Much-loved classics end ESO season

ESO Dress Rehearsal "A German Requiem". SUS-170320-125655001
ESO Dress Rehearsal "A German Requiem". SUS-170320-125655001

Eastbourne Symphony Orchestra’s autumn concert is on Sunday October 21 at 7pm in St Saviour’s Church, South Street.

The programme starts with Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture (Fingal’s Cave) for which he found inspiration during a holiday in Scotland in 1829. Then follows Mozart’s Concerto for Flute No 1 in G when the soloist will be Sirius Chau from the Royal College of Music who is the winner of the ESO’s annual young soloist competition which took place last January.

After the interval, the Eastbourne Symphony Orchestra ends the concert with Dvořák’s New World Symphony, arguably one of the most popular of all symphonies.

This will be the ESO’s 140th concert and a fitting end to its 38th season.

The orchestra’s leader is Lisa Wigmore and the conductor is Graham Jones. Tickets are £14 in advance (£12 for ESO Friends) or £15 on the door (£13 for ESO Friends), and can be purchased from Reid and Dean, 43-45 Cornfield Road, Eastbourne BN21 4QG, by emailing, or call on 07780 993801. More details are available on

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