David Watkin returns to direct the Meadows Chamber Orchestra in the
first of his two concerts as guest conductor. He will be joined by the
acclaimed violinist Alexander Janiczek, also well known to the MCO, in a
performance of Elgar's beautiful Violin Concerto. Symphony No 104 is
the last of Joseph Haydn's so-called London Symphonies and was composed
in 1795 while Haydn was resident in London.
'David brings ... a passionate belief in the juxtaposition of scholarship and musicianship' - Grove Dictionary of Music.
Matilda Cubarsi is a pupil at St. Mary's Music School and her work,
Nemini Parco, was the winning composition from a large number of
entries in this year's MCO Composers' Competition.