2018 / 19 SEASON

All concerts conducted by Philip Hesketh unless otherwise stated.

13th October 2018 aSt Michaels Bedford Park W4 – 100th anniversary of Czechoslovak independence

Guest Conductor: Marc Dooley

  • Elizabeth Maconchy: Proud Thames
  • Smetana: Ma Vlast

24th November 2018 at St Michaels Bedford Park W4

  • Bloch: Concertino for Flute and Clarinet soloists Derek Benton and Andrew Keck
  • Brahms: Violin Concerto soloist Iwona Boesche
  • Stravinsky: Petrushka (1947)

Sunday 9th December 2018, Family Concert at St Michaels Bedford Park W4

  • Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf

16th February 2019 at St Barnabas Pitshanger Lane – concert for the 2019 Ealing Music and Film Festival

  • Khachaturian: “Masquerade” Suite
  • Nathaniel Stookey/Lemony Snicket: The Composer is Dead narrator Christopher Kent
  • Dvorak: Symphony no 9, “From the New World”

23rd March 2019 at St Barnabas Pitshanger Lane W5

  • Verdi: Requiem with Diversity Choir.(chorus master Jan Rautio)
    • Soprano: Nadine Benjamin
    • Mezzo-soprano: Monika-Evelin Liiv
    • Tenor: Mario Sofroniou
    • Bass: Denis Sedov

3rd – 6th May 2019: Tour to Marcq-en-Baroeul (Lille)

  • Beethoven: Egmont Overture
  • Wieniawski: Legende soloist Iwona Boesche
  • Dvorak: Symphony no 9 “From the New World”

8th June 2019 at St Barnabas Pitshanger Lane W5

  • Mozart: Piano Concerto no 22 in Eb, K482 soloist Ashley Fripp
  • Strauss, R: Ein Heldenleben

6th July 2019 at St Anne’s Kew

Guest Conductor: Michael Robson-Kiernan

  • Brahms: Serenade no 2
  • Beethoven: Symphony no 3 “Eroica”