The Darley Park Concert 2013

Classic FM has teamed up with Derby LIVE for the Darley Park Concert 2013, one of the UK’s largest free outdoor classical concerts.

The annual Darley Park Concert takes place this year on Sunday 1st September in a superb setting, with fabulous music and fantastic fireworks in the company of the region’s only professional orchestra, Sinfonia Viva.

This year, conductor James Holmes and Sinfonia Viva will play a host of concert favourites and cheerful classics. Joining the Orchestra on stage will be the award-winning baritone Grant Doyle. This year's running order  sees a special focus on 'time' as the city celebrates the 300th anniversary of the birth of clockmaker John Whitehurst.

Presented by Classic FM’s very own John Brunning, come along and be part of the expected 30,000-strong crowd in the stunning natural amphitheatre that is Darley Park. Entry to the concert is free.

The running order (subject to change) is:

R Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra
Grieg: Morning from Peer Gynt Suite
Glazunov: Spring
Porter: I Love Paris
Gershwin: Summertime
Adams/Vallance: Summer of '69
Work: Grandfather's Clock
Suppé: Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna
Ponchielli: Dance of the Hours
Anderson: Syncopated Clock
Williams: The Old Clockmaker
J Strauss: Tik Tak Polka


Rossini: Gallop from William Tell Overture
Dukes: Autumn in New York
Weill: September Song
Hupfeld: As Time Goes By
Orth: In a Clock Store
Vivaldi: Winter from The Four Seasons
Mendelssohn: Nocturne
Lennon/McCartney: Hard Day's Night
Freedman/Myers: Rock Around the Clock

Mercury: Don’t Stop Me Now

Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries from Die Walküre

Sunday 1 July, from 6pm
Darley Park, Derby
FREE entry

Please observe parking restrictions. Car Parking £5 at St. Benedict's School on Duffield Road & Derby Rugby Club.

In the interests of safety, please do not bring barbecues, sparklers, fireworks, Chinese lanterns, animals or gazebos to the park. Do bring a torch. Please help to keep the park tidy by disposing of your rubbish carefully.

For more information about the event please click here.

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