Past Events

Below is an archive of our past events. The most recent are listed first.

Date Sun 26th Mar 2017
Event Cobweb Orchestra Family Concert
Venue Haxby Memorial Hall, 16 The Village, Haxby, York YO32 3HT
Description A short concert of carefully chosen pieces for families, aimed at introducing children to orchestras and classical music.
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Date Sat 18th Mar 2017
Event Study Day: Dvorak Symphony No. 7 with Jonathan Bloxham
Venue Holy Cross Church Hall, 16 Whittington Grove, Fenham, Newcastle upon Tyne NE5 2DD
Description Join Jonathan Bloxham in looking at Dvorak Symphony No. 7
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Date Sun 12th Mar 2017
Event Conductors Day
Venue Dipton Community Centre, Front Street, Dipton, DH9 9DR
Description Join Lev Parikian, author of "Waving, not drowning" in a day working with our budding conductors.
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Date Sat 4th Mar 2017
Event Concertos Day with The Cobweb Orchestra
Venue Cumwhinton Village Hall, Longlands, Cumwhinton, CA4 8ER, Carlisle
Description Come and support our brave soloists in their chance to play a concert with an orchestra
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Date Sat 25th Feb 2017
Event Study Day: A Day at the Opera
Venue Barbour Room, Sage Gateshead, Gateshead, NE8 2JR
Description Join us for a Day at the Opera
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Date Sun 19th Feb 2017
Event Cobweb Orchestra Library Day
Venue Eldon Community Centre, Main Rd, Eldon, Bishop Auckland DL14 8XB
Description Join us for another look through our extensive library.
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Date Sat 11th Feb 2017
Event Cobweb Orchestra Big Play
Venue Dipton Community Centre, Front Street, Dipton, DH9 9DR
Description Join us for our annual Big Play
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Date Sat 28th Jan 2017
Event Haydn Symphonies Project - part 3
Venue St. Oswin's Church Hall, The Old Vicarage, Church Rd, Wylam, NE41 8AT
Description Join Peter Wood for the third instalment in the Haydn Symphonies Project
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Date Sun 22nd Jan 2017
Event Study Day: Shostakovich Cello Concerto with Bartholomew La Folette and Jonathan Bloxham
Venue Haxby Memorial Hall, 16 The Village, Haxby, York YO32 3HT
Description Join Jonathan Bloxham as he conducts Shostakovich's Cello Concerto played by Bartholomew La Folette
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Date Sat 3rd Dec 2016 - Sun 4th Dec 2016
Event Ridley Hall Residential
Venue Ridley Hall, Hexham, NE47 7BP
Description Our annual residential at Ridley Hall
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Date Sun 27th Nov 2016
Event Study Day: Bartok Concerto for Orchestra with Mark Edwards at Sage Gateshead
Venue Sage Gateshead, Gateshead Quays, NE8 2JR
Description Join conductor Mark Edwards for a chance to get to grips with one of the most exciting works in the 20th century repertoire. An afternoon of rehearsing followed by a presentation for friends and relatives at 6 pm.
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Date Sun 20th Nov 2016
Event Study Day: Strauss Horn Concerto no 1 and Borodin Prince Igor Overture with Chris Griffiths
Venue Storey Park Community Centre, St. Marys Field, Morpeth NE61 2QF
Description Join Chris Griffiths in a Study Day looking at two great works: Strauss Horn Concerto No. 1 and Borodin Prince Igor Overture
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Date Sun 13th Nov 2016
Event Cobweb Orchestra in Concert
Venue Sage Gateshead, Gateshead Quays, NE8 2JR
Description Join us for our annual concert at Sage Gateshead
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Date Sat 5th Nov 2016
Event Haydn Creation with Silver Singers and The Cobweb Orchestra
Venue Sage Gateshead, Gateshead, NE8 2JR
Description The Cobweb Orchestra join with the Silver Singers to perform Haydn's Creation at Sage Gateshead
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Date Sat 29th Oct 2016
Event Haydn Symphonies Project - part 2
Venue Dipton Community Centre, Front St., Dipton, DH9 9DR
Description Join Peter Wood for the 2nd instalment of the Haydn Symphonies Project
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Date Sat 15th Oct 2016
Event Cobweb Composers and Arrangers CD Launch
Venue Great Hall, Hexham Abbey, Beaumont St, Hexham, NE46 3NB
Description Do support the Cobweb Composers and Arrangers group in the launch of their CD 'Northern Hills'.
