The Taunton Sinfonietta, Somerset

Past Concerts


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Suites and Concerti

Sunday 9th February 2014 - Taunton
JS Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No.4
Vivaldi - Concerto for Two Flutes
Locatelli - Concerto Grosso in C minor,Op 1 No.2
Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on Greensleeves
Clive Jenkins - Sinfonietta for Strings
Nielsen - Little Suite for Strings Op 1
Gluck - "Dance of the Blessed Spirits" from Orpheo e Eurydice

Emphasis on Elgar

Sunday 10th November 2013 - Bridport
Elgar - Introduction and Allegro for Strings
Elgar - Salut d'Amour
Sweeney - CEOL Concertante (World Premier)
Haydn - Cello Concerto in C
Soloist Sarah Padday - Menuhin School

Emphasis on Elgar

Saturday 9th November 2013 - Taunton
Elgar - Introduction and Allegro for Strings
Elgar - Salut d'Amour
Sweeney - CEOL Concertante (World Premier)
Haydn - Cello Concerto in C
Soloist Sarah Padday - Menuhin School

'Larking About...'

Sunday 29th September 2013
Richard Strauss - Oboe Concerto
Soloist - Lynn Carter
Vaughan Williams - The Lark Ascending
Soloist - Mary Eade
Binge - Elizabethan Serenade
Mozart - Symphony No. 40 in G Minor

'Larking About...'

Saturday 28th September 2013
1st Movement Mozart Concerto K459
Taunton Young Musician 2013 Edward Creed
Richard Strauss - Oboe Concerto
Soloist - Lynn Carter
Vaughan Williams - The Lark Ascending
Soloist - Mary Eade
Binge - Elizabethan Serenade
Mozart - Symphony No. 40 in G Minor

Best of British

Saturday 8th June 2013
Jim Parker - Concerto for Clarinet and Strings
Soloist - Colin Parr
Paul Lewis - English Suite
Walton - Two pieces from Henry V
Handel - Concerto Grosso Op6 no.12
Boyce - Concerto Grosso in E major

All The B's

Saturday 20th April 2013
Britten - Serenade for Tenor Horn and Strings
Britten - Simple Symphony
Bach - Violin Sonata in E minor

Chamber music concert

Sunday 10th February 2013
Mendelssohn - Octet
Schubert - Double Cello Quintet

Baroque Concert

Sunday 18 November 2012
To include Stanley - Harpsichord concerto and Bach - E major violin concerto.

Orchestral Concert

Saturday 29th September 2012
Concert featuring Allan Schiller (President of the Taunton
Sinfonietta) and including
Mozart - Piano concerto K 414
Tchaikovsky - Andante from his string quartet no 1 in D major.
Shostakovich - Quartet No 8 Op 110 (arr for String Orchestra)
Monti - Czardas
Concerto Grosso - Handel

Orchestral Concert

Saturday 9th June 2012
Featuring the TYM winner 2012 - Weng Soon Tee (pianist)
Haydn - Piano Concerto in F major
Massenet - Meditation from Thais
Georg Philipp Telemann -Tafelmusik, Part 2: no 3, Concerto for
3 Violins in F major
Bartok Rumanian Dances
Delius - Two Aquarelles

Featuring Music for Piano Trio

Sunday 20th May 2012
A programme of light music and readings to celebrate the Queen's diamond jubilee and other notable anniversaries.

Programme includes:
Kreisler ~ Viennese March
Shostakovich duets ~ 3 Little Dances
Boccherini~Hornpipe
Sibelius
Also a selection of Gilbert and Sullivan as well as music from Schumann, Elgar and Brahms.

Mary Eade, Violin
Vicky Evans, Cello
Andrew Carter, Piano

Readings, Sue Watts

Pop Classics

Saturday 21st April 2012
Mozart - Clarinet Concerto
Frank Bridge - 2 Old English Songs for String Quartet ('Cherry Ripe' and 'Sally in Our Alley')
Pachelbel - Canon and Gigue
Vivaldi - Four Seasons

Concert featuring The Colin Parr Clarinet Quintet

Sunday 12 February 2012
Mozart and Weber Clarinet Quintets

Winter Warmer - Kirsty Chaplin

Sunday 27th November 2011
Mozart PC K 414
Handel - Conc Grosso Op 6 No 2
Donizetti - Quartet in D major (tbc)
Corelli - Christmas concerto
Vivaldi - Winter from 4 Seasons

Autumn Reeds (Lynn Carter - oboe)

Saturday 24th September 2011
Vivaldi - Double Concerto for Violin and Oboe in B flat
Bellini - Oboe Concerto
Grieg - Two Elegiac Melodies
Corelli - Conc Grosso in C minor Op 6 No 6
Stamitz - Orchestral Quartet in F
Vivaldi - Autumn from 4 Seasons

Beethoven and Mozart

Saturday 4th June 2011
Beethoven - Overture to Fidelio
Beethoven - Violin Concerto
Mozart - Symphony No 41 (Jupiter)

'Death and the Maiden'

Sunday 27th March 2011
Handel - Conc Grosso Op 6 No 1
Boyce - Symphony No 4 in F
Tchaikovsky - Variations on a theme of Arenski
Mahler - Arrangement of 'Death and the Maiden' (Schubert)

Four Square

Sunday 13th February 2011
J. S. Bach - Concerto for 4 Harpsichords BMV 1065
Telemann - Concerto for 4 violins in D TWV 40:202
Mozart - Divertimento in F, K138
Grieg - Holberg Suite ('Suite in alten style')
Grainger - Irish Tune from County Derry
Grainger - Handel in the Strand - Clog Dance

Christmas Concert

Sunday 12th December 2010
Vivaldi - Concerto Grosso Op. 3 No. 8
Bach - Brandenburg Concerto no 6 in B lat, BWV 1051
Bach - Concerto for 2 violins in D minor, BWV 1043
Borodin - Nocturne from 2nd string quartet (1881)
Finzi - Dies Natalis

Viva Italia

Saturday 24th April 2010
Vivaldi - Concerto Grosso op 3 no 11 from 'L'Estro Armonico'
Donizetti - Allegro for Strings in C major
Pergolesi - Violin Concerto in B flat
Cherubini - 1st mvt (Allegro comodo) from String Quartet no. 3 in D minor
Rossini - String Sonata no 1 in G
Puccini - Crisantemi
Vivaldi - Spring from 'The Four Seasons'

Popular Classics

Sunday 21st February 2010
Pachelbel - Canon and Gigue in D major
Vivaldi - Concerto for flute op 10 no 3 'Il Gardellino'
Strauss brothers - 'Pizzicato Polka'
Bach - Concerto in A major, BWV 1055
Telemann - Concerto for flute, oboe d'amore and viola d'amore
Gluck - Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Mozart - Serenade in G major 'Eine Kleine Nachtmusik'

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Contact

Telephone:
01935 862339
Chairman:
Robin Carpenter
Weavers' Cottage
Hardington Moor
Yeovil, BA22 9NW