Chetham's Symphony Orchestra
Franz Anton Krager - Conductor
Fang Zhang - Marimba
TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo and Juliet, TH 42/ČW 39
Keiko ABE Prism Rhapsody
BARTÓK Concerto for Orchestra, Sz. 116
How silver-sweet sound lovers’ tongues by night
Like softest music to attending ears!
Love shines through in this Valentine’s Day programme by the talented young players of Chetham’s Symphony Orchestra – love of music, love of country, and of course, the romantic love at the heart of Tchaikovsky’s Shakespeare-inspired Fantasy Overture.
First, and fittingly, comes Romeo and Juliet; a musical interpretation of three key themes from the famous tale – faith, war, and love. The programme continues with a tour de force concerto for marimba, performed by 16 year old Fang Zhang, showcasing the unique connection between soloist and orchestra. Finally, we hear Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra, a celebration of every instrument onstage and, at the same time, a reminiscence for the exiled composer’s lost homeland – a stunning showpiece for any orchestra.
Save 10% on your Chetham’s Symphony Orchestra ticket when booking for Inside the Orchestra
No upcoming events
FRIDAY 20 – SUNDAY 22 MAY 2022 SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES SEAN SHIBE | DANIEL MARTINEZ FLAMENCO | NORTHERN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA...
Suitable for Years 3 to 6 Running time: 1 hour Earth, Air, Fire, Water! Watch the orchestra’s musical battle to discover...
Suitable for ages 3 to 12 Running time: 1 hour, no interval Pay what you decide Earth, Air, Fire, Water!...
Take your seat in The Stoller Hall to be immersed in the sounds of Chetham’s Afro-Cuban Jazz Band, a Chetham’s...