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Date Sun 9th Oct 2016
Event Dalcroze Day with Alice Jones
Venue Shap Village Hall, Main Street, Shap, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 3NL
Description Join Alice Jones for an afternoon of Dalcroze.
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Date Sat 1st Oct 2016
Event Pick up an Instrument Day
Venue Dipton Community Centre, Front St., Dipton, DH9 9DR
Description Dipton Village Partnership with the Cobweb Orchestra present 'Pick up an Instrument Day' for complete beginners
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Date Sun 25th Sep 2016
Event Library Repertoire Day
Venue St. Aidan's Church, Tintern Avenue, Billingham, TS23 2DF
Description Come and play a huge variety of pieces from the Cobweb Library
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Date Sat 17th Sep 2016
Event Cobweb Orchestra AGM
Venue Haxby Memorial Hall, 16 The Village, Haxby, York YO32 3HT
Description Join us for a Study Day on Brahms Symphony No. 1 with the AGM taking place at lunchtime
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Date Sat 27th Aug 2016 - Sun 28th Aug 2016
Event Cobweb Orchestra Non-Residential Weekend
Venue Wylam Institute, Church Road, Wylam NE41 8AP
Description A non-residential weekend for all Cobweb players.
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Date Sat 13th Aug 2016
Event Blow the Cobwebs off your Music Stand!
Venue Sage Gateshead, Gateshead Quays, NE8 2JR
Description As part of BBC Music's Get Playing initiative supported by ABRSM, Making Music and Music For All the Cobweb Orchestra is devoting a day to encouraging lapsed players to take up their instruments again playing music by Mozart, Handel and Elgar.
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Date Sun 17th Jul 2016
Event Haydn Symphonies Project
Venue Dipton Community Centre, Front St., Dipton, DH9 9DR
Description Join Peter Wood for the second instalment in the Haydn Symphonies Project
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Date Sun 26th Jun 2016
Event Cobweb Orchestra Concert at Preston Park
Venue Preston Park Museum Yarm Road, Eaglescliffe, STOCKTON-ON-TEES, TS18 3RH
Description Join Judith Thompson for a concert at the beautiful Preston Park
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Date Sun 5th Jun 2016
Event Cobweb Orchestra Concert with Iona Brown and Nick Byrne
Venue The Hub, Shaw Bank, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 8TD
Description Join Royal Northern Sinfonia players Nick Byrne and Iona Brown in a performance of Brahms Double Concerto for Cello and Violin
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Date Sat 28th May 2016
Event Study Day: A Day at the Ballet with the Cobweb Orchestra
Venue Sage Gateshead, Gateshead Quays, NE8 2JR
Description Join us for an afternoon playing glorious music from the romantic ballet repertoire. The centrepiece of the programme is Tchaikovsky's "Sleeping Beauty"
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Date Sun 22nd May 2016
Event Study Day: A Day of Concertos with the Cobweb Orchestra
Venue Haxby Memorial Hall, 16 The Village, Haxby, York YO32 3HT
Description Support our very brave Cobweb members who have chosen to be soloists for the day!
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Date Sun 15th May 2016
Event Study Day: Mahler Symphony No. 4 with Jonathan Bloxham
Venue Heaton Community Centre, Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 1SB
Description Join Jonathan Bloxham in looking at Mahler's 4th Symphony
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Date Sat 30th Apr 2016
Event Study Day: Brahms Symphony No. 1 with Chris Griffiths
Venue Ludworth Community Centre, 2 North View, Ludworth, Durham DH6 1NF
Description Don't miss another chance to get to grips with this superb work with Royal Northern Sinfonia's Chris Griffiths
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Date Sun 17th Apr 2016
Event Cobweb Orchestra in Concert
Venue Whitehaven Civic Hall 75 Lowther St, Whitehaven CA26 7SH
Description Join Peter Wood in a concert at Whitehaven Civic Hall
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Date Fri 1st Apr 2016 - Sun 3rd Apr 2016
Event 2016 Spring Residential
Venue Sedbergh School, Sedbergh, Cumbria
Description 2016 Spring Residential
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Date Sun 13th Mar 2016
Event Study Day: Brahms Double Concerto with Iona Brown and Nick Byrne
Venue Haxby Memorial Hall, 16 The Village, Haxby, York YO32 3HT
Description Join Royal Northern Sinfonia's Iona Brown and Nick Byrne for a study day looking at the Brahms Double concerto for violin and cello.
