Head of Composition Professor George Nicholson leads the University’s Chamber Orchestra in a whistle-stop tour of chamber orchestra repertoire from Corelli’s joyful Concerto Grosso masterpiece to an intriguingly little-known work by Cremona-born composer Giovanni Battista Serini.
We leap then from instantly recognisable Mozart classics sung by student soloist Anna Feather, to 20th Century musical giant Schoenberg and his four minute Notturno.
Finally, Beethoven enters the fray to bring this eclectic programme to a close.
This would be a great one to get your ears round if you’re new to orchestral music.
Corelli Concerto Grosso in D major, Op. 6 No. 1 Serini Symphony No. 4 in F major Mozart Arias from The Magic Flute and Don Giovanni Schoenberg Notturno for strings and harp Beethoven Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21 George Nicholson (conductor) Anna Feather (soprano)