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Philharmonia Season 2018/19

Welcome to the Philharmonia Orchestra’s 2018/19 season.

Bringing together brilliant artists with some of the greatest music ever written, there is something for everyone to be thrilled, inspired or challenged by in seven concerts and free talks.

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: SCHEHERAZADE
Friday 26 October 7.30pm

THE LORD MAYOR’S CONCERT
Clemens Schuldt conductor
Kit Armstrong piano
AUDIENCE VOTE*
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade

SPIELBERG IN CONCERT
Friday 16 November 7.30pm

Anthony Weeden conductor

SANTTU-MATIAS ROUVALI CONDUCTS STRAUSS
THE DMU CHANCELLOR'S CONCERT
Wednesday 5 December 7.30pm

Santtu-Matias Rouvali conductor
Sophie Bevan soprano
STRAUSS Suite, Der Rosenkavalier
STRAUSS Four Last Songs
STRAUSS Eine Alpensinfonie

ENGLISH FANTASIA 
Saturday 19 January 7.30pm

Martyn Brabbins conductor
Laurent Ben Slimane bass clarinet
ELGAR Introduction and Allegro
GEOFFREY GORDON Prometheus,
Concerto for Bass Clarinet and Orchestra
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Fantasia on a Themeby Thomas Tallis
BRITTEN The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra

SHOSTAKOVICH: SYMPHONY NO. 5
Friday 29 March 7.30pm

Xian Zhang conductor
Alina Pogostkina violin
BRAHMS Violin Concerto
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 5


PAAVO JARVI & VIKTORIA MULLOVA
Sunday 12 May 3pm

Paavo Jarvi conductor
Viktoria Mullova violin
BEETHOVEN Overture, Egmont
PART Fratres
PART Passacaglia
SIBELIUS Serenade No. 2
SIBELIUS Humoresque No. 2
SIBELIUS Humoresque No. 5
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6, Pathétique


TCHAIKOVSKY & BRUCH
Saturday 1 June 7.30pm

Pablo Heras-Casado conductor
Nicola Benedetti violin
MENDELSSOHN Overture, The Hebrides
BRUCH Violin Concerto No. 1
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4

Tickets £37.50 £30.50 £24.50 £18.50 £13.50
NUS/Under 25s £5 (excludes top price tickets)
Half price tickets available for recipients of Pension Credit and Universal Credit



01/06/2019 19:30
Leicester Symphony Orchestra 2018/19 Season

The Leicester Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1922 by Dr (later Sir) Malcolm Sargent, then a local parish organist and chorus master. The orchestra continues the Sargent tradition of recruiting talented local players and bringing to Leicester soloists of international calibre and fame, to give the people of Leicester symphonic music of the highest possible standard. 
 
Sunday 4 November 3pm

John Andrews conductor

CHABRIER Espana*
GLINKA Overture Espagnole*
LALO Symphonie Espagnole*
RIMSKY KORSAKOV Capriccio Espagnole
BIZET Carmen Suite*

*With dancers for full or part of piece

2pm Free pre-concert talk with Miss Ann Oliver MBE


Saturday 9 March 7.30pm

John Andrews conductor
With Leicester Philharmonic Choir

WILLIAMS Star Wars
WILLIAMS ET
WILLIAMS Close Encounters
GOLDSMITH Star Trek
HOLST The Planets - with Leicester Philharmonic Choir

6.30pm Free pre-concert talk

Retiring collection for the Lord Mayor’s Appeal


Sunday 9 June 3pm

John Andrews conductor
Guy Johnston cello

MENDELSSOHN Ruy Blas
ELGAR Cello Concerto
DVORAK New World Symphony

2pm Free pre-concert talk with Guy Johnston


Tickets £19 £16 £12
NUS/Under 25s £5
Family tickets (two adults and up to three children) £35 side/rear circles £25 upper circle
Season subscription tickets available


09/06/2019 15:00
Bardi Wind Orchestra Summer Charity Gala Concert

David Calow conductor

Martin Ballard
from BBC Radio Leicester compere
Jenny Saunders and David Morris vocal soloists

The Bardi Wind Orchestra under conductor David Calow return for their annual De Montfort Hall Summer Charity Gala Concert again in association with Oadby and Wigston Lions Club.

This year the orchestra is proud to be supporting the Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance.
The Sunday afternoon Gala Concert promises to be another feast of popular music for all the family.

Tickets £15 £12.50 £10
Concessions £13.50 £11 £8.50
NUS and 18s and under £3

Family Ticket (two adults and two children) £29 £24 £20
Family Ticket (one adult and three children) £20 £18 £16

16/06/2019 15:00
Leicester Philharmonic Choir

Stephen Bullamore conductor
Instruments of Time and Truth orchestra

MOZART Mass in C Minor
LINLEY Let God Arise

This concert includes works written by two friends, both born in 1756: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Thomas Linley. Linley was only 17 when he composed Let God Arise, while the Mass in C Minor is one of Mozart’s last works written when he was 27.

Inspired by the name of a 1757 Handel oratorio, Instruments of Time and Truth is a period instrument ensemble, which aims to present world-class performances of baroque and classical music.

Tickets £24 £20 £10
Over 60s top price tickets only £22
Under 25s all tickets £5

29/06/2019 19:30
Organ Recital & Concert
An evening of organ and choral classics with the Leicester Cathedral Choir and Leicester Cathedral Chamber Orchestra, including:

Programme to Elegy Thalben-Ball
Carillon de Westminster Vierne
Requiem Faure

Christopher Ouvry-Johns Conductor
David Cowen Organ

Tickets £7.50
Students £5
Children under 16 free with a paying adult

02/07/2019 19:30
NOW That's What I Call The 80s Live

NOW That’s What I Call Music Live is the biggest selling compilation brand in the UK.

For the very first time, sing, dance and party along to all your favourite hits in a live concert celebration of the ultimate iconic 80s album!

Chart topping songs include:
Africa
Take On Me
Red Red Wine
Uptown Girl
Come On Eileen
Living On A Prayer  
Girls Just Want To Have Fun
(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life
Wake Me Up Before You Go Go
Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)
Everybody Wants To Rule The World
I Wanna Dance With Somebody

Performed by a powerhouse live band with sensational singers.

Tickets £42.50 £36.50 £26.50
Groups of 10+ receive 20% off, valid on top two price bands only

15/11/2019 19:30