EVENTS.

 
 
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SCRATCH FIREWORKS

Saturday 28th September 2019, 3.30pm

The Bandstand
Lincoln's Inn Fields
London WC2A 3LJ

An autumnal outdoor scratch performance of Music for the Royal Fireworks by Handel is being held on Saturday 28 September. All instruments and audience welcome. Details can be found at: https://scratchfireworks.webs.com/ 


 
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CLARINET CHOIR PLAY DAY

Sunday 20 October 2019 (all day course)

Kingshill Village Hall, Missenden Road, Great Kingshill HP15 6DW


 
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HORIZONS

Saturday 23 November 2019, 7.30pm
St John's, Waterloo, London
Bloomsbury Woodwind Ensemble
Shea Lolin (conductor)

Fleeting visions of cities, scenes and buildings: the Bloomsbury Woodwind Ensemble perform works from the Eternal City to the ancient ruined city of Ani. This enchanting programme of bells, processions and song is contrasted with ethereal images from folklore and make-believe.


 
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WAR & PEACE

Friday 6 December 2019, 7.30pm
St Katharine Cree, City of London
City Wind Orchestra
Shea Lolin (conductor)

The City Wind Orchestra perform a collection of scores that depict war or its peaceful ending, spanning two hundred years.

George Frideric Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks
Aaron Copland Fanfare for the Common Man
Adam Gorb Battle Symphony
Alexander Borodin Prince Igor – Polovtsian Dances
Hector Berlioz Grande Symphonie Funèbre et Triomphale, Op.15
 

Tickets £12, £10 (concessions)


 
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WOODWIND ORCHESTRA
PLAY DAY

Saturday 25 January 2020
10:30–17.00
St John’s Church, London SE1 8TY
Shea Lolin (artistic director)

The Woodwind Orchestra Play Days are educational days held each year in London, Leeds and new for 2020 is Cardiff, Wales’ Capital city. The focus of them is to explore original repertoire and arrangements of the rarely heard soundworld of the woodwind orchestra. Tutors: Paul Harris, Shea Lolin, James Rae & Callum Rookes.

Fee: £50, £45 (concessions)


 
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WOODWIND ORCHESTRA
PLAY DAY

Saturday 8 February 2020
10:15–16.45
Leeds College of Music, Leeds LS2 7PD
Shea Lolin (artistic director)

The Woodwind Orchestra Play Days are educational days held each year in London, Leeds and new for 2020 is Cardiff, Wales’ Capital city. The focus of them is to explore original repertoire and arrangements of the rarely heard soundworld of the woodwind orchestra. Tutors: Keiron Anderson, Bill Connor, Shea Lolin & Hayley Jenkins.

Fee: £50, £45 (concessions)


 
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WOODWIND ORCHESTRA
PLAY DAY

Saturday 29 February 2020
10:15–16.45
Cornerstone, Cardiff CF10 2SF
Shea Lolin (artistic director)

The Woodwind Orchestra Play Days are educational days held each year in London, Leeds and new for 2020 is Cardiff, Wales’ Capital city. The focus of them is to explore original repertoire and arrangements of the rarely heard soundworld of the woodwind orchestra. Meyrick Alexander, Beth Linton and Shea Lolin.

Fee: £50, £45 (concessions)


 
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SPIRIT OF DISCOVERY

Friday 20 March 2020, 7.30pm
St Katharine Cree, City of London
City Wind Orchestra
Shea Lolin (conductor)

The City Wind Orchestra present a dazzling programme celebrating the energy and character of Brazil, London, Paris, Prague and Stockholm. Soloist David Campbell joins the orchestra for a performance of Martin Ellerby’s minimalist-inspired Clarinet Concerto.

Hugo Alfvén Festival Overture, op.26
Martin Ellerby Paris Sketches
Martin Ellerby Clarinet Concerto
Percy Fletcher Vanity Fair – Overture
Adam Gorb Bohemian Revelry
Darius Milhaud Le Boeuf Sur Le Toit

Tickets £12, £10

 
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David Campbell will join the City Wind Orchestra in Martin Ellerby's Clarinet Concerto on 20 March 2020.


 
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INTO THE FOREST

Saturday 16 May 2020
St James’, Paddington
Bloomsbury Woodwind Ensemble
Shea Lolin (conductor)

Poets, artists, composers and story-tellers have long found the forest to be a source of intrigue. The Bloomsbury Woodwind Ensemble perform a collection scores invoking a strong sense of narrative.


Richard Wagner Siegfried – Forest Murmurs
Antonín Dvořák From the Bohemian Forest – Silent Woods
Arnold Bax November Woods
Johann Strauss II Tales from the Vienna Woods
Felix Mendelssohn Farewell to the Forest
Samuel Barber Vanessa – Under the Willow Tree


 
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STRICTLY COME DANCING

Friday 3 July 2020 at 19:30
St Katharine Cree Church, City of London
City Wind Orchestra
Shea Lolin (conductor)

The City Wind Orchestra present an all-dance programme with four boldly contrasting suites. An alchemic mix of klezmer, folk and make-believe for wind orchestra!

Adam Gorb Yiddish Dances
Alfred Reed Armenian Dances
Guy Woolfenden Illyrian Dances
Sergei Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances, Op.45

Tickets £12, £10 (concessions)


 
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Saturday 21 November 2020, 7.30pm
Bloomsbury Woodwind Ensemble
Shea Lolin (conductor)

All board! The Bloomsbury Woodwind Ensmeble go on a journey of composers’ visions of all things locomotive.

Arthur Honegger Pacific 231
Hector Berlioz Le Chant des Chemins de Fer
Antonín Dvořák Humoresque No 7
Percy Grainger Arrival Platform Humlet
Richard Rodney Bennett Murder on the Orient Express  
Villa-Lobos The Little Train of the Caipira
Charles Ives From Hanover Square North
James Rae Three Southern Sketches


 
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FATAL ATTRACTION

Friday 27 November 2020 at 19:30
St Katharine Cree Church, City of London
City Wind Orchestra
Shea Lolin (conductor)

Love, jealousy, murder and infatuation make up the City Wind Orchestra’s Fatal Attraction concert to conclude 2020!

Bedřich Smetana The Bartered Bride – Overture
Leonard Bernstein West Side Story
Constant Lambert Romeo and Juliet
Georges Bizet Carmen Suite
Giacomo Puccini Turandot – Nessun Dorma
Sergei Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet – Montagues and Capulets
Aram Khachaturian Spartacus and Phrygia – Adagio
Pietro Mascagni Cavalleria Rusticana – Intermezzo
Hector Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique – Marche au Supplice

Tickets £12, £10 (concessions)