12 March 2014, Bedford Corn Exchange
With millions of people tuning in worldwide for their carol service on Christmas Eve, the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge embodies the great British choral tradition, boasting an illustrious history that stretches back to the fifteenth century. This concert opens with a performance of Handel’s ‘Zadok The Priest’, the words of which have been used in every English, and... read more
Wednesday 12 Mar 2014, 7.30pm
Choir of Kings College, Cambridge
Bedford Corn Exchange, Bedford
Philharmonia Players on Richard Strauss
Richard Strauss and his compositions have featured prominently throughout the history of the Philharmonia Orchestra.
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The Philharmonia Orchestra is one of the world’s great orchestras. Acknowledged as the UK’s foremost musical pioneer, with an extraordinary recording legacy, the Philharmonia leads the field for its quality of playing and for its residencies, music education and the innovative use of the latest technology in reaching new audiences. These, and the relationships it has with the world’s most sought-after artists, most importantly its Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor Esa-Pekka Salonen, place the Philharmonia Orchestra at the heart of British musical life.