The Hallé – The Lark Ascending at The Bridgewater Hall

The Hallé – The Lark Ascending
The Bridgewater Hall
19th February 2022

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The Hallé - The Lark Ascending

The natural world has inspired many composers, from Beethoven to Vivaldi, and this concert offers a collection of much-loved pastoral-themed masterpieces. Ben Palmer will lead the performance of all five movements from Beethoven’s Sixth Symphony, interspersed with Lili Boulanger’s charming D’un matin de printemps and works that showcase the talent of the award-winning Latvian violinst, Kristine Balanas: Spring from Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons and Vaughan Williams’ enduringly popular The Lark Ascending.

Beethoven – Symphony No.6, Awakening of happy feelings upon arrival in the countryside
Lili Boulanger orch. Ben Palmer – D’un matin de printemps
Beethoven – Symphony No.6, Scene by the brook
Vaughan Williams – The Lark Ascending
Vaughan Williams – The Wasps: Overture
Vivaldi – The Four Seasons: Spring
Beethoven – Symphony No.6, Peasants’ merry-making; Thunderstorm; Shepherds’ song, happiness and thanksgiving after the storm

Ben Palmer

Kristine Balanas, violin

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