Worthing Philharmonic Orchestra present last concert of the 2022-2023 season

Worthing Philharmonic Orchestra present the last concert of the 2022-2023 season on Sunday June 11 at 3pm at The Assembly Hall.

Spokeswoman Lynda Bartram said: “Soprano Nadine Benjamin, much in demand as a concert soloist internationally, joins the orchestra to sing Richard Strauss’s haunting and autumnal Four Last Songs, alongside Wagner’s Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde. Tchaikovsky’s justly famous Symphony No 5 completes the programme.

“Nadine is a former ENO Harewood Artist, being equally at home on both the operatic stage and concert platform. She was the recipient of a Voice of Black Opera Award for the most promising voice and subsequently set up a mentoring agency called Everybody Can. In the 2021 Birthday Honours she was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire for her services to opera.

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“The concert will be part of Worthing Festival 2023, the town’s first multi-arts festival, which will feature performance, comedy, dance and music, workshops and family events.

"This is a new initiative and will be a celebration of arts and culture in Worthing. A wide range of events is planned and tickets are available through Worthing Theatres box office.

“Worthing Philharmonic Orchestra makes a unique contribution to the musical life of Worthing, covering a wide repertoire across five concerts in a year.

" Next season will celebrate the 75th anniversary and six are planned, with a special commemorative concert in March.”