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Philharmonia in Mauritius: Festival Concert

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The Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Santtu-Matias Rouvali perform Mahler in the RFH


Adrián Varela – conductor
Zsolt-Tihamér Visontay – director / violin
Steven Isserlis – cello
Arvind C. Bhujun – sitar
Neriyen Veerlapin – tabla
Choir of the Conservatoire National de Musique François-Mitterrand
Choirmaster – Sophie Némorin
Island Voices Choir, Mauritius
Choirmaster – Katrin Caine


Cathan La Rivier Tanier

Datta Morning Song for sitar and strings

Haydn Cello Concerto in D major

— Interval —

Haydn Symphony No. 8, 'Le Soir'

Verdi Va Pensiero from Nabucco (arr. Birchall)

Handel Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah (arr. Birchall)

We celebrate the end of our tour in Mauritius with a concert featuring local Mauritian musicians and choruses.

Renowned cellist Steven Isserlis plays Haydn’s charming Second Cello Concerto. Philharmonia musicians Zsolt-Tihamér Visontay and Adrián Varela lead the Orchestra in a programme including music by Soumik Datta, Verdi and Handel.

Joining the Philharmonia are Arvind C. Bhujun (sitar) and Neriyen Veerlapin (tabla), plus Choir of the Conservatoire National de Musique François-Mitterrand and Island Voices Choir, Mauritius.

The Philharmonia’s tour to Mauritius is made possible by a generous donation from the Laurence Modiano Charitable Trust.

Gold Sponsors:

The Silver Sponsors are La Vanille Nature Park and Monde de la Maison. Supporting Sponsors are Currimjee and the Eclosia Group.

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Prices & Discounts

600 – 1500 Rs

Running time

1 hr 30 minutes, including an interval

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