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


  • 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

The Royal Forest of Dean Christmas Concert 2018

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Published on: August 15, 2018
This year we are staging a Family Christmas Concert to include items from Berry Hill Primary School Choir and audience carols.


Date: Saturday 8th December 2018
Start time: 3:00pm
Venue: Coleford Baptist Church
Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite
Bach: Pastorale from Christmas Oratorio
Mozart: Sleigh Ride from German Dances
Johann Strauss II: Perpetuum Mobile
Waldteufel: The Skaters’ Waltz
Anderson: Sleigh Ride
Conductor: Stefano Boccacci
Leader: Ros Taunton

25th Anniversary Concert Success

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Published on: June 22, 2018

RFDO’s 25th Anniversary Concert

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Published on: May 10, 2018

The Royal Forest Of Dean Orchestra celebrates 25 years with this concert.

Date:  Saturday 16th June 2018     

Start Time: 7:30 pm

Venue: The Forest Theatre, College, Forest Of Dean Campus, Monmouth Road, Berry Hill, Coleford. Gloucestershire GL16 7JT O/S Ref: SO 581125


  • Rach Piano Concerto no. 1
  • Freya Ireland: Commissioned work for the orchestra celebrating the 25th Anniv. -Serpents Of the Dean
  • Ralph Vaughan-Williams: Orchestral prelude: ‘Rhosymedre’
  • Dvorak: Symphony no. 9 in E minor. Op. 95 B.178  ‘From The New World’


Conductor:  Glyn Oxley

Leader:       Ros Taunton

Soloist: Adam Heron – Glocs. young music of the year 2016, Piano category finalist BBC young musician of the year 2018.

Tickets:  Adults £10/concessions £8 (over 65/unwaged). Free entry to those still at school. Tickets available on the door.

Programmes: £1

Retiring Collection: TBA

Refreshments: Will be available


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Important Dates
  • 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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