IT is a concert guaranteed to put a spring in your step.
Classic pieces composed by Mozart, Mussorgsky and Rimsky Korsakov played by a top orchestra with a renowned conductor and an award-winning pianist.
The Orchestra of Opera North returns to Huddersfield Town Hall next Wednesday (7.30pm) for a concert conducted by Roland Boer.
He has already made an impression on audiences in Huddersfield thanks to his last appearance at the town hall with the Opera North musicians at last season’s hugely popular Viennese Whirl.
He will be joined by German pianist Markus Bellheim, whose talent has brought him much acclaim and many awards including the Grand Prize at the Oliver Messiaen International Piano Compeition in Paris.
The concert will open with Rimsky Korsakov’s Russian Easter Festival Overture.
The piece was dedicated to Mussorgsky and Alexander Borodin, two of the legendary Mighty Handful, a circle of five Russian composers.
Mussorgsky’s own work features in the concert in the shape of Pictures At An Exhibition, his famous suite of 10 piano pieces.
The orchestra will also play Mozart’s Piano Concerto No 23 in A.
Mozart wrote the piece at the same time as he created the opera, The Marriage of Figaro.
The concert is part of the Kirklees concert season and there will be a pre-concert discussion in the main hall at 6.40pm. Tickets from Kirklees booking offices.