Musicians from the Zhejiang Conservatory of Music in China are to join with the University of Nottingham’s Philharmonia and Choir for a week-long programme of events, which will culminate in a special gala public concert, to mark the end of their first ever UK tour.
Performing at Nottingham’s Albert Hall from 7.30pm, Saturday 24 November, the combined large-scale ensemble of choral and orchestral musicians will play a concert including:
The large-scale combined ensemble of orchestral musicians will perform the powerful and haunting finale, bringing together Holst’s imaginative use of a large orchestra.
Providing an additional dimension to the concert, a video show using astrological images and lighting is to be projected above the stage during the performance of The Planets. Created by digital artist Barret Hodgson of Vent Media — who has worked with Lakeside on a number of creative projects including the light projections onto Trent Building for Chinese New Year — the light show is sure to add an ‘other worldly’ dimension to the majestic closing performance.
Read the full press release on the UoN news webpage.
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