Dear all,

Happy New Year to you all, I hope you had a lovely break and looking forward to rejoining your Cobweb groups/events soon.

We’re starting off the ‘Month of Symphonies’ in just 2 days time in Dalston – see below for more details.

January 2018 – A Month of Symphonies

We’re kicking off 2018 with a month of symphonies, 4 young and exciting conductors will work with us in a series of weekends looking at symphonies in chronological order. The basic details are below but please do click into the enrolment form and see our website for more details.

Saturday 6th January, 11-4pm, Dalston Victory Hall
Joe Davies – Mozart Symphony No. 35 ‘Haffner’
http://www.cobweborchestra.org.uk/events/event.php?id=342
The music can be found here: http://imslp.org/wiki/Symphony_No.35_in_D_major,_K.385_(Mozart,_Wolfgang_Amadeus)
– It’s looking like a really great day for Saturday, we could do with some more bass instruments; cello/bass/bassoon?! But obviously we would still welcome players from all sections! Don’t forget to conrtibute to the shared lunch!

Sunday 14th January, 2-6pm, Wylam Institute
Mark Edwards – Mendelssohn Symphony No. 3 ‘Scottish’
http://www.cobweborchestra.org.uk/events/event.php?id=343
The music can be found here: http://imslp.org/wiki/Symphony_No.3%2C_Op.56_(Mendelssohn%2C_Felix)
– We could do with cellists, upper wind and trumpets, but we are still welcoming players in all sections!

Saturday 20th January, 11-4pm, Summerhill Pavillion
Patrick Burnett – Brahms Symphony No. 2
http://www.cobweborchestra.org.uk/events/event.php?id=344
The music can be found here: http://imslp.org/wiki/Symphony_No.2,_Op.73_(Brahms,_Johannes)
– It would be great to have more string players generally for this one, but would welcome players from all sections!

Sunday 28th January, 2-6pm, Haxby Memorial Hall
Jonathan Bloxham – Neilsen Symphony No. 2
http://www.cobweborchestra.org.uk/events/event.php?id=345
The music can be found here: http://imslp.org/wiki/Symphony_No.2,_Op.16_(Nielsen,_Carl)
– Why not come and try this symphony? It’s a bit different, but we think you’ll love it! If you’d like to get a feel for it – this is a fab recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JiiUzsKyMI

We’re offering a deal for the month, so the more of the month you attend, the more you save.
Members: 1 event = £10, 2 events = £18, 3 / 4 events = £25
Non Members: 1 event = £14, 2 events = £26, 3 / 4 events = £37

On the days that are 11-4pm, we will enjoy a shared lunch. Please do enrol soon so we know what music we’re going to need. The enrollment form can be found here, or just email me.

That’s all for now, I look forward to seeing lots of you on Saturday in Dalston.

Best wishes,
Lorna

Lorna Wright
Event Coordinator
The Cobweb Orchestra

Cobweb News 4.1.18