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Oct 18, 19

Le Nouveau Siècle, Lille

Chopin concerto pour piano No1- Hors les murs
Tippett, Concerto for Double String Orchestra
Chopin, Piano Concerto no. 1 in E minor, Op.11
Chopin, Berceuse in D flat major, Op.57
Chopin, Barcarolle in F sharp major, Op.60
Chopin, Nocturne in C sharp minor, "Lento Con Gran Espressione", Op. posth, B 49
Elgar, Enigma Variations on an Original Theme for Orchestra, Op.36
Lucas Debargue, Piano
Sir Roger Norrington, Conductor
Sat 20 Oct at 19:30

Lighthouse, Poole

Britten, Elgar, Parry, Holst, Jenkins
Britten, The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34 (Theme and fugue)
Elgar, Other (Nimrod and Finale)
Parry, I was glad
Holst, The Planets, Op.32: no. 4 "Jupiter"
Jenkins, The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace
Bournemouth Symphony Chorus
Wessex Youth Orchestra
Sat 20 Oct at 19:30

Ely Cathedral, Ely

Everyone Sang
Elgar, Give Unto the Lord (Psalm 29) for choir and orchestra, Op.74
Finzi, Welcome sweet and sacred feast, Op.27 no.3
Finzi, Five Bagatelles, Op.23 (Clarinet Solo)
Holst, Two Psalms for chorus, string orchestra & organ
Parnell, Everyone Sang (First performance)
Vaughan Williams, 5 Mystical Songs
Rutter, The Lord is my Light and my Salvation
Handel, Zadok the Priest, HWV 258: God save the King
Andrew Parnell, Conductor
Jonathan Midgley, Baritone
Koren Wilmer, Clarinet
Edmund Aldhouse, Organ
Ely Choral Society
Sun 21 Oct at 11:00
Kian Soltani in Elgar's Cello Concerto
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Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Tchaikovsky, The Tempest, Symphonic Fantasia in F minor, Op.18
Kian Soltani, Cello
Residentie Orkest
Antony Hermus, Conductor
Sun 21 Oct at 15:00
Autumn in Malvern Festival

Malvern College: The Great Hall, Malvern

Aldwyn Voices
Elgar, Violin Sonata in E minor, Op.82
Works by Tallis
Works by Vaughan Williams
Works by Elgar
Works by Parry
Works by Day
Aldwyn Voices
Miriam Kramer, Violin
Nicholas Durcan, Piano
Sun 21 Oct at 11:00

Britten Studio, Snape

Britten & Elgar
Britten, String Quartet no. 1, Op.25
Elgar, Piano Quintet in A minor, Op.84
Doric String Quartet
Alasdair Beatson, Piano
Sun 21 Oct at 16:00

Maison de la radio:Auditorium, Paris

Philhar' Intime, Elgar – Williams
Vaughan Williams, Phantasy Quintet
Elgar, Quintet for Piano and Strings in A minor
Cyril Baleton, Violin
Arno Madoni, Violin
Anne-Michèle Lienard, Viola
Sophie Groseil, Viola
Karine Jean-Baptiste, Cello
Nicolas Hodges, Piano
Musiciens de l'Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France
Mon 22 Oct at 19:30

Royal Northern College of Music: Concert Hall, Manchester

Manchester Chamber Concerts Society
Britten, Suite for violin and piano, Op.6
Elgar, Violin Sonata in E minor, Op.82
Ysaÿe, Violin Sonata no. 2 in A minor, Op.27 no.2
Franck, Violin Sonata in A major
Liza Ferschtman, Violin
Martin Roscoe, Piano
Tue 23 Oct at 20:00

Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin

Modern Kazakh Culture in a Global World…
Modern Kazakh Culture in a Global World…
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Vivaldi, The Four Seasons
Sagyrbaev, Balbyraun (transcription by B. Mynbayev)
Müller, Canto, for string orchestra
Rossini, Andante and Variations for clarinet and orchestra
Elgar, Serenade in E minor for string orchestra, Op.20
Shygayuly, Kerogly
Kazakh Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra
Lara St. John, Violin
Bekturgan Zholaman, Clarinet
Erbolat Akhmedyarov, Conductor
Oct 23, 24

Konzerthaus, Dortmund

2. Philharmonisches Konzert
Sibelius, The Oceanides symphonic poem for orchestra, (Aallottaret) Op.73
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Sibelius, Symphony no. 7 in C major, Op.105
Franziska Batzdorf, Cello
Dortmund Philharmonic Orchestra
Daniel Blendulf, Conductor
Wed 24 Oct at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Elgar, Gurney, Bingham and more
Elgar, They are at rest
Gurney, Since I believe in God
Gurney, By a Bierside
Gurney, In Flanders
Bingham, A Walk With Ivor Gurney
Howells, Take him, earth, for cherishing
Gurney, Sleep
Parry, Songs of Farewell
Schoenberg, Friede auf Erden, Op.13
Dame Sarah Connolly, Mezzo-soprano
Tenebrae
Nigel Short, Conductor
Eugene Asti, Piano
Thu 25 Oct at 19:30

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Modern Kazakh Culture in a Global World…
Modern Kazakh Culture in a Global World…
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Serkebayev, Kui Shalkyma
Shildebayev, Karakemer, Kasachisches Lied für Violine solo
Rossini, Variations for clarinet and small orchestra
Elgar, Serenade in E minor for string orchestra, Op.20
Vivaldi, Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione, Op.8 no. 1-4 (The Four Seasons)
Kazakh Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra
Yerbolat Ahmedyarov, Conductor
Lara St. John, Violin
Bekturgan Zholaman, Clarinet
Thu 25 Oct at 19:30

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

© The Hallé
The Hallé - Elgar's Second Symphony
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Strauss R., Don Quixote, Op.35
Elgar, Symphony no. 2 in E flat major, Op.63
Sir Mark Elder, Conductor
Nicholas Trygstad, Cello
Timothy Pooley, Viola
Thu 25 Oct at 21:30

St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

Allegri Miserere by candlelight
Manolo, da Rold, Vi Adoro
Grieg, Ave Maris Stella
Gesualdo, O vos omnes
Parsons, Ave Maria
Poulenc, Videntes stellam
Elgar, My Love Dwelt in a Northern Land - part-songs, Op.18 no.3
Stanford, Beati Quorum Via, Op.38 no.3
Britten, Hymn to the Virgin
Stanford, The Blue Bird, Op.119/iii
Allegri, Miserere Mei
Sandstrom, Det är en ros utsprungen
Rachmaninov, Vespers (Bogoroditsye Dyevo), Op.37: Ave Maria
I Dodici
Gabriel Chernick, Conductor
Fri 26 Oct at 13:00

Jerwood Hall, LSO St Lukes, London

Nash Ensemble: War's Embers
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Delius, Air and Dance for Strings (Arr Fenby)
Elgar, Sospiri for string orchestra and harp, Op.70
Vaughan Williams, Romance for viola and piano
Bliss, Conversations, for woodwinds and strings, Op.15
Gurney, Ludlow and Teme
Nash Ensemble
Fri 26 Oct at 19:30

Cadogan Hall, London

Modern Kazakh Culture in a Global World…
Modern Kazakh Culture in a Global World…
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Sagyrbaev, Balbyraun
Müller, Canto, for string orchestra
Rossini, Prelude, Theme and Variations
Elgar, Serenade in E minor for string orchestra, Op.20
Shygayuly, Dauletkerey, Kerogly
Vivaldi, Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione, Op.8 no. 1-4 (The Four Seasons)
Kazakh Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra
Erbolat Akhmedyarov, Conductor
Lara St. John, Violin
Bekturgan Zholaman, Clarinet
Sat 27 Oct at 19:30

