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 consisting of a set of three Slavonic Dances.
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 Slavonica! (premiere performance)
This will be a charity concert in support of St Joseph's Hospice in Hackney. The hospice cares for and supports people affected by serious illness.
Tickets are £12 (£10 concessions). Buy your tickets on-line, or on the door. We expect a good audience but there will be plenty of tickets.
David Morris, conductor
Wetherby School, Bryanston Square, W1H 2EA
Have we got a deal for you! Join the Bloomsbury Band of Flutes and Clarinets for an evening of music relating to contracts, deals and exchanges. Featuring a varied programme of works by Mozart, Purcell, Smetana, Joplin and others.
It will be a pact house for arrangements about arrangements and chords about accords, with just the odd bent note thrown in. With a complimentary interval drink, this is one offer you can’t refuse…
You can buy your tickets on-line in advance or on the door at the time of the concert. Tickets are £8 (£6 concessions). We lexpect a good audience but there will be plenty of tickets.
Shea Lolin, conductor
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.
The programme will include the following works.
Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov Russian Easter Festival Overture, op.36
Modest Mussorgsky Prayer
Igor Stravinsky Petrushka – Russian Dance
Alexander Glazunov Concerto for Alto Saxophone and String Orchestra
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
Saturday 25 November 2017
The Bloomsbury Woodwind Ensemble will pay tribute to the buzzing capital of the Czech Republic, Prague. This will be a charity concert in aid of St Joseph's Hospice in Hackney.
Saturday 2 December 2017
The Bloomsbufry Band's winter concert will feature music relating to contracts, deals and exchanges.
BWE is delighted that Sarah Markham has agreed to be the soloist when the ensemble performs a woodwind orchestra version of Alexander Glazunov’s Concerto for Alto Saxophone and String Orchestra.
Saturday 5 August 2017
BWE contributed a bandstand performance to the grand family day out in Victoria park.
Saturday 24 June 2017
The Bloomsbury Band performed at an open-air charity concert in Ryde on the Isle of Wight.