Viola and double bass take centre stage!

7:30PM, Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Stratford ArtsHouse, Stratford-upon-Avon
Rother Street
Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire CV37 6LU

Stacey Watton

Stacey Watton

Mozart Divertimento K136
Dittersdorf Sinfonia Concertante for Viola & Double Bass
Julian Philips Ballades Concertantes  (World Premiere)
Haydn Symphony no49 ‘La Passione’

Virginia Slater viola
Stacey Watton double bass
David Curtis conductor

Tonight we hear Glyndebourne Opera’s composer-in-residence Julian Philips’ new work for viola & double bass, commissioned to mark OOTS’ 21st Anniversary. A joy to hear these two instruments, usually buried in the depths of orchestral texture, come to the fore!

Tickets: from £9.50 to 27.50

Enjoy the complete concert experience … Pre-concert talks with David Curtis. Free to ticket holders at 6.45 in the Auditorium

Save 20% when you book to see 3 or more concerts, or 30% for 6 or more


Julian Philips‘s premiere is supported by the RVW Trust

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