St Botolph without Bishopsgate, London

Chilcott My Heart's Friend
Stanford, Caelos ascendit hodie
Wood, Hail, gladdening light
Elgar, Lux Aeterna (arr. John Cameron)
Jenkins, Exsultate Jubilate
Jenkins, The Armed Man: Agnus Dei
Chilcott, The Isle is Full of Noises
Hamilton, Caliban's Song
Chilcott, The lily and the rose
McCartney, Honey Pie (arr. Martin Pickard)
Gilkyson, Terry, Other (arr. Nicholas Hare)
Rutter, 5 Chilhood Lyrics: The Owl and the Pussycat
Rutter, It was a lover and his lass
Chilcott, Sun, moon, sea and stars: My Heart's Friend
Chydenius, Deep in the Night
Applebaum, Bob, As the world turns
Rodgers, Blue Moon (arr. David Blackwell)
Gjeilo, Northern Lights
Dunford, Michael, Northern Lights
Shanklin, Chanson d'amour (arr. Paul Hart)
Joel, And so it goes (arr. Bob Chilcott)
Loesser, Sit down, you’re rockin’ the boat (arr. Graystone Ives)
Works by Lojeski, Ed
Maidstone Singers
Kathryn Ridgeway, Conductor
Notability
Lesley Cavanagh, Piano
Denise Jones, Conductor
Sun 28 Oct at 19:30

St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, London

Parry and Beyond
Parry, My soul there is a country
Stanford, The Blue Bird, Op.119/iii
Stanford, Heraclitus, Op.110 no.4
Elgar, As Torrents in Summer
Vaughan Williams, Five English Folksongs
Ireland, The Hills
Gregson, The Sad Tale of Barbara Allen
Skempton, He wishes for the Cloths of Heaven
Weir, The Song Sung True
The Addison Singers Chamber Choir
Edward Kemp-Luck, Piano
David Wordsworth, Conductor
Tue 30 Oct at 15:00
Elgar, Cockaigne (In London Town) - overture for orchestra, Op.40
Falla, Noches en los Jardines de España (Nights in the gardens of Spain)
Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade, symphonic suite, Op.35
London Phoenix Orchestra
Nov 01, 02, 03, 06

Symphony Hall, Boston

Andris Nelsons conducts Haydn, Turnage and Elgar
Haydn, Symphony no. 93 in D major
Turnage, Remembering
Elgar, Enigma Variations on an Original Theme for Orchestra, Op.36
Andris Nelsons, Conductor
Nov 01, 02, 03, 04 mat

Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas

Copland Appalachian Spring
Copland, Appalachian Spring: Suite
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, Op.19
Elgar, Enigma Variations on an Original Theme for Orchestra, Op.36
Jonathan Biss, Piano
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
David Zinman, Conductor
Thu 1 Nov at 19:30

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Ravel/Elgar/Stravinsky
Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Stravinsky, Petrushka Suite (1947 version)
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Cello
BBC Philharmonic
Joana Carneiro, Conductor
Fri 2 Nov at 13:00

Jerwood Hall, LSO St Lukes, London

Ashley Wass: War's Embers
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Bridge, 3 Miniature Pastorals, Set 1 no. 3, H.127
Bax, Dream in Exile
Elgar, The Sanguine Fan, Op.81: Echo's Dance
Bridge, Sonata for Solo Piano, H.160
Ashley Wass, Piano
Fri 2 Nov at 19:00

Music Centre / Musiikkitalo: Concert Hall, Helsinki

Great compositions
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 1 in C major, Op.15
Elgar, Symphony no. 1 in A flat major, Op.55
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
Domingo Hindoyan, Conductor
Jeremy Denk, Piano
Fri 2 Nov at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

