Orchestra of Opera North Concert: The Enigma Variations: Huddersfield Town Hall: Part of the Kirklees Concert Season 2021/22



Part of the Kirklees Concert Season 2021/22
Garry Walker leads a journey deep into the magic and menace of night with Britten’s haunting masterpiece based on six poems, Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings.
Inspired by a delirious, terrifying account of death in the Atlantic, Mark Anthony Turnage composed Drowned Out for a large orchestra and marked the score with the instruction ‘Very nasty’.

The season closes with one of the greatest English orchestral works; Elgar’s Enigma Variations, dedicated to several of his close acquaintances. Each variation portrays one of his friends, and in one case, a friend’s bulldog! The ninth variation, “Nimrod” is one of the most instantly recognisable pieces of classical music; frequently performed at solemn, national occasions, it often moves audiences to tears.

Orchestra of Opera North
Conductor: Garry Walker
Tenor: Nicholas Watts
Horn: Richard Watkins

Turnage : Drowned Out
Britten : Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings
Elgar : Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’)

Time: 7.30 pm
Free pre-show talk starts at 6.40pm


Type Price
Tickets Full price: £13 - £27 Concessions: £11 - £24 Under 30's: £4 16 and under: £1



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