Music in an Isle of Wight Garden

Saturday 9 June 2018

BB playing in the Copsefield Gardens, Ryde, in 2015

The Bloomsbury Band will return to the Isle of Wight to play at a charity event. this year music from Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream will be interspersed with readings from Shakespeare's play of the same name. 

 

Other dream-like music will infuse the outdoor concert as night falls.

 

 

Flowers, Dogs and Midsummer

Saturday 23 June 2018

A new event for the Band in 2018 will be a performance of music inspired by the flower and dog show at the Mansion in Beckenham Park on a date close to midsummer.

Bandstand Concert in Ruskin Park

Sunday 1 July 2018

The Bloomsbury Music Group performing in Ruskin Park in 2016

The Bloomsbury Woodwind Ensemble is delighted to be returning to the Bandstand of Ruskin Park. There is always a good audience, the sun often shines and the support from the Friends of the Park is excellent.

 

BWE will play a varied programme of light music for an hour from either 3 pm or 4 pm.

A Space Odyssey

Saturday 24 November 2018

Shea Lolin, conductor

St John's WaterlooSE1 8TY

at 7.30 pm.

 

BWE will journey into space with a varied programme that will feature the première of a BWE commission from Christopher Hussey called Child of the Wandering Sea

 

Chris Hussey has been composing and arranging BWE music for ten years

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)     

Christopher Hussey Child of the Wandering Sea      

John Williams Star Wars     

Concerts

Music in an Isle of Wight garden

Saturday 9 June 2018

The Band will perform a varied programme with music selected for its association with midsummer.

 

Flowers, Dogs and Midsummer

Saturday 23 June 2018

The Band will entertain participants in the Beckenham Place flower and dog show.

 

Bandstand concert in Ruskin Park

Saturday Sunday 1 July 2018

BWE will entertain a audience relaxing in deck chairs provided by the Friends of the Park.

News

Russian Fire

Saturday 12 May 2018

BWE performed a dramatic, concert of Russian scores with Sarah Markham as the soloist in Glazunov’s enthralling Saxophone Concerto.

 

In Your Dreams

Saturday 28 April 2018

The Bloomsbury Band performed a concert that conjured up images of the night.

 

Seasonal music at BT Centre

Tuesday 19 December 2017

Members of the Bloomsbury Music Group took part in a charity fund-raising concert at the headquarters of BT.

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