Weber Overture: Oberon Weber Clarinet Concerto No. 2 Simon Mawhinney A Pillar of Light for Haydn (Ulster Orchestra Commission - World Première) Haydn Symphony No. 104 London LESLIE SUGANANDARAJAH CONDUCTOR MICHAEL COLLINS CLARINET This concert will fend off the chill of winter! Michael Collins is our soloist for Weber’s sprightly, playful Clarinet Concerto No. 2 and Haydn’s final symphony is a joyous showcase of all his innovative writing. We are also delighted to give the World Première of Simon Mawhinney’s A Pillar of Light for Haydn, a visionary celebration of the life of a friend’s teenage son. Our thanks to the Vaughan Williams Foundation for supporting this new commission.