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Bramwell Tovey’s Shalimar Variations

  • Ian Parker

  • Bramwell Tovey

  • Conductor / Performers

    Bramwell Tovey Conductor

    Ian Parker piano*

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  • Repertoire

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    Shalimar Variations for Piano and Orchestra (World Première)*

    J. Strauss, Jr.

    Blue Danube Waltz

    J. Strauss, Jr.

    Perpetuum mobile

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    Pizzicato Polka

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    Champagne Polka

    Tchaikovsky

    1812 Overture

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The Musically Speaking series finale is highlighted by the World Première of Bramwell Tovey’s own Shalimar Variations for Piano and Orchestra, based on The Kashmiri Song, made famous by Deanna Durban in the wartime movie, Hers to Hold. One of the finest popular songs of its time, the mystical lyrics and enchanting music inspired Maestro Tovey with its magical harmonic possibilities. 


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Performance Dates

  • Friday, Jun 1, 2018

    8pm Orpheum Theatre

  • Monday, Jun 4, 2018

    8pm Centennial Theatre