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Best of British | Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

When
Friday March 15, 2019 at 19:30
Where
The Marina Theatre, Lowestoft
Tickets
£27.50- £32.50; concession: £27.50 – £30.50; under 21’ £10; group rates from £26
Phone for tickets: 01502 533200
Tickets "at the door" - until sold out
  1. A Celebration Overture - Nigel Hess
  2. The Walk to the Paradise Garden - Frederick Delius
  3. The Lark Ascending Op 50 - Ralph Vaughan Williams
  4. Spitfire Prelude and Fugue - Sir William Walton
  5. Palladio - Sir Karl Jenkins
  6. Variations on an original theme, 'Enigma' Op 36 - Sir Edward Elgar

Embracing British music in all its rich and diverse range, conductor Stephen Bell leads you on a journey through green and pleasant lands in a concert that celebrates some of the country’s finest music. Vaughan Williams’s The Lark Ascending, with its lyrical and soaring violin line, features alongside the blazing fanfares and noble themes of Walton’s Spitfire Prelude and Fugue and Karl Jenkins’s inspired Palladio for string orchestra.

Elgar’s ever popular, and quintessentially English ‘Enigma’ Variations provides a fantastic finish to this performance. A landmark piece not just for Elgar, but for British music, Elgar wrote his Variations in dedication to a number of dear friends, with one theme left unnamed, adding to the work’s mystery and intrigue.

A pre-show talk with conductor Stephen Bell will take place in the auditorium at 6.30pm for all ticket holders.


Venue
The Marina Theatre
The Marina
Lowestoft
Suffolk
NR32 1HH
England
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