CUMS Symphony Orchestra performs Elgar

Jamie Phillips

Jamie Phillips

Saturday 18 March
West Road Concert Hall
8.00pm

Shchedrin Concerto for Orchestra No.1, ‘Naughty Limericks’
R. Strauss Death and Transfiguration
Elgar Symphony No.2

CUMS Symphony Orchestra
Jamie Phillips conductor

For the final concert of Lent Term, CUMS Symphony Orchestra presents a bold and dramatic programme under the baton of Jamie Phillips.

Phillips is one of the most exciting and energetic young professional conductors of today, who has built a strong guest conducting profile including engagements with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the London Philharmonic Orchestra and many more. He was the youngest ever Assistant Conductor of the Hallé from 2012-15, and Associate Conductor for the 2015-16 Season. He has been described on Bachtrack as having “an uncommon ability to pick up a familiar piece by the scruff of its neck and shake invigorating new life into it.”

Don’t miss this striking programme, ranging from Shchedrin’s virtuosic and witty ‘Naughty Limericks’, to Strauss’s evocative portrayal of an artist on his deathbed in ‘Death and Transfiguration’, and finishing with Elgar’s Symphony No.2, a gigantic work full of musical and emotional contrast. Tickets for the last two CUMS SO concerts have sold out, so be sure to book your ticket in advance!

Tickets: £20, £14, £10
Concessions: £18, £12, £8
Students: £5
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