CLSW – music from these green and pleasant lands

Sunday 4 June 2016, 6.00pm

St Silas, Penton Road, N1 9UL

City of London Symphonic Winds

Music from these green and pleasant lands

Vaughan Williams – Flourish
Timothy Jackson – Passacaglia
Vaughan Williams – Linden Lea
Ireland – Downland Suite
Alex Patterson – Lead, Kindly Light
Hoddinott – Welsh Airs & Dances
Kenneth Hesketh – Diaghilev Dances

2016 CLSW repertoire day

Saturday 3 September, 12.00-4.00pm

St Katherine Cree, Leadenhall Street, London EC3A 3BP

A great afternoon to be spent exploring repertoire for wind orchestra, to include:

Adam Gorb: Midnight in Buenos Aires
Richard Rodney Bennett: Four Piece Suite (arr. Alastair Wheeler)
Pancho Vladigerov: Autumn Elegy (arr. Alastair Wheeler)
Jake Muffett: Old York Counterpoint

…and more, including the first workshop on a new work by Chris Crawley entitled Synthesis.

These repertoire days provide opportunities for new players to play with CLSW. If you’re interested in doing so you’ll need to register interest: contact CLSW via the website.

Summertime with CLSW

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Sunday 5 June 2016, 6.00pm

St Silas, Penton Road, N1 9UL

City of London Symphonic Winds

Summertime and other seasonal sounds!

Rodgers: South Pacific Overture
Holst: A Somerset Rhapsody
Rose: Holiday for Trombones
Bedford: Sun Paints Rainbows on the Vast Waves
Chabrier: España
Anderson: Bugler’s Holiday
Vaughan Williams: English Folk Song Suite
Gershwin: Porgy & Bess

CLSW 10th Anniversary celebratory concert

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Sunday 7 February 2016, 4.30pm

St Sepulchre Without Newgate, Holborn Viaduct, EC1A 2DQ

City of London Symphonic Winds

10th Anniversary celebratory concert

Edward Gregson: Festivo
Wilfred Heaton: Toccata (trs. Alastair Wheeler)
Morten Lauridsen: O Magnum Mysterium
Joseph Horovitz: Fête Galante
Persichetti: Symphony for Band
Holst: First Suite in E flat

For this special concert in honour of the 10th anniversary of the City of London Symphonic Winds, we present a programme that celebrates the birthday in different ways.

We have a piece performed in CLSW’s first concert (Holst), a transcription by one of our players (Heaton/Wheeler), a great work in the wind orchestra repertoire (Persichetti), a celebratory, festive overture, and our birthday wishes to Joseph Horovitz in his 90th year.