III: BRABBINS AND LLEWELLYN • Symphonic lunches
Symphonic poem Tapiola, Op. 112
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Symphony No. 5 in D major
ERSO, conductor MARTYN BRABBINS
In November, British conductor Martyn Brabbins will be standing before ERSO. Brabbins is the head of music at the English National Opera and a lecturer of conducting at the Royal College of Music and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. He has had a long career as an opera conductor and has also conducted hundreds of new works by British composers around the world. ERSO will perform Jean Sibelius’s Kalevala-based symphonic poem Tapiola and British composer Ralph Vaughan Williams’s fifth symphony.