Music from the Romantic Era to the 20th Century: Tchaikovsky's 'Serenade for Strings' to John Williams' 'Schindlers List'.
After a proper, sunny Summer, Autumn 2014 is starting early - but at the same time Arts activities are back, and are sure to boost morale whatever the weather!
Taunton Sinfonietta steps up with "September Serenades" on Saturday September 27th at 7.30 pm in Temple Methodist Church, TauntonThe winner of Taunton Young Musician 2014, bassoonist Mollie Stallard, will play Mozart's tuneful Concerto K191, while the beautiful and ever-popular string Serenades by Tchaikovsky and Elgar will be interwoven with shorter romantic pieces by Saint-Saens (Rondo Capricioso), John Williams (Schindler's List) and Paul Lewis (Rosa Mundi).
Then comes "In Celebration" on Sunday November 23rd, at 3.00 pm in St.James' Church, Taunton. Music from Italy by Corelli, Vivaldi and Respighi, will contrast with English music by Vaughan Williams (Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus for harp and strings) and Parry (An English Suite).
Dates for 2015 have also been announced, and can be put into your new diaries and calendars:
Sunday 15 February at 3.0 pm in St. James' Church - "Romance in the Air"
Saturday 9 May at 7.30 pm in St. James' Church, a chamber concert -"Time to Tango!"
Saturday 27 June at 7.30 in St. James' Church - "Vivacious Vivaldi"
Sunday 19 July at 7.30 in Crowcombe Court as part of Taunton Festival of the Arts - "An Evening of Georgian Music and Words" including Handel, Arne, Boyce, Playford and more...
All tickets are available from Taunton Tourist Information, or at the door: £15 adults, £5 students, £12 Friends and Patrons.
We look forward to welcoming you to these concerts, and we also welcome your suggestions and ideas for future concerts. And just a reminder that, to speed up our communication with you, please consider letting us have your email address; it would cut costs as well as being quicker for you!
Visit our website www.tauntonsinfonietta.org.uk for concert details nearer the time and information on the year ahead.
With best wishes from Taunton Sinfonietta