Passion and Power

Sheffield Philharmonic Orchestra & Richard Jenkinson
Group type: Orchestras
  • Saturday 23 March, 2024
    7.30 – 9.45pm
Ticket typeCost
General Admission£11

This thrilling programme opens with Vítězslava Kaprálová's best known work Military Sinfonietta, which she premiered in 1937 in Prague, becoming the first woman to conduct the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra. Following will feature a piece by a more familiar Czech composer, Antonín Dvořák. The Orchestra are delighted to accompany acclaimed cellist, Richard Jenkinson who will play Dvořák’s sumptuous and virtuosic cello concerto. After the interval the Orchestra will present Brahms' Symphony No. 1 in C minor. Brahms’ First Symphony, from sketches to finishing touches, took him 21 years to complete. It begins with the pounding of a broken heart, and ends in a blaze of triumph guaranteed to get your pulse racing!


  • KAPRÁLOVÁ: Military Sinfonietta
  • DVOŘÁK: Cello Concerto feat. Richard Jenkinson
  • BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68

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