Sunday 30th November 2014 - Albert Hall Nottingham - 2 concerts!!

Spend a lovely afternoon listening to the younger members of the orchestra perform in the beautiful setting of Nottingham's Albert Hall. The afternoon concert is then followed at 7:30pm by the senior orchestra concert, further detail below.

Intermediate and Training Orchestra concert 4:30pm

Box Office: 0781 463 7571 / 01636 830930

Ticket prices in all areas:
£9, Concessions £6
School children £5


Conducted by Chris Hoggarth & David Leeder

Arrangements and selections including:

Tchaikovsky March Slave, Skyfall, Grieg March of the Trolls, Matchmaker from Fiddler on the Roof, Dance of the Clowns and a rousing Glorioso!

The day is nicely rounded off by the senior orchestra concert at 7:30pm.

** Now we can also offer the added bonus of the Nottingham Youth Jazz Orchestra combo performing in the refreshments area in the break between the two concerts 6:30 - 7:15pm! **

Senior Orchestra concert 7:30pm

Box Office: 0781 463 7571 / 01636 830930


Raised seats: £12.50, concessions £9
Arena: £10, concessions £7.50
£5 school children

Nottingham Youth Orchestra opens its new season with an exciting programme of music. Join us to experience the drama, melody and vivid orchestral colours of Bizet's Carmen Suite no. 1, de Falla's nostalgic memories of Spanish life, realised in the evocative impressions of Nights in the Gardens of Spain and Franck's Symphony in D minor, with its soaring melodies, high drama and broad, colourful orchestral palette.

Our guest conductor is Alpesh Chauhan, who is the inaugural Conducting Fellow at the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Alpesh joined the CBSO Youth Orchestra in 2005 and became their principal cellist. In 2007 he began taking conducting master classes as part of the Youth Orchestra Academy. He joined the RNCM in 2008 to study the cello with Eduardo Vassallo before deciding to pursue the prestigious Masters Conducting Course.  

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The soloist for Nights in the Gardens of Spain is Ben Dawson, who has, in a short space of time, established a career of considerable variety. As a concerto soloist he has appeared and broadcast with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra, Lahti Symphony Orchestra, RTE Concert Orchestra and the Sinfonia of Birmingham. His most unexpected solo appearance (audio only sadly) is as the soloist in Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue in Baz Luhrmann's film adaptation of The Great Gatsby.

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The Nottingham Youth Orchestra