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London Schools Symphony Orchestra

London Schools Symphony Orchestra double bass players

Christopher Warren-Green conducts the outstanding young musicians of the London Schools Symphony Orchestra in Elgar’s Cello Concerto, with soloist Matthew Sharp, and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No 4.

Bradley Wilson, the first Resident Conductor of the LSSO opens this concert with Errollyn Wallen’s Mighty River, composed to mark the bicentenary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act.  

Two alumni of the London Schools Symphony Orchestra and Centre for Young Musicians then lead the young LSSO musicians of today in Elgar’s Cello Concerto and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No 4. Internationally renowned conductor and former leader of the Philharmonia Orchestra Christopher Warren-Green is joined by leading cellist, baritone and innovator Matthew Sharp. Both herald from earlier generations of London’s premier youth orchestra.

This performance will finish at approximately 9.15pm, including a 20-minute interval

Promoted by Centre for Young Musicians

Milton Court Concert Hall