Tuesday 26 November 2019 1:00PM

My Music with Orchestra of St John’s

Elgar, Novello, Byrd, Walton and Puccini


This concert will be approximately 1 hour in duration, without an interval


Ticket bookings are subject to a £3 booking fee. This fee covers the whole booking and is not per ticket.

  • Orchestra of St John’s
  • John Lubbock founder/conductor
  • Sir Roy Strong art historian and curator
  • Paul Blezard interviewer
  • Hannah Davey soprano

In this series, famous people discuss the music that has meant the most to them in their lives, with Orchestra of St John’s playing arrangements of their choices live in the Hall.

Paul Blezard interviews historian and gardener Sir Roy Strong about his life and musical influences.

  • Orchestra of St John’s (Reg. Charity No. 289106)
  • Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
      • Variations on an Original Theme ‘Enigma’ Op. 36
        • I. Theme (Enigma: Andante)
        • IX. Variation VIII 'W.N.'
        • XI. Variation X 'Dorabella'
  • Ivor Novello (1893-1951)
        • We'll gather lilacs
  • William Byrd (c.1540-1623)
        • Pavane and 1st Galliard in A minor 'The Earl of Salisbury'
  • William Walton (1902-1983)
        • 2 pieces for strings from Henry V
  • Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
      • La bohème
        • Sì, mi chiamano Mimì

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