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London Philharmonic Orchestra at Brighton Dome, 28 March 2015, concert programme


<ul><li><p>lpo.org.uk</p><p>Brighton Dome Concert programme</p></li><li><p>Winner of the 2013 RPS Music Award for Ensemble </p><p>Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor VLADIMIR JUROWSKI*Leader PIEtER SchOEMAnComposer in Residence MAgnUS LInDbERgPatron hRh thE DUKE OF KEnt KgChief Executive and Artistic Director tIMOthY WALKER AM</p><p>Programme 2.50 </p><p>contents</p><p>2 Welcome3 On stage 4 About the Orchestra5 Leader: Pieter Schoeman6 Jaime Martn7 Andreas Brantelid8 Programme notes12 Orchestra news 2014/15 Eastbourne Appeal13 2015/16 Brighton season14 Supporters15 Sound Futures donors16 LPO administration</p><p>The timings shown are not precise and are given only as a guide.</p><p>* supported by the Tsukanov Family Foundation supported by Neil Westreich </p><p>CONCERTS PRESENTED BY THE LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA IN ASSOCIATION WITH BRIGHTON DOME AND EASTBOURNE BOROUGH COUNCIL</p><p>brighton Dome concert hallSaturday 28 March 2015 | 7.30pm </p><p>congress theatre, Eastbourne Sunday 29 March 2015 | 3.00pm </p><p>tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet (Fantasy Overture) (21)</p><p>Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85 (26)</p><p>Interval</p><p>Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade, Op. 35 (47) </p><p>Jaime Martn conductor</p><p>Andreas brantelidcello</p></li><li><p>2 | London Philharmonic Orchestra </p><p>Saturday 28 March 2015 Sunday 29 March 2015</p><p>Welcome to brighton Domechief Executive Andrew Comben</p><p>We hope you enjoy the performance and your visit to Brighton Dome. For your comfort and safety, please note the following: </p><p>LAtEcOMERS may not be admitted until a suitable break in the performance. Some performances may contain no suitable breaks. </p><p>SMOKIng Brighton Dome is a no-smoking venue.</p><p>IntERVAL DRInKS may be ordered in advance at the bar to avoid queues.</p><p>PhOtOgRAPhY is not allowed in the auditorium.</p><p>REcORDIng is not allowed in the auditorium. </p><p>MObILES, PAgERS AnD WAtchES should be switched off before entering the auditorium.</p><p>Thank you for your co-operation.</p><p>The concert at Brighton Dome on 28 March 2015 is presented by the London Philharmonic Orchestra with assistance from Brighton Dome.</p><p>Brighton Dome gratefully acknowledges the support of Brighton &amp; Hove City Council and Arts Council England.</p><p>Brighton Dome is managed by Brighton Dome and Brighton Festival, which also runs the annual three-week Brighton Festival in May.</p><p>brightondome.org brightonfestival.org</p><p>Welcome to the congress theatre, EastbourneArtistic Director Chris Jordan general Manager Gavin Davis</p><p>Welcome to this afternoons performance by the London Philharmonic Orchestra. We hope you enjoy the concert and your visit here. As a courtesy to others, please ensure mobile phones and watch alarms are switched off during the performance. Thank you.</p><p>We are delighted and proud to have the London Philharmonic Orchestra reside at the Congress Theatre for the 18th year. Thank you, our audience, for continuing to support the concert series. Without you, these concerts would not be possible.</p><p>We welcome comments from our customers. Should you wish to contribute, please speak to the House Manager on duty, email theatres@eastbourne.gov.uk or write to Gavin Davis, General Manager, Eastbourne Theatres, Compton Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4BP.