Lawrence Power & Pavel Kolesnikov: Russian Roots


BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Fri 28 Feb 2020 1.00pm - 2.00pm
LSO St Luke's, London

Programme to include:

Lawrence Power viola
Pavel Kolesnikov piano

Tickets: £15 (£13 concessions)
NB Unallocated seating

£0.60 online booking fee, £0.70 telephone booking fee per transaction - click here for more information on booking fees

Part of the BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concerts multibuy - click here for more information on multibuys

On sale dates:
Online: Tuesday 5 March 2019 10am
By Phone: Tuesday 19 March 2019 10am
In Person: Tuesday 19 March 2019 10am

Part of 2019/20 season

Please note that finish times are approximate and subject to change

Step into a world of history, folk heritage and rich musical tradition, as BBC Radio 3 invites chamber musicians, from singers to string quartets, to explore Russian music from across the centuries.

Pavel Kolesnikov and Lawrence Power – both alumni of the BBC’s New Generation Artists scheme, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this season – join forces in this concert for one of the most raw, moving works of the 20th century, Shostakovich’s Viola Concerto. The composer’s final work, completed a matter of days before his death in 1975, it’s an elegy, a farewell, interlaced with allusions to composers he loved – Beethoven, Berg, Mahler – with haunting solo lines floating over a sparse accompaniment.


Recorded for future broadcast on BBC Radio 3

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