When the CBSO’s phenomenal Youth Orchestra takes to the stage, sparks fly. And that goes triple for this high-octane programme, as Jac van Steen takes the CBSO’s superb young players through Rachmaninov’s final orchestral showpiece, and violinist Alina Pogostkina adds her brilliance to theirs in Stravinsky’s zingy Violin Concerto. First, though, new music for a new orchestra: the world premiere of a new work specially written for the CBSO Youth Orchestra by Proms sensation Ben Foskett. Come and hear what all the fuss is about!
5.45pm Pre-concert talk: Premiere! Ben Foskett
Composer Ben Foskett introduces his new work, in conversation with Simon Webb.
CBSO Youth Orchestra
Jac van Steen conductor
Alina Pogostkina violin
Foskett Leckey (world premiere – Feeney Trust commission) 13’
Stravinsky Violin Concerto 22’
Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances 36’
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