</p></li><li><p>London Philharmonic Orchestra | 3 </p><p>On stage</p><p>chair Supporters</p><p>The London Philharmonic Orchestra also acknowledges the following chair supporters whose players are not present at these concerts: Sonja Drexler; Eric Tomsett; Simon Robey</p><p>First ViolinsPieter Schoeman* Leader</p><p>Chair supported by Neil Westreich</p><p>Vesselin Gellev Sub-Leader</p><p>Ilyoung ChaeChair supported by an anonymous donor</p><p>Catherine CraigMartin HhmannGeoffrey Lynn</p><p>Chair supported by Caroline, Jamie &amp; Zander Sharp</p><p>Sarah StreatfeildRebecca ShorrockGalina TanneyRobert YeomansCaroline SharpNilufar AlimaksumovaRobert Pool**Thomas Eisner**</p><p>Second ViolinsNicole Wilson</p><p>Guest PrincipalJoseph MaherKate Birchall</p><p>Chair supported by David &amp; Victoria Graham Fuller </p><p>Nancy ElanFiona HighamNynke HijlkemaAshley StevensFloortje GerritsenSioni WilliamsGavin DaviesJohn Dickinson**Elizabeth Baldey**</p><p>ViolasCyrille Mercier PrincipalRobert DuncanBenedetto PollaniLaura VallejoNaomi HoltIsabel PereiraMartin FennRichard CooksonSusanne Martens**Sarah Malcolm**</p><p>cellosKristina Blaumane</p><p>Principal Chair supported by </p><p>Bianca and Stuart Roden</p><p>Francis BucknallSantiago CarvalhoDavid LaleElisabeth WiklanderHelen RathboneSibylle Hentschel**George Hoult**</p><p>Double bassesTim Gibbs PrincipalLaurence LovelleGeorge PenistonTom WalleyKenneth Knussen**Helen Rowlands**</p><p>trombonesMark Templeton* Principal </p><p>Chair supported by William &amp; Alex de Winton</p><p>David Whitehouse</p><p>bass tromboneLyndon Meredith Principal</p><p>tubaDavid Kendall</p><p>timpaniSimon Carrington* Principal</p><p>PercussionAndrew Barclay* Principal</p><p>Chair supported by Andrew Davenport</p><p>Keith MillarIgnacio MolinsSarah MasonScott Lumsdaine</p><p>harpRachel Masters* Principal </p><p>* Holds a professorial appointment in London</p><p> Chevalier of the Brazilian Order of Rio Branco</p><p>** 28 March only</p><p>Meet our members: lpo.org.uk/players</p><p>FlutesSue Thomas* Principal</p><p>Chair supported by Victoria Robey OBE</p><p>Hannah Grayson</p><p>PiccolosStewart McIlwham*</p><p>PrincipalHannah Grayson</p><p>OboesIan Hardwick* PrincipalJenny Brittlebank</p><p>cor AnglaisSue Bhling* Principal</p><p>clarinetsRobert Hill* PrincipalThomas Watmough </p><p>bassoonsGareth Newman PrincipalEmma Harding</p><p>hornsMark Vines Principal Martin HobbsDuncan FullerGareth MollisonTimothy Ball</p><p>trumpetsPaul Beniston* PrincipalAnne McAneney*</p><p>Chair supported by Geoff &amp; Meg Mann</p><p>Nicholas Betts Co-Principal</p></li><li><p>4 | London Philharmonic Orchestra </p><p>London Philharmonic Orchestra</p><p>The London Philharmonic Orchestra is one of the worlds finest orchestras, balancing a long and distinguished history with its present-day position as one of the most dynamic and forward-looking ensembles in the UK. As well as its performances in the concert hall, the Orchestra also records film and video game soundtracks, releases CDs on its own record label, and reaches thousands of people every year through activities for families, schools and community groups.</p><p>The Orchestra was founded by Sir Thomas Beecham in 1932. It has since been headed by many of the worlds greatest conductors including Sir Adrian Boult, Bernard Haitink, Sir Georg Solti, Klaus Tennstedt and Kurt Masur. Vladimir Jurowski is currently the Orchestras Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor, appointed in 2007. From September 2015 Andrs Orozco-Estrada will take up the position of Principal Guest Conductor. Magnus Lindberg is the Orchestras current Composer in Residence.</p><p>The Orchestra is based at Southbank Centres Royal Festival Hall in London, where it has performed since the Halls opening in 1951 and been Resident Orchestra since 1992. It gives around 30 concerts there each season with many of the worlds top conductors and </p><p>soloists. Throughout 2013 the Orchestra collaborated with Southbank Centre on the year-long The Rest Is Noise festival, charting the influential works of the 20th century. 2014/15 highlights include a season-long festival, Rachmaninoff: Inside Out, exploring the composers major orchestral masterpieces; premieres of works by Harrison Birtwistle, Julian Anderson, Colin Matthews, James Horner and the Orchestras new Composer in Residence, Magnus Lindberg; and appearances by many of todays most sought-after artists including Maria Joo Pires, Christoph Eschenbach, Yannick Nzet-Sguin, Osmo Vnsk, Lars Vogt, Barbara Hannigan, Vasily Petrenko, Marin Alsop, Katia and Marielle Labque and Robin Ticciati.