David Morris, conductor
Lumen URC, 88 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9RS
The Bloomsbury Band of Flutes and Clarinets present a nocturnal ramble through the images of the night. Featuring Mendelssohn’s music for A Midsummer Night’s Dream, plus nocturnally-themed works by Schumann, Mozart, Cage and others.
Tickets cost £8 (£6 concessions) and include an inbterval drink. They can be bought in advance on-line. Tickets are also available from members of the Band, and at the door from 7 pm on the evening of the concert.
The programme will include the following works.
Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov Russian Easter Festival Overture, op.36 Igor Stravinsky Petrushka – Russian Dance
Alexander Glazunov Saxophone Concerto
Alexander Borodin Symphony No.2 in B minor –
i. Allegro – Mitropoulos
César Cui Velichit Dusha Moya Ghospoda
Alexander Borodin Prince Igor – Polovtsian Dances
Reinhold Glière The Red Poppy – Sailors Dance
Tickets cost £12 (£10 concessions). They can be bought on-line. Tickets may also be bought from members of the ensemble or on the door.
In 2018 we celebrate 25 years of BWE music making. We also celebrate the sustained impact of a collaboration with Chris Hussey which began with the Making Music's Adopt a Compser Scheme. This is the tenth tenth year of a partnership that has continued to flourish.
The programme will include:
György Ligeti Lux Aeterna
Johann Johannsson A Model Of The Universe (from The Theory of Everything)
Nigel Clarke Gagarin
Gustav Holst The Planets – Venus: The Bringer of Peace
Michael Nyman The Departure (from Gattaca)
John Williams Star Wars
Saturday 28 April 2018
The Bloomsbury Band will perform music that conjures up images of the night
Saturday 12 May 2018
BWE will perform a dramatic, concert of Russian scores with Sarah Markham as the soloist in Glazunov’s enthralling Saxophone Concerto.
Tuesday 19 December 2017
Members of the Bloomsbury Music Group took part in a charity fund-raising concert at the headquarters of BT.
Saturday 2 December 2017
The Bloomsbury Band performed music relating to contracts, deals and exchanges.
Saturday 25 November 2017
The Bloomsbury Woodwind Ensemble entertained a large audience with its tribute to the buzzing capital of the Czech Republic, Prague.