Tickets on sale Monday 22 November 10am
Beethoven Symphony No.6, Awakening of happy feelings upon arrival in the countryside 10′
Lili Boulanger orch. Ben Palmer D’un matin de printemps 5′
Beethoven Symphony No.6, Scene by the brook 11′
Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending 13′
Vaughan Williams The Wasps: Overture 9′
Vivaldi The Four Seasons: Spring 10′
Beethoven Symphony No.6, Peasants’ merry-making; Thunderstorm; Shepherds’ song, happiness and thanksgiving after the storm 18′
Ben Palmer conductor | Kristine Balanas violin
The natural world has inspired many composers, from Beethoven to Vivaldi, and this concert offers a collection of much-loved pastoral-themed masterpieces. Ben Palmer will lead the performance of all five movements from Beethoven’s Sixth Symphony, interspersed with Lili Boulanger’s charming D’un matin de printemps and works that showcase the talent of the award-winning Latvian violinst, Kristine Balanas: Spring from Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons and Vaughan Williams’ enduringly popular The Lark Ascending.
Tuning Up – 6.30pm: Conductor Ben Palmer and tonight’s soloist, Kristine Balanas in conversation.
Travel & Dining
Purchase discounted parking (evening concerts only) and reduced price Metrolink tram tickets along with your concert tickets.