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Date Sat 5th Mar 2016
Event Study Day: Play Mahler with the Cobweb Orchestra
Venue Sage Gateshead, Gateshead Quays, NE8 2JR
Description Get to know Mahler's extraordinary 1st symphony ("The Titan") from the inside. Andy Jackson will carefully guide players through this huge and complex work, working towards an informal play-through at the end of the afternoon."
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Date Sun 28th Feb 2016
Event Study Day: Schumann Cello Concerto with Daniel Crompton
Venue Thelkeld Village Hall, Station Rd, Threlkeld CA12 4RX
Description Join Mark Edwards as he works through the Schumann Cello Concerto with cellist Daniel Crompton
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Date Sat 13th Feb 2016
Event The Cobweb Orchestra Big Play 2016
Venue Dipton Community Centre, Front St., Dipton, DH9 9DR
Description Join us for our annual Big Play between 12-6pm. This year's theme is The Planets...
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Date Sat 30th Jan 2016
Event A Month of Days: Sight Reading Day with Andy Jackson
Venue Newbiggin on Lune Public Hall, Cumbria, CA17 4AS
Description Join Andy Jackson for a day focussing on Sight Reading - and how to get good at it!
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Date Sun 24th Jan 2016
Event A Month of Days: Wind Day with Philip Cull
Venue Eldon Community Centre, Main Rd, Eldon, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 8XB
Description Join oboist Philip Cull for a day looking specifically at Woodwind music
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Date Sat 16th Jan 2016
Event A Month of Days: Big Band for Orchestra Day with Judith Thompson
Venue St Aidan's Church, Tintern Avenue, Billingham, TS23 2DF
Description Join Judith Thompson in a day looking at Big Band music.
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Date Sun 10th Jan 2016
Event A Month of Days: Strings Day with Nick Byrne
Venue Dalston Victory Hall
Description Join cellist Nick Byrne in a study day for string players
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Date Sun 10th Jan 2016
Event A Month of Days: Brass Day with Ben Chinery
Venue Stanley Community Centre, Tyne Road, Stanley, DH9 6PZ
Description Join trumpeter Ben Chinery for a day of Brass music!
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Date Sun 6th Dec 2015
Event Cobweb Orchestra in Concert
Venue Sage Gateshead, St. Mary's Square, Gateshead, NE8 2JR
Description Our annual concert at Sage Gateshead this year sees us play Grieg's Piano Concerto with Alison Gill, as well as Schubert's "Unfinished" Symphony.
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Date Sat 28th Nov 2015 - Sun 29th Nov 2015
Event Residential at Ridley Hall 2015
Venue Ridley Hall, Bardon Mill, Northumberland, NE47 7BP
Description Our annual Residential is the 28th- 29th November.
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Date Sat 21st Nov 2015
Event Study Day: Everyone Can Play Mozart with Cobweb Orchestra
Venue Sage Gateshead, St. Mary's Square, Gateshead, NE8 2JR
Description Join the Cobweb Orchestra for a fantastic day devoted to the music of Mozart: We’ll be playing ‘The Magic Flute’ overture, the ‘Haffner’ symphony and the clarinet concerto with soloist Tracy Reed.
