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Soul and Spectacle


A photo of pianist Zee Zee


Geoffrey Paterson – conductor

Zhang Zuo (Zee Zee) – piano


Liszt Piano Concerto No. 2 Listen

— Interval —

Rachmaninov Symphony No. 2 Listen

Experience two passionate masterpieces, a thrilling artistic pairing, and an evening of unforgettable melodies to leave you humming on your way home.

In a fusion of glitzy showmanship and subtle musicality, Liszt’s Piano Concerto takes you on a striking journey. One simple melody is transformed from gentle opening to a fiery march and triumphant close – guided expertly tonight by virtuoso pianist Zhang Zuo, known as Zee Zee to her many fans around the world.

To finish, Geoffrey Paterson conducts Rachmaninov’s beautiful Second Symphony.

Need to know

Prices & Discounts

£15 – £49

Subscription discounts available; £10 ‘Discovery’ tickets available for ages 16-26; concession discounts available

Running time

1 hour 50 minutes, including 20-minute interval

Recommended age

From 7+

Box office

The Marlowe box office: 01227 787787

Artist change

Paavo Järvi, who was originally listed to conduct this concert, has had to withdraw due to unforeseen scheduling changes. We are grateful to Geoffrey Paterson for stepping in to conduct the performance.


The Marlowe, Canterbury

The Marlowe

The Friars

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Trailer: Soul and Spectacle