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Saturday 15th October



Nigel Hess
11:00
Launch by Nigel Hess
Concert to include Song of Simeon and the world premiere of Henri Christophe
Ely Sinfonia – cond. Steve Bingham and Simon Toyne.

Nicholas ChagrinIncluding a special appearance by Nicholas
Chagrin, the 1st Simeon.

John Wallace
12:00
John Wallace and the winners of the Malcolm Arnold Fantasies Competition play the Fantasies and the Brass Quintet. Also John’s new CD of Malcolm’s brass music will be launched.
Alice Pinto
14:00
Alice Pinto talks about Arnold’s Early Works (Underground 1) Including performances of Vita Abundans, early piano pieces, Beauty haunts the woods, the World Premiere of some new Kensington Gardens songs, recently discovered!.
Jess Gillam
16:00
Family Concert – St Matthews
Northampton Symphony Orchestra cond. John Gibbons Programme to include A Grand Grand Overture, Carnival of Animals, English Dances Set 2, Machines, the World Premiere of Tim Bowers Carnival of Carnivores, and more!Tim Bowers




Jenny Dyson
19:30
Jenny Dyson Wind Quintet (Underground 1) Arnold and the 20th Century Wind Quintet
Programme to include both Malcolm’s Wind Quintets and much more!...





Sunday 16th October




 

10:30
Orchestral Concert by the Northamptonshire County Youth Orchestra

Kriss Rusman
12:00
Talk: ‘The Voice of the People’ an illustrated talk by Kriss Rusman



John Griff
14:00
The Forgotten Documentaries with John Griff.


Claire Thompson
15:30
Songs from the Films. A delightful medley of music, featuring Claire Thompson with pianist Jenny Redmond and flautist Alastair Garrett.


The Janus Ensemble
17:00
The Janus Ensemble conducted by Ben Palmer with Flora Tzanetaki, Edyta Mydlowska, and Peter Cigleris Concert to include Arnold’s Piano Duet Concerto, Clarinet Concertino and Toy Symphony

 

Gala Concert

19:30
Gala Concert Arnold & Walton
BBC Concert Orchestra cond. John Gibbons with Craig Odgen (guitar)
Concert to include Arnold’s Beckus the Dandipratt, Guitar Concerto and Serenade