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Yehudi Menuhin School Orchestra

Saturday May 19, 2018 at 19:30
Grand Hall, Dorking Halls, Dorking
£14; £18; £26; students half price; under 18s accompanied by full price ticket holder, free
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  1. Concerto for 2 cellos and strings in G minor RV531 - Antonio Vivaldi
  2. Elegy for viola, string quartet and string orchestra - Herbert Howells
  3. Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis - Ralph Vaughan Williams
  4. String Quartet No 14 in D minor, 'Death and the Maiden' D 810 - Franz Schubert, arranged for string orchestra by Oscar Colomina i Bosch

The Yehudi Menuhin School has always had a flourishing string orchestra. Yehudi Menuhin considered it as a vital part of the musical education offered to these exceptionally gifted young musicians, and he himself often directed the ensemble. It performs regularly at the Menuhin Festival in Gstaad, Switzerland, and at festivals around the UK.

Oscar Colomina i Bosch was appointed Director of Music of The Yehudi Menuhin School from September 2017 and is also Professor of Orchestration at the Royal Academy of Music, Òscar is a sought-after composer and conductor who has guest conducted and lectured at the Royal Conservatoire of The Hague – School for Young Talent and is part of the teaching faculty of the Akoesticum Talent Programme in Holland, alongside some of Europe’s leading chamber music specialists.

Cello soloists for the Vivaldi Concerto will be Pere Puertas Masferrer and Juliet Wolff
Viola solist for the Howells Elegy will be Otoha Tabata

Grand Hall, Dorking Halls
Reigate Road
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