The Bloomsbury Band of Flutes and Clarinets was delighted to welcome a live audience for its first indoor concert for nearly two years.
The programme reflected a defiantly busy and innovative time for the Band and included works by Mozart, Berlioz and, in a major step forward, by several members of Bloomsbury Band themselves.
The programme is summarised below. All the full Band items in this evening’s concert have been commissioned or created by The Bloomsbury Band of Flutes and Clarinets:
* all single starred items have been composed or arranged by members of the Bloomsbury Band of Flutes and Clarinets;
** All double-starred items are live concert premieres this evening.
|Overture from The Magic Flute||Mozart. arr. Roger Cawkwell|
|Leave her Johnny||Trad. arr. Sarah Beardon *|
|CollaBBorate||Members of Bloomsbury Band: Katie Mason / Helena Ahlfors / Sarah Beardon / Grace Dargan / Alison Henning / Mathilde de Kerangal / Erica Masala / Sam Trillwood / Chris Woodroofe.|
|Divertimento from 'Cosi fan tutte'||Mozart, performed by The Baker Street Trio|
|Chris in Composition **||Chris Woodroofe *|
|Rise Again **||David Morris *|
|Three Movements from Les Nuits d’Ete:
L’Ile Inconnue; Absence; Villanelle **
|Berlioz arr. Roger Cawkwell Soprano: Sophie Hopkins|
|Voi Che Sapete from The Magic Flute **||Mozart arr. David Morris * Soprano: Sophie Hopkins|
|Wildwood Waltz **||David Morris *|
|Water||Mathilde de Kerangal *|
|Back Again **||David Morris *|
Chris in Composition and Rise Again both employed composed and prerecorded heavy percussion backing tracks played over the PA system.
Adam Gorb Bohemian Revelry
Keiron Anderson Alice in Wonderland
Judith Bingham OBE Mozart’s Pets
Martin Ellerby Sinfonia Aqua
Gustav Holst Japanese Suite
Leonard Bernstein West Side Story