Emily Doolittle Woodwings (premiere) 11′
Steve Elcock Symphony No 8 (premiere) 20′
Beethoven Symphony No 7 35′
English Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Kenneth Woods
Available at 3choirs.org
Beethoven’s visionary seventh symphony is the sprightly conclusion to this concert featuring the English Symphony Orchestra’s latest premiere in a commissioning cycle championing today’s most exciting symphonists. Steve Elcock’s music is characterised by vivid orchestrations and a sweeping emotional range rooted in symphonic tradition, and yet entirely distinctive.