NEW Sinfonia with Raphael Wallfisch
NEW Sinfonia @ NWIMF 2018
NEW Sinfonia with cellist Raphael Wallfisch
Join NEW Sinfonia in St Asaph Cathedral as we take up our position as Orchestra in Residence at the North Wales International Music Festival (NWIMF) for 2018.
The third instalment of our 2018 residency sees us perform Elgar’s elegiac Cello Concerto with renowned Cellist Raphael Wallfisch. Raphael is one of the most recorded classical artists and has performed in concerts around the world, displaying his prowess as a masterful technician along with his soaring, singing sound.
Alongside the Elgar, NEW Sinfonia will perform two World Premieres. The first by local renowned composer Brian Hughes entitled “The Death of the Skylark”. The second is a fresh take on the World War 1 marching song “Pack Up Your Troubles” by our own upcoming composer Jonathan Guy. For this piece the orchestra will be joined by young musicians from the NEW Shoots Project. Surrounding these new works will be pieces by Grace Williams, Maurice Ravel and finally Leonard Bernstein in a tribute to the centenary of the composer’s birth.
Jonathan Guy – A Veiled Smile
Elgar – Cello Concerto in E minor, op. 85
Maurice Ravel – Pavane pour une infante defunte
Brian Hughes – The Death of The Skylark
Grace Williams – Penillion
Leonard Bernstein – Three Dance Episodes from On the Town
Conductor – Robert Guy
Soloist – Raphael Wallfisch
Tickets: Premium – £25, Standard – £20, Unreserved – £15
Book in person: Cathedral Frames – 28 High Street, St Asaph – 01745 582929
Book online: www.theatrclwyd.com/en/whats-on/nwimf-raphael-wallfisch-new-sinfonia/