Orchestra North East Concert March 2020

Orchestra North East Concert March 2020

Orchestra North East Concert

Sunday March 29th 2020 at 3pm.


Prokofiev: Excerpts from the ballet Romeo and Juliet

Shostakovich: Cello Concerto no.1

Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances

Soloist: ChristopherMurray (cello)

Conductor: Michael Bawtree.

Welcoming back conductor Michael Bawtree, the Orchestra presents a concert of music by three outstanding Russian composers from the twentieth century. The programme opens with excerpts from Prokofiev’s stunning ballet, Romeo and Juliet, and we are pleased to have Christopher Murray as our soloist in the exciting First Cello Concerto of Shostakovich. Christopher is a member of the award winning Heath Quartet as well as a being a professor at London’s Guildhall. The programme concludes with Rachmaninov’s dramatic Symphonic Dances, perhaps the nearest hecame to writing for the ballet.

Full details of the concert can be found at www.orchestranortheast.org.uk

IndividualTickets for the concert are available from The Box Office in the Gala TheatreDurham on 03000 266600 or www.galadurham.co.uk

Prices:Adults £16; Concessions £14; £8 students; 17s and under £3 unaccompanied, £1 with an adult.
29 Mar 2020 at 3:00pm
until 29 Mar 2020 at 5:30pm

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