MOZART Overture: The Magic Flute, PROKOFIEV Symphony no 1 (‘Classical’), SCHUBERT Symphony no 9 in CConductor Mark ShanahanWe are delighted to invite you to our 2023-24 season. Our first concert … Continue reading "Forest Philharmonic plays Mozart, Prokofiev and Schubert"
ELGAR In the South (Alassio), HOLST Beni Mora, Oriental Suite in E minor, PRICE Symphony No. 3 in C mConductor Mark ShanahanThe highlight of this concert will be Forest Philharmonic's first performance of a work by the wonderful, but long underrated black American pianist and composer Florence Price (1887-1953). In the first half of the … Continue reading "Forest Philharmonic plays Elgar, Holst and Florence Price"
MOZART Overture and Concert Arias, MAHLER Symphony No. 4 in GConductor Mark ShanahanMahler's symphonies aim to encompass 'the whole world'. In his 4th symphony the classical textures of the first movement are followed by a diabolical scherzo with a weirdly retuned solo violin; a slow movement which builds from utter calm to a depiction of … Continue reading "Forest Philharmonic plays Mozart and Mahler"
BACEWICS Overture, DELIBES Coppelia Suite, SIBELIUS Symphony No. 1 in E minorConductor Mark ShanahanWe conclude the 2023-24 season Sibelius at his most romantic alongside glorious ballet music from Delibes and a vibrant mid-20th century overture by the Polish violinist and composer Grazyna Bacewicz.If you are interested in attending all four of our main concerts this … Continue reading "Forest Philharmonic plays Bacewicz, Delibes and Sibelius"