Concerts 2017/18

The 2017/18 season of concerts and events performed
at St Laurence Church and The Ark, Alvechurch

Friday 6 October 2017 7.30pm
Virtuoso Violin

Tartini – Sonata in G minor ‘Devil’s Trill’
Paganini – Caprices for Solo Violin
Beethoven – ‘Spring Sonata’ Op.24 in F
Brahms – Sonata No.2 in A Op.100
Sarasate – Carmen Fantasy
Elgar – La Capricieuse

The Midland Sinfonia presents
George Ewart, violin and Robert Markham, piano
(poster download)

Friday 1 December 2017 7.30pm
Concert by Candlelight

Handel – Water Music Suite in F
Mozart – Exultate Jubilate
Dvořák – Nocturne
Haydn – Symphony No.43 ‘Mercury’

The Midland Sinfonia
Nic Fallowfield, conductor
Elizabeth Ryder, soprano
(poster download)

Friday 9 February 2018 7.30pm
Quiz & Supper Evening

Our annual fundraiser – an entertaining general knowledge quiz. Teams of up to six with singles accommodated.

£8.50 pp to include supper. Usual bar available or corkage payable.
Booking essential:
tel: 0121 447 7040 | 07889 147 861
(poster download)

Adverse weather conditions obliged us to cancel this concert
– rescheduled for 6 April 2019

Friday 2 March 2018 7.30pm
Tedesca Plus

Haydn – String Quartet in D Op.64 No.5 ‘Lark’
Mozart – Clarinet Quintet
Schubert – String Quartet in D Minor ‘Death and the Maiden’

Tedesca Quartet, resident quartet of The Midland Sinfonia
Tom Caldecote, clarinet
(poster download)

Sunday 25 March 2018 3.00pm
11th Young Musicians’ Showcase

Our annual invitation for young musicians, up to 18 years old, to perform before an appreciative audience. Free concert.

See our website or to discuss contact:
or tel: 0121 447 7040 | 07889 147 861
(poster download)

Friday 20 April 2018 7.30pm
Strings Attached 

CPE Bach – Symphony in A, WQ 182/4

Saint Saens – Prelude to le Deluge
Mozart – Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Tchaikovsky – Legend from Children’s Songs for Voice and Piano
Arensky – Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky
Nielsen – Little Suite for Strings

The Midland Sinfonia
Nic Fallowfield, conductor
(poster download)

Friday 18 May 2018 7.30pm
Flute and Harp Classics

JS Bach – Sonata in G Minor
Bax – Sonata for Flute and Harp
Debussy – Syrinx for Solo Flute
Debussy – Children’s Corner
Schubert – Arpeggione Sonata
Trad. – Three Welsh Folk Songs
Rossini – Andante con Variazioni
and more

Hefin Flute and Harp Duo
(poster download)

Saturday 23 June 2018 7.30pm
And All That Jazz

Gershwin Medley
Nature Boy
Mack the Knife
and many, many more

Fret & Fiddle, Jazz Quintet
Sally Minchin – Violin and Vocals
Andy Bole – Guitar
Simon Smith – Double Bass
Rich Hughes – Piano
Steve Street – Drums

A welcome return of this group playing Stéphane Grappelli-style jazz performing more perennial favourites.
More information on the quintet can be found here.

A Bromsgrove Festival concert
Bromsgrove fest Logo update
(poster download)

Friday 6 July 2018 7.30pm
Season’s Finalé

Boccherini – Symphony No.17 in A
Haydn – Cello Concerto No.1 in C
Strauss – Sextet from Capriccio
Mozart – Symphony No.29

The Midland Sinfonia
Nic Fallowfield, conductor
Tim Gill, cello

A Bromsgrove Festival concert
Bromsgrove fest Logo update
(poster download)