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Opo at Newbury spring festival

Oxford Philharmonic orchestra at Newbury Spring Festival

Saturday 21 May 2022
Newbury Spring Festival
St Nicolas Church, West Mills 
Newbury, Berkshire RG14 5HG, 19:30

Borodin Overture Prince Igor
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky Polonaise and Waltz from Eugene Onegin
Sibelius Symphony No. 5

Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra
Chloe Hanslip violin
Marios Papadopoulos conductor

We are delighted to confirm that the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra will be playing at the Newbury Spring Festival on Saturday the 21st of May, in place of the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra. The original programme remains unchanged, with an evening of popular romantic favourites from Russia and Finland. The great Tchaikovsky violin concerto performed by one of England’s leading virtuosos Chloe Hanslip is followed by Sibelius’ powerful and dramatic 5th symphony, with its famous ending inspired by a flight of swans. The concert will be conducted by our very own Founder and Music Director Marios Papadopoulos.

“Hanslip seduces the senses with a compelling suppleness of dynamic, phrasing and senza-vibrato purity.” The Strad

Sponsored by Mrs Rosamond Brown and the Kilfinan Trust

Tickets £43 £33 £23

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