Concerts 2009/10

Saturday 5 December 7.30pm
St Laurence Church, Alvechurch
The Midland Sinfonia
‘Candlelit Concert’
Simon Chalk, conductor
Vivaldi ~ The Four Seasons
Corelli ~ Christmas Concerto
Elgar ~ Serenade
Dvorák ~ Nocturne
Grainger ~ Irish Tune from County Derry

Saturday 13 February 7.30
Artrix Arts Centre, Bromsgrove
The Midland Sinfonia
‘Eight Cellos’
Richard Laing, conductor
April Fredrick, soprano
special guest – Eduardo Vassallo, principal cellist
Rachmaninov ~ Vocalise
Dvorák ~ Largo, New World Symphony
Alan Laing ~ Of Music’s Wondrous Might
Villa-Lobos ~ Bachianas Brasilieras no.5
Avro Pärt ~ Fratres

Saturday 13 March 7.30
The Ark, St Laurence Church, Alvechurch
The Midland Sinfonia presents
The Enigma String Quartet
Bach ~ Brandenburg Concerto no.3
Pachelbel ~ Canon in D
Haydn ~ Quartet in B flat, ‘Sunrise’
Borodin ~ Quartet no.2 in D
Piazzolla ~ Selection of Tangos
Jenkins ~ Palladio

Thursday 22 April 7.30
The Ark, St Laurence Church, Alvechurch
The Midland Sinfonia presents
‘A General Knowledge Quiz and Supper Evening’
Keith Woolford, quizmaster
Now an annual fund raising evening which is, as ever, a mix of ill-founded facts, unsubstantiated questions and a few surprises! Good company and prizes galore!
Teams of six maximum, with singles and couples accommodated – so no excuse.
£7.50 per person to include a light supper. Bar available for wines, beers and soft drinks.
This event is always well supported so please ensure that you reserve your table early.
Tickets from Marian tel: 0121 447 7040

Sunday 25 April 3pm
St Laurence Church, Alvechurch
The Midland Sinfonia presents
‘Youth Showcase’
Young musicians from local schools and colleges take the stage for a delightful afternoon of music. TMS wish to encourage emerging talent. An opportunity to gain experience playing to an appreciative audience.
Calling all teachers, pupils and parents please contact Marian Barwell tel: 0121 447 7040 or by email: enquiries@midlandsinfonia.co.uk for more details.
Generously sponsored by Arch Media and St. Laurence Church

Saturday 8 May 7.30pm
St Laurence Church, Alvechurch
The Midland Sinfonia
‘Four Centuries of Strings’
Richard Laing, conductor
Mozart ~ Divertimento
Arensky ~ Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky
Nielsen ~ Little Suite
Schumann ~ Träumerei
Debussy ~ Andantino
Gade ~ Aquarellen
Gibbons ~ Fantasia no.1

Sunday 27 June 2pm
Sanders Park, Bromsgrove
The Midland Sinfonia
As part of the Bromsgrove district Council’s ‘Music in the Park’, free concert