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Norfolk Showground Arena
Dereham Road



Pietro MascagniCavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo
Pyotr Tchaikovsky1812 Overture, Op.49
Gustav HolstThe Planets: Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity
Jean SibeliusValse Triste
Edvard GriegPeer Gynt suite no.1, Op.46
Modest MussorgskyA Night on the Bare Mountain
AntonĂ­n DvorakSlavonic Dance in G minor, Op.46 no.8
AntonĂ­n DvorakSlavonic Dance in F major, Op.46 no.4
Johann Strauss II (the Younger)Die Fledermaus


Matthew Andrews – Conductor

Norwich Philharmonic

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Programme Note

Having not given a live public concert since February 2020, the Norwich Philharmonic Orchestra is delighted to be back on the concert stage presenting a celebratory programme of popular orchestral classics at the Showground Arena on Saturday 23rd October at 7.30pm, conducted by Matthew AndrewsTchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, complete with cannon and mortar effects tops the bill, and tickets have been pegged to just £11, with a special price of £5 for any young person under 26.


The rest of the programme is made up of some of the best-loved pieces of classical music, including the sparkling Overture to Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss, two familiar Slavonic Dances by Dvorak and the thrilling Night on A Bare Mountain by Mussorgsky.  The second half opens with Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, there’s Jupiter from The Planets by Gustav Holst and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture brings down the curtain.

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