Wednesday 21 September 2016

BBC Audience - Join the BBC Symphony Orchestra with conductor Martyn Brabbins at BBC Maida Vale Studios

BBC Symphony Orchestra at Maida Vale
Join the BBC Symphony Orchestra with conductor Martyn Brabbins at BBC Maida Vale Studios.

The music from Havergal Brian's Sixth Symphony was originally intended as a prelude to an Irish mythology-inspired opera on J.M. Synge's 'Deirdre of the Sorrows', but instead became his mighty symphonic masterpiece subtitled 'Sinfonia Tragica'. Enjoy its alluring wind melodies and magical trumpet fanfares, alongside fellow English composer Edmund Rubbra's last major orchestral work, the Symphony No. 11 and Grøndahl's Trombone Concerto performed by principal trombonist of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Jörgen van Rijen.

Edmund Rubbra Symphony No. 11, Op. 153
Launy Grøndahl Trombone Concerto
Havergal Brian Symphony No. 6 ''Sinfonia Tragica''

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Jörgen van Rijen trombone
Martyn Brabbins conductor

This concert is recorded for future broadcast on BBC Radio 3.

Date: Tuesday 11 October
Venue: BBC Maida Vale Studios
Doors open: 2pm
Recording starts: 2.30pm

Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note that as not everyone who asks for tickets uses them, to make sure we have a full house we send out more tickets than there are places. We do our best to get the numbers right, but unfortunately we occasionally have to disappoint people so please arrive early.

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