Sinfonia Viva return to the festival, bringing an invitation to the dance. It’s wonderful to have the support of this amazing orchestra, and very exciting to have a full orchestral concert as part of the festival this year.
Bartók raids his folk music collection; Arutiunian taps into his Armenian heritage; Holst gives his school orchestra some jigs to play (throwing in ‘Greensleeves’ for good measure); Grieg salutes a great Scandinavian playwright with a suite of 18th-century-style dances – all guaranteed to get your feet tapping!
Bartók Romanian Dances
Arutiunian Violin Concerto (soloist Benedict Holland)
Holst St. Paul’s Suite
Grieg Holberg Suite
The concert will be open to festival wristband holders, as well as there being a number of tickets available for non-festival-goers to purchase, just for this concert.
About the artist
- Back with the us for the third year, we’re delighted that Sinfonia Viva wanted to be involved with the festival again – bringing a different angle to the festival programme and making the links between the worlds of classical and folk music. This year, they’ve worked some very special magic, and are bringing around 20 […]