Talented Indira in summer concert

The Eastbourne Symphony continues its 33rd season with its summer concert which features one of the finalists in its annual Young Soloist Competition.

Eighteen-year-old India Grier started playing the cello at the age of four and gave her first concerto performance at the age of twelve.

She has attended the Royal Academy of Music where she was awarded a scholarship and where she has recently won the annual Concerto Competition.

Indira will play the Elgar Cello Concerto and the programme also includes Glinka’s Ruslan and Ludmilla Overture and Schumann’s Spring Symphony. The leader is Lisa Wigmore and the conductor is Graham Jones.

The concert is on Sunday, June 23, at 7pm in St Saviour’s Church, South Street BN21 4PA.

Tickets (£13 in advance; £15 on the door) from 07780 993801 or Reid and Dean, 99 South St BN21 4LU or the Tourist Information Office.