Concert Details

Bramwell Tovey Conducts J. Strauss and Tchaikovsky

  • Bogdan Dulu

  • Bramwell Tovey

  • Conductor / Performers

    Bramwell Tovey Conductor

    Bogdan Dulu piano*

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  • Repertoire


    Festive Overture

    Bryn Hutchinson

    Pura Vida

    Bramwell Tovey

    Shalimar Variations for Piano and Orchestra (World Première)*

    J. Strauss, Jr.

    Blue Danube Waltz

    J. Strauss, Jr.

    Perpetuum mobile

    J. Strauss, Jr. and Josef Strauss

    Pizzicato Polka

    J. Strauss, Jr.

    Champagne Polka


    1812 Overture

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Maestro Bramwell Tovey conducts in a concert featuring a selection of Strauss’ most famous waltzes and Tchaikovsky’s stirring and spectacular 1812 OvertureThe Musically Speaking series finale is highlighted by the World Première of Bramwell’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