ESO LvB 250

 

2020 Marks the 250th Anniversary of the birth of one of the greatest creative artists who ever lived, Ludwig van Beethoven.

Throughout the year, the English Symphony Orchestra will be celebrating his music and his legacy with a series of concerts showcasing his most groundbreaking orchestral works.

We’ll also be presenting blog posts, video interviews, vlogs and more. Watch this space!

 

Concert Highlights include:

Friday 31st January at 7.30pm

Routh Hall, Bromsgrove School, Worcester Road, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B61 7DU

English Symphony Orchestra
Isata Kanneh-Mason piano

Kenneth Woods conductor

Ruth Gipps Cringlemire Garden, Impression for String Orchestra, Op. 39
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3
Beethoven Symphony No. 7

Saturday 1st February at 7.30pm

Shirehall, St Peters Square, Hereford, HR1 2HX

English Symphony Orchestra
Isata Kanneh-Mason piano
Kenneth Woods conductor

Mendelssohn Die Schöne Melusine (The Fair Melusine)
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3
Beethoven Symphony No. 8


Saturday 14th March at 7.30pm

Great Malvern Priory, Church Street, Malvern, WR14 2AY

English Symphony Orchestra
Maja Bogdanovic cello
Kenneth Woods conductor

Adrian Williams Russells’ Elegy
Haydn Cello Concerto in C major
Beethoven Symphony No. 1


Sunday 5th April at 3.30pm

Shirehall, St Peters Square, Hereford, HR1 2HX

English Symphony Orchestra
Alexander Sitkovetsky violin
Kenneth Woods / Michael Karcher-Young conductors
Herefordshire Youth Orchestra

Adrian Williams Three Gifts
Beethoven Violin Concerto
Dvořák Symphony No. 9 ‘From the New World’


Wednesday 29th July at 12:30pm

Three Choirs Festival
Kidderminster Town Hall, Vicar St, Kidderminster DY10 1DB

English Symphony Orchestra
Kenneth Woods, conductor

Emily Doolittle green/blue
James Francis Brown Symphony No. 1 (World Premiere, part of the 21st Century Symphony Project)
Beethoven Symphony No. 7


Saturday 17th October at 7:30pm

Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, WR1 2LA

English Symphony Orchestra
Kenneth Woods, conductor

40th Anniversary Concert

Beethoven Symphony No. 9
additional works TBC


Friday 20th November at 7:30

Cheltenham Town Hall

English Symphony Ochestra
Sarah Beth Briggs, piano

Philip Sawyers  The Valley of Vision
Mozart  Piano Concerto No. 22 in E-flat Major, K482
Beethoven  Symphony No. 6 “Pastoral”

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