London Philharmonic Orchestra concert season

Francesco Piemontesi, the acclaimed pianist, will perform with the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the first performance of its forthcoming season at the Congress Theatre. Photo courtesy of Marco Borggreve
Francesco Piemontesi, the acclaimed pianist, will perform with the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the first performance of its forthcoming season at the Congress Theatre. Photo courtesy of Marco Borggreve

London Philharmonic Orchestra, Congress Theatre, October 9, 2011 to April 22, 2012, Tickets: £12, £24 and £28 (premium). Call 412000.

THE LONDON Philharmonic Orchestra returns to Eastbourne for its seventh concert season at the Congress Theatre.

This season the orchestra performs another six concerts joined by world class conductors and artists, with programmes of uplifting and inspirational music from the pens of Tchaikovsky, Brahms, Prokofiev and Dvorák amongst others.

Highlights of this season include Brahms’s glowing Second Symphony in the opening concert (October 9), saxophonist Amy Dickson performing Glazunov’s exotic Saxophone Concerto (January 15) and closing the season, conductor Carl Davis makes a very welcome return to the Congress Theatre stage with a programme of Beethoven and excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s magical Swan Lake (April 22).

Also programmed across the season are virtuosic concertos by Bruch (October 30), Dvorák (February 12) and Mendelssohn (March 25) as well as some of the greatest symphonies ever created.

The opening concert of the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2011/12 season at the Congress Theatre brings an uplifting programme featuring Mozart’s sparkling Piano Concerto No. 20 and Brahms’s Second Symphony, conducted by Nicholas Collon featuring the acclaimed young Swiss pianist Francesco Piemontesi

Tickets are priced £12 and £24, with premium seats £28 and seasonal discounts of up to 25 per cent available.

To find out more visit www.eastbournetheatres.co.uk or call the Congress Theatre Box Office 412000.