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September 2017

Leicester Grammar School Concert

Saturday 16th September 2017 at 7:30 pm
Leicester Grammar School, London Road
Great Glen, Leicestershire LE8 9FL
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This is the Bardi's third concert at Leicester Grammar School as part of the Orchestra's unique association with the school. Head of Music David Whittle will be Guest Conductor in a performance of the Symphony in D minor by Cesar Franck and as a contrast, the suite from Bernstein's West Side Story. As in previous Bardi/LGS concerts, students from the school will be performing concerto movements and short solo pieces with the Orchestra.

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October 2017

Life, Love and Nature

Sunday 8th October 2017 at 3:00 pm
De Montfort Hall, Granville Road
Leicester, LE1 7RU
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The first De Montfort Hall concert of the new Bardi season  "Life, Love and Nature" will see the welcome return of BBC Young Musician Finalist Isata Kanneh-Mason as our soloist to play Schumann's romantic Piano Concerto. Dvorák's Carnaval Overture will give a lively start the concert and the evocative Symphony No.5 by Vaughan Williams a contrast in the second half. Although completed in 1943 in the midst of the Second World War, much of the music of the symphony looks back to the composer's earlier style of the Tallis Fantasia.

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November 2017

Leicestershire Chorale 40th Anniversary Concert

Sunday 19th November 2017 at 3:00 pm
De Montfort Hall, Granville Road
Leicester, LE1 7RU
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Leicestershire Chorale are celebrating their 40th Anniversary with a performance of the Verdi Requiem and the Coronation Te Deum by William Walton at De Montfort Hall. Chorale Director Tom Williams will be conducting the Verdi and Guest Conductor Paul McCreesh the Walton.
Please note this concert is not part of the Bardi Symphony Orchestra concert season.
All tickets and prices for this concert are available from the De Montfort Hall Box Office (0116) 233 3111.

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February 2018

Eroica

Sunday 4th February 2018 at 3:00 pm
De Montfort Hall, Granville Road
Leicester, LE1 7RU
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Tamsin Waley-Cohen returns as our violin soloist in the second De Montfort Hall Concert of the season the play the highly charged Violin Concerto by Sibelius. Mozart's ever-popular Overture to The Magic Flute commences the proceedings and we turn to Beethoven's ground-breaking third symphony the "Eroica" for our finale.

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March 2018

The Magic of the Musicals

Sunday 18th March 2018 at 3:00 pm
De Montfort Hall, Granville Road
Leicester, LE1 7RU
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Join the Bardi Symphony Orchestra and guest vocal soloists at the best seat in the house to hear music and songs from a fabulous selection of Broadway and West End blockbusters including The Phantom of the Opera, South Pacific, Cats, Carousel, Les Misérables, Mack and Mabel, Anything Goes, The King and I, My Fair Lady, West Side Story and of course The Sound of Music!

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May 2018

A Hero’s Life

Sunday 13th May 2018 at 3:00 pm
De Montfort Hall, Granville Road
Leicester, LE1 7RU
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Three top-flight international soloists join the Orchestra for Beethoven’s joyous and rarely heard Triple Concerto, followed by Richard Strauss’s mighty "Ein Heldenleben" (A Hero’s Life) to bring the Bardi’s season to a dazzling and heroic close.

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July 2018

Bardi Young Musician Concert 2018 Leicester Haymarket Theatre

Sunday 8th July 2018 at 3:00 pm
Haymarket Theatre, 1 Garrick Walk
Leicester, LE1 3AF
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The Bardi Young Musician 2018 is Trumpeter Evie Dunn.
The concert will be at the newly re-opened Haymarket Theatre in Leicester.
Sunday 8th July 2018 3pm.

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October 2018

Haymarket Theatre Concert

Sunday 7th October 2018 at 3:00 pm
Haymarket Theatre, 1 Garrick Walk
Leicester, LE1 3AF
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The Bardi open their 2018/19 season with a concert of well-known classics including Mendelssohn’s 'Fingal’s Cave' overture and Brahms’ Symphony No.1 in the newly re-opened Haymarket Theatre in Leicester. The principal Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Horn from the Orchestra are also showcased in Mozart’s sublime Wind Sinfonia Concertante.

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November 2018

Britten War Requiem

Saturday 10th November 2018 at 7:30 pm
De Montfort Hall, Granville Road
Leicester, LE1 7RU
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To commemorate the centenary of the ending of the Great War, the Bardi are joined by Leicestershire’s three leading Choirs, Choristers from Leicester Cathedral and outstanding soloists in a performance of Benjamin Britten’s powerfully moving War Requiem.

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February 2019

Viennese Concert

Sunday 17th February 2019 at 3:00 pm
De Montfort Hall, Granville Road
Leicester, LE1 7RU
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Vienna is celebrated in style by the Bardi in music by Johann Strauss Father and Son, including the Radetsky March and The Blue Danube Waltz. Schubert’s 8th Symphony, his ‘Unfinished’ and the rousing Light Cavalry Overture are also in the programme. 

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