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University Wind Orchestra
Kieran O’Riordan & Jamie Njoku-Goodwin, conductors Chris Hoggarth, flute Gustav HOLST First Suite in E flat Antony CLARE Thor (Première of Wind Orchestra version) Philip SPARKE Lindisfarne Rhapsody Percy GRAINGER Irish Tune from County Derry GRAINGER Shepherd’s Hey Henry COWELL Old American Country et Edward GREGSON The Sword and the rown The University Wind Orchestra presents a concert featuring masterworks from the wind canon, including the première of Nottingham composer Antony Clare’s Thor. Celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of Percy Grainger’s death, his Irish Tune from County Derry and Shepherd’s Hey need little introduction. Music student Chris Hoggarth is the soloist in Philip Sparke’s reflective and exuberant Lindisfarne Rhapsody. Concluding the programme, Edward Gregson’s Sword and the Crown weaves themes written for Shakespeare’s Plantagenet plays into a breathtaking pageant of medieval life. The concert finishes at approximately 9.20pm