Sun 09 Jun | St. John's Church, Waterloo
exploring mahler's 1st
About the Event
ERNEST READ SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Christopher STARK | Conductor
Explore Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 at this open rehearsal with the renowned Ernest Read Symphony Orchestra. Find out why the piece was such a landmark in transforming what we think of as a symphony, and listen to musical examples played by the orchestra, with commentary from conductor Christopher Stark. Open to all ages, this promises to be a lovely hour of music on its own, as well as an appetiser for the concert on Sunday June 16th.
ABOUT ERNEST READ SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
One of London’s leading and longest established amateur orchestras, ERSO was founded in 1931 by Ernest Read, a pioneer in music education and youth orchestras and known for the long-running Ernest Read Concerts for Children.
ERSO’s members are music students, professional musicians at the start of their careers and talented amateurs. Principal Conductor, Christopher Stark, is best known as co-founder and co-Artistic Director of RPS Award-winning Multi-Story Orchestra with whom he made a critically acclaimed BBC Proms debut in 2016 in a Peckham car-park.
Time & Location
09 Jun, 2:00pm - 3:00pm (followed by refreshments)
St. John's Church, Waterloo
73, Waterloo Rd, South Bank, London SE1 8TY (map below)