Czech National Symphony Orchestra

Venue: Hexagon Theatre (Directions)

Thu 10 Nov, 19:30


Heiko Mathias Forster, Conductor
Mark Bebbington, Piano

Adagio from 3rd Symphony

Piano Concerto in A minor Op.16

Symphony No.5 in C minor Op.67

Celebrating its 23rd birthday in 2016, the CNSO has gained a position among both Czech and Europe's top symphonic ensembles, and is always a popular choice with Reading audiences. Renowned for its versatility, the orchestra present annually a broad programme ranging from classical music concerts and contemporary genre, film scores, jazz and musicals.

Joining the orchestra for Grieg's hugely popular Piano Concerto in A minor, is British Pianist, Mark Bebbington. Mark's performances and recordings have singled him as a pianist of the rarest refinement and maturity. Mark studied at the Royal College of Music where he was a recipient of numerouw awards and prizes, including a Leverhulme Scholarship, a Winston Churchill Fellowship and the Ivan Sutton Recording Prize - the latter awarded to the one outstanding graduate of the combined London Music Conservatoires.

Pre-concert talk 6.30pm
The Hexagon Auditorium (Free)

Ticket information

Tickets: £25.50, £22.50

Groups 10+: ALL tickets are £12 each. No additional subscription rates apply. (subject to availability)
All children under 18: £6 for individual tickets
Schools: £6 each, including free programmes (subject to availability) (SMS members £5.75)
Classical Membership Scheme: £12 for individual tickets. (For patrons aged 18-25 or students of any age - please contact the Box Office to register for the scheme)

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Venue info

Hexagon Theatre

Queens Walk

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Contact: 0118 960 6060

Box Office opening times:
Mon-Fri: 10.00-17.00 or until show time
Sat-Sun: Closed or 1 hour before show time