Please note: This concert is in the past and has already taken place.


King's Hall - Newcastle University
Armstrong Building
Queen Victoria Road

Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear


Dmitry ShostakovichSymphony no.9 in E flat major, Op.70
Rautavaara EinojuhaniCantus Arcticus
Carl NielsenOverture 'An imaginary voyage to the Faroes', CNW 39
Jean SibeliusEn Saga, Op.9


Monica Buckland – Conductor

New Tyneside Orchestra

Programme Note

Join Newcastle's leading amateur orchestra for a concert of contrasts and discoveries. 

Orchestral favourites sit alongside Finnish composer Rautavaara's 'Cantus Articus', subtitled 'Concerto for Birds and Orchestra'. This 1972 work incorporates tape recordings of birdsong recorded near the Arctic Circle and on the bogs of Liminka in northern Finland.

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