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News: Ninth Season For Lancashire Sinfonietta

Tuesday, 1st June 2004
(PR 1372)

The Lancashire Sinfonietta has launched its new season of concerts for 2004-05 with a programme full of musical treats.

Internationally-renowned performers and directors will join the stars of the future for a series of exciting performances over the coming year.

The Sinfonietta, now in its ninth season, brings together talented Lancastrians from across the UK, to showcase the achievements and talents of some of Lancashire's finest musicians.

Concert Listing 2004-2005

Fleetwood, Marine Hall - 18 June 2004

Preston, Minster Church - 19 June 2004

Ribchester, St.Wilfrid's Church - 26 June 2004

Morecambe, The Platform - 10 September 2004

Preston, Minster Church - 11 September 2004

Leyland, St.Andrew's Church - 3 December 2004

Lancaster, The Priory - 4 December 2004

Lancaster, Great Hall - 3 March 2005

Burnley, St. Peter's Church - 4 March 2005

Preston, St. George's Church - 18 March 2005

For further information contact the box office on 01772 531794.

"BRUCH VIOLIN CONCERTO"

FLEETWOOD Marine Hall

18 June 2004, 7.30pm

PRESTON Minster Church

19 June 2004, 7.30pm

Guest Director - Andrew Watkinson

Haydn - Symphony No.44 in E minor "Trauer"

Bruch - Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op.26

(Andrew Watkinson - Violin)

Beethoven - Symphony No.8 in F major, Op.93

6.45pm *Pre-Concert Event - Education project (Free to ticket holders)

Tickets: £7.50 (£4.50 concession)

Box Office: 01772 531794 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)

Tickets are also available on the door

"RIBCHESTER FESTIVAL of MUSIC"

RIBCHESTER, St.Wilfrid's Church

26 June 2004, 2.30pm

Guest Director - Harvey De Souza

Debussy - Danses sacrée et profane

Debussy - Syrinx

Mozart - Clarinet Quintet in A Major K581

Debussy - Trio for flute, harp and viola

Ravel - Introduction and Allegro

Ticket price: Centre Aisles £15 (£12 conc.), Side Aisles £10 (£8 conc.), Restricted View £6.

Box Office: 01254 878881

Tickets are also available on the door

"SINFONIETTA STRINGS"

MORECAMBE, The Platform

10th September 2004, 7.30pm

PRESTON, Minster Church

11th September 2004, 7.30pm

Guest Director - Lyn Fletcher

Respighi - Ancient airs & dances (III)

Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis

Michael Berkeley - Oboe Concerto (Rachael Clegg - Oboe)

Strauss - Metamorphosen

6.45pm: *Pre-concert Event - Composer and BBC Radio 3 presenter Michael Berkeley talks about his concerto for oboe (Preston only)

Tickets: £7.50 (£4.50 concession)

Box Office: 01772 531794 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)

Tickets are also available on the door

THE LANCASHIRE SINFONIETTA & CANZONETTA:

"CANDLELIGHT BAROQUE"

LEYLAND, St.Andrew's Church

Friday 3rd December 2004, 7.30pm

LANCASTER, The Priory

Saturday 4th December 2004, 7.30pm

Guest Director - Bradley Creswick

Handel - Concerto Grosso No.7 in C major "Alexander's Feast"

Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No.1 in F major, BWV 1046

Bach - Cantata No.52 "Falsche Welt, dir trau ich nicht"

Vivaldi - Gloria, RV 589

6.45pm *Pre-Concert Event - Free to ticket holders

Tickets: £7.50 (£4.50 concession)

Box Office: 01772 531794 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)

Tickets are also available on the door

SPRINGTIME SINFONIETTA

LANCASTER UNIVERSITY Great Hall

Lancaster International Concert Series

3rd March 2005, 7.30pm

BURNLEY St.Peter's Church

4th March 2005, 7.30pm

Guest Director - Andrew Watkinson

Mozart - Symphony No.35, K.385 "Haffner"

Shostakovich - Piano Concerto No.2, Op.102 (Kathryn Stott - Piano)

Mendelssohn - Symphony No.3 in A minor, Op.56 - "Scottish"

6.45pm *Pre-Concert Event (Free to ticket holders)

Lancaster Tickets: Contact the Lancaster Box Office on 01524 594 151

Burnley Tickets: £7.50 (£4.50 concession)

Box Office: 01772 531794 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)

Tickets are also available on the door

CHAMBER CONCERT

PRESTON St.George's Church

18 March 2005, 12.30pm

Mozart - "Kegelstatt" Trio in E flat, K.498

Bruch - Four pieces for clarinet, viola and piano

Tickets are available on the door priced £4.50 (£3.50 concession/ £2.50 students).

For further information please contact: Stephen Axon on 01772 533194

stephen.axon@css.lancscc.gov.uk