15-19 June
Worcester Cathedral

In association with Worcester Cathedral, ESO present a series of concerts to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta, including a series of free lunchtime recitals, appropriately enough beginning at 12:15, and concluding with a concert by the English Symphony Orchestra to round things off.
MONDAY 15th June at 12:15 “Plainsong Plus” – featuring vocal music composed between 1215 and 1415, including some from the Cathedral’s own library. FREE Admission
TUESDAY 16th June at 12:15 “The Golden Age” – English music from the reformation era up to the start of the 17rth century FREE admission
WEDNESDAY 17th June at 12:15 – Prayers for Peace and Freedom – Janine Smith piano and Corinne Frost cello perform music from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries – Amazing Grace via Figaro to Shostakovich! FREE admission
THURSDAY 18th June at 12:15 – America’s March towards Freedom – featuring music from Dvorak in the 19th Century to the present day; a reflection on the evolution of freedom in the US. With ESO chamber group and Matthew Sharp, bass baritone FREE admission



FRIDAY 19th June at 19:30
Beethoven the Revolutionary
English Symphony Orchestra conducted by Kenneth Woods
April Frederick – soprano
Ben Humphrey – voice

MOZART Overture “Marriage of Figaro”
BEETHOVEN Overture and Incidental Music “Egmont”
BEETHOVEN Symphony No 3 “Eroica”

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