Britten and Mahler were two of Shostakovich’s musical heroes, so it is their music that paves the way for Shostakovich’s Fifth Symphony.
Symphony No.6 is the first of three symphonies named after times of the day, brim-full of opportunities for solo instruments to shine.
Echoes of jazz run throughout it and the slow movement confirms the composer as a master of melody.
This concert sees Maestro Payare explore more of Mozart’s later symphonies
This lunchtime concert brings you two pieces written by Mozart to delight the instrumentalists who play them.
Become a Dancing Queen for the night and experience the greatest hits of ABBA performed by a full orchestra and the fantastic singers from Capital Voices!
The violin was Elgar’s own instrument and his Violin Concerto is almost like a personal confession, expansive and compelling.
Schubert’s Unfinished is a masterful piece of writing, the two movements so perfectly balanced it’s difficult to imagine how he could have created two more.
Piano Concerto No.24 is a very different proposition to Mozart’s other Piano Concertos.
Schubert’s Fifth Symphony is fresh, light and bursting with tunes – the perfect lunchtime treat!