</p><p>Outside London, the Orchestra has flourishing residencies in Brighton and Eastbourne, and performs regularly around the UK. Each summer it takes up its annual residency at Glyndebourne Festival Opera in the Sussex countryside, where it has been Resident Symphony Orchestra for over 50 years. The Orchestra also tours internationally, performing to sell-out audiences worldwide. In 1956 it became the first British orchestra to appear in Soviet Russia and in 1973 made the first ever visit to China by a Western orchestra. </p><p>Full marks to the London Philharmonic for continuing to offer the most adventurous concerts in London.The Financial Times, 14 April 2014</p></li><li><p>London Philharmonic Orchestra | 5 </p><p>Touring remains a large part of the Orchestras life: highlights of the 2014/15 season include appearances across Europe (including Iceland) and tours to the USA (West and East Coasts), Canada and China.</p><p>The London Philharmonic Orchestra has recorded the soundtracks to numerous blockbuster films, from The Lord of the Rings trilogy to Lawrence of Arabia, East is East, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and Thor: The Dark World. It also broadcasts regularly on television and radio, and in 2005 established its own record label. There are now over 80 releases available on CD and to download. Recent additions include organ works by Poulenc and Saint-Sans with Yannick Nzet-Sguin; Strausss Don Juan and Ein Heldenleben with Bernard Haitink; Shostakovichs Symphonies Nos. 6 &amp; 14 and Zemlinskys A Florentine Tragedy with Vladimir Jurowski; and Orffs Carmina Burana with Hans Graf. In summer 2012 the London Philharmonic Orchestra performed as part of The Queens Diamond Jubilee Pageant on the River Thames, and was also chosen to record all the worlds national anthems for the London 2012 Olympics. In 2013 it was the winner of the RPS Music Award for Ensemble.</p><p>The London Philharmonic Orchestra is committed to inspiring the next generation of musicians through an energetic programme of activities for young people. Highlights include the BrightSparks schools concerts and FUNharmonics family concerts; the Young Composers Programme; and the Foyle Future Firsts orchestral training programme for outstanding young players. Its work at the forefront of digital engagement and social media has enabled the Orchestra to reach even more people worldwide: all its recordings are available to download from iTunes and, as well as a YouTube channel and regular podcast series, the Orchestra has a lively presence on Facebook and Twitter.</p><p>Find out more and get involved! </p><p>lpo.org.uk</p><p>facebook.com/londonphilharmonicorchestra</p><p>twitter.com/LPOrchestra</p><p>youtube.com/londonphilharmonic7</p><p>Pieter Schoemanleader</p><p> P</p><p>atri</p><p>ck H</p><p>arri</p><p>son</p><p>Pieter Schoeman was appointed Leader of the LPO in 2008, having previously been Co-Leader since 2002.</p><p>Born in South Africa, he made his solo debut aged 10 with the Cape Town Symphony Orchestra. </p><p>He studied with Jack de Wet in South Africa, winning numerous competitions including the 1984 World Youth Concerto Competition in the US. In 1987 he was offered the Heifetz Chair of Music scholarship to study with Eduard Schmieder in Los Angeles and in 1991 his talent was spotted by Pinchas Zukerman, who recommended that he move to New York to study with Sylvia Rosenberg. In 1994 he became her teaching assistant at Indiana University, Bloomington. </p><p>Pieter has performed worldwide as a soloist and recitalist in such famous halls as the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Moscows Rachmaninov Hall, Capella Hall in St Petersburg, Staatsbibliothek in Berlin, Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, and Southbank Centres Queen Elizabeth Hall in London. As a chamber musician he regularly performs at Londons prestigious Wigmore Hall. </p><p>As a soloist with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Pieter