A Serenade to Music - Melrose Music Festival Preview Concert

6:30pm, Sat, 11 May 2024

  • Event Details
  • Type of event: Performance
    Start time: 6:30pm
    Duration: 1 hour
    Venue: Melrose Parish Church
    St Mary's Road
    TD6 9LJ
    Description: A Serenade to Music - Melrose Music Festival Preview Concert

    Come and discover who will be performing at the 2024 Melrose Music Festival in September, where a world-class line-up of artists will be delivering a diverse range of music.

    The Festival, at its new dates of Saturday 7th - Sunday 15th September, will feature choral, orchestral and jazz evenings in its programme.

    All will be revealed at the Festival Preview on Saturday 11th May, at 6.30pm, in Melrose Parish Church.

    Special guest at the Festival Preview will be Sir James MacMillan, who is one of today’s most successful composers and performs internationally as a conductor.

    The event will be introduced by Robert Marshall, Melrose Music Festival Artistic Director, and artists performing at the Preview will include:

    • Borders Chamber Orchestra conducted by Derrick Morgan, Assistant Conductor of the RSNO and featuring professional orchestral harpist Ellie Hetherington
      • Ralph Vaughan Williams - Serenade to Music in conjunction with Borders Chamber Choir
      • Constant Lambert - Aubade heroique 
      • Sergei Rachmaninoff - Intermezzo from his opera Aleko
    • Borders Chamber Choir
    • Melrose Vocal Ensemble