St John's Smith Square December 2016 (photo by Marc Gascoigne)
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Prokofiev, Britten and Copland – 27 June 2020

Aaron Copland – Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo
Benjamin BrittenThe Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
Sergei Prokofiev – Symphony No. 7 in C sharp minor

27 June 2020, 7.30pm
St John’s Smith Square

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Bruckner and Vaughan Williams – 21 March 2020

Programme to include:

Ralph Vaughan Williams – Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
Anton Bruckner – Symphony No. 7

21 March 2020, 7.30pm
St Paul’s Church Hammersmith

Concert in memory of Nigel Blake

Church of St Paul, Hammersmith
Photo by Bernard Burns (Creative Commons licence)
Future concerts

Bartók, Brahms and Webern – 16 November 2019

Anton Webern – Passacaglia
Johannes Brahms – Piano Concerto No. 1
Béla Bartók – Concerto for Orchestra

Tom Evans leader
Marc Dooley conductor
Richard Uttley piano

16 November 2019, 7.30pm
Wathen Hall, St Paul’s Boys’ School

Tickets £12 (under-18s £8). Friends get a free ticket.

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We celebrate the start of our 2019/20 season with Bartók’s virtuosic Concerto for Orchestra, in which every instrument gets a moment in the spotlight. Webern’s Passacaglia was the piece that launched his career: a fond farewell to the nineteenth century and to the music of Brahms, as well as a foretaste of the radical ideas he was about to pursue.

One of London’s finest amateur orchestras, Fulham Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1958 and performs regularly in London with soloists of international standing. Their performances have been broadcast on Radio 3, and hailed as ‘magnificent … a splendid band’ by The Bruckner Journal, and ‘a quite wonderful performance’ by Bachtrack.

Richard Uttley

Photo by Cathy Pyle

Noted for the integrity and breadth of his musicianship as soloist, chamber musician and recording artist, Richard has been recognised for his ‘musical intelligence and pristine facility’ (International Record Review), ‘amazing decisiveness’, and ‘tumultuous performance’ (Daily Telegraph). His playing is frequently broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and has featured on BBC Two, BBC Four, Classic FM and Sky Arts. He won the British Contemporary Piano Competition in 2006 and was selected for representation by Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT) in 2011.

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