Tees Valley Youth Orchestra

Thursday, July 5, 2018
By Louise Powell

ALM TEES VALLEY YOUTH ORCHESTRAThe Tees Valley Youth Orchestra will be giving a performance in the Parque Majuelo in Almuñécar on Sunday the 8th of July.

The said performance, which has been organised by the Juventudes Musicales de Andalucía, will be in aid of the Asociación de Familiares de Enfermos de Alzheimer (Afavida).

This youth orchestra is made up of 115 musicians and conducted by Nicholas Nowiecki and will interpret Leonard Bernstein’s operetta, Candide which is based on a novella by Voltaire, of the same name.

Other pieces are the Danzas fantásticas by Joaquín Turina; The Capriccio Italien, (Op. 45) composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky; Scheherazade (Op. 35), which is a symphonic suite composed by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and based on One Thousand and One Nights, as well as works by Sergei Prokofiev, Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel.

The Tees Valley also has a Youth Choir, which often accompanies the orchestra on their trips abroad. Both of these formations draw their numbers from Hartlepool, Middlesbrough , Redcar, Cleveland and Stockton, as well as other towns in the north east.

So far their tours have taken in Spain, Italy, Belgium, Germany and the Czech Republic

Getting back to the concert in the Majuelo, entrance is free although at the end of the performance members of the audience can donate an amount according to how much they enjoyed the experience.

(News/Culture: Almunecar, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalucia)

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