Sunday 15 March 3pm BARDI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA FAMILY CONCERT
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 ELGAR CONCERT
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.