Programme for 2022-23

2022 / 23 Season

15th October, 7.00pm (note time) at St John’s Smith Square SW1 – 50th Anniversary of West London Sinfonia  [6 rehearsals from 6 September]  

  • Steve Block: Fanfare for Time
  • Kabalevsky: Overture to Colas Breugnon [3+p 3 3 2+cfg/4331/T  5p hp]
  • Barbara Thompson: Concerto for 3 saxophones [2(p) 2(ca) 2(bcl) 2/4431/T p cel pno solo sax] (soloist Jonathan Radford)
  • Holst: The Planets [4(1.2.3/p1.4/afl/p2) 4(1.2.3/bob.ca) 4(1.2.3.cfg) / 6432(t+b) / 2T 4p 2Hp cel org  f ch]

Conductor: Philip Hesketh
Leader: Iwona Boesche

 26th November 2022, 7.30pm at St. Michael and All Angels W4 [6 rehearsals from 18 October]

  • Elgar: Froissart [2(p)222+cfg/4231/T p stgs]
  • Brahms: Symphony no. 3 [2222+cfg/4230/T stgs]
  • Dvorak: Symphonic Variations [2(p)222/4230/T p stgs]

Conductor: Philip Hesketh
Leader: Iwona Boesche

11th December 2022, time tbc but afternoon, at St. Michael and All Angels W4 [2 rehearsals from 29 November]

Children’s concert

  • Programme to be confirmed

Conductor: Philip Hesketh
Leader: Iwona Boesche

28th January 2023, time tbc but afternoon, at St. Michael and All Angels W4 [rehearsals to be confirmed but potentially from 3 Jan]

Concert of wind, string and brass pieces; programme to be confirmed

Conductor: Philip Hesketh
Leader: Iwona Boesche

11th March 2023, 7.30pm  at St. Barnabas Pitshanger Lane W5 [6 rehearsals from 31 January]

  • Sibelius: Symphony no 3 [32222/4230 T stgs]
  • Gershwin: [Rhapsody in Blue 2.2.2+bcl+2asax+tensax.2/3331/T p stgs solo piano]
  • Respighi: Pines of Rome [3(picc).2+cor.2+bcl.2+cta/4.3+offstage.6flugel.4 T P organ cel pno gramophone stgs]

Conductor: Philip Hesketh
Leader: Iwona Boesche

10th June 2023, 7.30pm at St. Barnabas Pitshanger Lane W5 [7 rehearsals from 25 April]

  • Sibelius: Finlandia [2222/4331/T p stgs]
  • Takemitsu: Green [3(3p, 1 alto).3(ca).3(3rd Eb+bass).3(cfg)/3331/p hp pno/cel stgs]
  • Holst: The Perfect Fool [2+picc.2+ca.2+bcl.2+cta/4431/T p hp cel stgs]
  • Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony [3(p).2+ca.2+bcl.2+cta//4.2+2cts.31/T p 2hp org stgs]

Conductor: Philip Hesketh
Leader: Iwona Boesche

8th July 2023, 7.30pm at St. Anne’s Kew Green TW9 [4 rehearsals from 13 June]

  • Mendelssohn: Overture Das Marchen von der schone Melusine [2222/2200/T stgs]
  • Haydn: Sinfonia Concertante [1202/2200/T stgs, solo vln cello ob bsn]
  • Beethoven: Symphony no. 1 [2222/2200/T stgs]

Conductor: Philip Hesketh
Leader: Iwona Boesche