Orchestra of the Swan: English Genius

February 16, 2018 6:45 pm (past)

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Ireland A Downland Suite Matthew Taylor Horn Concerto Britten Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge Francesca Moore-Bridger - horn David Curtis - conductor A horn concerto that, “draws its wellsprings of inspiration from the great symphonic tradition with considerable inventive flair, economy of thought and wit" (Gramophone Review) is performed by OOTS principal horn. This is matched with an Ireland masterpiece originally for brass band, later arranged for string orchestra, and ends with the work which catapulted Britten onto the international scene. The first in OOTS’ Spring 2018 season of four concerts at Number 8. Tickets: £15.50 (buy all 4 and save 20%) 2hrs (inc interval)