Janácek Sinfonietta: Tokyo

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On tour

Thu 27 Sep 2018 7.00pm - 8.45pm
NHK Hall, Tokyo

RAVEL Mother Goose (ballet)
SZYMANOWSKI Violin Concerto No 1
JANÁCEK Sinfonietta

Sir Simon Rattle conductor
Janine Jansen violin
London Symphony Orchestra

Tickets: for more information and tickets please visit the NHK Hall website.


Please note that finish times are approximate and subject to change.

Towering fanfares open Janáček’s Sinfonietta, an ode to the composer’s hometown of Brno in the now Czech Republic. It’s a portrait composed for a national celebration of Slavic culture, with Janáček’s love of musical tradition evident in dancing strings and celebratory brass. Szymanowski’s First Violin Concerto accompanies – performed by Janine Jansen, renowned for her interpretations of the piece – a delicate work inspired by Ravel and Debussy and the ethereal goddesses of Tadeusz Miciński’s poetry.