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Summer Festival: Orchestral Picnic

Categories: Educational, Festivals, Young Musicians
Tags: picnic concert, Yehudi Menuhin School

Saturday 29th June 2024, 4:00 PM at The Menuhin Hall, The Yehudi Menuhin School, Stoke Road, Stoke D’Abernon, Cobham, Surrey, KT11 3QQ


Joseph Haydn – Symphony no.59 in A major ‘Fire’, Hob.I:59
Ernest Chausson – Concerto for Violin, Piano and String Quartet
Max Richter – Vivaldi’s Four Seasons Recomposed

Students of The Yehudi Menuhin School

Opening the annual Summer Festival with a dramatic start, The Menuhin School Junior Orchestra will perform Haydn’s Fire Symphony followed by a performance of Chausson’s mighty Concerto for Violin, Piano and String Quartet, with one of our final year pupils and Director of Music Ashley Wass taking on the titular roles. Continuing the season’s theme of The Elements, the second half will comprise Max Richter’s Four Seasons Recomposed, showcasing four soloists and The Menuhin School Senior Orchestra in this extraordinarily moving homage to Vivaldi’s much-loved originals. Grounds open 4pm | Concert starts 5pm | Picnic interval 6pm | Concert, second half 7.15pm.

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