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The Royal Ballet Sinfonia’s first concert at Birmingham Cathedral, which takes place on 24 November, includes the premiere of a specially commissioned piece for orchestra and choir from award-winning young British composer and conductor Alexander Campkin.

Entitled True Light, it will be conducted by Marcus Huxley, who will also conduct the Sinfonia and Cathedral Choir in music by Haydn and Mozart. The second half of the concert will feature Saint- Saëns’ Symphony No.3, better known as the Organ Symphony and familiar to the wider public through the score to the film Babe; the Sinfonia will be conducted by Music Director Koen Kessels, and the organist will be Tim Harper.

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You can watch a video about Alexander Campkin’s composition here:


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