Vienna: City of Dreams
Of Women: In the 21st Century
1.00pm Tuesday, 18th September 2018
The beautiful city of Vienna forms the backdrop to this lunchtime concert. Strauss was in his early twenties when he composed his passionate Violin Sonata. Inspired by his new love and future wife, soprano Pauline de Ahna, it hints at the glamorous, swirling scenes of Der Rosenkavalier that would follow.
Philharmonia Orchestra: Schubert, Strauss and Mendelssohn
3.00pm Tuesday, 18th September 2018
Shami Chakrabarti’s latest book, Of Women, is a powerful, urgent and timely polemic on why women still need equality, and how we get there.
7.30pm Tuesday, 18th September 2018
The Philharmonia Orchestra make a welcome return to the Waterloo Chamber with three great works of German Romanticism, conducted by rising-star conductor Antony Hermus.