WNO Wind and Brass Ensembles - 28 June 2013 | Welsh National Opera

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Friday, June 28, 2013

Strauss Symphony for wind instruments in E flat major, Op.143
Byrd Earl of Oxford’s March
Britten Russian Funeral Music
Bernstein West Side Story Suite arranged Eric Crees

Strauss' glowing Symphony, Byrd's joyful March and the infectious West Side Story Suite is performed in contrast to Britten’s Russian Funeral Music, is an impassioned dedication to those fighting against fascism on the eve of WWII.

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Conductor James Southall

WNO Brass & Percussion players are joined by RWCMD players from the WNO Orchestral Placement Scheme.