A Night of British Music at Radiant-Bellevue

Published: 2019/02/14

Acknowledge Britain’s Exit From the EU at Radiant-Bellevue

On the 17th March 2019, Lyon’s orchestra will perform some of Britain’s greatest songs, to recognise the country’s leaving of the European Union.

The brass section of Lyon’s orchestra will be performing some of Britain’s greatest classical pieces. ©Anthéa Photography

Three Centuries of Music

Lyon’s orchestra will play music spanning a massive three centuries. The music includes pieces with traditional melancholy, an arrangement of one of Britain’s best known pieces, and four songs in the style of London’s musical comedies.

A Brass Affair

It is the brass and percussion sections of Lyon’s orchestra who will be performing some of Britain’s greatest songs, on the evening named ‘Brass Save the Queen’.

The programme includes:

– Georg Friedrich Handel’s ‘The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba’ – 3 min
– ‘Greensleeves’ (arr. Elgar Howarth) – 5 min
– Gordon Langford’s ‘London Miniatures’ – 15 min
– Edward Elgar’s ‘Nimrod’ from his ‘Enigma variations’’ – 5 min
Chris Hazell’s ‘Three Brass Cats’ and ‘Kraken’ – 14 min

Mark the Leaving of the EU

The United Kingdom officially leaves the European Union on the 29th March. It is in celebration, or commiseration, of this event that Lyon’s orchestra will be performing on 17th March 2019.


Full priced tickets are 16€, whilst subscribers pay 13€, under-26s pay 8€ and reduced priced tickets are 14€.