Faster, higher, stronger – explore the colourful world of a symphony orchestra in a friendly afternoon show that welcomes all the family to be a part of their jam-packed season at Bedford Corn Exchange.
Join the Philharmonia Orchestra for an exciting concert celebrating the Olympic spirit – the perfect way to get inspired for Tokyo 2020.
Cheer for the underdog, feel the thrill of a race, and share in the joy of triumph over adversity as you hear musical favourites from film and television, as well as timeless classics for symphony orchestra.
Plus – stay on at the end and you’ll get to meet the musicians, conductor and presenter.
Saturday 15 Feb 2020, 2pmBedford Corn Exchange, Bedford – book your tickets here
Robin O’Neill conductor
Lucy Drever presenter
Angie Newman British Sign Language interpreter
SHOSTAKOVICH Festive Overture
FERNANDO Breathing Space
GRIEG In the Hall of the Mountain King’, Peer Gynt
LUCY DREVER Going for Gold (Audience participation piece)
BIZET L’Arlesienne, Suite No. 2: ‘Farandole
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV The Flight of the Bumblebee
PHILIP GLASS Symphony No. 3: Mvt III (excerpt)
ROSSINI Overture, William Tell: ‘Gallop
VANGELIS Chariots of Fire Theme
POWELL How to Train Your Dragon
Musical favourites from film and tv, plus timeless classics for symphony orchestra
Main photo credit: Beth Walsh