Flanders Symphony Orchestra

  1. July 5, 2015 3:15 pm

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Date(s) - 26/07/2015
12:00 am


Royal Hall

Ripon Road



Harrogate International Festivals is proud to present the Flander Symphony Orchestra as part of the 50th Harrogate Festival.

For over fifty years, the Flanders Symphony Orchestra has been a beacon of the Flemish orchestral landscape, now led by the renowned conductor Jan Latham-Koenig. Performing with one of today’s most successful British pianists, Freddy Kempf, the 50th Harrogate Festival finale concert closes with a programme featuring a wealth of great symphonic music.

Reflecting this year’s theme, a Sense of Place, the Flanders Symphony Orchestra takes us to their home land with Franck’s Symphonic Variations, bringing a truly Flemish feel to the heart of Harrogate. Closing the concert is Brahms’ Symphony No.1, a piece which first placed Brahms at the forefront of the successors to Beethoven. The symphony itself closes with a great affirmative and triumphant Finale, a fitting end to the 50th Harrogate Festival.

Schubert Overture to “Rosamunde”, D. 644
Franck Symphonic Variations for Piano and Orchestra
Chopin Andante spianato et Grande Polonaise brillante, Op.22
Brahms Symphony No.1 in C Minor, Op.68

Tickets: £34, £30, £28, £22, £18. Available online: http://harrogateinternationalfestivals.com/whats-on/ ; over the phone on 01423 562 303; or in person at the Harrogate International Festivals Box Office, 32 Cheltenham Parade, Harrogate, HG1 1DB

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