2007 – 2008 Concert Season

Details of our 2007/2008 season are as follows:


Musical Anniversaries

Saturday 29th September 2007
Pyramid Arts Centre
(Box Office Tel: 01925 442345)

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

North Cheshire Wind Orchestra
Mark Heron Conductor
Cody Coyne Euphonium

Sir Edward Elgar – Pomp and Circumstance Marches No. 1, 2 and 4
Marco Putz – Concertino for Euphonium and Band
Bill Connor – Tails aus dem Vood Viennoise
Guy Woolfenden – Illyrian Dances
Edvard Grieg – Sigurd Jorsalfar


Christmas Concerts

Saturday 8th December 2007
St Johns URC, Wilderspool Causeway, Warrington
For ticket enquiries email tickets@northcheshire.org.uk

Family Concert at 4:00 pm, Main Concert at 7:30 pm

North Cheshire Wind Orchestra
Catherine Parsonage Conductor

Programmes to include:

Malcolm Arnold – Prelude, Siciliano and Rondo
Martin Ellerby – Tales from Anderson
Pyotr Tchaikovsky – Excerpts from The Nutcracker
Howard Blake – Excerpts from The Snowman
Sammy Nestico – A Fireside Christmas
Leroy Anderson – Sleigh Ride


Out of Africa

Saturday 9th February 2008
Pyramid Arts Centre
(Box Office Tel: 01925 442345)

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
Paul Vowles Clarinet

Programme to include:

Adolphus Hailstork – American Guernica
William Grant Still – From the Delta
Kit Turnbull – African Dances
Oliver Nelson – Fugue and Bossa
Oliver Nelson – Step Right Up
Oliver Nelson – Sound Piece for Jazz Orchestra
Fletcher Henderson – Christopher Columbus
Fletcher Henderson – Down South Camp Meeting
Fletcher Henderson – King Porter Stomp
Oliver Nelson – Stolen Moments
Oliver Nelson – Flute Salad
Oliver Nelson – Emancipation Blues
Oliver Nelson – In a Mellow Tone


Miro’s Rhetorical Question

Saturday 19th April 2008
Pyramid Arts Centre
(Box Office Tel: 01925 442345)

Pre-concert talk with composer Issie Barratt at 6:50 pm, Concert at 7:30 pm

North Cheshire Wind Orchestra
Catherine Parsonage Conductor
Peter Moss Trumpet

Programme to include:

Issie Barratt – Concerto for Chamber Jazz and Improvised Trumpet
Issie Barratt – Miro’s Rhetorical Question (NCWO Commission, World Premiere)
Igor Stravinsky – The Rite of Spring
Igor Stravinsky – The Firebird Suite


Saxfest

Saturday 28th June 2008
Pyramid Arts Centre
(Box Office Tel: 01925 442345)

Workshop 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Pre-concert talk at 6:50 pm, Concert at 7:30 pm

North Cheshire Wind Orchestra
RNCM Saxophone Orchestra
Apollo Saxophone Quartet
Mark Heron Conductor
Andy Scott Saxophone
Rob Buckland Saxophone

Programme to include:

Bill Connor – Ooodunnit (soloists: Apollo Saxophone Quartet)
Andy Scott – Dark Rain (soloists: Rob Buckland, Andy Scott)
Andy Scott – Sin Bin (NCWO Commission, World Premiere)
Edwin Roxburgh – Aeolian Carillons

Financially Supported by Warrington Borough Council


Saxfest

Saturday 5th July 2008
John Bright School, Maesdu Road, Llandudno, LL30 1LF
Part of the Llandudno Festival 2008

Concert at 7:30 pm

Programme as 28th June


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