Ely Sinfonia Cathedral Series 'English Composers in Ely Cathedral'

Date: 4 Oct 2008 - 19:30
End Date: 4 Oct 2008 - 22:30
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A superb programme, the highlight of which must surely be the internationally renowned cellist Raphael Wallfisch performing the stunning cello concerto by Sir Edward Elgar.

Raphael Wallfisch is one of the most celebrated cellists performing on the international stage. At the age of twenty-four he won the Gaspar Cassadó International Cello Competition in Florence. Since then he has enjoyed a world-wide career playing with such orchestras as the London Symphony, London Philharmonic, Philharmonia, BBC Symphony, English Chamber Orchestra, Hallé, City of Birmingham Symphony, Leipzig Gewandhaus, Berlin Symphony, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Indianapolis Symphony, Warsaw Philharmonic, Czech Philharmonic and many others.

Malcolm Arnold: Scottish Dances
David Briggs: Concerto for Organ, Strings, Harp & Percussion
Vaughan Williams: In the Fen Country
Elgar: Cello Concerto

Cello: Raphael Wallfisch
Organ: Edward Taylor
Conductor: Steve Bingham

Free pre-concert talk - Presbytery, Ely Cathedral, 6.30-6.50pm: Edward Taylor talks to Steve Bingham about the David Briggs Concerto.

Booking Info:
Tickets: £25 (premium seats inc. wine reception with Raphael Wallfisch at 6.50pm) / £20 (front nave) / £17.50 (mid-nave) / £15 (rear nave) / £12 (transepts) / £10 (unreserved).
Available from Ely Cathedral Box Office, or 01353 660349 (Mon - Fri 11am - 3pm)

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