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Brandenburg Sinfonia

Friday 19 June, 7.30pm
Guy Johnston – cello


Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op 85, 1909; Holst: Invocation, Op 19, No 2, 1911; Turnage: Milo, 2009; Brahms: Symphony No 3 in F major, Op 90, 1883; Delius: Orchestral Miniatures, c1911


Leading British cellist Guy Johnston joins our resident Brandenburg Sinfonia for Elgar’s noble and elegiac concerto, followed by Holst’s haunting Invocation and Turnage’s short solo cello work for his son, Milo. Brahms’ majestic third symphony and some of Delius’ impressionistic orchestral miniatures complete an unmissable opening evening to our 2020 season. In association with Orchestras Live.

Plus: 6.00pm in Thaxted Church. Pre-concert talk: Late Elgar - the Cello Concerto, by Stephen Dickinson of the Elgar Society. Free to purchasers of tickets for the evening, but please order separate ticket(s) online or on the booking form.


Tickets: £35/30/25/18/10 limited view
(£10 age 30 and under offer)

Thaxted Festival 2020 Brandenburg Sinfonia

© Guy Johnston