Music

 

 

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 Bizet, Brahms, Butterworth, Debussy, Delius, Fauré, Grieg, Handel, Mendelssohn, Nicolaï, Ravel, Rossini, Saint-Saëns, Schumann, Sullivan, Tchaikovsky, Vaughan Williams 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, Dvořák, Françaix, Gipps, Gounod, Mozart, Raff, Richard Strauss and Woolfenden.

 

 

 

 

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 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).

2017: Once in a Big City by Sergey Lunev (Kingston University).

 

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Vacancies for strings

There are currently vacancies for violins and violas. 

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Next concert

Summer Music

 

11.30 am
Wednesday 26 June 2019

Kingston United Reformed Church
Eden St.  Kingston KT1 1HZ

Dvořák:  

Czech Suite (2 mvts)

Chopin:  

Piano Concerto in F minor (1st mvt)

Greg Harradine:  

The Incandenza Variations

Mendelssohn:   

Italian Symphony
(mvts 2 and 4)