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, 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, Dvoƙak, Françaix, Gipps, Gounod, 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

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Next concert

Spring Concert

 

3 pm Sunday 24 March 2019
All Saints Parish Church
Kingston KT1 1JP

Rossini:  

Italian Girl in Algiers

Mozart:  

Movements from Serenade No. 11 K375 and No. 12 K388

Handel:  

Organ Concerto Cuckoo and the Nightingale
HWV 295

Haydn:   

Trumpet Concerto in E flat

Mozart:  

Paris Symphony No. 31 K297