by Béla Balázs, the Wagnerian romanticism, the Hungarian folk-music and Bartók’s unmistakable modernist voice are mixed with each other.

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