Bell tours U.K. on new work with Academy of St. Martin in Fields

Bell tours U.K. on new work with Academy of St. Martin in Fields

Joshua Bell with composer Edgar Meyer, whose piece Bell tours the U.K. and Ireland with the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields (Photo credit: Zach Mahone)

Following a concert on January 10th at Graf Zeppelin Haus in Friedrichschafen, Germany, Joshua Bell leads the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields on a tour of the U.K. and Ireland! The program features a new Overture for Violin and Orchestra by Bell’s longtime colleague and friend, composer Edgar Meyer, which will receive its U.K. premiere in London on January 12th and tour through the U.K. including to Dublin and Edinburgh. It will be performed on the Academy of St. Martin in the Field’s U.S. tour under Bell’s direction in March 2018.

See below for U.K. and Ireland tour dates!

U.K. and Ireland Tour Dates
January 12: London
January 20: Dublin
January 21: Edinburgh
January 22: Manchester
January 23: Birmingham
January 24: Nottingham
January 25: Bristol

Program
VIVALDI: Four Seasons
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 2 in D Major
MEYER: Overture for Violin and Orchestra (U.K. Premiere)

Hear more about the Overture for Violin and Orchestra in a podcast interview with the composer Edgar Meyer and soloist Joshua Bell here!