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ENGLISH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCLUDE ACCLAIMED STORYTELLING SERIES WITH TWO BELOVED TALES BY THE BROTHERS GRIMM

The English Symphony Orchestra (ESO) will complete their ground-breaking series of new storytelling works for narrator and orchestra in April with the world premiere broadcasts of two of the most popular stories by the Brothers Grimm: Hansel and Gretel (music by Thomas Kraines) narrated by Henry Goodman, and The Bremen Town Musicians (music by Kile Smith) narrated by Gemma Whelan.

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English Symphony Orchestra present Steven R. Gerber – A Composer Portrait

The English Symphony Orchestra’s Music from Wyastone series of virtual concerts, hailed by the critics as “one of the most innovative initiatives of the Covid era” continues on the 26th of February with the first of several planned Composer Portrait concerts focusing on the work of the American composer Steven R. Gerber, who passed away in 2015.

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“Inspired by Mahler”:   A celebration of the Lost Generation of composers who found inspiration in Mahler’s life and music

The English Symphony Orchestra’s acclaimed Music from Wyastone series of virtual concerts continues on the 27th of January with a celebration of the music of some of the leading composers of the generation of musicians inspired by the life and music of Gustav Mahler, including Mieczysław Weinberg, Erwin Schulhoff and Viktor Ullmann. The ESO’s Artistic Director, Kenneth Woods, conducts and is joined by violin soloist Zoë Beyers and soprano April Fredrick.

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