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
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