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Festival Gala – Legends of Barnes

Festival Gala – Legends of Barnes
20 November 2023 Barnes Music Festival
23rd Mar 2024

Festival Gala - Legends of Barnes

This celebratory concert brings together works from many of the composers who have lived and worked in Barnes. A festival with the theme of legends which celebrates Holst’s 150th anniversary would not be complete without The Planets. Stephen Dodgson’s 100th anniversary is celebrated with his Trumpet Concerto. Both Jim Parker and Carl Davis sadly died last year and their lives are marked by the popular pieces they wrote respectively for Midsomer Murders and Pride & Prejudice. Current star composers Howard Goodall and Roxanna Panufnik bring some of their latest pieces to the concert platform.

PROGRAMME
Gustav Holst arr. George Morton The Planets
Performance by Barnes Young Musician of the Year winner
Carl Davis “Pride and Prejudice” or “Champions”
Jim Parker Midsomer Murders Theme
Stephen Dodgson Trumpet Concerto
Roxanna Panufnik Lament for a Bulgarian Dancing Bear
Howard Goodall “Bright manner” from Unconditional Love

Barnes Festival Orchestra and guest artists
James Day, Conductor

Black tie encouraged, champagne available.

Photo Credit: @lngaze

Supported by Barnes Community Association