2006 – 2007 Concert Season

Details of our 2006/2007 season are as follows:


Happy Birthday Shostakovich

Saturday 30th September 2006
Pyramid Arts Centre, Warrington

Pre-concert talk at 6:50 pm, Concert at 7:30 pm

North Cheshire Wind Orchestra
Mark Heron Conductor
Janet Fischer Soprano

Shostakovich – Two Scarlatti Pieces
Bach – Fantasia and Fugue in C minor
Mahler – Um Mitternacht for soprano and orchestral winds
Shostakovich – Finale from 5th Symphony
Mussourgsky – Excerpts from Pictures at an Exhibition
Offenbach – Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld
Shostakovich – Jazz Suite No 2


Christmas Concert

Friday 8th December 2006
St Johns URC, Wilderspool Causeway, Warrington

Concert at 7:30 pm

North Cheshire Wind Orchestra
Catherine Parsonage Conductor

Programme to include:

Dukas – Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Prokofiev – Troika
Nestico – A Fireside Christmas
Plus other seasonal favourites


Jazz Inspirations

Saturday 3rd February 2007
Pyramid Arts Centre, Warrington

Pre-concert talk at 6:50 pm, Concert at 7:30 pm

North Cheshire Wind Orchestra
Dr Jazz and the Cheshire Cats Big Band
Catherine Parsonage Conductor
Peter Moss Trumpet

Elmer Bernstein – A Pennsylvania Overture
Shostakovich – Jazz Suite No 1
Horovitz – Bacchus on Blue Ridge
Richard Rodney Bennett arr. Parsonage – Elegy for Miles
Tchaikovsky arr. Strayhorn/Ellington – Nutcracker Suite


Music For All The Family

Saturday 31st March 2007
Pyramid Arts Centre, Warrington

Pre-concert talk at 6:50 pm, Concert at 7:30 pm

North Cheshire Wind Orchestra
Mark Heron Conductor

Stephen McNeff – Ghosts
Constant Lambert – Tiresias
William Walton – Suite from Façade
Daniel Basford – Variations on a National Theme
Saint-Saens – Excerpts from Carnival of the Animals


That’s Entertainment

Saturday 16th June 2007
Pyramid Arts Centre, Warrington

Pre-concert talk at 6:50 pm, Concert at 7:30 pm

North Cheshire Wind Orchestra
Catherine Parsonage Conductor
Alastair Burrows Trombone

William Schuman – Circus Overture
Rimsky-Korsakov – Trombone Concerto
Sullivan – Pineapple Poll Ballet Suite
Paul Hart – Cartoon
Robert Russell Bennett – Suite of Old American Dances


NCWO reserve the right to change any programme or soloist without prior notice.