Our Next Concert

Following enforced pandemic silence, The Mid-Somerset Orchestra’s is 

STRODE THEATRE STREET
SATURDAY 27th November 2021 at 7:30 P.M.

Strode Theatre

Soloist: Nicola Meecham
Guest Conductor: Robert Weaver
Leader: Hywel Jenkins

Saturday 27th November 2021 7:30PM
Strode Theatre, Street

Beethoven
Mozart

Haydn

Overture “Prometheus”
Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor
       Soloist: Nicola Meecham
Symphony No 101 in D Major (The Clock)

The MSO welcomes Robert Weaver as guest conductor for this concert. Robert comes to the orchestra with considerable professional experience as both conductor and violinist.

The concert will open with Beethoven’s celebrated overture to his ballet The Creations of Prometheus (1801).

The orchestra also welcomes Nicola Meecham as soloist in Beethoven’s 3rd Piano Concerto. Internationally acclaimed for both performances and recordings, Nicola has performed a wide-ranging repertoire in all the major concert halls and at prestigious festivals. The concerto was first performed in 1803 with the composer as soloist.

Joseph Haydn was one of Beethoven’s teachers. His Clock Symphony was first performed in 1794 to great popular acclaim during the second of his two visits to London. The symphony earns its name for the “tick tock” motive which opens the second .

Making Music is the UK’s leading organisation for leisure-time music, with over 3,500 music groups in membership. The support of Emma Halnan’s appearance this evening is made possible by the Philip and Dorothy Green Music Trust which is administered by Making Music.

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