Children’s Christmas Concert

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Published on: November 25, 2019

Date:  Saturday December 7th 2019   

Start Time: 3:00 pm

Venue: Coleford Baptist Church

Programme:

  • Prokofiev: Peter And The Wolf
  • Zimmer: Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel
  • Hadley-Sharp: SnowChildren’s Christmas Concert 2019

 

Conductor:  Stefano Boccacci

Leader:       Ros Taunton

Soloist:       Jemma Hadley-Sharp and Megan Jackson

Tickets:  Adults £8/concessions £6. Free entry to those still at school.

Programmes: £1

Retiring Collection: Newnham St Peter’s CofE Primary School

Refreshments: Will be available

Christmas Concert 2019

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Published on: October 23, 2019

Drum roll for children’s Christmas favourites

Conductor Stefano Boccacci with some members of the orchestra at last year’s Christmas concert for children in Coleford.

Children’s Christmas Concert: Saturday December 7 at 3pm Coleford Baptist Church

There’ll be a drum roll at this year’s Children’s Christmas Concert as talented young timpanist Jemma Hadley-Sharp performs her specially-composed piece Snow Steps with the orchestra at Coleford Baptist Church on Saturday December 7 at 3pm.

She has been holding workshops in local primary schools across the Forest in the build-up to the concert, which will feature children’s favourites such as Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf (with Jemma narrating), Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel and Hans Zimmer’s Pirates of the Caribbean.

Children in the audience will also be given the chance to join in with percussion instruments and have a go at conducting. They will be taking tips from conductor Stefano Boccacci, who is studying for a masters degree at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, where Jemma is also a student.

Berry Hill Primary School choir will be singing carols and the school’s PTA will be serving refreshments afterwards.

Also joining in will be special needs and other youngsters from Forest of Dean Children’s Opportunity Centre, which will benefit from a retiring collection at the end of the concert.

Tickets on the door are £8 for adults, £6 concessions and free for schoolchildren.

Summer 2019 Concert

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Published on: June 14, 2019

The Royal Forest Of Dean Spring Concert 2019

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Published on: February 7, 2019

 

Date:  Saturday 30th March 2019     

Start Time: 7:30 pm

Venue: Newnham Church

Programme:

  • Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin
  • Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A Major
  • Delius: On Hearing The First Cuckoo in Spring
  • Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 (Classical)

 

Conductor:  Stefano Boccacci

Leader:       Ros Taunton

Soloist: Chris Gibbons (Clarinettist)

Tickets:  Adults £8/concessions £6. Free entry to those still at school.

Programmes: £1

Retiring Collection: Newnham St Peter’s CofE Primary School

Refreshments: Will be available

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Important Dates
  • Saturday Dec 7 2019 3pm: Christmas Children’s Concert at Coleford Baptist Church
  • Saturday March 21 2020 7.30pm: Spring Concert at Newnham Church
  • Saturday July 4 2020 7.30pm: Summer Concert at Newland Church
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