The 13th Malcolm Arnold Festival will take place on 13th and 14th October 2018 at the Royal & Derngate in Northampton, England.
As a member of the Malcolm Arnold Society you will get special ticket offers for the Festival in 2018.
So far festival director Paul Harris has announced the following:
- The BBC Concert Orchestra performing:
Symphony No. 4
with Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from ‘West Side Story’ plus Copland’s Clarinet Concerto & the Arnold ‘Scherzetto’ performed by Julian Bliss!
- The Dancing Master conducted by John Andrews
- Hilary Davan Wetton conducting:
Recorder Concerto, 2nd String Quartet (String Orchestra version) plus a new work by Timothy Bowers
- The Rushden Town Brass Band conducted by Adele Hudson:
Fanfare for a Festival, Attleborough Suite, Hobsons Brass, Peterloo Overture, Four Cornish Dances
- Northamptonshire County Youth Orchestra performing:
Overture: Roots of Heaven, The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (suite), English Dances set 2, Sweeney Todd Concert Suite
- A talk by David Mellor
- A talk by Dr Timothy Bowers
- and much more to come!
The 12th Malcolm Arnold Festival took place on 14th and 15th October 2017 in Northampton, England.
As a member of the Society you can read a detailed report in Beckus No. 107
- Festival launched by Sir Peter Ellwood
- The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by John Gibbons
- The Rushden Town Brass Band
- Janus Ensemble conducted by Ben Palmer
- The Glasgow Philharmonia conducted by Ross Gunning
- Jenny Dyson Quintet
- Claire Joanne Thompson and Scott Mitchell – song recital
- For Mr Pye an Island – world concert premiere
- Heroes of Telemark – world concert premiere of a new suite
- Dame Monica Mason in interview
- and much more!