Orchestra of the Swan

Civic Theatre
Fairfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1JG
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Orchestra of the Swan, one of the UKs leading chamber orchestras, makes their debut in Chelmsford with a youthful programme featuring composer and pianist, Huw Watkins. The Welsh composer has been working with the orchestra as their Composer-in-the-House, a Royal Philharmonic Society/PRS for Music initiative, and tonight's programme includes his new work, Little Symphony, which Orchestra of the Swan shall perform across the country in a Beyond the Premiere series with Orchestras Live. The youthful celebrations continue with an acknowledgement of Britten's genius as composer and pianist in a wonderful performance of his Young Apollo for piano and strings and Mozart's Piano Concert K414 which Britten frequently performed.