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RCO Opening Night with Thomas Hengelbrock

10 August 2018

Thomas Hengelbrock steps in during RCO Opening Night for Daniele Gatti. The orchestra ended its collaboration with chief conductor Gatti on 2 August.

The programme on 14 September will remain unchanged.

Berlioz – Le carnaval romain
Liszt – Piano Concerto No. 1 (Evgeny Kissin, soloist)
Mendelssohn – ‘Italian’ Symphony
The programme will also feature music from well-loved operas by Rossini and Verdi.

Thomas Hengelbrock

Thomas Hengelbrock served as chief conductor of the NDR Sinfonieorchester in Hamburg from 2011 to 2018. He was additionally appointed chef associé of the Orchestre de Paris in 2016. Hengelbrock made previous appearances with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in 2014 and 2017.