Rare Cambridge Corn Exchange appearance for conductor

Charles Dutoit ANL-160317-151558001

Charles Dutoit ANL-160317-151558001

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The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s Principal Conductor and Artistic Director Charles Dutoit will make a rare appearance at Cambridge Corn Exchange on Friday, April 1 to conduct the latest concert in the 2015/16 Cambridge Classical Concert Series.

Corn Exchange on Friday, April 1 to conduct the latest concert in the 2015/16 Cambridge Classical Concert Series.

Opening with the Polonaise from Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, the concert features soloist Gautier Capuçon giving a masterful performance of Dvorak’s Cello Concerto, the concert ends with Dvorak’s haunting Symphony No. 9 From the New World.

The RPO’s Managing Director Ian Maclay will deliver a pre-concert talk from 6pm at the nearby Cambridge City Hotel, giving a fascinating insight into the orchestra’s special relationship with its Principal Conductor Charles Dutoit as the orchestra celebrates its 70th year. Free of charge to concert ticket holders.

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is Cambridge Corn Exchange’s resident orchestra.

The series continues with Dame Evelyn Glennie ‘in conversation’ with special guest interviewer Libby Purves (26 Apr 2016); the renowned Moscow State Symphony Orchestra returning (May 18, 2016) and ends on a high note with Corn Exchange Artist in Residence Dame Evelyn Glennie playing alongside the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, including a new work to celebrate the award-winning percussionist’s 50th

birthday year (9 Jun 2016).

Individual concert tickets are available from £28.50 to £38.50, with tickets just £12.50 for Students and Under 16s and £17.50 for groups of 20+.

Box Office: 01223 357851/www.cornex.co.uk.