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.
Conductor - David CalowSoprano - Jenny SaundersTenor - David Morris Summon the HeroesGame of Thrones633 SquadronSaving Private RyanBohemian RhapsodyThose Magnificent Men in their Flying MachinesThunderbirds and StingrayThe Greatest Showman SuiteMusic from Harry Potter, ET and Indiana JonesMary Poppins Suite sing-a-longand many more! Join the Bardi Wind Orchestra under the baton of Music Director David Calow ... Read more
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
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.
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
Bardi Young Musician 2020 is Flautist Szymon Mosciszko
Guest Conductor - Paul Hilliam
The annual Bardi Young Musician concert 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.