has performed Arvo Prts Double Concerto with Boris Garlitsky, Brahmss Double Concerto with Kristina Blaumane, and Brittens Double Concerto with Alexander Zemtsov, which was recorded and released on the Orchestras own record label to great critical acclaim. He has recorded numerous violin solos with the London Philharmonic Orchestra for Chandos, Opera Rara, Naxos, X5, the BBC and for American film and television, and led the Orchestra in its soundtrack recordings for The Lord of the Rings trilogy. </p><p>In 1995 Pieter became Co-Leader of the Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice. Since then he has appeared frequently as Guest Leader with the Barcelona, Bordeaux, Lyon, Baltimore and BBC symphony orchestras, and the Rotterdam and BBC Philharmonic orchestras. He is a Professor of Violin at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London. Pieters chair in the London Philharmonic Orchestra is supported by Neil Westreich.</p></li><li><p>6 | London Philharmonic Orchestra </p><p>acclaim. Solo recordings include Mozart concertos with Sir Neville Marriner, a premiere recording of the Sinfonietta Concerto for Flute and Orchestra written for him by Xavier Montsalvatge and conducted by Gianandrea Noseda, Bach works for flute, violin, and piano with violinist Murray Perahia and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields for Sony, and Mozarts Flute Quartet for EMI, amongst others.</p><p>Born in Santander, Spain, Jaime studied with Antonio Arias in Madrid and later with Paul Verhey in The Hague, Holland.</p><p>facebook.com/jaime.martin.1675</p><p>Jaime Martnconductor</p><p>Ale</p><p>xan</p><p>der </p><p>Lin</p><p>dstr</p><p>m</p><p>Jaime Martn has risen quickly to international acclaim as a conductor in recent years, following his prominent career as a flautist. He was appointed Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of Gvle Symphony Orchestra in September 2013 and, more recently, has been designated the Principal Guest Conductor of the Orquesta Sinfnica de Castilla y Len. He is also Chief Conductor of the Orquestra de Cadaqus and Artistic Director of the Santander International Festival. </p><p>As a guest conductor he has worked with international orchestras including Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Barcelona Symphony, Royal Scottish National, and St Paul Chamber orchestras, and Academy of St Martn in the Fields. Future guest engagements include return to visits to the Orquestra Sinfonica do Estado de Sao Paulo, Swedish Radio, Winterthur Orchestra and his debuts with New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and the Northern Sinfonia.</p><p>Jaime made his operatic debut conducting The Magic Flute at El Escorial Madrid and San Sebastian Festival in August 2012. He made his debut with English National Opera in February 2013 conducting The Barber of Seville and returned in autumn last year to conduct The Marriage of Figaro.</p><p>Jaimes recordings include Schuberts Symphony No. 9 and Beethovens Symphony No. 3 Eroica, with the Orquestra de Cadaqus, and a CD of works by Granados, Garreta, Taltabull and Lamote de Grigno with the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra. All his recordings as conductor are on the Trit label and received critical </p><p>Jaime Martns detailed performance took on heady swagger, and his infectious enjoyment of the music communicated to the orchestra and audience alike.</p><p>John Allison, The Telegraph, December 2014</p></li><li><p>London Philharmonic Orchestra | 7 </p><p>Andreas Brantelid was born in Copenhagen in 1987 to Swedish/Danish parents. He started playing the cello from a very early age, studying with his father Ingemar. He made his concerto debut at the age of 14 with the Royal Danish Orchestra playing the Elgar Cello Concerto. Since then he has appeared as a soloist with all the major orchestras in Scandinavia. </p><p>This season he will make his debut with the MDR Leipzig Orchestras as well as returning to the BBC National Orchestra of...</p></li></ul>