Fantasia Orchestra: Brahms, Mozart, Yiu

Sep 15 2017 19:30 - 21:30

St. Gabriel's Church, Pimlico, Warwick Square, SW1V 2AD London

Join the Fantasia Orchestra as we kick off our 2017-18 season with a programme of Brahms, Mozart and Yiu.

Described by the Arts Desk as 'a thing of wonder' last December, the strings of the orchestra perform the world premiere of celebrated composer Raymond Yiu's 'Oslo - Hommage à Lukas Foss'. Written in homage to the great German-American composer Lukas Foss, with whom Yiu studied composition, the work has close ties with chamber music and makes use of extended technique for the whole group.

One of the Royal Academy of Music's Elton John Scholars Kenny Fu plays Mozart's Piano Concerto no.13. Kenny is an incredibly exciting young pianist and his performance of this concerto promises to be very thrilling indeed.

The concert finishes with Brahms' much-loved Second Symphony, a triumphant orchestral work known for its particularly pastoral spirit.

Yiu 'Oslo - Hommage à Lukas Foss' world premiere for string orchestra
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 13 in C Major
Brahms Symphony No. 2 in D major

Fantasia Orchestra
Kenny Fu Piano
Tom Fetherstonhaugh Conductor


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