J.S. Bach – Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor (orchestrated Stokowski)
Wagner – Final scene (Wotan’s Leb’ Wohl) from Die Walküre (Stephen Holloway – Wotan)
Schoenberg – Pelleas und Melisande
Sat 29 November 2014, 7.30pm
St John’s, Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P 3HF
Tickets £10 (concessions £8)
The sensuous, richly-coloured high Romanticism of Schoenberg’s 1903 tone poem Pelleas und Melisande is the culmination of this dramatic concert, which opens with Stokowski’s powerful Bach orchestration and includes the thrilling closing scene from Wagner’s second Ring Cycle opera Die Walküre.