Thursday, 15 November 2018

Concert’s inspired by folk legends

A SCANDINAVIAN tale of weddings, trolls, mysterious beings, Arabian adventures and the power of faithfulness will

A SCANDINAVIAN tale of weddings, trolls, mysterious beings, Arabian adventures and the power of faithfulness will be brought to life by the Aldworth Philharmonic Orchestra tomorrow night.

Andrew Taylor is the conductor and Tania Pratt the soprano for the 7.30pm concert at the Great Hall on the University of Reading’s London Road campus.

Humperdinck’s overture to

Hansel and Gretel
opens the proceedings, followed by Mahler’s stormy symphonic poem

Totenfeier
.



The second half of the concert features selections from Grieg’s incidental music to Ibsen’s dramatic poem,

Peer Gynt
. These include the well-known

Morning Mood
and even more famous

In the Hall of the Mountain King
movements.

Tickets are £12, with concessions £10 and children £5. If you’ve never previously heard a live orchestra you can get a free ticket courtesy of the APO’s “Concert Virgin” scheme. Go to www.aldworthphilharmonic.org.uk for full details.



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