Alexandra Dariescu performs in Tchaikovsky Gala 2015

19th April 2015

19th April 2015
3.00 pm
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP
from £19
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Experience the magic of Tchaikovsky's most celebrated works in an unmissable matinee performance of music by the Russian master, featuring the incomparable Piano Concerto No.1 performed by the talented Alexandra Dariescu and the one and only 1812 Overture.  Drama, cannon fire, and a sensational firework finale form this breathtaking gala.  

Born in Romania, Alexandra Dariescu studied in Iasi (Romania), Pocklington School and at the Royal Northern College of Music (UK) where her teachers included Nelson Goerner, Mark Ray, Alexander Melnikov and Dina Parakhina and was supported in full by the Associate Board of the Royal Schools of Music. She graduated in 2008 with distinction and the highest distinction College offers, the Gold Medal. Alexandra graduated with distinction holding a Masters’ of Performance degree from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London where she studied with Ronan O’Hora. She was awarded the GSMD Piano Fellowship for 2010/2011. Alexandra was also part of András Schiff’s class at the Yehudi Menuhin Festival in Switzerland.

Concert programme:
Swan Lake: excerpts
Piano Concerto No.1
Capriccio Italien
The Nutcracker: excerpts
1812 Overture

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Grzegorz Nowak conductor
Alexandra Dariescu pianist

Photograph of Alexandra Dariescu courtesy of TallWall Media

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