Experience the Magnificent Guildford International Concert Season at G Live

Are you a fan of classical music? If so, mark your calendars for Thursday, June 1, 2023, because G Live in Guildford has some extraordinary performances lined up for you as part of the twelfth Guildford International Concert Season. G Live, recently honored as Surrey’s Best Live Music Venue, is proud to present this season in association with IMG Artists. Prepare to be captivated by the world’s finest classical music from renowned orchestras and soloists. Here are five highlights from the upcoming Thursday, June 1st event:

  1. National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine and Concerto Budapest Symphony Orchestra: These European orchestras will showcase their exceptional talent with mesmerizing performances of iconic compositions such as Sibelius’ “Finlandia” and Beethoven’s majestic “Eroica” Symphony.
  2. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Manoj Kamps and Shiyeon Sung: Prepare to be enchanted as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, under the batons of Manoj Kamps and Shiyeon Sung, performs Rachmaninov’s evocative “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini” and Dvořák’s timeless masterpiece, the “New World Symphony.”
  3. The English Piano Trio Presents “Beethoven: The Man and His Music”: Immerse yourself in the genius of Beethoven as The English Piano Trio takes the stage. They will perform captivating movements from piano trios such as “The Ghost” and “Archduke,” along with beloved piano sonatas including the ethereal “Moonlight” and the passionate “Pathetique.” Contemporary accounts and letters will be narrated by Christopher Ravenscroft and Ann Penfold, adding an extra layer of depth to the performance.
  4. Violinist Chloe Hanslip joins the Czech National Symphony Orchestra: Experience the virtuosity of Guildford’s own Chloe Hanslip as she joins forces with the renowned Czech National Symphony Orchestra for an unforgettable rendition of Bruch’s enchanting Violin Concerto. Prepare to be mesmerized by her musical prowess and the orchestra’s rich sounds.
  5. Celebrating Home Nations: The European orchestras will also pay tribute to their home nations’ composers. The program includes Hungarian composer Bartok’s Piano Concerto No. 3, Ukrainian composer Lyatoshynsky’s Symphony No. 2, and Czech composers Smetana and Dvořák’s compositions, including “The Moldau” and Symphony No. 8.