RCM Wind Ensemble: Romeo and Juliet

09 May 2024, 7:30pm

Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall


Flautists and oboeists performing on their instruments

09 May 2024, 7:30pm

Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall


Marie Lloyd director
RCM Wind Ensemble
Dancers from English National Ballet School

Françaix Sept danses after the ballet Les malheurs de Sophie for 10 wind instruments
Lara Poe Contradanse
Albéniz (arr Franz Watz) Tango op 165 no 2
Arya Pugala Gerak (world premiere) 
Prokofiev (arr AN Tarkmann) Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet

Dancers from the English National Ballet School team up with the RCM Wind Ensemble as they bring an array of ballet excerpts to life.

Directed by RCM Head of Woodwind Marie Lloyd, English National Ballet School students perform graceful dance scenes from Prokofiev's beautiful Romeo and Juliet. Plus music from Françaix's playful ballet Les malheurs de Sophie, Albéniz's hypnotic Tango and a new work by RCM composer Arya Pugala.

The programme is completed by the good-humoured Contradanse by RCM alumna Lara Poe, a Finnish-American composer making a name for herself worldwide.

Supported by the Sergei Rachmaninoff Fund

For Schools: The RCM Wind Ensemble performs for schools on Wednesday 8 May.

Visit the RCM Museum: Drop in to see dance illustrations and other musical treasures, open until 7.30pm for pre-concert visits.

Turangalîla at the Royal Festival Hall 

The Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra, led by acclaimed conductor Jac van Steen, perform Messiaen’s epic masterpiece Turangalîla-symphonie at the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall on Wednesday 1 May, 7.30pm.

Join us for this special event, featuring RCM pianist Thomas Kelly as soloist and Imsu Choi on the ondes Martenot.

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Royal College of Music
Prince Consort Road
London SW7 2BS

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