Alexander Melnikov performs Shostakovich Tickets
Sydney, NSW

Alexander Melnikov performs Shostakovich Tickets

The dazzling musical fireworks of Shostakovich’s Festive Overture are pure entertainment, and the perfect way to open this program of triumphant, witty and brilliant virtuosity from two extraordinary soloists, conducted by the exciting Giordano Bellincampi
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Alexander Melnikov performs Shostakovich Tickets

About Alexander Melnikov performs Shostakovich

Pianist Alexander Melnikov brings his impressive Russian energy to Shostakovich’s First Piano Concerto. Principal Trumpet David Elton weaves a tender, sombre magic in its delightfully wistful passages.

But this is Shostakovich, so the story doesn’t end there; he continues on a spellbinding journey, to a finale where strings soar and the trumpet returns for an amazing conclusion.

Loaded with themes of lust, valour and tragedy, Richard Strauss’ energetic sound charms from the beginning. Strauss took rich tales as inspiration for his tone poems, masterfully extracting every ounce of colour from the orchestra to describe the escapades of his story-book heroes Don Juan and Till Eulenspiegel.

Every tale here is told with beauty and magnificence, presenting us with enthralling and very human portraits.

Start date

22nd June, 2024

End date

23rd June, 2024



Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House

Bennelong Point, Sydney, NSW, AUS, 2000



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More information about Alexander Melnikov performs Shostakovich

Conductor: Giordano Bellincampi

Piano: Alexander Melnikov

Trumpet: David Elton


SHOSTAKOVICH Festive Overture, Piano Concerto No.1

R STRAUSS Don Juan, Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks


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