Slaithwaite Philharmonic Orchestra...better than Strictly Come Dancing?
Huddersfield Daily Examiner Lights, cameras, action! Fresh from its appearance on BBC’s All Together Now: The Great Orchestra Challenge, Slaithwaite Philharmonic sat down to embark on an ambitious programme in the opening concert of their 125th anniversary season, writes reviewer Suzanne Smelt.
Directed by internationally acclaimed conductor Benjamin Ellin, proceedings began with a moving rendition of Elgar’s ‘Nimrod’ Variation at Huddersfield Town Hall , played as tribute to the late Edward Kelly , president of the orchestra and lifelong supporter. The concert was dedicated to his... read more
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