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Russian Concert 78

Time:
3 Dec 1978, 7:30 p.m.
Venue:
Grange Arts Centre, Rochdale Road, Oldham OL9 6EA
Conductor:
James Morrison

Soloists

James Cropper

James Cropper started to play the violin at the age of six. He became a pupil of Clifford Knowles (who was himself a pupil of Adolf Brodsky - the first man to play the Tchaikovsky Concerto) entering the Royal Manchester College of Music at the early age of twelve. On gaining his Performer's Diploma he joined the Halle Orchestra, with who he played for the rest of his life.

Programme

Dmitry Kabalevsky: Colas Breugnon

Alexander Scriabin: Symphony No 2 in C min Op 29

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D min Op 35

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