Conductor: Ian Brown
Cello: Sheku Kanneh-Mason
Mozart – Marriage of Figaro Overture
Elgar – Cello Concerto
Mahler – Symphony No.1: Titan
For the annual Hexagon concert this Spring, Sheku will perform Elgar’s masterpiece Cello Concerto. In the second half, the orchestra will play Mahler’s revolutionary Symphony No 1 ‘Titan’, which he composed for 100 players at the age of 28. The symphony follows the ambitions and travails of a young hero, from its spellbinding opening to the triumphant ending.