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Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra

Bramall Music Building - Elgar Concert Hall (R12 on campus map)
Sunday 16 October 2016 (15:00-17:00)

BPO @ 75: Concerto for Orchestra

A personal selection by Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra’s Music Director, Michael Lloyd. The pomp and dignity of Wagner’s operatic prelude contrasts with the Romantic delicacy and playfulness of Canteloube’s famous settings of French folk songs. Bartók’s late orchestral masterpiece is full of Hungarian nostalgia, and shows off the skills of the orchestra in brilliant style.

Wagner The Mastersingers of Nuremberg: Overture
Canteloube Songs of the Auvergne (selection)
Bartók Concerto for Orchestra
Michael Lloyd Conductor
Alison Roddy Soprano


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