Winging It

Saturday 6 April 2019

Conductor: David Morris

Venue: Lumen URC, 88 Tavistock Place, WC1H 9RS

Time: 7.30 pm

 

Fasten your safety belts, stow your sandwich trays and ensure your seat-back is upright: the sky’s almost the limit as Bloomsbury Band takes off into a programme of music all about Flight. Strap in and goggle up for airborne cars, rockets and aeroplanes.

 

Ornithologists, sharpen your pencils for a flock of sightings from the Andes to pastoral England. Our spring concert comprises the usual wide variety of musical styles, from the likes of Delius, Tchaikovsky and Janáček through to modern composers from pop and film. Please join us for an uplifting evening of music that is sure to simply fly by.

 

Tickets cost £8 (£6 concessions) and include a drink in the interval.

Food, Glorious Food

Saturday 18 May 2019

BWE performing at St James's Church in May 2018

Conductor: Shea Lolin

Venue: St James's Church, Sussex Gardens, 
W2 3UD

Time: 7.30 pm

 

What can be more glorious that food? Perhaps a composers’ rendition of it! Come and join the Bloomsbury Woodwind Ensemble for a slap-up, gut-busting celebration of all things food and drink!

 

The programme will include:

Johannes Brahms Academic Festival Overture

J S Bach Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht – Aria: Heute noch, lieber Vater, BWV 211 (Coffee Cantata)

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Nutcracker Suite – Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy

Giuseppe Verdi La Traviata – The Drinking Song

Sergei Prokofiev The Love for Three Oranges – March

Erik Satie Three Pieces in the Form of a Pear

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Don Giovanni – Champagne Aria

Johann Strauss II Wine, Woman and Song

Lionel Bart Oliver! – Food, Glorious Food

 

Tickets cost £12 (£10 concessions).

Please note that there are steep steps up to the main door of the church. There is no ramp and so it is impossible to access the church in a wheel chair.

Concerts

Winging It

Saturday 6 April 2019

The Bloomsbury Band of Flutes and Clarinets will be taqking flight at its next concert.

 

Food Glorious Food

Saturday 18 May 2019

The Bloomsbury Woodwind Ensemble will celebrate food and drink in its next concert.

News

Music for Christmas

Tuesday 11 December 2018

The traditional seasonal concert at BT Centre raised over £300 for charity.

 

A Walk in the Woods

Saturday 1 December 2018

The Bloomsbury Band played a selection of pieces celebrating trees, woodlands and a few of the creatures that live in them.

 

A Space Odyssey

Saturday 24 November

BWE journeyed into space with a varied programme that featured the première of a BWE commission by Christopher Hussey.

 

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