Saturday 2nd June, 2018 at   7.30pm

(pre-concert talk – The A. T. Shaw Lecture at 6 PM)

Worcester Cathedral
8 College Yard, Worcester WR1 2LA

English String Orchestra
Kenneth Woods- Artistic Director
Nicholas Daniel- Oboe

Programme

Elgar- Introduction and Allegro
Vaughan Williams- Oboe Concerto
—Nicholas Daniel-oboe
Elgar arr. Donald Fraser- Songs for Strings
Elgar arr. David Matthews- String Quartet


TICKETS: £10-22 (%10 Discount for ESO Friends and Elgar Society Members)

Book online via Worcester Live
Phone Booking  01905 611427
In person at the Huntingdon Hall Box office CrownGate Worcester, WR1 2ES

Programme

Elgar- Introduction and Allegro
Vaughan Williams- Oboe Concerto
—Nicholas Daniel-oboe
Elgar arr. Donald Fraser- Songs for Strings
Elgar arr. David Matthews- String Quartet

A celebration of the glorious tradition of English string orchestra music with Elgar at the heart of it all, his influence on today’s leading composers showcased in the concert’s second half.

Elgar’s moving and virtuosic masterpiece, Introduction and Allegro, opens the concert which continues with a performance of Vaughan Williams beloved Oboe Concerto with Britain’s leading oboe virtuoso, Nicholas Daniel. The second half of the concert continues with the premiere of Donald Fraser’s adaption of Elgar’s Songs for Strings, a project instigated and inspired by the ESO’s former Principal Guest Conductor, Yehudi Menuhin. Finally, David Matthews’ hugely praised string orchestra  of the Elgar String Quartet brings this gala celebration of Elgar’s legacy to a thrilling close.

Part of the Elgar Festival. Learn more at elgarfestival.org


TICKETS: £10-22 (%10 Discount for ESO Friends and Elgar Society Members)

Book online via Worcester Live
Phone Booking  01905 611427
In person at the Huntingdon Hall Box office CrownGate Worcester, WR1 2ES

 

 

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