Saturday 1 Jun 2019, 11.30amDe Montfort Hall, Leicester
Venue Box Office: 0116 233 3111
Paul Jenkins conductor
Ben Kingston second conductor
Vaughan Williams Overture, The Wasps
Elgar Enigma Variations: Nimrod
Holst Jupiter, The Planets
Holst Mars, The Planets
Join the University of Leicester Orchestra for a free, late-morning coffee concert performed side-by-side with musicians from the Philharmonia Orchestra. The concert opens with Vaughan Williams's Overture, The Wasps, a rapid and energetic piece, alongside excepts from Holst's epic masterpiece, The Planets.
Since 2010, the Philharmonia Orchestra and the University of Leicester have forged a special partnership which provides support to the student-led music activity on campus. This includes coaching and practical advice for university ensembles, one-to-one instrumental lessons as part of an auditioned scholarship programme, and marketing and programming support. To find out more about the partnership, click here.