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Autumn Concert 

Saturday 15 October, 7.30pm  |  High Storrs School, Sheffield

With the Leonore Trio and Richard Laing – Conductor

Hallam Sinfonia returns with regular guest conductor George Morton, giving a programme of music from the early 20th Century – related in some way to the origins of, or inspired by, early jazz music.



Coriolan Overture


Triple Concerto for Violin, Cello and Piano
With the Leonore Trio


Symphony no. 3

Florence Price's "Ethiopia's Shadow in America" portrays aspects of the life of slaves in the US. William Grant Still's "Afro-American Symphony" was the first symphonic work by a black composer to be performed by a major American orchestra when it was premiered in 1931.


The second half features two well-known works that include strong jazz influences: Gerge Gershwin's famous "An American in Paris", which includes everything from jazz bar-style brass to car horns in the percussion section, and Dmitri Shostakovich's "Suite for Variety Orchestra", which is sometimes (incorrectly) known as one of his jazz suites.


£12 / £3 Under 18s

£25 Family ticket

(up to 2 adults + 4 children)

£16 Family ticket

(up to 1 adult + 4 children)

Advance online booking is advised.