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Cancelled: Thames Concerts Series - The London Sylvan Ensemble

Saturday February 13, 2021 at 19:30
St Andrew's Church, Surbiton
£16 on the door (or at an advance discount via Ticketweb); admission free (no ticket required) to full-time students, under 16s, and accompanying carers of the disabled
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  4. Octet-Partita in E flat - Johann Hummel
  5. Wind Serenade in D minor Op 44 - Antonín Dvorák

We regret that this concert has been cancelled.

Thames Concerts' 2020/21 Series welcomes The London Sylvan Ensemble, under their distinguished conductor Tom Higgins. Thames Concerts is one of London's premiere recital series (established in the 1960s).

All Thames Concerts performances are safe and fully risk-assessed, following Covid guidelines and social distancing measures. As seating availability is therefore reduced, we recommend that audience members purchase tickets in advance from Ticketweb to ensure admission.

Tom Higgins studied conducting at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, winning a silver medal with honours in his first year. He continued his studies with James Lockhart, formerly Music Director of the Kassel Opera House in Germany. During a four-year association with London’s Opera Holland Park he directed the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. His diverse operatic repertoire includes more than 50 works for the stage, ranging from Mozart’s The Magic Flute to Menotti’sThe Consul. He made his German debut in 2003 when he conducted the New Year’s Day Concert with Dresden’s Staatsoperetten Orchestra. While he has conducted leading British orchestras, he is also keen to promote Britain’s fine tradition of wind band playing. His two most recent CDs feature the London Symphonic Concert Band: The Crown Imperial (Somm 0138) and Elgar and his Peers (Somm 0170).

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