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The Gala Symphony Concert

Wed 3 July 2024

Shirley Hall

19:30 – 22:00


As King’s Week draws to a close, we open the Gala Symphony Concert with Brahms’ Academic Festival Overture, followed by movements from Kabalevsky’s Piano Concerto, David’s Trombone Concerto and Schumann’s Piano Concerto.//Saint-Saëns’ playful and exotic Bachanelle (from Samson and Delilah) follows the interval, before our 6a soloists return with memories of Viktor Narvoski’s plight in John Williams’ The Terminal and the first movement of Elgar’s Cello Concerto. Finally, Benjamin Britten’s Young Person’s Guide To The Orchestra brings King’s Week to an end.//Black tie has traditionally been worn and is encouraged but if you do not have, or would feel uncomfortable in, black tie then please do feel free to wear other smart attire.