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Eroica - Docklands Sinfonia with Leonard Elschenbroich (cello)

Friday December 7, 2018 at 19:30
St Anne's Church, Limehouse, London
£15.40* (in advance), £12.10* (concessions); £18 (on the door), £5 (children under 12) *includes booking fee
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  1. Concerto for Cello and Orchestra No 1 in E flat Op 107 - Dmitry Shostakovich
  2. Symphony No 3 in E flat, 'Eroica' Op 55 - Ludwig van Beethoven

World-renowned cellist Leonard Elschenbroich returns to St Anne’s to play Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No 1 with Docklands Sinfonia. It is the fourth time this sensational soloist has performed with Docklands Sinfonia and this concert is expected to be very popular - so buy your tickets now!

The programme will also feature Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 in E?major, also known as 'Eroica'. The symphony is not only one of the composer's most celebrated works, it has also been named the greatest symphony of all time by the world’s greatest conductors.

Described by the New York Times as “a musician of great technical prowess, intellectual curiosity and expressive depth”, Leonard Elschenbroich has established himself as one of the most charismatic cellists of his generation.

His many awards include the 2009 Leonard Bernstein Award, Förderpreis Deutschlandfunk, Eugene Istomin Prize, and a Borletti Buitoni Trust Award. He was accepted onto the BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists scheme (2012), was named Artist-in-Residence of Deutschlandfunk (2014-15) and Artist-in-Residence at the Philharmonic Society Bremen from 2013 – 2016.

Docklands Sinfonia has become a major cultural force in the Docklands - bringing high quality music to the area, staging ground-breaking concerts and creating a lasting legacy by inspiring generations of young people.

Since its formation in 2009, Docklands Sinfonia has enjoyed incredible success with performances for the Queen at Buckingham Palace and with Grammy-award winner Imogen Heap at the Royal Albert Hall. It has appeared on BBC Radio 3 and BBC1. Recently the orchestra received standing ovations for its performances at the Barbican and London Coliseum.

The orchestra has recorded albums for leading artists such as Katie Melua and Suzi Quatro. It has performed with world-renowned classical artists such as Alison Balsom, Jennifer Pike, Leonard Elschenbroich and Elin Manahan-Thomas as well as the English National Ballet, Royal Opera House.

St Anne's Church, Limehouse
Three Colt Street
E14 7HP

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