Concerts 2008/09

Sunday 14 September 3:00
The Artrix Arts Centre, Bromsgrove
The Midland Sinfonia
‘If music be…’
dedicated great English & German composers
Richard Laing, conductor
Wagner ~ Siegfried Idyll
Mozart ~ Symphony No.40 in g minor
Delius ~ Irmelin Prelude (arr. Threlfall)
Elgar ~ Salut d’ Amour
Bridge ~ Two English Folksongs

Saturday 6 December 7:30
St. Laurence Church, Alvechurch
The Midland Sinfonia
‘Candlelight Concert’
Richard Laing, conductor
Copland ~ Appalachian Spring
Britten ~ Soirées Musicales
Grieg ~ Lyric Pieces
Ibert ~ Divertissement
Tchaikovsky ~ Music from The Nutcracker (replaces piece by Bridge)

Sunday 15 February 3.00
The Artrix Arts Centre, Bromsgrove
The Midland Sinfonia
‘The Romance of Music’
Richard Laing, conductor
Simon Chalk, violin
Mozart ~ Overture: La Finta Giardiniera
Beethoven ~ Romance for Violin and Orchestra
Bach ~ Concerto for Two Violins
Haydn ~ Overture: Armida
Schubert ~ Symphony No.5

Saturday 16 May 7:30
St. Laurence Church, Alvechurch
The Midland Sinfonia
‘Chamber & Song’
Richard Laing, conductor
Karen Wise, mezzo-soprano
Barber ~ Dover Beach
Borodin ~ Notturno from Quartet No.2
Hindesmith ~ Mélancolie opus13
Chausson ~ Chanson Perpétuell opus.37
Dvorák ~ Piano Quintet opus 81

Thursday 18 June 7:30
Ark, St. Laurence Church, Alvechurch
The Midland Sinfonia presents
‘General Knowledge Quiz & Supper Evening’
Keith Woolford, quizmaster
Our annual fundraiser event – please ensure you book early, as these
have proved very popular. £7.50 per person, with teams of four to six, to
include light supper. And prizes you just wouldn’t believe!
There will be a bar available – wine, beer and soft drinks.
Can’t find a whole team? Then let us help! Please note new date
Tickets from Marian Barwell 0121 447 7040

Sunday 28 June 2:30
Sanders Park, Bromsgrove
The Midland Sinfonia
‘Veteran’s Celebration’
As part of the Bromsgrove District Councul’s ‘Music from the Bandstand’, free concert