STOP PRESS: Rupa Huq MP to attend EYO Post-Tour Concert

Ealing Central and Acton MP Dr Rupa Huq will be the guest of honour at EYO’s annual Post-Tour Concert at St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, Ealing, W5 1QG on Saturday September 2nd at 7.30pm. An exciting evening is guaranteed as the orchestra returns from a triumphant tour of Budapest and reprises the programme that had Hungarian audiences stamping and roaring their approval in a series of sell-out concerts.

Leon Gee leads EYO’s young players in a wide-ranging programme which includes the  effervescent Hungarian Dance by Brahms, the deeply moving English tone poem A Shropshire Lad by George Butterworth and then American composerAaron Copland’s quirky and rumbustious score for his cowboy ballet Rodeo.

The second half of the concert is devoted to the full-blooded romantic sweep of Tchaikovsky’s epic Fourth Symphony. The almost overwhelming power and conviction EYO’s young players bring to this huge score is hugely compelling and deeply moving. The packed audience at the Bakáts Festival in Budapest gave it a foot-stomping standing ovation last Friday and you’ll soon see why.

Tickets are available online at eyo.ticketsource.co.uk or at the door

Share this:
Share

Other stories from EYO

EYO headlining at EMStival

July 9, 2020

Facebook Live festival featuring two recent, exciting performances from EYO as well as other brilliant acts. Tune in by liking Ealing Music Service Facebook page... Read more

Triumph at Ealing Music and Film Festival

February 16, 2020

BBC Young Musician 2018 Finalist Rob Burton delighted a packed St Barnabas Church, his talent and charisma shining through his performance of Paul Creston’s Saxophone Concerto. In collaboration with... Read more

EYO60 – Gigantic past and present orchestra triumphs

August 14, 2019

EYO’s 60th anniversary celebrations ended with a bang on Saturday June 29th when a combined orchestra of 170 present and past members representing every one of the orchestra’s six... Read more

Charlotte triumphs in 2019 Concertothon

April 2, 2019

Congratulations to 17-year old oboist Charlotte Soerland who was the winner of EYO’s ninth annual Concertothon on Sunday 31st March. Adjudicator Julia Desbruslais, principal cello of the London Mozart Players, praised her... Read more

Calling all former EYO players!

March 8, 2019

All former EYO players are warmly invited to attend and/or participate in the EYO60 Grand Gala 60th Anniversary concert at 7pm on Saturday June 29th at St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger... Read more

EYO triumph with BBC Young Musician

March 8, 2019

BBC Young Musician 2018 Lauren Zhang takes a bow after her stunning performance of Prokofiev’s 2nd Piano Concerto with EYO and members of the London Mozart Players at the... Read more

EYO in concert with BBC Young Musician 2018 Lauren Zhang

February 14, 2019

EYO is thrilled to be performing this Friday 15th February at this year’s prestigious Ealing Music and Film Festival with BBC Young Musician 2018, the amazing 17-year old pianist... Read more

EYO Autumn Concert 2018

October 30, 2018

You are warmly invited to join us as we embark on EYO60, our exciting year of events to mark Ealing Youth Orchestra’s 60th anniversary. At our annual Autumn Concert... Read more

Post-Tour Concert Sat Sept 1st

August 28, 2018

Join us this Saturday Sept 1st at 7.30pm at St Barnabas, Pitshanger Lane, Ealing for EYO’s annual Post-Tour Concert. The players have just arrived back from a hugely successful concert... Read more

EYO Open Evening this Friday 11th May

May 9, 2018

EYO’s annual Open Rehearsal and Information Evening for prospective new players and parents is taking place this Friday 11th May 7-9pm at Twyford C of E High School, Acton,... Read more