Concerts 2006/07

Saturday 23 September 7.30
St. Laurence Church, Alvechurch
The Midland Sinfonia
Nigel Morley, conductor
Karen Radcliffe,soprano
Michael Bell, piano
Beethoven ~ Piano Concerto No.2
Beethoven ~ Scena & Aria ‘Ah perfido’ for soprano & orchestra
Mozart ~ Concert Arai K505 for soprano, piano & orchestra
Mozart ~ Symphony No.40

Friday 20 October 7:30
St. Laurence Church, Alvechurch
The Midland Sinfonia presents
‘TMS Piano Festival’
Nigel Morley, piano
Haydn ~ Sonata in F
Liszt ~ The Petrach Sonnets
Gershwin ~ 3 Preludes
This evenings concert is for patrons, sponsors, season ticket holders,
volunteers and invited guests. To include wine & nibbles.

Saturday 21 October 7:30
St. Laurence Church, Alvechurch
The Midland Sinfonia presents
‘TMS Piano Festival’
Stefan Ciric, piano
Chopin ~ Sonata No.2 in B flat minor
Beethoven ~ Sonata No.1 in F Major
Schumann ~ Carnival in Vienna
Ravel ~ La Valse

Sunday 22 October 3.00
St. Laurence Church, Alvechurch
The Midland Sinfonia presents
‘TMS Piano Festival’
Michael Bell and Nigel Morley, piano
Fauré ~ Dolly Suite
Ravel ~ Mother Goose
Mozart ~ Sonata in F major for duet

Sunday 19 November 3.00
St. Laurence Church, Alvechurch
The Midland Sinfonia presents
‘Youth Showcase’
Three young student musicians
Accompaniment by Nigel Morley, piano
Saint-Saens ~ The Swan from ‘Carnival of the Animals’
Fauré ~ Elegie, Op 24
WH Squire ~ Rustic Dance
Monti ~ Czardas
Elgar ~ Cello Concerto in E minor
Liszt ~ Sonetto 123 del Petrarca from ‘Annees de pelerinage-annee 2′
Massenet ~ Méditation from ‘Thaïs’
Debussy ~ Voiles & Minstrels
Haydn ~ Violin Concerto in G
Beethoven ~ Sonata C minor
John Williams ~ Schindler’s List
TMS initiative supporting young musicians

Saturday 2 December 7:30
St. Laurence Church, Alvechurch
The Midland Sinfonia
‘Messiah’
Nigel Morley, conductor
Helen Winter, soprano, Joanna Tomlinson, alto, Darren Clarke, tenor, John Benton, bass
and ‘Ex Urbe’ directed by John Bayley
Jeff Winter, organ
Christmas Candlelight Concert
Handel’s ‘Messiah’
from 6pm ‘Worcs of Art’ exhibition/mulled wine & complimentary interval mince pies 

Saturday 10 February 7:30
St. Laurence Church, Alvechurch
The Midland Sinfonia
Richard Laing, conductor
Purcell ~ Chaconne
Britten ~ Simple Symphony
Elgar ~ Serenade
Holst ~ St Pauls Suite Holst St Pauls Suite
Warlock ~ Capriol Suite
Mozart ~ Divertimento in D K136
Bartok ~ Romanian Folk Dances

Monday 12 February 7:30
Evesham Arts Centre, Evesham
The Midland Sinfonia
Richard Laing, conductor
Programme as above
by kind invitation of Evesham and District Music Club

Saturday 24 March 7:30
St. Laurence Church, Alvechurch
The Midland Sinfonia presents
‘Concert for piano & voice – an evening of Scandinavian Music’
Helen Winter, soprano and Nigel Morley, piano
with works by
Evard Grieg and Jean Sibelius

Saturday 21 April 7:30
St. Laurence Church, Alvechurch
The Midland Sinfonia
Richard Laing, conductor
Alex Afia, violin
Mozart ~ Symphony No.5
Mozart ~ Violin Concerto No.5
Schubert ~ Symphony No.5
preceded at 5.30pm by AGM & social in the Ark for Patrons, Sponsors, Members & Players

Thursday 26 April 7:30
The Ark, St. Laurence Church, Alvechurch
The Midland Sinfonia presents
‘General Knowledge Quiz and Supper Evening’
Keith Woolford, quizmaster
£6.50 each with teams of four, to include light supper and prizes.
Come and join us for our second quiz event. There will be a wine bar available.
Tickets from Marian Barwell 0121 447 7040 or at a concert

Saturday 19 May 7:30
St. Laurence Church, Alvechurch
The Midland Sinfonia
‘Music for an Octet’
Neil Chapman, octet leader
including
Handel ~ Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Mozart ~ Serenade in c minor
Jacob ~ Divertimento
Gershwin ~ Scenes from Porgy and Bess Suite

Sunday 24 June 2:30
Sanders Park, Bromsgrove
The Midland Sinfonia
As part of Bromsgrove District Councils ‘Music in the Park’, free concert