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Date Sat 31st Oct 2015
Event Study Day: Brahms Symphony No. 1 with Chris Griffiths
Venue Morpeth Methodist Church, Howard Terrace, Morpeth, NE61 1HU
Description Join Chris Griffiths in his final instalment of Brahms Symphonies - finishing with Symphony No.1
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Date Thu 22nd Oct 2015
Event Cobweb Underground Orchestra Concert
Venue Wallsend Town Hall Prison Cells, High Street West, Wallsend, NE28 7RR
Description Join us for the final instalment of the Cobweb Underground series at Wallsend Town Hall Prison Cells
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Date Sun 18th Oct 2015
Event Study Day: Mendelssohn Symphony No. 3 'Scottish' with Mark Edwards
Venue Newbiggin on Lune Public Hall, Cumbria, CA17 4AS
Description Join Mark Edwards in a study day playing to his Scottish roots; Mendelssohn Symphony No. 3 'Scottish'
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Date Sun 11th Oct 2015
Event Cobweb Orchestra in a Family Concert
Venue The Music Room, Preston Park Museum, Yarm Rd, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 3RH
Description Join us for a family concert in the afternoon at the beautiful Preston Park Museum
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Date Sat 3rd Oct 2015
Event Guinea Pig Orchestra /Composers & Arrangers Day
Venue Wylam Institute, Church Rd, Wylam, Northumberland, NE41 8AP
Description Join the Guinea Pig Orchestra to work on some new works by the Composers and Arrangers group.
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Date Sun 27th Sep 2015
Event Study Day: Dvorak Symphony No. 8 and Cobwebs AGM
Venue Eldon Community Centre, Main Rd, Eldon, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 8XB
Description Join us for a party! We're celebrating our 20th Anniversary by having a look at Dvorak Symphony No. 8. The Cobweb AGM will also take place at 1pm
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Date Sun 20th Sep 2015
Event Underground Orchestra in Concert
Venue Honister Slate Mine, Honister Pass, Keswick, Cumbria CA12 5XN
Description Another installment in the Underground series of performances.
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Date Sat 15th Aug 2015
Event Cobweb Orchestra Italian Music Day
Venue Sage Gateshead, St. Mary's Square, Gateshead, NE8 2JR
Description Spend a day with conductor Judith Thompson exploring music from or inspired by Italy. All the music featured will be accessible to players of all levels and experience. The day will finish with an informal presentation for friends and family at 6pm.
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Date Sun 2nd Aug 2015
Event Underground Orchestra in Concert
Venue Cleveland Ironstone Museum, Deepdale, Cleveland, TS13 4AP
Description Another installment in the Underground concert series...
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Date Sun 19th Jul 2015
Event Cobweb Orchestra in Concert
Venue Seaton Delavel Hall, The Avenue, Seaton Sluice, NE26 4QR
Description Join us for an informal afternoon performance for visitors to this spectacular National Trust property
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Date Sun 21st Jun 2015
Event Cobweb Orchestra in Concert
Venue Boroughgate, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria CA16 6XB
Description Join us in a concert in the characterful Appleby Town Hall
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Date Sun 7th Jun 2015
Event Guinea Pig Orchestra Day
Venue Eldon Community Centre, Main Rd, Eldon, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 8XB
Description Join the Guinea Pig Orchestra and support the budding conductors!
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Date Sun 31st May 2015
Event Sea Music with "The Chippy Orchestra"
Venue Shap Village Hall, Main Street, Shap, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 3NL
Description Join us for a day of Sea music and a lunch of fish and chips!
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Date Sat 16th May 2015
Event Cobweb Underground Orchestra
Venue York Cold War Bunker Monument Close, York, YO24 4HT
Description This performance is a combination of music by our Composer-in-Residence Michael Betteridge and lighting designed by Steve Messam. It is part concert, part art exhibition. The venue is extraordinary and, if you haven't yet been, it's worth playing this concert just to see it.
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Date Sun 10th May 2015
Event Cobweb Orchestra in Concert for The Ndanifor Trust
Venue St. Teresa's Church, Heaton Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 5HN.
Description Join us in playing water themed music in a concert to raise funds for Water Aid.
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Date Sun 3rd May 2015
Event Study Day: Brahms Symphony No. 3 with Chris Griffiths
Venue Eldon Community Centre, Main Rd, Eldon, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 8XB
Description Join us for an afternoon of Brahms Symphony No.3 with Chris Griffiths
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Date Sat 18th Apr 2015
Event Study Day: Debussy's "La Mer" with The Cobweb Orchestra
Venue Sage Gateshead, St. Mary's Square, Gateshead, NE8 2JR
Description Debussy's "La Mer" with The Cobweb Orchestra
Northern Rock Foundation Hall, 1.30pm
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Date Fri 10th Apr 2015 - Sun 12th Apr 2015
Event Sedbergh Residential Weekend
Venue Sedbergh School, Sedbergh
Description Join us for our annual Sedbergh residential!
