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Brahms - Symphony no. 1

Sinfonia of Leeds

Saturday, 1 April 2017 from 19:30 to 21:30 (BST)

Brahms - Symphony no. 1

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Under 18s in full-time education accompanied by an adult 1 Apr 2017 Free £0.00
Full-time student/registered unwaged 1 Apr 2017 £5.00 £0.90
Over 65s 1 Apr 2017 £12.00 £1.33
Leeds Card 1 Apr 2017 £12.00 £1.33
Full price individual ticket 1 Apr 2017 £14.00 £1.46
Group booking for 4 people 1 Apr 2017 £45.00 £3.38

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April's programme allows the orchestra to tackle two of the greatest "warhorses" of the repertoire: Brahms's Symphony No. 1 and Tchaikovsky's Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet. Much more intimate in scale is Benjamin Britten's Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings, and we are delighted to be able to welcome Yorkshire-born tenor Nicholas Watts and Andrew Littlemore (French horn) to perform this wonderfully evocative song-cycle.

Tchaikovsky - Overture Romeo and Juliet 
Britten - Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings 
Brahms - Symphony No 1

Soloists: Nicholas Watts (Tenor), Andrew Littlemore (Horn) 
Conductor: Anthony Kraus

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St Edmund’s Church, Roundhay

LS8 1JN Leeds
United Kingdom

Saturday, 1 April 2017 from 19:30 to 21:30 (BST)


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Sinfonia of Leeds

"The region's finest non-professional

orchestra... one of the most

remarkable in the country".

YORKSHIRE POST 

 

Musical Director

David Greed

 

Anthony Kraus writes: It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to our 2016-17 concert season, the orchestra's 44th.

Each programme this year features a major symphonic work by some of the greatest exponents of the genre: Mahler, Beethoven, Brahms and Dvořák provide these focal points, and are presented alongside a varied selection of music from Russia, the United States, and Great Britain.

The season opens in November with a family affair - Music Director David Greed directs J S Bach's Double Violin Concerto, with David's two violinist sons Tom and Jack as soloists. This is paired with Mahler's tragic 6th Symphony, considered by many to be his greatest for its equilibrium between form and drama.

January sees us exploring the great Russian storytellers: Glinka and Borodin give us extrovert depictions of folk story and landscape, while the life of a fictitious Russian army officer is vividly brought to life in Prokofiev's entertaining suite.

April's programme allows the orchestra to tackle two of the greatest "warhorses" of the repertoire: Brahms's Symphony No. 1 and Tchaikovsky's Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet. Much more intimate in scale is Benjamin Britten's Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings, and I am delighted to be able to welcome Yorkshire-born tenor Nicholas Watts and Andrew Littlemore (French horn) to perform this wonderfully evocative song-cycle.

The season closes in a riot of American classics - Gershwin's American in Paris and Copland's Rodeo really give the orchestra a chance to let their hair down!

Being able to present these sorts of large-scale programmes is only possible with the financial support of our donors and patrons, and we are enormously grateful for the continued generous support of Liz and Olaf Arnold, and the Liz and Terry Brammall Foundation.

For the first time we present every concert of the season at St Edmund's Church, Roundhay, and I do hope that you will be able to join us there to enjoy another exciting journey with the Sinfonia of Leeds.

 

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