22nd June – Sir Mark Elder CBE and the RNCM raise funds for Future Talent

A very special concert took place in the Royal Northern College of Music Concert Hall on Friday 22nd June. This event was held to mark the retirement of Katharine Kent as President of the RNCM in 2009, and to celebrate the ongoing partnership between Future Talent and the College.

The RNCM Chamber Orchestra was joined by Future Talent’s President  Sir Mark Elder CBE and Future Talent flautist Joshua Batty for a stunning programme to raise funds for Future Talent.

The programme for the evening was as follows:

Carl Maria von Weber Overture to Oberon

Igor Stravinsky Concerto in E flat, ‘Dumbarton Oaks’

Claude Debussy Syrinx

Felix Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night’s Dream (complete) Op 21 and 61