2016/2017 Season Programme

Philip Hesketh   conductor
Iwona Boesche   leader

Northern Latitudes

15th October 2016 at St Michael’s Bedford Park W4

  • Sibelius: En Saga
  • Berwald: Konzertstuck for Bassoon soloist Carolyn Sewell
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.4

Guest Conductor: Ben Palmer


French Evocations

26th November 2016 at St Michael’s Bedford Park W4

  • Chausson: Viviane
  • Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin
  • Poulenc: Organ Concerto soloist Chad Kelly
  • Debussy: La Mer


Children’s Christmas Concert

Sunday 4th December 2016: Children’s Concert at St Michael’s Bedford Park W4

  • Lopez/Lopez: Medley from “Frozen” (arr Krogstad)
  • Chappell: Paddington Bear’s First Concert
  • Strauss: Tristch-Tratsch Polka


Reflecting America

4th February 2017  at St Michael’s Bedford Park W4

  • Copland: Billy the Kid Suite
  • Barber: Knoxville – Summer of 1915 soloist Nadine Benjamin
  • Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man
  • Glass: Company
  • Gershwin: An American in Paris


20th Century English Masterworks

25th March 2017 at St Michael’s Bedford Park W4

  • Butterworth: English Idyll No.1
  • Walton: Cello Concerto soloist Bartholomew LaFollette
  • Vaughan Williams: Job – A Masque for Dancing


 Chamber Music Concert

7th May 2017, 7.30pm,  at St Mary’s Perivale, Perivale Lane UB6

  • Mozart: “Dissonance” Quartet, 1st and 2nd movements
  • Schumann: Romances for Flute and Piano
  • Shostakovich: String Quartet no 8
  • Schumann: Piano Trio no 2, 1st and 2nd movements
  • Brahms: Clarinet Trio


Free Concert – Vivaldi and Bach

20th May 2017, 6.00 pm (NOTE TIME) at St Peter’s, Southfield Road W4 1BB

Preceded by an open rehearsal, 10am – 5 pm

  • Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
  • Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no 3

No charge for admission; retiring collection

Director and soloist: Iwona Boesche


 New Ways to Dance

10th June 2017 at St Barnabas Pitshanger Lane W5

  • Glazunov: The Seasons
  • Stravinsky: Rite of Spring


Summer Music on the Green

8th July 2017 at St Anne’s Kew Green TW9

  • Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture (“Fingal’s Cave”)
  • Haydn: Cello Concerto in C soloist Rebecca Imgrueth
  • Beethoven: Symphony no 6 (“Pastoral”)