Warwickshire Symphony Orchestra

Saturday 10th March, 7:30pm, Warwick Hall

Tickets: £14 & £18 (CHILDREN & STUDENTS – half price)


The Chairman Dances – Adams

Rhapsody in Blue – Gershwin 

Malcolm Forbes-Peckham – piano

Three American Sketches – Hope

Symphonic Dances from West Side Story – Bernstein

Philip Mackenzie – guest conductor

 The theme of this exciting concert is America. US composer John Adams’ portrait is of Chairman Mau dancing is described by the composer as an ‘out-take from his Opera Nixon in China. George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue is a firm favourite and listeners will recognise the popular folk tunes in Peter Hope’s Three American Sketches. The concert ends with dazzling music from Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story.

 Tickets: £14 & £18 (CHILDREN & STUDENTS – half price)