Classical treat for music lovers
Cologne New Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra
THERE will be a treat for lovers of
classical music as St Mark's in Lisburn welcomes the Cologne
New Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra to the church for a
special concert on Tuesday August 7 at 8pm.
On the night the orchestra will be
performing Vivaldi's The Four Seasons, Concerto in G Major
for Flute and Orchestra by Mozart and Tchaikovski's
'Souvenir de Florence', with soloists Gemma Corales on flute
and violinist Susanna Gregorian.
Founded in 1972, the Cologne New
Philharmonic Orchestra is the only completely independent
orchestra in German, which has been enchanting audiences for
more than thirty years with its electrifying music.
It is as its core a professional chamber
orchestra that is expanded to a symphony orchestra several
times a year.
Its membership is mainly composed of
graduates of the most important German conservatories who,
upon finishing their studies, wish to experience the reality
of a practical musical life playing chamber music and
symphonic ,repertoire at a high level before furthering
their careers as soloists or as members of full-time
The aim of the orchestra is to inspire
people who may not necessarily have come into contact with
classical music before.
With this in mind the group has, over the
years, developed its own highly individual style of
This is engaging and direct while still
remaining true to the intentions of the composer.
Tickets for the concert will be available
from St Marks Church on the evening of the concert (August
7) from 7pm.