FRIDAY NIGHT CLASSICS: MUSIC FOR CHAMPIONS

    Friday 6 June 2008 at 7.30pm

    Symphony Hall, Birmingham +44 (0)121 345 0600

    Carl Davis  conductor
    Jon Christos  tenor

    England might not have qualified for Euro 2008, but we’ve still got the Bejing Olympics and tonight’s concert to look forward to! Our premiership team of musicians, captained by Carl Davis, tackles some of the all-time champion sporting themes:

    Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man (Olympics) Vangelis: Chariots of Fire Sutherland (arr. Davis): Sailing Ravel: Boléro (Torvill and Dean) Loewe: Ascot Gavotte (My Fair Lady) Mozart: The Musical Joke, Finale (BBC Horse of the Year Show) Davis: Grand National • Sometimes (Champions) Williams: Superman March Arr. Gregson: Fantasia on British Football Songs • The World in Union Puccini: Nessun Dorma (Turandot) Conti: Rocky Holst: Jupiter from The Planets (Rugby Union World Cup) Goodwin: The Trap (London Marathon) Queen: We Are The Champions

    This line-up will have you cheering from the terraces! Get behind Davis and the CBSO as they play for Birmingham on our very own field of dreams – the stunning acoustic of Symphony Hall.