Isle of Wight Concert

Saturday 24 June 2017

The Bloomsbury Band performing on the Isle of Wight in 2015

David Morris, Conductor

Ryde, Isle of Wight

in the evening


The Bloomsbury Band of Flutes and Clarinets has received a return invitation to play an open-air charity concert in Ryde on the Isle of Wight on the evening of Saturday 24th June. The concert is open to the public and in aid of the RSPCA.

 

The Band will perform repertoire selected for its association with either the sea or animals, to reflect both the coastal location and the subject of the evening’s fundraising.

 

Further details are available from Band members or via email at bloomsburyband@gmail.com.

Great Day Out in Victoria Park

Saturday 5 August 2017

Victoria Park bandstand

Shea Lolin, conductor

Victoria Park Bandstand

3.30 pm

 

BWE has been invited by Victoria Park to perform on the bandstand during the Great Day Out event which will be attended by over 10,000 people. On the day, there will be three performances, including the London Metropolitan Brass, the London Saxophone Choir as well as the Bloomsbury Woodwind Ensemble. There will be fair rides, food, and a range of events taking place. 

 

BWE will be performing  a popular programme of music that will include:

  • Pirates of the Caribbean by Klaus Badelt and Hans Zimmer
  • West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein
  • Lion King by Hans Zimmer
  • Valse Brillante by Frédéric Chopin
  • Under the Sea by Alan Menken

Praha

Saturday 25 November 2017

Shea Lolin, conductor

St John's Waterloo
Waterloo Road, SE1 8TY

at 7.30 pm

 

The Bloomsbury Woodwind Ensemble pays tribute to the buzzing capital of the Czech Republic, Prague. Works by Mozart, Dvořák, Smetana and Krommer will be contrasted by Adam Gorb’s suite in homage to the ‘verve and vigour’ of the city. Martinů paints a moving picture of a massacre of Lidiče, just a few miles north-west of the city. The journey ends with the world premiere of a new work for woodwind orchestra by Philip Sparke.

 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Don Giovanni — overture

Antonín Dvořák Prague Waltzes

Adam Gorb Bohemian Revelry

Bedřich Smetana Má Vlast — Vltava

Franz Krommer Partita in F major, op.57

Bohuslav Martinů Memorial to Lidiče

Philip Sparke  New Work (Title TBC)

Concerts

Isle of Wight Concert

Saturday 24 June 2017

The Bloomsbury Band will play at an open-air charity concert in Ryde on the Isle of Wight.

 

Great Day Out in Victoria Park

Saturday 5 August 2017

This year BWE will give its bandstand performance as part of a grand family day out in Victoria park.

 

News

All at Sea

Saturday 20 May 2017

The Bloomsbury Band entertained its spring audience with a programme of music associated with ships and shores, oceans and islands.

 

Mystical Wonderland

Saturday 6 May 2017

The Bloomsbury Woodwind Ensemble concert entertained a large audience with a programme of familiar music with new works by four living composers.

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