RCO Opening Night 2018: Thomas Hengelbrock & Evgeny Kissin


RCO Opening Night is the festive opening of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra's new season in the company of loyal audience members and new friends. The fourth RCO Opening Night in the history of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra is led by Thomas Hengelbrock. Pianist Evgeny Kissin, without a doubt one of the biggest piano players of our time – some say a living legend – is returning to the Concertgebouw Orchestra for the first time since 1994. He is playing the solo in Liszt's First Piano Concerto. This concert, suffused with the spirit of Romanticism, opens with Berlioz's concert overture Le Carnaval Romain with its beautiful English horn solo. Mendelssohn's passionate 'Italian' symphony is flanked by works from beloved Italian operas, with several more musical surprises to follow.

Additional Info

  • No: A865500450000
  • Composer: Giuseppe Verdi, Gioachino Rossini, Franz Liszt, Hector Berlioz, Felix Mendelssohn
  • Conductor: Thomas Hengelbrock
  • Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
  • Artists: Evgeny Kissin
  • Production year: 2018
  • Run time: 01:37:00
  • Producers: RCO, Unitel
  • Format: HDTV 16:9
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