Britain’s world-famous orchestra the Royal Philharmonic is celebrated for the soaring beauty of its sound. This pre-eminent ensemble returns to The Soraya with an all-star program of beloved Romantic compositions, including Sir Edward Elgar’s glorious Enigma Variations and selections from Benjamin Britten’s soaring opera Peter Grimes. Russian-American pianist Olga Kern, recognized as one of her generation’s great artists, joins to perform Edvard Grieg's dramatic and beloved Piano Concerto in A Minor. Passion, versatility, and uncompromising artistic standards are hallmarks of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra as they celebrate their 75th anniversary year.
Honoring former Soraya Ambassador Marlene Bane at this performance.