Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Exeter Music Group prepare for 'Mahler 8' Sunday 16 September 5pm at Exeter University Great Hall Press Release from Claire Penhallow

Marion Wood
Conducts the EMG Orchestra at St Peter's School

EMG Symphony Orchestra Concert
Saturday 16 September, 5pm
Great Hall Exeter University

On Sunday 16 September at 5pm, EMG Symphony Orchestra will mark its return to Exeter University's Great Hall with the biggest concert in the orchestra's 45-year history; a performance of Mahler's rarely-performed Symphony No.8 "Symphony of a Thousand".  EMG Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Musical Director Marion Wood, will be joined by two adult choirs, the Devon County Junior Choir and a range of instrumentalists, with harps, mandolins, piano, celeste and organ, as well as an additional off-stage brass section.  The concert promises to be a once-in-a-lifetime event which is not to be missed!

Tickets are priced at £15, £12 and £10
(discounts available for students and groups of 10+ for bookings made by telephone)
and can be purchased from the Northcott Box Office
telephone 01392 493493

For further information about EMG Symphony Orchestra, please visit


Exeter Music Group Symphony Orchestra
St Peter's School Exeter
Friday-Sunday 7-9 September
Full rehearsal of Mahler's Symphony VIII
Hymn: Veni Creator Spiritus (Come Creator Spirit)
Scherzo: (closing scene of Goethe's Faust)
Final rehearsal - Friday 14 September
Conductor: Marion Wood
Leader: Clare Smith
(Performance: Great Hall, 16 September)
Info: Carol Galton 01392 410660

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