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Programme for the 95th Season, 2016-2017


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Sunday 16 October 2016   Orchestral Concert

7:00pm
The Tythe Barn, Tewin Bury Farm, AL6 0JB

BeethovenOverture: Namesday (Namesfeier)
LiadovEight Russian Folk Songs
FauréMasques et Bergamasques
MendelssohnSymphony No. 3, Scottish


Saturday 10 December 2016
Orchestral/Choral Christmas Concert

7:30pm
St Francis Church, WGC. AL8 6HH

ParryBlest Pair of Sirens
ButterworthA Shropshire Lad
Hamish MacCunnThe Land of the Mountain and the Flood
Vaughan WilliamsO Clap Your Hands, O Ye People (Psalm 47)
FauréCantique de Jean Racine
ProkofievTrioka: Lieutenant Kizhé
Ronald BingeSailing By
Unaccompanied Carols
Carols for Chorus, Orchestra and Audience


17 January 2017   Orchestral Open Rehearsal

7:45pm
Templewood School, Pentley Park, WGC. AL8 7SD
TchaikovskyMarche Slave
DvorakSymphony No. 1, The Bells of Zlonice

Saturday 18 March 2017   Orchestral/Choral Concert

7:30pm
St John's Church, Monks Rise, WGC. AL8 7NF

"Four Centuries of Shakespeare and Music"
WagnerDas Liebesverbot (Measure for Measure) Overture
Prokofiev'Dance of the Knights' Romeo and Juliet
ThomasBallet Music: Hamlet
ChaussonThe Tempest
ThomasHamlet (opening chorus)
Unaccompanied part songs
Full Fathom Five, How Sweet the Moonlight
Over Hill, Over Dale, My Soul there is a Country, Abendlied
Choral Dances from Gloriana:-
Time, Concord, Time and Concord
Country Girls, Rustics and Fishermen
Final Dance of Homage


Saturday 24 June 2017   Orchestral/Choral Concert

7:30pm
St John's Church, Monks Rise, WGC. AL8 7NF

Malcolm ArnoldLittle Suite for Orchestra, No. 1
KodalyMatra Pictures
MendelssohnViolin Concerto
Andrew Watkinson - Violin

leader of the Endellion String Quartet & WGCMS President
BlissThings to Come, Suite
SullivanScenes from The Mikado


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