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Bardi Symphony Orchestra 2019/20 Season

Sunday 15 March 3pm

Richard Laing guest conductor and host
Stephen Calow tuba
Tom Redmond from BBC Radio 3 Compere & Narrator

Join the Bardi in a fantastic family-friendly afternoon concert to hear all about the instruments of the Symphony Orchestra!

A feast of popular classical and film music with Guest Conductor Richard Laing and young local Tuba soloist Stephen Calow. To take us through the instruments of the symphony orchestra the afternoon will be hosted and narrated by the very popular presenter and animateur Tom Redmond from BBC Radio 3.

The concert will include Benjamin Britten’s brilliant Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra and George Kleinsinger‘s Tubby the Tuba, both with Tom as our narrator. Two wonderful musical masterpieces for all ages!

A concert for all the family, and especially for all you budding young musicians. Don’t miss it!

Minimum age 5+ please

Pre-concert talk at 2pm

Sunday 17 May 3pm

Claus Efland conductor
Lydia Shelley cello

ELGAR Serenade for Strings
ELGAR Cello  Concerto
ELGAR Symphony No.1

Pre-concert talk at 2pm

The Bardi’s De Montfort Hall season finale sees three works showing different sides of one of England’s greatest composers, Sir Edward Elgar. The first half has the delightful String Serenade contrasting strongly with the passionate and powerful Cello Concerto. The mighty First Symphony brings the concert to a magnificent conclusion with one of Elgar’s most inspired themes.

Tickets £19 £17 £12
Concessions £17.50 £15.50 £10.50
Under 18s NUS £3


17/05/2020 15:00
Leicester Symphony Orchestra 2019/20 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 23 February 3pm
Rainer meets the LSO

Join comedian and conductor Rainer Hersch as he does his best to direct the Leicester Symphony Orchestra! Expect the 1812 Overture, Bizet Carmen Overture, Ravel Bolero plus more fun and tricks than a conductor can wave a stick at.

In association with Leicester Comedy Festival.

Sunday 7 June 3pm
Leicester Symphony Orchestra

John Andrews conductor
Fenella Humphries soloist

NIELSEN Helios Overture
SIBELIUS Violin Concerto
BRAHMS 2nd Symphony

Free pre-concert talk at 2pm with the soloist

Tickets £19 £15
Under 25s NUS £5 Family £35
All 3 LSO concerts £50 £38 Groups buy 10 get 1 free

07/06/2020 15:00
Leicester Philharmonic Choir

Leicester Philharmonic Choir

Saturday 17 October 2020

Stephen Bullamore
David Briggs organ
Rebecca Hepple white cello
Samantha Lewis mezzo-soprano
Benjamin Bevan baritone

Louis Vierne: Messe Solennelle
Maurice Durufle: Requiem

Tickets £24 £20 £10
Under 25s £5

17/10/2020 to 24/04/2021