Melrose Music Festival Preview Concert 11th May

Melrose Music Festival Preview Concert 11th May
Type of post: Orchestra news item
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Posted By: Paul Cormie
Status: Current
Date Posted: Sun, 21 Apr 2024

The Borders Chamber Orchestra will next be performing at the Preview Concert for the Melrose Music Festival. The concert is on Saturday 11th May at 6:30pm in Melrose Parish Church.

The Festival, at its new dates of Saturday 7th - Sunday 15th September, will feature choral, orchestral and jazz evenings in its programme. 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. 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
Click here to get tickets
Adults: £15
Concessions (students and unwaged): £10
Under 18s: free