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Shostakovich 5

7th June 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Did you know? – Now you can buy Theatre Tokens at the Cardiff Tourist Information Centre, for use at St David’s Hall, New Theatre, Sherman Theatre and theatres across the UK

Thomas SøndergÃ¥rd – Conductor

Baibe Skride – Violin

Both of these famous works follow a time of crisis for the composer. Tchaikovsky’s marriage lay in tatters and Shostakovich’s career was on a knife-edge. As such, they are a testimony to the composers’ resilience and ability to write with incredible power and conviction. Tchaikovsky’s concerto has become one of the most popular in the repertoire, and Shostakovich emerged triumphant with his fifth symphony, managing to combine a stunning directness with music of codes and ambiguity. Is his finale a celebration or not? The debate continues.

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto TBC
Shostakovich Symphony No. 5 TBC



Standard Price £15.00 | £22.00 | £28.50 | £35.00 | £40.00
Family Ticket (1 adult and 1-2 children) £15.00 (Not available online; collect at Box Office only)
Family Ticket (2 adults and 1-4 children) £20.00 (Not available online; collect at Box Office only)
Students (with valid student ID) £5.00
Over 65s | Disabled people plus one companion 10% off
Wheelchair user plus one companion – please contact Box Office on 2087 8444. £15.00 each ticket
Groups 10+ (Please contact Box Office on 02920 878444) 15% off

Plus an optional £1 postage fee for tickets to be posted.

BOOK Shostakovich 5


7th June
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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‘St David’s Hall’
St David's Hall, 9-11 The Hayes
Cardiff, CF10 1AH United Kingdom
029 2087 8444