It was a pleasure to work with the Slaithwaite Philharmonic Orchestra on Monday 4th February. It was their first rehearsal for their upcoming concert. We played through Smetana Bartered Bride and Dvorak Violin Concerto.
News & Engagements
The NEW Sinfonia’s second concert in our 2012–2013 season is on Sunday 27th January at the Llangollen International Pavilion. The concert starts at 7.30pm and showcases Lithuanian pianist Gintaute Gataveckaite in a performance of Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto. We will also be performing Ravel’s Tombeau de Couperin and Mozart’s Haffner Symphony.
Tickets are now on sale at Wrexham TIC and Llangollen TIC. It promises to be fantastic evening of music bringing together some of the finest young musicians from North Wales and beyond!
New Years Gala Concert
Come and celebrate the New Year in style with the Orchestra of Square Chapel with Waltzes, Polkas and Marches from the Strauss family and their contemporaries. The concert starts at 3pm at the Square Chapel Arts Centre. I have been working with the orchestra for a year, having made my debut with the orchestra in their New Year Concert for 2012. It’s a pleasure to be working with such experienced chamber music players. Their new website has just been launched. Check it out here. Orchestra of Square Chapel.
Trafford Music Service @ BBC Media City
On Sunday 9th December 2012, Trafford Music Service held their annual Christmas concert at the brand new BBC Media City. All four ensembles I conduct as part of the service; Trafford Junior Strings, Urmston String Ensemble, Stretford String Ensemble and Springfield Primary School Orchestra were in action, spread over three concerts during the day. They were all excellent and I am one very proud teacher!
Cantorion Rhos Tour to Portugal
It is going to be a busy week for Cantorion Rhos this week. On Saturday 28th October, we performed with Stagecoach North West Regional Choir at Christleton High School. The concert was a resounding success and it was great to hear the Stagecoach Choir in excellent form.
From the 30th October until 4th November, the choir are on tour in Estoril and Lisbon in Portugal, giving two concerts. We arrive back at Manchester Airport on Sunday 4th and perform at the Rhos Joint Choirs Concert at Capel Bychan, Rhos in the evening!!