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

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

Supporting St. Mary’s Church: Chepstow

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Published on: September 5, 2022

A Concert supporting St. Mary’s Church in Chepstow

Date:  Saturday 8th October  2022

Start Time: 7:30 pm

Venue: St Mary’s Church, Chepstow

Programme:

Vaughan-Williams – Rhosymedre
Handel – Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Butterworth- By The Banks of Green Willow
Rameau- Entree de Polymnee from Les Boreades
Marcello- Oboe Concerto- solo Oboe (Caron)
Interval
Faure Pavane- Strings, double wind, two horns
Mozart 40 – Strings, double wind, two horns.

Conductor:  Fiona Crawley

Leader:       Ros Taunton

 

Tickets:  TBC

Refreshments: Will be available

Future Date: Winter Concert: 10th December. Coleford Baptist Church. 3 p.m. k.o.

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Important Dates

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

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