Founder Sir Georg Solti

Conductor Valery Gergiev

Patron Lady Solti

Director Charles Kaye

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The Solti Memorial Tour 2007 - Concert at the Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels on 11th September 2007

This concert, the last of three which comprised the Solti Memorial Tour, took place on the anniversary of '9/11' in the Palais des Beaux Arts (Bozar), Brussels as part of the Klara/Flanders Festival 2007. It was held under the personal patronage of José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC.

 

The Solti Memorial Tour 2007 was made possible by major support and additional sponsorship from Fortis, Solvay, Belgian National Lottery, Ermenegildo Zegna and Yoko Nagae Ceschina.

 

The programme performed was:

 

Richard Wagner Overture: Tannhäuser (1844)

Hector Berlioz     Roméo et Juliette – orchestral excerpts (1839) Introduction, Romeo Alone, Love Scene, Queen Mab Scherzo, Romeo at the Tomb of the Capulets

 

Sergei Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet Op. 64 (1934-35) – excerpts from Ballet Suites 1 and 2

Montagues & Capulets, Juliet the Young Girl, Friar Lawrence, Minuet, Masks, Romeo & Juliet, Death of Tybalt, Romeo & Juliet before Parting, Dance of the Antilles Girls, Romeo at Juliet’s Grave

 

Encores: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Scherzo (A Midsummer Night’s Dream, op. 61, 1843), Hector Berlioz Hungarian March (Rákóczy) from La Damnation de Faust (1846)

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