16 May 2015: an all-American programme with the Aldworth Philharmonic Orchestra

Appalachian-Spring-banner

I have two back-to-back concerts in the offing and already I’m having broken nights dreaming about corners falling off reeds and suchlike. The first of these concerts is an all-American programme with the Aldworth Philharmonic Orchestra this coming Saturday, as follows:

NEXT CONCERT – Saturday 16th May 2015 – 7.30pm

  • Copland –  Fanfare for the Common Man
  • Copland – El Salon Mexico
  • Barber –  Knoxville Summer of 1915
  • Gershwin – Cuban Overture
  • Copland – Appalachian Spring

Soprano – Karen Speight
Conductor – Andrew Taylor

Way Hall, Reading Blue Coat School, Sonning, RG4 6SU

Tickets available here. I’m looking forward to this one – it’s a great programme and it’s going to be a lot of fun!

21st June 2014, Reading Symphony Orchestra in the Great Hall at the University of Reading

21st June 2014, Reading Symphony Orchestra in the Great Hall at the University of Reading

Programme as follows:

Overture: Light Cavalry – Suppé

The Golden Spinning Wheel – Dvořák (read the disturbing story of this opera on the Wikipedia page!)

Rhapsody in Blue – Gershwin

Daphnis et Chloé, Suite # 2 – Ravel