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Previous Concerts by the Canterbury Orchestra - 2009

Saturday March 21st 2009, Shirley Hall, Canterbury

20th Century American Music

The Canterbury Orchestra

Conductor: Andrew Lowen,  Leader: Chris Brown

with Peter Foggitt (piano)

March: Liberty Bell Sousa
John Henry Copland
Adagio for Strings Barber
Rhapsody in Blue Gershwin
Overture: Candide Bernstein
Appalachian Spring Copland
Suite: Porgy and Bess Gershwin

 


 

Saturday June 27th 2009, St. Peter's Methodist Church, Canterbury

A Taste of France

The Canterbury Orchestra

Conductor: Andrew Lowen,  Leader: Chris Brown

with Penelope Martin Smith (Soprano)

Faure Pavane
Berlioz Les Nuits d'Ete
Faure Sicilienne
Bizet Symphony in C

 

 


 

 

Saturday  October 3rd 2009,  King's Hall,  Herne Bay

Herne Bay Rotary Club Charity Concert

The Canterbury Orchestra

Conductor: Andrew Lowen,  Leader: André Allavena

English Country Garden              Grainger
Shallows Orchard (Falstaff)          Elgar
Hampstead Heath                       Phyllis Tate
English Folksong Suite               Vaughan Williams
Fantasia on Greensleeves           Vaughan Williams
Elizabethan Serenade                 Ronald Binge
London Suite                              Eric Coates

 


 

Canterbury Orchestra Winter Concert: Russian Masterpieces

7.30pm, Saturday 30th Novemberl 2019, Colyer-Fergusson Hall

Tickets £15 and £8

Prokofiev: Montagues and Capulets from Romeo & Juliet

Shostakovitch: Second Piano Concerto (soloist Christopher Weston)

Tchaikovsky: Symphony no.4 

Andrew Lowen; Conductor

Amanda Wyatt; Leader

Canterbury Orchestra is delighted to present three remarkable pieces of Russian music, opening with the powerful theme from Prokofiev’s ballet music, followed by the uncharacteristically joyful piano concerto written by Shostakovitch for his son’s 18th birthday, performed by the talented Christopher Weston. The concert concludes with Tchikovsky’s Symphony no.4, reflecting the composer’s emergence from a period of emotional and creative tensions.

Interested in playing with the Canterbury Orchestra?

Call Nicky Pound, Canterbury Orchestra Manager on 01304 812755 or email us to find out whether we have vacancies.