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Next Concerts
We have two concerts this Saturday featuring the English String Orchestra and English Symphony Orchestra, as different as can be imagined …

ENGLISH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
October 18th at Worcester Cathedral
Donald Hunt– Music Maker

7:30 PM
English Symphony Orchestra
Elgar Chorale
Worcester Cathedral Chamber Choir
Catherine Wyn-Rogers- mezzo
Donald Hunt- conductor

Hunt- A Song of Joy
Vaughan Williams- Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
Elgar- Enigma Variations
Elgar- The Music Makers
Donald Hunt celebrates 40 years of music-making in Worcester with a concert of English Music performed by his own Elgar Chorale, the Cathedral Chamber Choir and long-time collaborators the ESO. Donald has chosen the programme and included his beloved “Music Makers” to conclude it.
Tickets £25, £20, £18, £10, £8
TICKETS ON SALE: Worcester Live Box Office http://www.worcesterlive.co.uk/boxoffice.asp  01905 611427

ENGLISH STRING ORCHESTRA
October 18th at LSO St Luke’s, Old Street, London
Wall of Water

7:30 PM  (Pre-concert talk at 6:30)
English String Orchestra
Harriet Mackenzie violin
Kenneth Woods- principal conductor

Thea Musgrave- Green for String Orchestra
Deborah Pritchard- Violin Concerto “Wall of Water” (World Premiere)
Emily Doolittle- “falling still” for Violin and strings (UK Premiere)
Kaija Saariaho- Terra memoria for String Orchestra (UK Premiere)

Kenneth Woods and the English String Orchestra present an evening of evocative works by leading composers of our time, exploring shared themes of nature and colour. Deborah Pritchard’s new Violin Concerto, “Wall of Water,” modelled on and accompanied by Maggi Hambling’s series of paintings, receives its world-premiere, with soloist Harriet Mackenzie; alongside it will be UK and London premieres of  powerful works by Thea Musgrave, Kaija Saariaho and Emily Doolittle, each of which meditate on shared themes of nature, life-cycles and colour.

Tickets: £14, £10
TICKETS ON SALE http://lso.co.uk/english-string-orchestra

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