The Halls, Norwich NR3 1AU


AST welcomes back Benjamin Pope

The Academy of St Thomas welcomes back two of its favourite performers: cellist Alexander Baillie and conductor Benjamin Pope.

International soloist Alexander Baillie will perform Dvorak’s magnificent Cello Concerto in B minor. Once described as “Britain’s best-kept secret”, he is one of the finest cellists of his generation and was inspired by the late Jacqueline du Pré.


Glinka Overture – Ruslan and Ludmila
Dvorak Cello – Concerto in B minor
Brahms – Symphony No.2

Alexander Baillie – Cello
Benjamin Pope – Conductor

Sunday 2nd October – Full Orchestra
10-1 Brahmns
2-4 Brahams/Glinka
4-5 Dvorak

Saturday 8th October
10am Strings
11.30am Woodwind and Horns to join
2pm Full Orchestra Brahms/Glinka
3.45pm Dvorak with soloists

Both rehearsals at City Academy, Bluebell Road, Norwich NR4 7LP

Sunday 9th October
10am Brahms/Glinka
11.45am Dvorak

Rehearsal and Concert at The Halls, St Andrew’s Hall, Norwich

Concert 3.00pm