20 January 2018 Awakening and Dance

Saturday 20 January 2018

7.30pm Huddersfield Town Hall

Conductor Benjamin Ellin
Leader Michele Northam

Awakening and Dance

Ajdic   Awakening (UK premiere)
Shostakovich   Symphony No 9
Elgar   Introduction and Allegro for Strings
Bliss   Checkmate Suite

Fresh from our New Year tour to China we welcome back the Slovenian composer Alojz Ajdic for a UK premiere of his work ‘Awakening’. Before that we share the dark wit of Shostakovich’s 9th Symphony and we conclude with a dazzling ballet score from Arthur Bliss, complete with dancers and visuals.


Pre-concert talk 6.30pm free to all ticket holders