Information: Concert Sat 24th November

Written by Administrator.

 

Location:

St Monica Trust

Cote Lane,

Westbury-on-Trym,

Bristol BS9 3UN

There is car parking available in a couple of small car parks and on the access roads once you have turned into the complex.

 

Setting up: 1.30pm

Please can we have plenty of help to sort out chairs stands etc. and bring all the percussion instruments into the hall. 

 

Rehearsal: 2.00pm

Sat down and ready to play at 2.00pm; we will be finished by 4.30pm and there will be a break.

If you intend to stay until the concert, don't forget a packed tea.

 

Music Stands:

If you have a black or silver stand, that would be preferred. If you have a spare black or silver stand, please could you bring it along to lend anyone without.

The lighting at St Monica's not brilliant , so if you have them, bring music stand lights.
 

Concert Dress

Ladies: Floor length black dress/skirt/trousers, black top, black tights/shoes.
Gents: Black DJ and tie, black shoes/socks, white shirt.

If it is too warm, agreement will be given for gents to remove jackets.

Concert: 7.30pm

Please don't sit down more than 5 minutes before unless you have specific things to sort out....it avoids embarrassing silences!

 

There will be refreshments at the interval provided by the excellent Roger and his helpers.

 

Programme

1st Half (John):

  • A Cypress Prelude (Lowry)....Something new
  • March Ecossaise (Debussy)
  • Piano Concerto No. 2 D Minor (Mendelssohn).....Something Old

2nd Half (Graham):

  • Symphony No 8 (Schubert)
  • Gymnopedies by Satie. Orchestrated by Debussy....Something borrowed (by Debussy-tenuous!)
  • An American in Paris (Gershwin).....Something blue.
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