Classical music feast at Opera House

Bitmap%20in%20Untitled-1Buxton Opera House and Pavilion Arts Centre will be offering a series of top-class music events during the autumn and winter season this year.

Each month The Pavilion Gardens offers you the chance to see some of the most talented classical musicians in the country during an hour-long lunchtime concert entitled Coffee Concerts.

The next performance from The Lowry Brass Quintet is on November 12 and will offer a musical medley of tuba, horn, trombone and trumpet.

On December 9 a very special Coffee Concert will welcome the joint leader of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, violinist James Clark on stage with principal cellist Jonathan Aasgaard.

The concert marks the second performance of the society’s residency in Buxton.

Ensemble 10/10 the contemporary arm of Liverpool Philharmonic will open the residency on November 3 when they perform the world premiere of a new work by Nigel Osborne.

The highlight of the residency will be a concert with RLP Orchestra directed by ‘artist in residence’, violinist and conductor Julian Rachlin on November 27. The orchestra, which is the longest surviving in the UK, will fill the Opera House with two spellbinding pieces by Mozart and Mendelssohn.

Classical music lovers can also mark New Year’s Eve in their diary as the Annual Gala Concert returns at the end of the year with the British Philharmonic Orchestra performing orchestral favourites from opera, ballet and film.

Whilst in the New Year on January 8 Northern Chamber Orchestra, which has accompanied the Buxton Festival since 1996 visits Buxton Opera House for A Viennese Gala, performing pieces from composers like Strauss, Lehár, Stolz and Liszt.  More details from http://www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

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