Everyone’s welcome at this fabulous family-friendly afternoon of music and dance. Host Shireenah Ingram and conductor Phil Ellis invite you to meet the instruments of the 60-strong Royal Ballet Sinfonia – and greet BRB’s brilliant dancers, who’ll be performing some of ballet’s biggest hits. Andre Rieu created the modern day version of The Johann Strauss Orchestra in 1987. Following six months of rehearsals, they gave their first concert on 1 January 1988. The orchestra began with only 12 members, but now there are 50, sometimes even 60 on very large stages. Josef Strauss joined the family orchestra, along with his brothers, Johann II and Eduard in the 1850s.
His first published work was called The First and the Last. When Johann Senior became seriously ill in 1853 Josef led the orchestra for a while. His early compositions went down well with the Viennese so he decided to https://www.cdoass.com/ continue in … Read More