We are very excited to announce that Director of the Royal College of Music, Colin Lawson will be launching this year's festival. Our Launch Concert features quintessential Arnold brass works.
3:00pm Malcolm Arnold Academy
Lead by conductor, Hillary Davan Wetton, the newly founded Alina Orchestra present an excellent concert of Arnold's smaller-scale orchestral works such as his Horn Concerto and Variations on a Ukrainian Folk Song
Arnold for 3
12:15pm Malcolm Arnold Academy
After last year's popular, Arnold for 2 concert we return with an exploration of Arnold's works for 3 instruments. Lead by flautist, Jenny Dyson, this concert features some of Arnold's most exquisite chamber works.
7:30pm St. Matthew's Church
Conductor, John Gibbons and the Northampton Symphony Orchestra presents a delightful evening of Arnold's dynamic orchestral works from his Viola Concerto to Sound Barrier. As well as works by Berlioz and Ruth Gipps.
Malcolm and Gordon Jacob
2:00pm Malcolm Arnold Academy
A talk on the relationship of Malcolm Arnold and his composition teacher, Gordon Jacob. This talk will feature works from both composers.
Working with Malcolm
11:00am Malcolm Arnold Academy
A talk presented by clarinetist, Janet Hilton. Janet worked with Malcolm during her recording of the first clarinet concerto and also his late Wind Octet.
4:00pm Royal & Derngate
A brilliant insight into Arnold's writing for the flute given by the award-winning flautist, Emma Halnan.
12:00pm Malcolm Arnold Academy
Stay tuned for more information!
Malcolm and David Lean
2:15pm Royal & Derngate
We welcome back the great John Griff who will be exploring Malcolm's work with legendary film maker, David Lean.