Aurora Orchestra returns to Wigmore Hall to present Mendelssohn’s String Octet – one of the greatest chamber works ever penned – alongside Copland’s sublime Appalachian Spring – heard here in the original version for 13 instruments – and a new piece by the Master of the Queen’s Music, Judith Weir, featuring one of the foremost British mezzo-sopranos, Sarah Connolly.
Aurora Orchestra gratefully acknowledges support from PRS for Music Foundation
Mendelssohn Octet in E flat
Judith Weir Good Morning Midnight
Copland Appalachian Spring
Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Collon conductor