In Your Dreams

Saturday 28 April 2018

The flute and clarinet choir adds variety to its performances by adding 'second instruments' including alto and soprano saxophones, piano and percussion

David Morris, conductor

Lumen URC, 88 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9RS

7.30 pm

 

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.

Russian Fire

Saturday 12 May 2018

Shea Lolin, conductor

St James's Church Paddington

Sussex Gardens, W2 3UD

at 7.30 pm

 

BWE will perform a dramatic, eloquent and powerful concert of Russian scores. Sarah Markham will join BWE to play Glazunov’s enthralling Saxophone Concerto.

 

 

Sarah Markham will be the soloist for the Glazunov concerto

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.

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

In Your Dreams

Saturday 28 April 2018

The Bloomsbury Band will perform music that conjures up images of the night

 

Russian Fire

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.

 

News

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.

 

According to the Contract…

Saturday 2 December 2017

The Bloomsbury Band performed music relating to contracts, deals and exchanges.

 

Praha

Saturday 25 November 2017

The Bloomsbury Woodwind Ensemble entertained a large audience with its tribute to the buzzing capital of the Czech Republic, Prague.

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