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Firebird Orchestra with George Jackson (conductor) & He Wu (soprano)

Haydn Symphony No. 94 in G, Hob.I:94 Surprise
Strauss Oboe Concerto, TrV 292
Mozart Opera arias (selection)
Schubert Symphony No. 3 in D, D.200

London Firebird Orchestra
George Jackson conductor
Olivier Stankiewicz oboe
He Wu soprano

The Firebird Orchestra returns to the LCMS series with a concert of chamber orchestra classics.

Haydn’s famous ‘Surprise’ Symphony – premiered in London in the 1790s and popular ever since – is followed by Richard Strauss’s Oboe Concerto, composed in 1945 as a homage to eighteenth century classicism, with solo oboe Olivier Stankiewicz, principal oboist of the London Symphony Orchestra. The classical theme continues with two beautiful Mozart arias, performed by famous Chinese soprano He Wu, and the programme ends with Schubert’s sublime Third Symphony.

‘A fantastically energetic orchestra of talented young players.’ Dame Judi Dench, Patron
‘This fiery creation certainly has lift-off!’ Classical Music Magazine
‘George Jackson raised the stature of the music to a rarely-encountered level, absolutely enthralling from first bar to last.’ Classical Source

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Clock6.30pm Sunday, 25th March 2018

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