Barry Wordsworth conductor
Vasko Vassilev violin
Humperdinck Prelude to Hansel and Gretel
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker Act 2
This concert opens with the magical Prelude to Humperdinck’s opera Hansel and Gretel before soloist Vasko Vassilev, leader of the Royal Opera House orchestra, performs Tchaikovsky’s triumphant Violin Concerto. The concert closes with Act 2 of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite containing all the famous dances and the spirit of the season.