Royal Northern Sinfonia May
May 11, 2024, 7:30 pm
Westmorland Hall at Kendal Leisure Centre
Arrive early and enjoy the free pre-concert ‘In Conversation’ talk from 6:30 to 7:00pm
Chloé van Soeterstède, conductor | Jess Gillam, saxophone
ANDRÉE | Concert Overture, GLAZUNOV | Saxophone Concerto, BRAHMS | Symphony No. 1
Pounding timpani, rising violins and musical tension with unyielding momentum: the powerful opening of this Brahms’ symphony must have shocked its first audience. Drama is everywhere. Earlier, Jess Gillam performs a concerto full of twists and turns that showcases the soulful side of her instrument.