Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra 2023/24

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Mighty River: Celebrating Women

Eleanor Alberga Clouds
Errollyn Wallen Mighty River
Florence Price Mississippi River Suite

Joanna MacGregor conductor
and guests

For International Women’s Day, Joanna MacGregor’s programme showcases exciting music by strong female composers. British/Jamaican Eleanor Alberga’s filigree Clouds was commissioned by London Contemporary Dance and matches their scudding, drifting and storming. Award-winning Errollyn Wallen - composer, pianist and jazz singer - explores themes of slavery and freedom in her magnificent Mighty River, quoting Amazing Grace at the beginning, gathering momentum like a river flowing to the sea.

Born in Little Rock, Arkansas and part of the Chicago scene with the poet and activist Langston Hughes, Florence Price was the first African American symphonic composer. Her powerful Mississippi River Suite starts with an evocation of dawn, before exploring Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen, Stand Still Jordan, Go Down, Moses and Deep River

Concert Bundles:

3 Concert Saver*

6 Concert Season*

*Excludes New Year’s Eve Gala and Stravinsky's The Soldier's Tale

Audio Brochure Event Listing:

Fri 8 Mar 2024, 7.30pm
£13, £19.50, £27.50, £33.50, £40

3 Concert Saver (excl. NYE) £31.20, £46.80, £66, £80.40, £96

Full Season Saver (6 concerts excl. NYE) £58, £87, £123, £150, £180

Discounts of up to 50% are available to U18s, full-time students, Universal Credit, Job Seeker’s Allowance or Income Support.

Children £1 when booking with a full-price adult (up to 2 children)

Limited £12 LoveMusic tickets available from the day before the concert. Quote 'LoveMusic' when booking