Pictures at an Exhibition


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The MPO, under the baton of Sergey Smbatyan, presents an exhilarating programme performing Mussorgsky’s masterpiece Pictures at an Exhibition. Famed German oboist Albrecht Mayer features in Richard Strauss’ Oboe Concerto.

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Edward Elgar Soliloquy 
Richard Strauss Oboe Concerto, TrV 292
     Allegro Moderato 
     Vivace - Allegro 
Modest Mussorgsky (Orch. Maurice Ravel) Pictures at an Exhibition 
     Promenade I 
The Gnome – Promenade II 
The Old Castle – Promenade III 
Cattle – Promenade IV 
Ballet of Unhatched Chicks  
"Samuel" Goldenberg and "Schmuÿle" - Promenade V    
Limoges. The Market 
Catacombs – With the Dead in a Dead Language 
The Hut on Hen’s Legs 
The Great Gate of Kiev 

The MPO, under the baton of Sergey Smbatyan, presents an exhilarating programme performing Mussorgsky’s masterpiece Pictures at an Exhibition, which takes the audience through a myriad of emotions brought on by the various artworks connected by a promenade. 

Famed German oboist Albrecht Mayer features in Elgar’s only existing movement of his suite for oboe and strings Soliloquy, followed by Richard Strauss’ Oboe Concerto, considered as one of the greatest concertos in the oboe repertoire. 

This concert is presented in collaboration with Hilton Malta with the support of MAPFRE MSV Life and MeDirect

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