Bridgnorth will again come alive to the lilting symphonies of German composer Jospeh Haydn this June. International soloists are set to appear at the English Haydn Festival from Wednesday 5 to Saturday 8 June, including violin virtuoso Simon Standage, violoncellist Pavel Serbin, oboist Mark Baigent, flautist Eva Caballero, bassoonist Robert Percival and violinist Ada Witczyk.
The distinguished writer and broadcaster Richard Wigmore will provide an introduction based on the Festival’s theme of Haydn’s Friends, Patrons & Colleagues, with performances of his symphonies, and music by Pleyel, Mozart, and Beethoven including an oboe concerto by Dittersdorf, a Cramer violin concerto, and works by Viotti and JC Bach, with the orchestra performing on period instruments and conducted by distinguished director Steven Devine. Lunchtime and evening concerts feature the Consone Quartet, the Salomon String Quartet, the Denner Ensemble and the English Haydn Quartet.
Call 07547 289704 or visit englishhaydn.com for details.