About English Chamber Orchestra String Ensemble
English Chamber Orchestra Ensemble
String Octet with Ofer Falk solo violin/director
The ECO is one of the world’s leading chamber orchestras, having performed in more countries than any other orchestra, and played with the world’s greatest musicians in its five decades of history. Over the years its soloists and conductors have included Vladimir Ashkenazy, Janet Baker, Daniel Barenboim, Benjamin Britten, Colin Davis, and many more. Since 1977 the ECO is delighted to have had as its Patron HM King Charles III and the Orchestra has performed at many royal events for him and his family including The Prince of Wales’ 50th birthday Gala Concert.
In this concert the top string players of the ECO will be led by violinist Ofer Falk. Ofer frequently steps in as leader of the ECO and has been leader of the Schidlof and Allegri Quartets.
Bartok Rumanian Folk Dances Sz 68
Mendelssohn Violin concerto in E minor Op.64
Mendelssohn Octet in E flat Op. 20