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Chetham’s Symphony Orchestra give their first concert of the 2019-20 School year, with new students replacing those who have left the School for higher education at conservatoires and universities. Chetham’s alumnus Paul Mann – former Assistant Conductor of the LSO, and noted for his musicality, versatility and breadth of repertoire – conducts the School’s flagship orchestra in Petrushka, Stravinsky’s ballet burlesque, animating the lives and loves of a puppet trio and the revelry of Mardi Gras.
Preceding the symphony will be Tchaikovsky’s only violin concerto, its lyrical, folk inspired solo part performed by 15 year old Yixuan Ren, a winner of Chetham’s 2019 Concerto Auditions; and Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphoses, begun as an arrangement for ballet and developed into a more complex and contrasting symphonic work.
20% discount for audiences aged 65+, students and under 19s
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