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CLASSICAL MUSIC GROUP - NEW SEASON!

2019-2020 (Sept-June) Programme 

 

 

Concerts:  By coach, visiting the City of Birmingham Symphony Hall to enjoy their Concerts. 
Booking:    Booking Forms available by email or at the monthly U3A Meetings. 
Seats:        Stall or Choir Seats (facing the Conductor).
Costs:        Matinee Performances between £33 and £45 and Evening Performances between £35 and £50.    
                 Costs are based on 24 people travelling by coach and are dependent on support and seating
                 options.     Price includes ticket, coach & driver gratuity

Payment:  A non-refundable cheque is required ... Payable to Bridgnorth U3A Activities A/c
                 
one for each Concert which MUST be received BEFORE the Closing Date prior to the event.   
             
   Please refer to the individual Booking Forms available from the Group Leader.

Tickets:     Please collect at monthly U3A Meetings or on coach.   
Pick ups:   Westgate (free parking);    High Street (Barclays Bank); 
                 Lavington Court;                Mill Street (Low Town);              Alveley (Royal Oak)

Contact:    Margaret Lomas    activities@bridgnorthanddistrictu3a.org.uk
Websites:  www.cbso.co.uk   www.thsh.co.uk             

 

2019-2020 PROGRAMME ...     Click here for full information 2019-2020 Classical Music Programme

No Day/Time Concert Closing Date:
(1) Friday 
17th Sept
 (7.30pm)
BRITTEN-SHOSTAKOVICH FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
Two great 20th Century Composers and a superbe multi-national orchestra, tonight making their first ever UK appearance ...  

18th July
(2) Saturday 
28th Sept
(7.00pm)
SHEKU PLAYS ELGAR
From the Royal Court of 17th Century England to the New Mexico desert ...
24th July
(3) Wednesday
30th Oct
 (2.15pm)
DVORAK'S SEVENTH
For some, it's the roar of a nationa awakening to freedom; to others, it's a life-and-death drama ... ...
28th August
(4) Thursday
28th Nov
(2.15pm)
HAYDN AND MOZART
Clarinet and basson are the orchestra's beauty and the beast - but Richard Strauss knew that if they could only dance together, they'd fall in love .....
25th September
(5) Wednesday
29th Jan
(2.15pm)
MIRGA'S BEETHOVEN
Happy Birthday Ludwig van B!  In the year that the CBSO turns 100, Ludwig van Beethoven turns 250, and Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla has picked out two of Beethoven's fastest, funniest and most thrilling synphonies.......
27th November
(6) Thursday
6th Feb
(2.15 pm)
ICOLA BENEDETTI: BARTOK
Hopelessly in love, a young artist takes opium.  He falls intoa delirium, and sees the strangest of visions
27th November
(7) Friday
27th March 
(7.30 pm)
100 YEARS OF MOVIE MAGIC
Classic FM knows that some of the most exciting music of the last century was written for the cinema.  But there isn't a cinema sound system on earth to compare with the sensation of hearing film music played live in concert by the 90 strong CBSO .....
22nd January
(8) Wednesday
29th April
(2.15pm)
BEETHOVEN'S EROICA
Mozart often directed his own music from the violin, and that's exactly what Julien Rachlin will be doing today, as together with viola player Sarah McElravy ........
26th February
(9) Thursday
21st May
(2.15 pm)
BRAHMS' SYMPHONY No 1
rising passions: Brahms' First Symphony begins with the pounding of a broken heart, and ends in a blaze of triumph........
15th March
(10) Wednesday
10th June
(2.15 pm)
RACHMANIOV AND SHOSTAKOVITCH
War, protest and a nation on the brink:officially, Shostakovitch based his massive 11th Symphony on the events of 1905, but this blockbuster of a symphony is still grippingly relevant today .....
8th
April

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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