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Bardi Symphony Orchestra 2018/19 Season
Bardi Symphony Orchestra 2018/19 Season

Welcome to the Bardi Symphony Orchestra's 2018/19 season. Formed in 1986 by founder Dr Andrew Constantine the Bardi Symphony Orchestra derives its name from the Italian Count Giovanni Bardi who was associated with new ideas and approaches to the performance of music in the sixteenth century.

Saturday 10 November 7.30pm

Claus Efland
Ilona Domnich, Mark Milhofer and Malachy Frame soloists
With Leicester Philharmonic Choir, Leicester Bach Choir and Leicestershire Chorale

BRITTEN War Requiem

To commemorate the centenary of the ending of the Great War, the Bardi is joined by Leicestershire’s three leading choirs in a performance of Benjamin Britten’s powerfully moving War Requiem.

Sunday 17 February 3pm

Claus Efland conductor

JOHANN STRAUSS I & II Waltzes, Polkas, Marches
SCHUBERT Symphony No.8 ‘Unfinished’
VON SUPPE Light Cavalry overture

Vienna is celebrated in style by the Bardi in music by Johann Strauss father and son, including the Radetsky March and The Blue Danube Waltz. Schubert’s Eighth Symphony, his ‘Unfinished’ and the rousing Light Cavalry overture are also in the programme.

Sunday 24 March 3pm

Claus Efland conductor
TCHAIKOVSKY 2nd Act The Nutcracker

Following the successful collaboration with the Bardi last season, in Stravinsky’s ballet The Firebird, Dance Activate return in a Ballet Gala Concert which includes the second act of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker.

Sunday 19 May 3pm

Claus Efland conductor
Katya Apekisheva piano

SIBELIUS Karelia Suite
RACHMANINOV Paganini Variations
NIELSEN Symphony No.5

Russian-born Pianist Katya Apekisheva makes a welcome return in a performance of Rachmaninov’s famous Paganini Variations while Sibelius’s popular Karelia Suite and Nielsen’s powerful Fifth Symphony complete the Bardi’s final concert of the season.

Tickets £18 £16 £11
Concessions £16.50 £14.50 £90.50
NUS/Under 16s £3
Season subscriptions available

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