2008 – 2009 Concert Season

Details of our 2008/2009 season are as follows:


Made In England

Saturday 11th October 2008
Pyramid Arts Centre, Warrington
(Box Office Tel: 01925 442345)

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

North Cheshire Wind Orchestra
Catherine Parsonage Conductor
Hannah Sheldon Flute

Programme to include:

Eric Ball – Resurgam
Tim Jackson – Passacaglia
Philip Sparke – A Lindisfarne Rhapsody
Stephen McNeff – Wasteland Wind Music Two
Ernest Tomlinson – Suite of English Dances
Frank Bridge – Pageant of London


Christmas Concerts

Saturday 6th December 2008
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:

Derek Bourgeois – Band Land (A Young Person’s Guide to the Wind Orchestra)
Plus all of your seasonal favourites


Tangos and Fandangos

Saturday 7th February 2009
Parr Hall, Warrington
(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 Tackley Conductor

Programme to include:

Adam Gorb – Eine Kleine Yiddische Ragmusik
Dominic Muldowney – Dance Suite
Michael Gandolfi – Vientos y Tangos
Roberto Sierra – Fandangos

A tribute to Benny Goodman’s 1938 Carnegie Hall concert featuring:

Don’t Be That Way
One O’Clock Jump
Life Goes to a Party
Blue Skies
Loch Lomond
Swingtime in the Rockies
Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen
Stompin’ at the Savoy
Sing Sing Sing
Big John’s Special


Lollapalooza

Saturday 28th March 2009
Pyramid Arts Centre, Warrington
(Box Office Tel: 01925 442345)

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

North Cheshire Wind Orchestra
Catherine Tackley Conductor
Paul Vowles Clarinet

Programme to include:

John Adams – Lollapalooza
Martin Ellerby – Clarinet Concerto
Buxton Orr – John Gay Suite
Kurt Weill – Little Threepenny Suite
Frank Ticheli – Blue Shades


From Russia With Love

Saturday 27th June 2009
Waterside Arts Centre, Sale
(Box Office Tel: 0161 912 5616)

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

North Cheshire Wind Orchestra
Catherine Tackley Conductor
David Benfield Oboe

Programme to include:

Dmitry Kabalevsky – Overture from Colas Breugnon op. 24
Georgy Salnikov – Petite Concerto Lyrique
Boris Kozhevnikov – Symphony No. 5
Georgy Salnikov – Burlesque op. 42
Sergei Prokofiev – Marching Song op. 69
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky – Marche Slav
Reinhol Gliere – Russian Sailor’s Dance from the Red Poppy


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