BBC Symphony Orchestra / Nesterowicz
Elgar, Polonia Symphonic Prelude for orchestra, Op.76
Paderewski, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.17
Szymański, New work (World première)
Lutosławski, Symphony no. 1
Michał Nesterowicz, Conductor
Janina Fialkowska, Piano
Sat 3 Nov at 19:00

Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh

To Absent Friends
Bruckner, Os justi meditabitur, motet, WAB 30
Ponniah, Ben, I will lift up mine eyes
Poulenc, Salve Regina
Poulenc, Exultate Deo, FP109
Lane, Jonathan, If I should go
Vaughan Williams, Valiant for truth
Berkeley, Farewell
Parry, My soul there is a country
Parry, There is an old belief
Murray Mitchell, Stuart, Mo nighean dubh
Murray Mitchell, Stuart, Loch Lomond
Paulus, The Road Home
Bennett, A Good Night
Elgar, They are at rest
Holst, Nunc dimittis
Vox Coelestis
Sat 3 Nov at 19:30

Tank Museum, Wareham

Rule, Britannia!
Jenkins, The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace
Arne, Rule, Britannia!
Elgar, Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D Major, Op.39
Parry, Jerusalem
Parry, I was glad
Works by Britten
Questa Voce
Questa Musica
Sat 3 Nov at 19:30

Reading University Great Hall, Reading

We Who Are Left
Finzi, Requiem da Camera
Holst, Ode to Death, H.144, Op.38
Holst I., Three Psalms
Dyson, Hierusalem
Elgar, Sospiri for string orchestra and harp, Op.70
Reading Bach Choir
Sat 3 Nov at 19:30

St Peter's Church, Belper

British Sacred Music from the 20th Century
Britten, Rejoice in the Lamb for soloists, chorus and organ, Op.30
Elgar, Give Unto the Lord (Psalm 29) for choir and orchestra, Op.74
Elgar, Pie Jesu (revised 1902 as Ave Verum Corpus), Op.2 no.1
Dove, Seek Him that Maketh the Seven Stars
Dove, Bless the Lord, O my soul
MacMillan, Strathclyde Motets Set 2: O Radiant Dawn
Malcolm Goldring, Conductor
Tom Corfield, Organ
Sun 4 Nov at 15:00

St David's Hall, Cardiff

WNO Orchestra
WNO Orchestra
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Rossini, Guillaume Tell (William Tell): Overture
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Janáček, The Cunning Little Vixen
Janáček, Sinfonietta, Op.60
Tomáš Hanus, Conductor
Narek Hakhnazaryan, Cello
Gustáv Beláček, Bass
Mon 5 Nov at 19:30

Huddersfield University: St Paul's Hall, Huddersfield

Huddersfield Music Society Centenary Concert , Bridge Quartet, Charles Daniels and Michael Dussek
Butterworth, Suite for String Quartet
Butterworth, Bredon Hill
Butterworth, On the Idle Hill of Summer
Butterworth, With Rue my Heart is laden
Gurney, Severn Meadows
Gurney, The cloths of heaven
Gurney, By a Bierside
Elgar, Piano Quintet in A minor, Op.84
Vaughan Williams, On Wenlock Edge
The Bridge Quartet
Charles Daniels, Tenor
Michael Dussek, Piano
Tue 6 Nov at 19:30

Cadogan Hall, London

Musical Landscapes
Musical Landscapes
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Elgar, In the South (Alassio) - Concert Overture for orchestra, Op.50
Vaughan Williams, Oboe Concerto in A minor
Sibelius, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.43
Jac van Steen, Conductor
Johnny Roberts, Oboe
Nov 07 mat, 08, 11

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

The Hallé - Elgar, Mendelssohn and Wagner
The Hallé - Elgar, Mendelssohn and Wagner
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Elgar, In the South (Alassio) - Concert Overture for orchestra, Op.50
Mendelssohn, Piano Concerto no. 1 in G minor, Op.25
Wagner, Lohengrin: prelude to Act 1
Wagner, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Act 3
Sir Mark Elder, Conductor
Francesco Piemontesi, Piano
Thu 8 Nov at 19:30

Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

Elgar Cello Concerto
Elgar Cello Concerto
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Carpenter, Willie Stock
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin (With Hesketh new movements)
Ravel, La Valse, for orchestra
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Cello
Andrew Manze, Conductor
Nov 09, 10 mat, eve, 11

St George's Church, Clun, Shrewsbury

Voices from Darkness
Butterworth, Love Blows as the Wind Blows
Ravel, String Quartet in F major
Elgar, Piano Quintet in A minor, Op.84
Clarke, Piano Trio
Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin
Butterworth, Suite for String Quartet
Gretel Dowdeswell, Piano
Giles Underwood, Bass
Pavlo Beznosiuk, Violin
Richard Tunnicliffe, Cello
Luba Tunnicliffe, Viola
Oliver Cave, Violin
John Kirkpatrick, Accordion
Sat 10 Nov at 18:00

St Paul's Church, Wokingham

Remembrance – Music for Choir & Strings
Beethoven, Elegischer Gesang (Elegiac Song), Op.118
Elgar, Serenade in E minor for string orchestra, Op.20
Mozart, Motet in D, "Ave verum Corpus", K618
Skempton, Expectancy, SATB and string quartet
Tippett, A Child of our Time: Five negro spirituals
Singhealthy Wokingham
Berkshire Maestros Camerata
Sat 10 Nov at 19:30

G Live, Guildford

A Concert for Peace - commemorating the end of World War 1
Jenkins, The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace (Excerpts )
Holst, The Planets, Op.32 (Excerpts)
Elgar, Enigma Variations: Nimrod
Fauré, Requiem: In paradisum
Davies, Short requiem in memory of those fallen in the war
Tippett, Child of Our Time: Deep River
Tippett, Steal Away
Williams, Film music from Saving Private Ryan: Hymn to the Fallen
Rodgers, Carousel: You'll never walk alone
Monk, Eventide ("Abide with me")
Parry, I was glad
Vivace Chorus
Friary Guildford Band
Keith, Penelope, Actor
Jeremy Backhouse, Conductor
Sat 10 Nov at 19:30

Trinity Church, Nether Street, London

Dona Nobis Pacem
Duruflé, Requiem
Elgar, They are at rest
Howells, Take him, earth, for cherishing
Finzi, Lo, the full final Sacrifice, Op.26
Finchley Chamber Choir
David Lardi, Conductor
Sat 10 Nov at 19:30

St James's Church, Piccadilly, London

We Will Remember
Elgar, Chanson de Matin
Vaughan Williams, The Lark Ascending
Jenkins, No Man's Land for double bass and strings with English, French, German and Russian poems
Baldock, Sydney C., Angels of Mons
Kreisler, Praeludium and Allegro
Hindemith, Five Pieces for String Orchestra, Op.44 no.4
Jenkins, Selections of Popular Tunes from the Great War
Chamber Ensemble of London
Peter Fisher, Conductor
Chris West, Double Bass
Sat 10 Nov at 19:30

Central Hall, Southampton

Elgar, Ravel, Elkington, Vaughan Williams
Elgar, In the South (Alassio) - Concert Overture for orchestra, Op.50
Ravel, Piano Concerto in D major for the left hand
Elkington, Out of the Mist
Vaughan Williams, Symphony no. 4 in F minor
City of Southampton Orchestra
Nikola Avramovic, Piano
Toby Purser, Conductor
Sat 10 Nov at 19:30

East Barnet School, Barnet

In Paradisum
Duruflé, Requiem
Vaughan Williams, Dona nobis pacem
Elgar, They are at rest
Emily Armour, Soprano
Angus McPhee, Baritone
Barnet Choral Society
Forest Philharmonic
Richard Brain, Conductor
Sat 10 Nov at 19:45

