The OAE is giving a concert with the title ‘States of Independence’ at 7:00 pm in the Royal Festival Hall, conducted by Vladimir Jurowski. The programme includes Sibelius’s Second Symphony, preceded by Elgar’s Serenade for Strings and Richard Strauss’s Violin Concerto.
Dr Robert Samuels will take part in a pre-concert event, a panel discussion on the imagery and aesthetics of Sibelius with the conductor and members of the orchestra. The event will take place in the Level Five Function Room at 6 pm.
Full details of the concert are available from the OAE website.
Admission to the pre-concert event is free. Students can buy tickets for the concert for five pounds through the OAE box office (telephone 020 7239 9375).