Illustration of Scheherezade and the Sultan
Sani ol-Molk (1814-1866), Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Classical Music

Brighton & East Sussex Youth Orchestra

with Brighton and Hove Youth Wind Orchestra
Mon 13 May 2024 , 19:30
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Brighton & Hove Youth Wind Orchestra

Sarah Leeves Conductor
Ethel Smyth Overture from The Wreckers
Rimsky Korsakov Procession of the Nobles

Brighton and East Sussex Youth Orchestra

Peter Davison Conductor
Alan Thomas trumpet soloist - Arutunian Trumpet Concerto
Rimsky Korsakov Scheherazade
Alia Alzougbi story-teller, Tales from 1,001 Nights

Told by the legendary Scheherazade the stories of the 1,001 Nights have long entranced readers and listeners. Tonight, award-winning storyteller Alia Alzougbi retells some of the tales that inspired Rimsky-Korsakov, before our young musicians perform his Scheherazade suite. Steeped in Armenia’s folk heritage, Arutunian’s Trumpet Concerto showcases a former BESYO member, now turned professional. 

Alia Alzougbi – story-telling event 6.30-7pm ticketed but free to concert ticket holders.



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