Kuwait music lovers, here’s your chance to listen to the acclaimed London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) without paying for that ticket to the UK!
For the first time in Kuwait, The LSO will be presenting two nights of different musical eras under the direction of Alexandre Bloch, along with concertmaster Roman Simovic and principal oboist Olivier Stankiewicz.
The vibrancy, timbre, and dynamic range of a full orchestra and its components as experienced in a proper concert hall will surely deliver an extraordinary experience for the audience. With the state of the art facilities at the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Centre, Kuwait will surely enjoy the essence of the magical symphonic orchestra.
On November 17th, the 120-minute show “Music of the 20th Century Contemporary” has the following programme:
-Bernstein (Symphonic dances from the West Side Story)
-Prokofiev (Violin Concerto No.1 Op.19)
-Tchaikovsky (Symphony No.1 Op.36)
Then November 18, audiences will be treated to 120- minute show of classical music, titled “Music of the 19th Century Classical“, with the following programme:
-Mozart (Overture: The Mattiage of Fiagro K492)
-Mozart (Concerto for Oboe in C K285D (K314)
-Mahler (Symphony No. 1 “The Titan”)
Since its establishment in 1904, the London Symphony Orchestra has introduced the finest forms of music to its vast audiences, staying true to its message in a unique and inimitable manner. While the orchestra gives 70 annual performances throughout the year at London’s famous Barbican Center, local audiences can catch two performances, contemporary and classical, this month at the Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmed Cultural Center.
Featured image London Symphony Orchestra in 2012 taken by Igor Emmerich. Courtesy Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmed Cultural Center and London Symphony Orchestra.