VSGala2012

Sue Perkins conducts the exciting Orion Orchestra!

22 November 2012 / 19:30
Hall


Tickets:
20 - 75

subject to availability
 sold out



Tchaikovsky
Sleeping Beauty Waltz
Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy from The Nutcracker
Russian Dance
Dance of the Mirlitons 
Waltz from Swan Lake 
Grand Theme from Swan Lake
Polonaise from Eugene Onegin
Excerpts from Eugene Onegin

The Orion Orchestra
Toby Purser
principal conductor
Sue Perkins conductor
Christopher Ventris Lensky
Emma Gardner Tatyana
Wendy Dawn Thompson Olga
Pauls Putnins Onegin

VSGala2012 is a programme of Tchaikovsky's works encompassing classical, ballet and opera many of which will be familiar to fans of more contemporary styles and which, appropriately, reflect the diverse catchment of society that the charity Victim Support assists annually.

Performing throughout the evening are the Orion Orchestra, who work closely with numerous charities to better promote their work and fund-raising opportunities.

The first half of the Gala highlights some of the most well-known and loved excerpts of Tchaikovsky's Ballets, conducted by special guest star and winner of BBC's first Maestro competition, Sue Perkins.
Toby Purser takes up the baton in the second half, showcasing one of Tchaikovsky's favourite Opera's Eugene Onegin, to be sung in English. Excerpts include Lensky's famous and beautiful aria, as well as Tatyana's letter aria and the final explosive scene with Tatyana and Onegin.

This Gala is in aid of Victim Support and its Witness Service and the money raised on the night through ticket sales will go towards supporting victims of crime and witnesses in London.

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