Langley Park Boys School: Centre for the Performing Arts, Beckenham

Bromley Symphony Orchestra - Armistice Centenary Concert
Brahms, Tragische Ouverture - Tragic Overture for Orchestra, Op.81
Butterworth, A Shropshire Lad, rhapsody for string orchestra
Ravel, Piano Concerto in D major for the left hand (Soloist Nicholas McCarthy)
Elgar, Symphony no. 2 in E flat major, Op.63
Adrian Brown, Conductor
Andrew Laing, Violin
Nicholas McCarthy, Piano
Sun 11 Nov at 16:00

Lighthouse, Poole

Always Remembered
Always Remembered
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Holst, The Planets Op.32: no.1 "Mars"
Vaughan Williams, The Lark Ascending
Fauré, Requiem: In paradisum
Jenkins, The Armed Man: Benedictus
Elgar, Enigma Variations: Nimrod
Bournemouth Symphony Chorus
David Hill, Conductor
Sun 11 Nov at 17:00
Britten, Sinfonia da Requiem, Op.20
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Vaughan Williams, Dona nobis pacem
Royal Orchestral Society
The London Chorus
Tim Hugh, Cello
Nicola Ihnatowicz, Soprano
Peter Brooke, Bass-baritone
Orlando Jopling, Cello
Sun 11 Nov at 18:00

Cadogan Hall, London

Armistice Day – 100 Years On with the Royal Choral Society & London Philharmonic Orchestra
Armistice Day – 100 Years On with the Royal Choral Society & London Philharmonic Orchestra
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Elgar, The Apostles, Op.49: The Spirit of the Lord
Ireland, Greater Love
Elgar, Enigma Variations on an Original Theme for Orchestra, Op.36
Vaughan Williams, Dona nobis pacem
Royal Choral Society
Kate Royal, Soprano
Dominic Sedgwick, Bass
Richard Cooke, Conductor
Paul McGann, Narrator
Sun 11 Nov at 15:30

St Nicholas' Chapel, Kings Lynn

Butterworth, Coles, bliss, elgar, beethoven
Butterworth, The Banks of Green Willow
Coles, Behind the Lines (2 Cortege)
Bliss, Things to Come
Elgar, Sospiri for string orchestra and harp, Op.70
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Norfolk Symphony Orchestra
King's Lynn Festival Chorus
Thu 15 Nov at 19:00

Kodály Center: Concert Hall, Pécs

Autumn Serenade
Bernstein, Candide: overture
Bernstein, Serenade after Plato's "Symposium", for solo violin, strings, harp, and percussion
Elgar, Symphony no. 2 in E flat major, Op.63
Pannon Philharmonic Orchestra
Giovanni Guzzo, Violin
Howard Williams, Conductor
Thu 15 Nov at 19:30

Petersfield Festival Hall, Petersfield

Petersfield Orchestra WW1 Commemoration Concert 15.11.18
Holst, A Somerset Rhapsody, Op.21 no.2
Butterworth, The Banks of Green Willow
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Vaughan Williams, Symphony no. 3, "Pastoral"
Petersfield Orchestra
Mark Biggins, Conductor
Joy Lisney, Cello
Raphaela Papadakis, Soprano
Thu 15 Nov at 19:30

Middlesbrough Town Hall, Middlesbrough

Royal Northern Sinfonia – ‘Fantasy’
Holst I., Phantasy Quartet
Britten, Phantasy String Quintet in F minor, Op.2
Purcell, Fantasies: various
Elgar, String Quartet in E minor, Op.83
Principal Players of Royal Northern Sinfonia
Fri 16 Nov at 19:30

Portsmouth Guildhall, Portsmouth

Smooth Classics II
Smooth Classics II
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Mozart, Serenade no. 13 in G major, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik", K525
Elgar, Enigma Variations: Nimrod
Sibelius, Valse triste, Op.44 no.1
Satie, Gymnopédie no. 1
Anna Fedorova, Piano