Classical Bristol (Issue 21, April 2018)
Wednesday 23 May
St George's Bristol
This is Classical Bristol
From the classics to the cutting edge
This month is packed with some of the classical season's highlights: from a celebration of 125 years of Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra with an evening of Haydn and Beethoven's seminal works to the cutting edge premiere of The Anatomy of the Orchestra performed by The British Paraorchestra and Army of Generals as part of Bristol New Music 2018. Dresden Philharmonic bring the two Russian greats Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich to Colston Hall and St George's Bristol welcome back BBC Young Musician of the Year Sheku Kanneh-Mason with the English Symphony Orchestra for Elgar's sumptuous Cello Concerto. Explore a world of exciting music this month with classical favourites and cutting edge modernism taking centre stage in Bristol.
Inside the music...
VIDEO: The 106 Symphonies of Joseph Haydn
Join Oliver Condy as he explores the immense works of Joseph Haydn. Known as the father of the symphony, Haydn's pieces are beautifully crafted works full of imagination and complexity which laid the foundations for the likes of Mozart and Beethoven. Discover the quirks and the character that make Haydn's music unique - and don't miss out on the opportunity to see his work in action with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra next month.