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University Sinfonia

Please note this concert is taking place in the Great Hall not the Recital Hall as previously advertised. Conductors Daniella Blackford Sam Blade Jamie Njoku-Goodwin Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture Grieg Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 Dvorák Symphony No. 9 'From the New World' Sinfonia’s first concert of the year paints vivid pictures of adventure. Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture, inspired by his experience of visiting the awesome Fingal’s Cave in Scotland, the programme. Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, including some of the most famous segments in the incidental music to the Norwegian fantasy play. The climax of the programme is Dvorak’s much-loved Ninth Symphony, 'From the New World,' written after he had sailed across the Atlantic to settle in America. The concert finishes at approximately 9.10pm