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Posted: 17.11.14

The Orchestras Of Christ College And The Welsh Sinfonia Put On A Show!

On Thursday 20 November at 7.00p.m. in the Y Neuadd Goffa: The Memorial Hall, our newly-formed Orchestra of Christ College Brecon will join forces with the professional ranks of the Welsh Sinfonia, conducted by Mark Eager, for an unforgettable evening of music.

This concert marks the first year of our membership of the Welsh Sinfonia’s ‘Crescendo’ Project, working with schools to build and develop orchestral playing. As well as performances from the combined orchestra, the Welsh Sinfonia will also perform some favourite orchestral classics; they will also accompany two senior Christ College musicians, Gwen James (violin) and Joseph Walker (bassoon), who will perform concerto movements.

This evening is unique in the Christ College Music calendar and is not to be missed! Tickets are £5 for adults and free for Under 18s. Tickets can be purchased via TicketSource.

The evening’s programme is below:

Overture to The Marriage of Figaro—Mozart (Welsh Sinfonia)
Violin Concerto in A Minor, 1st Movt—Bach (Welsh Sinfonia) Soloist Gwen James (Christ College)
William Tell Overture—Rossini (Welsh Sinfonia)
Great Movie Adventures—Williams arr. Sweeney (Welsh Sinfonia & Christ College)
O Waly Waly— arr. John Ruer (Welsh Sinfonia)
Les Toreadors—Bizet (Welsh Sinfonia)
Bassoon Concerto, 2nd Movt—Mozart (Welsh Sinfonia) Soloist Joseph Walker (Christ College)
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba—Handel (Welsh Sinfonia)
In the Hall of the Mountain King—Greig (Welsh Sinfonia)
Palladio—Jenkins (Welsh Sinfonia)
Pictures at an Exhibition—Mussorgsky (Welsh Sinfonia & Christ College)
Radetzky March—Strauss (Welsh Sinfonia)

Do, please, come along and enjoy the show!

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