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Gloria! Antonio Vivaldi

Saturday 25th February 2017

Tickets available from Derby Grammar School, Derby High School, Foulds Music Store and on the door. Priced at £10 / £5 conc.

For more information contact Derby Grammar School on 01332 523027 /



Friday 3rd March 2017, 7.30 pm

Haydn Symphony No. 90 - Strauss Horn Concerto No. 1 - Beethoven Symphony No 8


Beethoven called it 'my little symphony in F' but regarded it as better than his seventh symphony. Sinfonia Viva presents his rarely-played 8th Symphony alongside other masterpieces of musical bravado including Strauss's enduringly popular Horn Concerto No. 1 and Haydn's Symphony No. 90. In the grand atmosphere of Derby Cathedral, the city's most impressive and historic venue, this will be an evening of power and stirring energy under the direction of Sinfonia Viva's Principal Conductor, Duncan Ward. This even is part of the Twilights Series, in which Derby Cathedral and Sinfonia Viva present the highest quality concerts at Derby Cathedral.

Tickets are £25/£18/£16 available from Derby LIVE 01332 255800 or online


Saturday 18th March 2017, 7:00pm

Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending, Mendelssohn Overture, Midsummer Night's Dream, Mahler Symphony no1 in D major "Titan" feature in this eclectic DCO programme.

Tickets are £12 (£10 concessions), under 16's are free with an accompanyin adult. Tickets are available from Foulds Music Irongate, Orchestra members, On the door and from

Saturday 1st April, 7.30 pm

Richard Roddis conducts a programme including some of Bach's finest settings, accompanied by the Baroque Ensemble and Derby Cathedral's Director of Music Hugh Morris, on organ.

The soloists:- Julia Gooding – soprano, William Purefoy –  alto, Jason Darnell –  tenor, Mike Dewis – bass.

Tickets: £20 reserved £16 unreserved £5 students, available from Foulds,  for more info visit


Friday 7th April, 6.00 pm

Poulenc            Sextet for Wind Quintet & Piano Op.100

Ward                Hopscotch for Wind Quintet

Plus other Wind Quintet repertoire

This fabulous wind performance is sure to put a spring in your step. Featuring some of the most beautiful wind arrangements we could find, these performances are lightly and emphatically powerful in their subtle sweeping movement. 

This drive time performance will also feature the rare opportunity to see Sinfonia Viva’s own Principal Conductor Duncan Ward playing piano during the performance of the Poulenc piece.

Tickets are £10 (£8 concessions and £6 for anyone under 26) and are available from Derby LIVE 01332 255800 or online at

Saturday 22nd April, 7.30 pm

Susanna Fairbairn Soprano

Jeanette Ager Mezzo-Soprano

Ben Thapa Tenor

James Cleverton Bass

Accompanied by The Heart of England Chamber Orchestra

Conducted by Richard Dacey

One of the masterpieces of choral music, Mendelssohn’s Elijah will be performed at the Cathedral on 22nd April 2017. Premièred just 30 miles away in Birmingham in 1846, this richly rewarding work has become a classic for both choir and audience. Written as a homage to the Baroque masters he felt were being unjustly forgotten, Mendelssohn’s supremely successful oratorio has itself become one of the ‘greats’.

Tickets are priced at £12, £15, £18, available from or on the door.

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