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Youth orchestra comes ot Yarmouth

PUBLISHED: 08:54 12 March 2010 | UPDATED: 17:01 30 June 2010

MUSIC lovers are being urged to join Norfolk's celebrated youth orchestra as it performs two spring concerts in Great Yarmouth and Norwich.

Norfolk County Council's Youth Orchestra will be performing at the Hippodrome, Yarmouth on Saturday March 27 and again at St Andrew's Hall, Norwich, on Friday April 16 under the baton of conductor Tom Seligman.

MUSIC lovers are being urged to join Norfolk's celebrated youth orchestra as it performs two spring concerts in Great Yarmouth and Norwich.

Norfolk County Council's Youth Orchestra will be performing at the Hippodrome, Yarmouth on Saturday March 27 and again at St Andrew's Hall, Norwich, on Friday April 16 under the baton of conductor Tom Seligman. Both concerts start at 7.30pm.

Tickets are now on sale for both events, which will include performances of Bach's Brandenburg no.3 for Strings, Borodin's Lyrical Symphony no.2 and Shostakovich Festival Overture with its exciting brass fanfares and fast string passages

The orchestra is now in its fifth year and has established itself as a flagship for promoting young and talented musicians from Norfolk. Players range from the age of 12 to 19 and come from all over the county.

Juliet Rickard, Director of the Orchestra for Norfolk County Council, said: “Our students are very excited about playing at such great venues.”

Tickets for the Yarmouth event are £8 for adults and £4 for concessions. They are available online at www.hippodromecircus.co.uk or from the Box office on 01493 844172.

Tickets for the Norwich event are £10 for adults and £5 for concessions. They are available on the door or from the County Council's Music Service on 01603 433276 or via email marie.chilvers@norfolk.gov.uk.

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