RFOD Orchestra 17th March 2018 (early announcement)

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Published on: December 4, 2017

Date: Saturday 17th March 2018

Start Time: 7:30 pm
Venue: Newnham On Severn Church
Programme:

  • Haydn: 104th Symphony (The London)
  • Beethoven: 6th Symphony (Pastoral)

Conductor: Chris Manners
Leader:       Ros Taunton

Tickets: TBA on door
Free entry to those still at school.

Programmes: £1
Retiring Collection: TBA

Refreshments: Will be available

Parking: TBA

 

RFODO Christmas Concert 2nd December 2017

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Published on: September 17, 2017

Date: Saturday 2nd December 2017

Start Time: 7:30 pm
Venue: Coleford Baptist Church
Programme:

  • Rossini: The Thieving Magpie Overture
  • Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture (Fingal’s Cave)
  • Dvorak: A Selection Of The Best Known Slavonic Dances
  • Schumann: Symphony No.4

Conductor: Chris Manners
Leader:       Ros Taunton

Tickets: £8 (concessions £6) on door
Free entry to those still at school.

Programmes: £1
Retiring Collection: Monetary donations for The Forest Foodbank

Refreshments: Will be available

Parking: Parking is free in Coleford in the evenings. The car park next to the Church is likely to be full with orchestra members cars. The roads in the centre of Coleford will be closed during the day and early evening for the Christmas Market and Light  Switch On. Although the advance warning signs say 10.00 -20.00 hours maximum we have been told that the roads should hopefully be open by  about 18.30.

By the way, our next concert will be at Newnham On Severn Church. Keep the date  17th March 2018 in your diaries.

PROMS IN THE PARK (Summer 2017 Concert)

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Published on: May 23, 2017

Date: Saturday 8th July 2017
Venue: Newland Church (Newland. nr. Coleford).
Programme:

  • Walton: Crown Imperial
  • Bohme: Trumpet Concerto (Soloist – Rory Gordon)
  • Tchaikovsky: Fantasy Overture – Romeo and Juliet
  • Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1
  • Henry Wood: Fantasia on British Sea Songs.
  • Arne: Rule Britannia
  • Parry: Jerusalem

Conductor: Jane Ching-Ying Chan
Leader:       Ros Taunton

Thankyou to everyone for a great concert. See you at the next one !

Next concert: 2nd December at the Coleford Baptist Church

Jennifer Statham video

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Published on: March 29, 2017

Soloist Jennifer Statham plays Sarasate’s Zigeunerweisen with the Royal Forest of Dean Orchestra

Spring 2017 Concert

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Published on: February 22, 2017

Date: Saturday 25th March 2017

Start Time: 7:30 pmRFDOSprint2017
Venue: Newnham Church
Programme:

  • Sarasate Zigeunerweisen
  • Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol
  • Bizet Carmen Suite No’s 1 & 2

Conductor: Jane Ching-ying Chan
Leader:       Ros Taunton
Soloist:       Jennifer Statham

Tickets: £8 (concessions £6) on door
Free entry to those still at school.
Retiring Collection: Newnham St. Peter’s Church of England Primary School

Winter 2016 Concert

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Published on: September 22, 2016

Date: Saturday 3rd December 2016rfdo-poster-winter-2016

Start Time: 7:30 pm
Venue: Coleford Baptist Church
Programme:

  • Beethoven Egmont Overture
  • Brahms Variations on a Theme of Hydn
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 7

Conductor: Jane Ching-ying Chan
Leader:       Ros Taunton

Tickets: £8 (concessions £6) on door
Free entry to those still at school.
Retiring Collection: Baptist Church Piano Fund

Spring 2016 Concert

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Published on: June 23, 2016

Sprint 2016 Concert Poster

Spring 2016 Concert

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Published on: February 8, 2016

RFDO Poster March 2016

RFDO Appeal for youngsters to come to Xmas rehearsal

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Published on: November 23, 2015

Bring your primary school age children to see a real orchestra rehearsing for their Christmas Concert on Saturday, December 5th between 1.45-2.30pm at Coleford Baptist Church in Newland Street.
There’ll be carols with percussion and a taste of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite – and it’s free! Just come along.

The Concert itself is in the evening starting at 7.30pm featuring Rimsky Korsakov’s Suite from the Snow Maiden, the Nutcracker and all things Christmas with talented young guest conductor Michael Cobb.

RFDO concert CHRISTMAS1A DEC 2015

Winter 2015 Concert

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Published on: November 12, 2015

RFDO Poster Dec 2015

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