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Wimbledon Festival: Elgar’s Malvern Hills

Trinity URC Church, Wimbledon
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Principal Conductor Santtu Matias-Rouvali conducts the Philharmonia

Artists

Robin O’Neill – conductor
Timothy Rundle – oboe

Programme

Elgar Serenade for Strings

Dvořák Nocturne for Strings

Vaughan Williams Oboe Concerto

— Interval —

Bartók Romanian Folk Dances

Mahler Adagietto from Symphony No. 5

Elgar Introduction and Allegro

Two of Elgar’s masterpieces bookend this concert of exceptional works for string orchestra, full of nostalgia for time and place. The ravishing Adagietto, Mahler’s love song full of longing to his wife Alma;  Elgar for his beloved Malvern Hills; Bartok for the folk music of his native Hungary; and Dvorak’s reflective gem. The lyrical Vaughan Williams Oboe Concerto, written for the great Leon Goossens, is one the outstanding works for the instrument.

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Prices

£5 – £39

Excl. booking fees; £5 Student and U18s tickets available

Running time:

1h 30 minutes, no interval

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