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English Genius

Ireland A Downland Suite
Matthew Taylor Horn Concerto
Purcell (arr. Britten) Chacony in G minor
Britten Simple Symphony

Francesca Moore-Bridger horn
Stacey Watton conductor

A Horn Concerto that “draws its wellsprings of inspiration from the great symphonic tradition with considerable inventive flair, economy of thought and wit” (Gramophone Review) is performed by OOTS principal horn. This is matched with an Ireland masterpiece originally written for Brass Band, later arranged for string orchestra, and ending with a work entirely based on material which Britten wrote between the ages of nine and twelve.

Tickets: £15.50

6.45pm What’s the Score? A pre-concert talk with Stacey Watton and guests (free to ticket holders)

Save 20% when you book to see all 3 concerts in the Number 8 series

Supported by the John Ireland Charitable Trust

Event Details

Venue: Number 8, Pershore
Date: 16 Feb 2018
Time: From 7:30 pm