Thursday 16 October, 2008
Cadogan Hall, London 7.30pm
English Sinfonia Gala Concert
Janice Graham violin/director
Geoffrey Alexander conductor
Geoffrey Alexander: Still Life Fast Moving*
Holst: St. Paul's Suite
Adrian Munsey: Requiem
Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
Holst: Song of the Night
Haydn: Symphony No.92 in G 'Oxford'
* London Premiere conducted by the composer.
English Sinfonia make a welcome return to the London stage. From the hip, minimalist rhythms of the opening fanfare to the crisp wit of Haydn at his best, this eclectic programme is typical of an artistic policy that is winning them an ever-wider following.
As a special addition, Graham and Alexander will give the first performance of Towards The Dawn, their new single in aid of Breakthrough Breast Cancer, released on September 29th.
Tickets £30, £25, £18, £10 (concessions available)
Cadogan Hall Box Office 020 7730 4500