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February 2019

Viennese Concert

Sunday 17th February 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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March 2019

Ballet Concert with Dance Activate

Sunday 24th March at 3:00 pm
De Montfort Hall, Granville Road
Leicester, LE1 7RU
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Following the successful collaboration with the Bardi last season in Stravinsky’s ballet The Firebird, Dance Activate return in a Ballet Concert which includes the 2nd Act of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker.

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May 2019

Northern Rhapsodies

Sunday 19th May at 3:00 pm
De Montfort Hall, Granville Road
Leicester, LE1 7RU
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Russian-born Pianist Katya Apekisheva makes a welcome return in a performance of Rachmaninov’s famous Paganini Variations while Sibelius’s popular Karelia Suite and Nielsen’s powerful 5th Symphony complete the Bardi’s final De Montfort Hall concert of the season.

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June 2019

Bardi Wind Orchestra Family Gala Concert – Fantasy and Adventure

Sunday 16th June at 3:00 pm
De Montfort Hall, Granville Road
Leicester, LE1 7RU

Join the Bardi Wind Orchestra under the baton of Music Director David Calow for their annual Family Gala Concert in association with Oadby & Wigston Lions Club. The Orchestra welcomes back Compère Martin Ballard from BBC Radio Leicester, Soprano Jenny Saunders and Tenor David Morris for this concert which will be supporting the Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance. Summon the Heroes Game of Thrones 633 Squadron Saving Private Ryan Bohemian Rhapsody Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines Thunderbirds…

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July 2019

Bardi Young Musician Concert

Sunday 7th July at 3:00 pm
Fraser Noble Hall, London Road Leicester, London Road
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 7RF United Kingdom
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The annual Bardi Young Musician concerts series goes from strength to strength. These concerts are intended to encourage emerging and talented young soloists by giving them a platform on which to perform with a full symphony orchestra.

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August 2019

Bardi Wind Orchestra Bradgate Proms 2019

Saturday 17th August at 7:00 pm
Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford
Leicester, LE6 0HE
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Join the Bardi Wind Orchestra for their annual Bradgate Prom concert in the ruins of Bradgate House.

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Bardi Symphony Orchestra – Gigs in the Gardens

Monday 26th August at 7:00 pm
De Montfort Hall, Granville Road
Leicester, LE1 7RU
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Conductor  - Claus Efland
Compere - Martin Ballard from BBC Radio Leicester
The Bardi Symphony Orchestra are promising a spectacular finale to our Gigs in the Gardens summer series. The local musicians will be performing a raft of popular film and stage classics before a firework encore.

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October 2019

Austrian Connections

Sunday 6th October at 3:30 pm
De Montfort Hall, Granville Road
Leicester, LE1 7RU
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The Bardi’s new season opens with well-known music from two great Austrian composers.  The Orchestra’s own wind soloists begin the concert with Mozart’s sublime Concertante for Winds and orchestra, with the towering “Romantic” fourth symphony by Bruckner as a contrast in the second half.

PLEASE NOTE THE CONCERT STARTS AT THE LATER TIME OF  3.30pm

Pre-concert talk at 2.30pm hosted by John Florance

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Leicester Grammar School Concert

Saturday 26th October at 7:30 pm
Leicester Grammar School, London Road
Great Glen, Leicestershire LE8 9FL
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John Barker - Conductor

A “Voyage Through the Ages” concert showcasing the talents of LGS students both as concerto soloists and as guest members of the Bardi Symphony Orchestra.

To include: Beethoven Egmont overture, Glazunov Saxophone and Mendelssohn Violin concerto movements, Haydn Symphony No.101 2nd movement, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik and suites from Star Wars, Psycho and Wicked.

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December 2019

Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto

Sunday 1st December at 3:00 pm
De Montfort Hall, Granville Road
Leicester, LE1 7RU
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Popular concert hall favourites feature in the Bardi’s second concert of the season. The magical overture to Hansel and Gretel is followed by Tchaikovsky’s powerful Violin Concerto with rising star Natalia Lomeiko as the soloist. Dvorák’s seventh symphony, a work more in the style of Brahms but still featuring the composer’s Bohemian melodies, completes the concert.

Pre-concert talk at 2pm hosted by John Florance

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