The French Connection
Saturday 25 February
The city’s favourite orchestra perform a programme of French music from the Classical and Romantic repertoire. The orchestra is also joined by flautist Katherine Bryan.
Dvořák's Stabat Mater
Saturday 20 May
The forces of the Leicester Symphony Orchestra and Leicester Philharmonic Choir combine to perform Dvořák's affecting and powerful religious work, his Stabat Mater. The religious theme continues with Holst’s choral work Festival Te Deum. Simon Styles also shows that the tuba makes a fine solo instrument in his performance of Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Tuba Concerto.
These 2 Tone legends are teaming up to give fans a rare treat, hitting the road together for a number of dates around the UK and Ireland.
Life-long friends, they are two of the main bands to come out of 2 Tone – a crucial musical and cultural movement which is still as relevant today as it was over 30 years ago.