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The Hungarian Dances

SAT 4 JUNE 2022 8:30PM

Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra
Naohisa Furusawa, conductor
Alexandar Lenkov, bassoon

Through the violinist Reményi, Brahms discovered Hungarian music - captivating him with the driving rhythms and whirling melodies of gypsy travelling bands. Originally composed for piano duet, the Hungarian Dances were one of the greatest hits of his time. MPO principal Alexander Lenkov performs Weber’s lyrical and virtuosic Bassoon Concerto. An innovative orchestrator, Weber’s brilliant Oberon Overture is romantic grandeur at its best. Naohisa Furusawa conducts.

WEBER Oberon Overture

WEBER Bassoon Concerto

(20-minute interval)

BRAHMS Hungarian Dances No. 1, 3, 10

BRAHMS Hungarian Dance No. 4

BRAHMS Hungarian Dance No. 7

BRAHMS Hungarian Dances No. 6, 5

RM94    RM122    RM150    RM188

Suite: RM300.80/seat

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Out of consideration for both audience and artists, children under the age of 8 are not allowed in the concert hall unless otherwise indicated.

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