Queen's Platinum Jubilee Concert
Thu Jun 02 2022 at 07:30 pm
B:Music | Birmingham, EN
AdvertisementIn 2022 Her Majesty The Queen will become the first British Monarch to celebrate seventy years of service, having acceded to the throne in 1952. To mark this momentous occasion, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra will perform a selection of works from throughout her reign that is as rich and varied as Her remarkable life and times. Classic FM's John Suchet will join us to present this special performance.
The repertoire for the evening includes music from the coronation, works dedicated to The Queen and HRH The Princess Margaret, music from across the Commonwealth, personal favourites of Her majesty (My Fair Lady) and even bagpipes, in former Master of the Queen's Music Sir Pieter Maxwell Davies’ An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise.
Ben Gernon – Conductor
John Suchet – Presenter
Abel Selaocoe – Cello
Graham Sibley – Tuba
Robert Jordan – Bagpipes
Programme to include:
Walton Orb & Sceptre , 7′
Grainger Shepherds Hay , 3′
Vaughan Williams Tuba Concerto , 14′
Elgar Excerpts from Nursery Suite (The Serious Doll / The Wagon Passes / The Merry Doll), 7′
Coates The Youth of Britain , 5′
Abel Selaocoe Two South African Songs , 12′
Loewe My Fair Lady – Symphonic Suite , 17′
Maxwell Davies An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise , 13′
Tickets can be booked online, by phone, or in person at the B:Music Box Office.
The Box Office at Symphony Hall is open Monday-Saturday. You can call 0121 289 6333 between 10am-2pm, or visit in person 10am-6pm.
General booking opens at 10am, on Monday 29 November.
There will be coaches to and from Cheltenham & Lichfield for the concert on 2 June.
Where is it happening?B:Music, 8 Centenary Square,Birmingham, United Kingdom, Birmingham, United Kingdom
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