2016/2017 SEASON PROGRAMME

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 CONCERT

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

  • Chausson: Viviane [3(p)223/4431/T p 2Hps stgs]
  • Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin [2(p)2(ca)22/2100/Hp stgs]
  • Poulenc: Organ Concerto [stgs and T only] soloist Chad Kelly
  • Debussy La Mer [2+p.2+ca.2.3+cfg/4.3+2ct.3.1/T p 2Hps stgs]

CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Sunday 4th December 2016 (1 rehearsal on 29th November): Children’s Concert at St Michael’s Bedford Park W4

  • Lopez/Lopez: Medley from “Frozen” (arr Krogstad) [2+pic.1+ca.2+bcl.1/4331/T/6perc/drumset/el bass/hp/pf(el) stgs]
  • Chappell: Paddington Bear’s First Concert [2(p)2(ca)2(asx)2/2200/2p/hp stgs]
  • Strauss: Tristch-Tratsch Polka [2222/4230/T p stgs 4sax optional]
  • Various: A Most Wonderful Christmas (arr Sheldon) [212+bcl.1/4331/T 3p stgs]

AMERICAN CONCERT

4th February 2017 (5 rehearsals from 3rd January)  at St Michaels Bedford Park W4

  • Copland: Billy the Kid Suite [3(p)222/4331/T 4p Hp pno]
  • Barber: Knoxville – Summer of 1915 soloist Nadine Benjamin [1(p)1(ca)11/2100/1p (tri) Hp]
  • Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man [0000/4331/T tam-tam GC]
  • Glass: Company [strings]
  • Gershwin: An American in Paris [3(p).2+ca.2+bcl+asx+tsx+bsx.2/4331 / T 4p cel]

ENGLISH CONCERT

25th March 2017 (7 rehearsals from 7th February) at St Michaels Bedford Park W4

  • Butterworth: English Idyll No.1 [3222/4000/T p Hp]
  • Walton: Cello Concerto soloist Bartholomew LaFollette [2222/4231/T 3p Hp cel]
  • Vaughan Williams: Job – A Masque for Dancing [3(III p+bfl).3(ca).3(bcl)+asax.3(cfg)/4331/T 3p 2Hp]

CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT

Sunday 7th May 2017 at St Mary’s Perivale UB6

RUSSIAN CONCERT

10th June 2017 (7 rehearsals from 25th April) at St Barnabas Pitshanger Lane W5

  • Glazunov: The Seasons [2+p.222/4231/T 5p Hp cel/pno]
  • Stravinsky: Rite of Spring [3(p)+p+afl.4(ca)+ca.3(bcl)+bcl+Eb.4(cfg)+cfg/8(2ttba).4(btpt)+picc tpt.3.2/2T p]

CHAMBER ORCHESTRA CONCERT

8th July 2017 (4 rehearsals from 13th June) at St Anne’s Kew Green TW9

  • Mendelssohn: Fingals Cave (2222/2200/T stgs]
  • Haydn: Cello Concerto in C [0200/2000 stgs] soloist Rebecca Imgrueth
  • Beethoven: Symphony no 6 (“Pastoral”) [2222/2220/T stgs]