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Chetham’s Chamber Orchestra: A William Walton Celebration

  • Monday 8 July 2019 - 1.30pm
  • Oglesby Atrium
  • Free Event
  • Chetham's Chamber Orchestra
    Stephen Threlfall - conductor
  • WALTON arr. George MORTON Partita for Orchestra
    ELGAR arr. George MORTON Enigma Variations

In July, Chetham’s Chamber Orchestra performs on the island of Ischia, in the Giardini La Mortella – former home of Sir William and Lady Susana Walton. In this concert they prepare for the trip, inviting Manchester audiences to hear Walton’s joyful Partita for the first time in a new arrangement by George Morton, specially commissioned by the William Walton Foundation; it is followed by Elgar’s Enigma Variations, a celebration of friendship and musical expression.

 

Free event – no ticket required

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