Nottingham Philharmonic Orchestra’s summer concert to round off a busy season takes place in Southwell Minster on Saturday, June 22, starting at 7.30pm.
Mark Heron will be conducting a concert of romantic music by Elgar and Wagner.
Richard Wagner wrote his short tone poem Siegfried Idyll as a birthday present for his wife and it was never intended to be published, but it has become a popular concert item.
This intimate and delicate piece of music was performed by a small group of musicians in Wagner’s home, early in the morning, to awaken his wife on Christmas Day 1870.
Elgar’s Second Symphony is a large scale work but is more subtle and personal than the First Symphony, which had secured so many performances two years earlier.
The music ranges over a huge spread of emotions, anger and joy, sadness and peace, darkness and light, before finally coming to rest in absolute serenity.
It is a wonderful musical journey that Nottingham Philharmonic Orchestra would love to share with you.
Tickets (unreserved seating) are front Nave £16, back nave/side aisles £12, student/child £5 (one child free per paying adult) and they will be available on the door (cash only), from the Cathedral
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