Orchestra of Opera North: The Mystery of Fingal's Cave

7 Oct 2021

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Programme

Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture
Ellin Gresley
Brahms Symphony No. 2

Opera North’s Principal Guest Conductor Antony Hermus leads the world premiere of Gresley, a Concerto for Bass Trombone and Orchestra written by acclaimed British composer Benjamin Ellin for Opera North’s Christian Jones.

Mendelssohn’s thrilling sound-painting of a stormy Fingal’s Cave opens the concert; and Brahms’ Symphony No. 2 touches down on the calmer waters of Lake Wörth, southern Austria, where the composer spent happy summers holidaying and working.

“I’m delighted to have the opportunity to collaborate as a soloist with the brilliant Orchestra of Opera North. Bringing a new concerto to the concert platform for my ‘endangered species’ instrument marks the fulfilment of a lifelong ambition” — Christian Jones

Gresley is generously supported by RVW Trust

Price
From £13 | Concessions available
Venue
  • Huddersfield Town Hall

Start time
7.30pm
Join us for a free pre-show talk, starting at 6.40pm

Concessions
16 and under: £1
Under 30: £4
Concession: £11-£24

Part of the Kirklees Concert Season. Explore the full Season including the organ series here. 

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Artists

Antony Hermus

Conductor

Christian Jones

Trombone

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