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Past Tours

Costa Brava, August 2017

Tour repertoire:The orchestra outside the Postojna caves in Slovenia *click for full-size*

Arnold - English Dances, Set 2
Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on 'Greensleeves'
Arnold - Trumpet Concerto (Adam Meyer, trumpet)
Vaughan Williams - The Lark Ascending (Jim Tse, violin)
Gershwin - An American In Paris

 

Notable dates:

PostojnaSaturday 26th August - Concert in the Basilica, Castello d'Empuries

Sunday 27th August - Visit to the Dali Museum, big band concert in town square in Sant Pere Pescador

Monday 28th August - Visit to the Sagrada Familia, open air concert in the Parc de la Ciutadella, Barcelona

Tuesday 29th August - Big band concert in main square of Begur

Wednesday 30th August - Visit to Girona, concert in Eglesia St Pere, L'Escala

 

Czech Republic & Slovakia, August 2016

Tour repertoire:The orchestra outside the Postojna caves in Slovenia *click for full-size*

Arnold - English Dances, Set 2
Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on 'Greensleeves'
Arnold - Clarinet Concerto No. 2 (Jessie Nicholls-Mindlin, clarinet)
Elgar - Romance for Bassoon & Orchestra (Lara Goodhand, bassoon)
Adams - Tromba Lontana (Isa Gibbs & Stephie Asbridge, trumpet)

 

Notable dates:

PostojnaSaturday 27th August - visit to Luhacovice Spa, with concert in the main square

Sunday 28th August - Concert in the Great Hall of the Prince-Archbishop's in the Chateau of Kromeriz

Monday 29th August - Concert in the Jesuit Church in Skalica

Tuesday 30th August - Open air concert in Bratislava

Wednesday 31st August - Concert in Spa Hall in Piestany

 

Spain, August 2015

Tour repertoire:The orchestra outside the Postojna caves in Slovenia *click for full-size*

Ireland - Epic March
Britten - Soirées Musicales
Malcolm Arnold - Little Suite No. 2
Vaughan Williams - English Folk Song Suite
Elgar - Three Bavarian Dances
Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on 'Greensleeves'
Finzi - Eclogue for piano and strings (Laura Dunkling, piano)
Walton - Façade Suites 1 & 2

Notable dates:

PostojnaSunday 23rd August - visit to Avila, concert at Iglesia de Maria Auxiliadora

Monday 24th August - sightseeing in Segovia, and concert celebrating Segovia's 100th anniversary of UNESCO World Heritage status

Tuesday 25th August - sightseeing and concert in Madrid

 

 

Hungary, August 2014

Tour repertoire:

Ireland - Epic March
Britten - Soirées Musicales
Malcolm Arnold - Little Suite No. 2
Vaughan Williams - English Folk Song Suite
Elgar - Three Bavarian Dances
Vaughan Williams - Serenade to Music
Copland - Appalachian Spring
Malcolm Arnold - Clarinet Concerto No. 2 (Clare McEvoy, clarinet)
Arutiunian - Trumpet Concerto (Katie Lodge, trumpet)

Notable dates:

Saturday 23rd August - walk around Budapest, concert at Budapest Jazz Club

Sunday 24th August - concert at MOM Cultural Centre

Monday 25th August - visit to Széchenyi Thermal Baths

Tuesday 26th August - cruise down River Danube, concert at St. Michael's Church

Wednesday 27th August - visit to Visegrad; concert at Vac Cathedral

Italy, August 2013

Tour repertoire:

Britten - Soirées Musicales
Malcolm Arnold - Little Suite No. 2
Vaughan Williams - English Folk Song Suite
Vaughan Williams - Serenade to Music
Vaughan Williams - The Lark Ascending (Daniel Jung, violin)
Britten - Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings (Alexei Watkins, horn; Nick Pritchard, tenor)

Notable dates:

Saturday 24th August - visit and concert in Lucca

Sunday 25th August - day trip to Florence, concert in Montecatini

Monday 26th August - day trip to Siena & San Gimignano

Tuesday 27th August - visit to Pisa & Viareggio seaside; concert in the mountain town of Corsanico

Spain, August 2012

Croatia, August 2011

Tour repertoire:

The orchestra outside the Postojna caves in Slovenia *click for full-size* Walton - Suite from Richard III
Britten - Soirées Musicales
Malcolm Arnold - Little Suite No. 2
Vaughan Williams - English Folk Song Suite
Milhaud - Le boeuf sur le toit
Stephen Dodgson - Trumpet Concerto (Imogen Hancock, trumpet) (World premiere)
R. Strauss - Oboe Concerto (Catherine Hancock, oboe)

Notable dates:

PostojnaSaturday 27th August - concert in Labin town hall square

Sunday 28th August - visit to Roman town of Pula; visit to town and island of Krk; concert in Vrbnik

Monday 29th August - trip to world-famous Postojna caves in Slovenia; concert at the Hotel Kvarner in Opatija

Tuesday 30th August - boat trip along the coastline around Opatija; swing band gig at Grand Hotel Kempinski in Umag


Spain, August 2010

Tour repertoire:

SpainBritten - Soirées Musicales
Malcolm Arnold - Clarinet Concerto No.2 (Georgina Feary, clarinet)
Milhaud - Le Boeuf Sur Le Toit
Vaughan Williams - English Folk Song Suite
Gershwin - Rhapsody In Blue (Patrick Milne, piano)
Prokofiev - Classical Symphony

Tour itinerary:

PescadorDepart: Tuesday August 24th 2010, 12.30pm from Birkenhead Avenue, Kingston

Wednesday August 25th - arrive in Roses, Costa Brava

Thursday August 26th - Day in Barcelona; concert at Sant Gaieta Church

Friday August 27th - Trip to Girona; Jazz concert at Placa Cataluyna, Roses

Saturday August 28th - Trip to St Pere Rodes Monastery; Concert at Sant Pere Pescador

Sunday August 29th - Visit to 'Dali Triangle'; concert at Castello Empuries

Monday August 30th - Departure from Roses

Tuesday August 31st - Arrival in Kingston



Czech Republic, July/August 2009

Tour repertoire:

Britten - Soirées Musicales
Stephen Dodgson - Concerto for Flute and Strings (Mayuko Tanno, flute)
Copland - Appalachian Spring
Vaughan Williams - English Folk Song Suite
Wagner - Siegfried Idyll

Tour itinerary:

Depart: Monday July 27th 2009, 5.45pm from Birkenhead Avenue, Kingston

Tuesday July 28th - arrive in Marianske Lazne, Western Bohemia

Wednesday July 28th - visit to Karlovy Vary; concert in Frantiskovy Lanze

Thursday July 30th - Concert in Maraianske Lazne; transfer to Prague

Friday July 31st - Free day in Prague with walking tour and dinner cruise on the River Vltava

Saturday August 1st - Concert in St Saviour's Church, Prague

Sunday August 2nd - depart

Monday August 3rd - arrive in Kingston

 

Concert Tour to Moselle Valley, Germany

Marble HallIn April 2007 the orchestra made a concert tour to the Rhineland region of Germany. Three concerts were given, including one at the Marble Hall at Bad Ems (pictured opposite), nineteenth century recital venue for, among others, Franz Liszt, Clara Schumann and Jaques Offenbach. The programme was as follows:

Beethoven - Coriolan Overture
Schubert - "Unfinished" Symphony
Mendelssohn - "Reformation" Symphony