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Stuart Barr

Stuart Barr

7.30pm, Saturday 09 March 2013
St John's Smith Square

Conductor: Stuart Barr

Overture: Ruslan and Lyudmila
Verklärte Nacht

We welcome guest conductor Stuart Barr, with whom the orchestra worked in the Channel 4 TV programme Hidden Talent. Two great Russian classics, from Glinka and Rimsky-Korsakov, are separated by Schoenberg's own arrangement for string orchestra of his famous early work, Verklärte Nacht.