Orchestra set for show

SCARBOROUGH Symphony Orchestra are set to perform in the town on Saturday.

The orchestra will be holding their Romantic Journeys show in the Queen Street Methodist Central Hall.

It will feature the music of Russian giants Balakirev and Tchaikovsky and will open with Balakirev’s Overture on Three Russian Themes.

The orchestra will also welcome back trombone soloist Robert Holliday, who will perform Ferdinand David’s Concertino for Trombone.

However, the main work for the evening will be Tchaikovsky’s joyous Symphony No.2, the ‘Little Russian’.

Using three Ukrainian folksongs, the Symphony was an enormous success at its premiere in 1873 and, much to Tchaikovsky’s delight, received several more acclaimed public performances in the same year.

The usual pre-concert talk given by Frank James will take place in the concert hall from 6.45pm.

Tickets are priced at £10 and £8.50 and available from www.scarborough-orchestra.co.uk, from Scarborough Music, in Aberdeen Walk, or on the door.

Doors will open at 6.45pm and people are advised to arrive early.