Orchestra Nova with soloist Elise Kearney


Orchestra Nova with soloist Elise Kearney

Christ Church Cathedral, Newcastle
Saturday, 15 July 2017

Orchestra NOVA, with conductor Andrew Hermon, invites
you to spend an afternoon with Fred and George;
featuring a programme of music by French and English
composers.

The concert opens with Herold’s Overture to his opera
‘Zampa’; a tale which the main character, after losing the
family fortune deserts his betrothed and runs away to
become a pirate.

It is followed by Borne’s Carmen Fantasia featuring
soloist Elise Kearney on Flute. Based on themes from
Bizet’s opera ‘Carmen’, Borne created a tour de force
which has become a staple of the solo flute repertoire.
The first half finishes with the Prelude to Bizet’s
The Pearl Fishers.

The second half showcases the music of George Fredrick Handel; opening with his famous OmbrMai Fu from Xerxes. The concert finishes with a suite,
especially arranged for this concert, featuring movements
from Handel’s Water Music suites and Music for the
Royal Fireworks

Conducted by Andrew Hermon and featuring soloist Elise Kearney (Flute)

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