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baton and scoretimpThe orchestra’s main repertoire is from the classical period. Mozart figures largely in our programmes, along with Haydn, Beethoven and Schubert. But we also play a wider selection of composers including works by Brahms, Butterworth, Debussy, Fauré, Grieg, Mendelssohn, Nicolaï, Ravel, Sullivan and Weber.

 

 

oboesCellos at Headley ParkString and wind sections often perform strings-only and wind-only items at concerts. The strings have played works by Bach, Corelli, Elgar, Handel, Vivaldi, Walton and Warlock, the wind decet works by Arnold, Dvoƙak, Françaix, Gipps, Gounod, Raff, Richard Strauss and Woolfenden.

 

 

 

 

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Sofia Infante

 

 New compositions.

The orchestra likes to encourage young composers and over the last few years has commissioned the following:

 

2012: You are old Father William by John-Paul Bowman (Guildhall School of Music and Drama).

2013: An Eve Owl by Joseph Alexander (Kingston University).

2015: Panta Rhei by Sofía Oriana Infante (Kingston University).

 

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Vacancies for strings

There are currently vacancies for violins and violas. 

If you are interested or know of someone else who might be interested please look at our Join us page.

 

 

Next concert

Winter Concert

(with the Harmonie Choir)

3.0 p.m.

Sunday 26 November 2017

All Saints' Parish Church

Kingston KT1 1JP

 

Beethoven

Prometheus Overture

Mendelssohn

Hear My Prayer

Mendelssohn

Choral Cantata:
Vom Himmel Hoch

Schubert

Symphony No 4

 

Conductor: Rupert Bond

Leader: Madeleine Easton