will be in effect at this concert
for the safety and comfort
of the audience and players. Seating is being spaced out with
distancing between separately purchased groups of tickets.
There will be no pre-concert talk and
no refreshments will be provided during the interval, although audience
members are welcome to bring their own refreshments.
Our original trumpet soloist Matilda Lloyd is unfortunately unable to
play because of needing emergency dental treatment, but
Matilda has very helpfully
arranged for another outstanding player,
Zoë Perkins, also a BBC Young Musician
brass finalist, to perform the Hummel in her place.
We wish Matilda a speedy recovery and return to playing.
Four Sea Interludes and Passacaglia – Britten
Trumpet Concerto in E flat – Hummel
Soloist: Zoë Perkins
Kikimora – Liadov
Variations on an Original Theme, “Enigma” – Elgar
Sound the trumpet!
Havant Symphony Orchestra return to Waterlooville, post-pandemic, with a
fanfare! We are proud to bring you young trumpeter Zoë Perkins
to play the sparkling Concerto by Hummel. One of
the few major solo pieces for the trumpet, played live by a former BBC Young
Musician of the Year Brass finalist – this is an opportunity not to be
There’s a strong English feel to the rest of the programme with
Benjamin Britten and Edward Elgar both represented. The concert opens
with music evoking seascapes from Britten’s dark opera “Peter
Grimes” and ends with the magnificent characters depicted in
Elgar’s famous “Enigma Variations”. A short piece that
will be unfamiliar, but which we’re sure you’ll love is
Liadov’s “Kikimora” – the tale of an evil character
from Slavic folklore.