Cambridge String Players

Recent Past Concerts


Musical Director:
Leon Lovett

Leader:
Julia Frape

Information:
[email protected]

2004

Sunday 13 June, 2004, West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge

A concert to celebrate the 95th birthday of the orchestra's President, Robin Orr

Serenade for Strings in E minor Elgar
Serenade for Strings in E major Dvorak
Tallis Fantasia Vaughan Williams
Elegy for viola, string quartet and orchestra Howells
From the book of Robin Sparrow  Robin Orr

SOLOISTS Kathryn Gibbs: Viola; Katherine Manley: Soprano


Sunday March 28, Emmanuel UR Church, Cambridge

Chaconne Purcell
Concerto Grosso op 6, no 5 Handel
Violin Concerto in E major Bach
Brandenburg Concerto no 3 Bach
Viola Concerto in G  Telemann
Orchestral Suite no 2 in B minor  Bach

SOLOISTS Felicity Matthews: Violin; Kathryn Gibbs: Viola; Julian Hammond: Flute


Sunday March 7, West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge

and

Saturday February 14, St Mary's Church, Saffron Walden

Sinfonia Concertante Mozart
Exsultate Jubilate Mozart
Vocalise op 34 Rachmaninov
The Lark Ascending Vaughan Williams
Serenade for tenor, horn and strings  Britten

SOLOISTS Nicholas Watts: Tenor; Bethan Watkeys: Horn; Katherine Manley: Soprano; Julia Frape & Shona Clark: Violin; Kathryn Gibbs: Viola


2003

Sunday December 14, Emmanuel UR Church, Cambridge

Serenade for Strings in E minor Elgar
Fantasia on Greensleeves Vaughan Williams
Capriol Suite Warlock
Danse sacree et danse profane Debussy
Organ Concerto  Poulenc

SOLOISTS Laurette Pope: Harp; Anne Page: Organ


Sunday November 23, West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge

Symphony no 29 in A Mozart
Violin Concerto in No 5 in A Mozart
Rakastava Sibelius
Piano Concerto no 1 Shostakovich

SOLOISTS Julia Frape: Violin; Tom Poster: Piano; Trumpet: Daniel Newell


Saturday November 1, St Mary's Church, Saffron Walden

Symphony no 29 in A Mozart
Violin Concerto No 5 in A Mozart
Rakastava Sibelius
Organ Concerto  Poulenc

SOLOISTS Julia Frape: Violin; Anne Page: Organ


Saturday June 28, St Mary's Church, Harlton

Cambridge String Players Sinfonia and Harlton Festival Choir

Finlandia Sibelius
Flute and Harp Concerto Mozart
Requiem Faure

Julian Hammond: Flute; Laurette Pope: Harp

Abigail Boreham: Soprano; Richard Hooper: Baritone


Sunday April 6, Concert Hall, West Road, Cambridge
Introduction and Allegro  Elgar
Suite from Henry V - two pieces  Walton
- Passacaglia (Death of Falstaff)
- Touch her soft lips and part
Tallis Fantasia  Vaughan Williams
Rhapsody for String Orchestra  Orr
Les Illuminations for Soprano and Strings  Britten
Soprano: Katherine Manley  


Saturday March 15, St Mary's Church, Linton
Rhapsody for Strings Robin Orr
Eine kleine Nachtmusik Mozart
Tallis Fantasia Vaughan Williams
Les Illuminations for Soprano and Strings Britten
Suite from Henry V - two pieces  Walton
Soprano: Katherine Manley


Saturday February 22, St Andrew's Church, Swavesey
Rhapsody for String Orchestra Robin Orr
Eine kleine Nachtmusik Mozart
Tallis Fantasia Vaughan Williams
Introduction and Allegro Elgar
Les Illuminations Britten
Soprano: Katherine Manley

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