Wednesday, 23 January 2019

A Beacon of Hope

Wissam Boustany & the Pro Youth Philharmonia at Cadogan Hall in 2018
Wissam Boustany & the Pro Youth Philharmonia at Cadogan Hall in 2018
Following its successful inaugural tour last year, Wissam Boustany's Pro Youth Philharmonia embarks on it January 2019 tomorrow (24 January 2019), when Boustany and the orchestra perform music by Bushra El-Turk, Dvorak, Amelia Clarkson and Beethoven at Blackheath Halls, with further performances at Collyer-Ferguson Hall, Canterbury (25 January 2019) and the Elgar Concert Hall, The Bramall, Birmingham (26 January 2019).

The programme includes Bushra El-Turk's Mosaic, which was commissioned by Manchester Camerata in 2010, and A Beacon of Hope, a new commission from Amelia Clarkson who is a composition student at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Cellist Matthew Barley joins the orchestra for Dvorak's Cello Concerto and the programme is completed with Beethoven's Symphony No. 7.


Further information from the Pro Youth Philharmonia website.

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