The Best of British | Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

The Best of British | Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 15:00

A guaranteed afternoon of fun for all in this orchestral extravaganza featuring the best of British music. Bring your Union Flags and singing voices, as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra presents a rousing and exhilarating programme full of well-known favourites.

Audiences will hear the enchanting violin solo in Vaughan Williams’s much-adored The Lark Ascending, booming drums and heroic brass in Elgar’s Pomp and Circumstance March No 4, patriotic pride in Eric Coates's The Dambusters March, Parry's rapturous Jerusalem, excerpts from Elgar’s emotive ‘Enigma’ Variations, the pastoral and poignant A Shropshire Lad by Butterworth and more!

The Lark Ascending
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
Pomp and Circumstance March No 4 in G
Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
Dambusters March
Eric Coates (1886-1957)
Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
Nimrod and Finale from Variations on an original theme, 'Enigma'
Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
Songs from Six Songs from A Shropshire Lad
George Butterworth (1885-1916)


Wyvern Theatre and Arts Centre
Theatre Square
Swindon SN1 1QN
United Kingdom
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£33, £30; students/under 16s: £10
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