Spring Concert (20th April 2024)

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Published on: January 4, 2024

Spring Concert – a Royal Forest of Dean Orchestra concert on the 20th April 2024 

The concert starts at 7.30 p.m.

The RFODO will be performing at  St. Peter’s Church, Newnham-On-Severn. Gloucestershire.

 

Lili Boulanger: D’un Matin de Printemps

Edward Elgar: Serenade for Strings Op. 20

Aaron Copland: Quiet City for Trumpet, English Horn and strings – Soloists: Anne Holder (English Horn) and Alan Holder (trumpet).

Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E minor. Op. 98

Conductors: Fiona Crawley

Leader: Ros Taunton

 

Tickets at the door – £10 (free if in full time education and for Ukrainian guests).

Includes programme

Retiring collection: To be confirmed

Christmas Concert 16th December 2023: Coleford Baptist Church

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Published on: July 10, 2023

Winter Wanderings – a Royal Forest of Dean Orchestra concert on the 16th December 2023 

The concert starts at 3 p.m.

The RFODO will be performing at  Coleford’s Baptist Church in Newland Street, Coleford.

A selection of Christmas themed works!

Coleridge-Taylor: Christmas Overture

Tchaikovsky: The 1st movement from Symphony No. 1 – “Winter Daydream”

Delius – Sleigh Ride

Tchaikovsky – Four Movements from Swan Lake

Tchaikovsky/Lennon/McCartney – Beatlecracker Suite

Conductors: Fiona Crawley & Caron de Burgh

Leader: Ros Taunton

 

Tickets at the door – £5 (free if in full time education and for Ukrainian guests.

Includes programme

Retiring collection in aid of Breast Cancer Now

 

Summer Concert 2023: 30th Anniversary

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Published on: April 27, 2023

 

Date:  Saturday 8th July  2023

Start Time: 7:30 pm

Venue: St. Paul’s Church, Parkend. Glocs.

Programme:

  • Ryan Probert: The Bears – a composition specially commissioned for the orchestra’s 30th anniversary.
  • Saint-Saens: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso for violin and orchestra with our soloist Isaac Williams.
  • Mozart: The Magic Flute Overture
  • Gershwin: Summertime with Nadia Postolatii (soprano)
  • Song transcripts by Bernstein: Somewhere
  • Ravel: Bolero

Conductors:  Fiona Crawley and William Sharma

Leader:       Ros Taunton

 

Tickets:  Adults £10 on the door.

Programme: £2

Free entry to those in full time education.

Complimentary tickets for any Ukranian families.

Refreshments: Will be available

Spring Concert 2023

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Published on: February 1, 2023

Date:  Saturday 1st April  2023

Start Time: 7:30 pm

Venue: Newnham On Severn Church

Programme:

  • Gounod: Petite symphonie, for flute, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 horns and 2 bassoons in E flat major, CG 560
  • Grieg: Holberg Suite (Strings) Op. 40
  • Faure: Pavane. Op. 50
  • Emilie Mayer: Symphony in E major (1853)

Conductors:  Fiona Crawley and William Sharma

Leader:       Ros Taunton

 

Tickets:  Adults £10 on the door, including programme.

Free entry to those in full time education.

Refreshments: Will be available

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Important Dates

20th April 2024: Spring Concert, St. Peter’s Church, Newnham-On-Severn

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