A performance of two contrasting major 20th Century Masterpieces: Elgar’s Violin Concerto and Stravinsky’s Ballet Suite, The Firebird.
The orchestra welcomes back the virtuosic violinist Callum Smart as soloist.
Conductor: Andrew Penny
Violin: Callum Smart
Elgar: Overture: Cockaigne
Stravinsky: Ballet Suite: The Firebird (1919 revised version 100 years on)
Elgar: Violin Concerto
An opportunity to revisit the 1919 version of Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite one hundred years on. The original is from 1910, the same year as the Elgar Violin Concerto, creating quite a contrast.
Meet the artists: Callum Smart talks to Andrew Penny – 6.30pm, free to ticket holders
Image credited to Hazard Chase Limited
The Hull City Hall holds numerous and varied events ranging from the Classics Orchestral Concert series to pop concerts, comedy, conferences, exhibitions and degree ceremonies.