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Malcolm Arnold Festival 2016
Saturday 15th October
11:00 Launch by Nigel Hess
Concert to include Song of Simeon and the world premiere of Henri Christophe
Cambridgeshire Symphony Orchestra cond. Steve Bingham and Simon Toyne.
Including a special appearance by Nicholas
Chagrin, the 1st Simeon.
John Wallace and the winners of the Malcolm Arnold Fantasies Competition play the Fantasies and the Brass Quintet. Also Johns new CD of Malcolms brass music will be launched.
Alice Pinto talks about Arnolds 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!.
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!
19:30 Jenny Dyson Wind Quintet (Underground 1) Arnold and the 20th Century Wind Quintet
Programme to include both Malcolms Wind Quintets and much more!...
Sunday 16th October
Orchestral Concert by the Northamptonshire County Youth Orchestra
Talk: The Voice of the People an illustrated talk by Kriss Rusman
The Forgotten Documentaries with John Griff.
Songs from the Films. A delightful medley of music, featuring Claire Thompson with pianist Jenny Redmond and flautist Alastair Garrett.
The Janus Ensemble conducted by Ben Palmer with Flora Tzanetaki, Edyta Mydlowska, and Peter Cigleris Concert to include Arnolds Piano Duet Concerto, Clarinet Concertino and Toy Symphony
19:30 Gala Concert Arnold & Walton
BBC Concert Orchestra cond. John Gibbons with Craig Odgen (guitar)
Concert to include Arnolds Beckus the Dandipratt, Guitar Concerto and Serenade