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17 February, 2017, Huntingdon Hall- All Singing, All Dancing Gala Launch of ESO as Worcester Live’s Orchestra in Residence

Friday 17 February, 2017 at 7:30 PM
Huntingdon Hall
Gala Launch of New ESO/Worcester Live Orchestra Residency Project

English Symphony Orchestra
Kenneth Woods- Principal Conductor
April Fredrick- Soprano

“All Singing/All Dancing”

April FBrahms Hungarian Dance no. 1 3’
Brahms- Hungarian Dance no. 3 3’
Johann Strauss Jr. – Mein Herr Marquis from Die Fledermaus 4’
Rossini- Una voce poco fa
Johann Strauss Jr- Titsch Tratsch Polka 3’
Brahms- Hungarian Dance no. 5  3’

Interval

Dvorak- Slavonic Dance opus 72 no. 2
Dvorak- Slavonic Dance opus 72 no. 7
Dvorak- “Song to the Moon” from Russalka
Gounod- Jewel Song from Faust
Sibelius- Valse Triste
Johann Strauss Jr- “Saffi’s” Song from The Gypsy Baron
Johann Strauss Jr.- Emperor Waltzes

 

The English Symphony Orchestra, Worcester Live’s new Orchestra in Residence, celebrate their arrival in Huntingdon Hall with a concert overflowing with the spirit of dance, from Dvorak’s rustic Slavonic Dances and Brahms’s soulful Hungarian Dances to Johann Strauss Jr.’s beloved polkas and waltzes. Dynamic diva April Fredrick joins the ESO for a sampling of some of the most beautiful and virtuosic soprano arias ever written. As the International Orchestra of Elgar Country, the ESO has gone from strength to strength under the baton of Kenneth Woods, with featured broadcasts on BBC Radio 3 and Classic FM.
“Electric performances, all” The Sunday Times.

Price: £19, £16.50, Under 16’s £8, Family Ticket £34.50

Tickets available here

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