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November 2018

Breaking the Sound Barrier

3rd November 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
James Allen’s Girls’ School, James Allen's Girls' School
London, SE22 8TE United Kingdom

A concert of inspirational music by women from across the centuries, with generous support from the Ambache Charitable Trust Pre-concert talk: 6.30pm Concert: 7.30pm Programme: Louise Farrenc (arranged by John Holland): Deuxieme Overture, Op. 24 (1834) Catherine Likhuta: Me Disagrees (2013) Amy Beach: Pastorale (1942) Elizabeth Winters: Playing With Destiny (2010) Ethel Smyth: The Wreckers (Overture) (1906) Lauren Bernofsky: The Duxbury Fanfare (1997) Lili Boulanger (arranged by Roger Cawkwell): D'un matin de printemps (1918) Tickets: £8/£5 in advance, £10/£8 on the…

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December 2018

Christmas Concert & Party!

13th December 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Herne Hill United Church, Red Post Hill, Herne Hill
London, SE24 9PW United Kingdom

Our annual Christmas event in the heart of the community, giving everyone a chance to hear some great seasonal music (and find out what our Piece of the Year is!), have a singsong and a bit of a party afterwards! A lovely way to round out the year with friends and family... Music includes: March of the Toys, Dashing Through The Snow, The Sound of Music, Six Renaissance Christmas Carols (arranged by Liz Sharma) and many other favourites, old and…

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March 2019

The Red Nose Teddy Bear’s Picnic

14th March 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Herne Hill United Church, Red Post Hill, Herne Hill
London, SE24 9PW United Kingdom
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Join us for a special family concert in aid of Red Nose Day 2019! The highlight of the show is a special performance of Roald Dahl's The Enormous Crocodile, narrated by BAFTA award-winning actor Daniel Rigby, with a brand new musical score created by John Holland! There's also a Roald Dahl-inspired baking competition for all ages... Can you bake your own ENORMOUS CROCODILE? How about one of your own REVOLTING RECIPES? Bring your Roald Dahl-inspired bake to the church by…

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April 2019

Dance On!

6th April 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
James Allen’s Girls’ School, James Allen's Girls' School
London, SE22 8TE United Kingdom
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Featuring the pure joie de vivre of George Gershwin’s ‘An American in Paris’ and the fiery drama of Arturo Marquez’s ‘Danzon no. 2’, this heart-pounding programme will also include the premiere of a new work by the band’s patron Stephen McNeff, a second performance of Christopher Hussey’s ‘Child of the wandering sea’ (with brand new choreography by Irene Fiordilino) and a rare UK performance of Nancy Galbraith’s ‘Danza de los Duendes’, continuing our pledge to highlight band music by women…

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June 2019

Victoria Embankment Gardens

22nd June 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Victoria Embankment Gardens, Victoria Embankment Gardens, Villiers Street
London, WC2N 6NS United Kingdom
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The most hustle-bustle location right by the Thames and also one of the best stages for us to perform on, we always enjoy giving the crowd a good show - grab a deckchair in advance, they go quickly!

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November 2019

Fantasies and Rhapsodies

9th November 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
James Allen’s Girls’ School, James Allen's Girls' School
London, SE22 8TE United Kingdom
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Our autumn concert, Fantasies and Rhapsodies, features BBC Young Musician of the Year 2018 woodwind champion and finalist Rob Burton, performing Claude T. Smith's 'Fantasia for Alto Saxophone'. The concert will also feature the monumental band rhapsody 'Jericho' by Morton Gould and an important contribution to our rediscovery of women's repertoire in the shape of Morfydd Owen's 'Morfa Rhuddlan', a world premiere in this new arrangement for band by our conductor, John Holland. The concert will also include music by…

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December 2019

Christmas Concert & Party!

12th December 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Herne Hill United Church, Red Post Hill, Herne Hill
London, SE24 9PW United Kingdom
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Our annual Christmas event in the heart of the community, giving everyone a chance to hear some great seasonal music (and find out what our Piece of the Year is!) have a singsong and a bit of a party afterwards! A lovely way to round out the year with friends and family... Music includes: Stephen Sondheim's 'Company', a new suite of music from the classic family film 'The Amazing Mr. Blunden', 'Troika', 'Brazilian Sleigh Bells'... we'll also be marking the…

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