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Winchester Festival: Wessex Sinfonietta

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7 Jul '19 7:30pm - 7 Jul '19 8:30pm

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Tickets £15, £7.50 students (+ £1 booking fee, capped at £5 per transaction) available online or from the Cathedral Box Office, 01962 857275

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Wessex Sinfonietta

Christopher McKay horn

Richard Dickins conductor

Brahms St. Anthony Variations Op.56a
Weber Horn Concertino in E minor Op.45
Beethoven Symphony No.7 in A Op.92

The Wessex Sinfonietta is one of Hampshire’s leading chamber orchestras. This evening’s concert includes Weber’s Horn Concertino, a virtuosic piece which includes four-part chords and explores the extremes of the instrument’s range. Christopher McKay is a former Hampshire Young Musician winner, now forging a successful professional career. The concert will open with the rich colours of Brahms’ St. Anthony Variations, a work performed too infrequently, and close with Beethoven’s Symphony No.7, one of his most exhilarating works, described by Wagner as ‘the apotheosis of the dance’.

Starts: 7 Jul '19 7:30pm

Ends: 7 Jul '19 8:30pm

Place: Winchester Cathedral

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