West Forest Sinfonia

Concerts 2017 - 2018

Saturday 14th October 2017

Handel The King Shall Rejoice
Mozart Exsultate Jubilate
Mozart Laudate Domine
Vivaldi Gloria

Sunday 26th November 2017

  • 4.30pm in the Recital Room, South Hill Park, Bracknell
Mozart Adagio and Rondo for glass harmonica (KV617)
Dvorak Five Bagatelles for two violins, cello and harmonium
Mozart Church Sonatas KV328, KV67, KV336
   

Join the West Forest Chamber Ensemble and Royal Academy of Music accordion student Ben de Souza as they demonstrate the versatility of the classical accordion and its transcription repertoire. Featuring music by Mozart and Dvorak, this concert will showcase both the sound of the accordion and its similarities and differences with the instruments for which these pieces were written.

Sunday 28th January 2018

  • 4.30pm, The Great Hall, University of Reading
  • Philip Ellis - Conductor
  • Sarah Sew - Violin
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto
Mahler Symphony No. 9

Sunday 11th February 2018

  • 4.30pm in the Recital Room, South Hill Park, Bracknell

Mozart's radiant Clarinet Quintet in A major, K. 581, with its aria-like melodies, is featured alongside an octet for wind and strings by André Caplet, a close friend of Debussy.

Sunday 17th June 2018

  • 4.30pm, The Great Hall, University of Reading
  • Christopher Adey - Conductor
  • Andy Spiceley - Piano
Tchaikovsky Romeo & Juliet
Dohnanyi Variations on a Nursery Theme
Sibelius Symphony No. 1

Sunday 8th July 2018

  • 7.30pm in the Recital Room, South Hill Park, Bracknell
Elgar Piano Quintet in A minor - Op. 84
Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor - Op. 34

Members of West Forest Sinfonia are joined again by pianist Sarah Down for performances of masterpieces of English and German chamber music.

WFS reserves the right to make programme changes where necessary.