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Date Sun 29th Mar 2015
Event Cobweb Orchestra in Concert with Alice Jones
Venue THE TCR HUB, Shaw Bank, Barnard Castle, DL12 8TD (opposite Addison's Sale Room)
Description Join us for an hour-ling tea-time concert with cellist Alice Jones soloing in Bruch's sublime Kol Nidrei and the orchestra bookending her performance with an overture and a symphony (Rossini's "Italian Girl in Algiers" and Haydn's "The Clock")
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Date Sun 22nd Mar 2015
Event The Cobweb Orchestra's Big Play
Venue Middlesbrough Town Hall
Description Join us for our annual BIG PLAY!
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Date Sun 8th Mar 2015
Event Cobweb Orchestra in Concert
Venue The Chapel, York St. John University Campus, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, YO31 7EX
Description Join the York Cobweb Orchestra group for a Spring Concert, Sunday 8th March, 6.30pm
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Date Sun 1st Mar 2015
Event Guinea Pig Orchestra plays ''Northern Hills''
Venue Eldon Community Centre, Main Rd, Eldon, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 8XB
Description GPO plays "Northern Hills" a new work-in-progress by the Composers' and Arrangers' Group
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Date Sat 21st Feb 2015
Event Skills Workshop: Sight Reading
Venue Tebay Methodist Church Hall, Tebay, Penrith, CA10 3XG
Description A sight reading skills workshop, 11-4pm with a shared savoury lunch
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Date Sat 14th Feb 2015
Event Martin Wilkinson Testimonial Charity Playday
Venue Dipton Community Centre , Dipton, DH9 9DR
Description To commemorate Martin's life and to raise money for the Musicians' Benevolent Fund, we are holding a Testimonial between 2 and 6 pm on February 14th 2015 at Dipton Community Centre.
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Date Sat 7th Feb 2015
Event Study Day: Beethoven's 5th with Cobweb Orchestra
Venue Sage Gateshead, St. Mary's Square, Gateshead, NE8 2JR
Description Beethoven's 5th with The Cobweb Orchestra

Northern Rock Foundation Hall, 1.30pm

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Date Sat 31st Jan 2015
Event Study Day: Grieg Piano Concerto with Alison Gill
Venue Sherburn Hall Salvation Army Parish Church, Front Street, Sherburn Hill, DH6 1PA
Description Join us as part of our month of concertos; this time with Alison Gill, conducted by Andy Jackson
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Date Sat 24th Jan 2015
Event Study Day: Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. 2 with Jonathan Bloxham - CANCELLED
Venue Dipton Community Centre , Dipton, DH9 9DR
Description **PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED** Join us as part of our month of concertos; this time with Jonathan Bloxham and Stefan Hadjik
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Date Thu 22nd Jan 2015
Event Cobweb Orchestra with Royal Northern Sinfonia
Venue Concourse of Sage Gateshead, St. Mary's Square, Gateshead, NE8 2JR
Description Cobweb Orchestra joins up with the 6 Grade-1-a-thon candidates from Royal Northern Sinfonia to play on the concourse
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Date Sat 17th Jan 2015
Event Study Day: Mendelssohn Violin Concerto with Iona Brown and Richard Howarth
Venue Dalston Victory Hall
Description Join us as part of our month of concertos; this time playing Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto with Iona Brown, conducted by Richard Howarth
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Date Sun 11th Jan 2015
Event Study Day: Mozart Horn Concertos with Chris Griffiths
Venue Wylam Institute, Church Rd, Wylam, Northumberland, NE41 8AP
Description Join us as part of our month of concertos: A study day with Chris Griffiths looking at Mozart Horn Concerto No. 4 and 5.
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Date Sat 6th Dec 2014
Event Cobweb Orchestra in Concert at Alnwick Gardens
Venue Alnwick Gardens, Denwick Lane, Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 1YU
Description Alongside the Durham Scratch Choir, the Cobweb Orchestra perform seasonal music in the beautiful setting of the Alnwick Gardens
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Date Sat 29th Nov 2014 - Sun 30th Nov 2014
Event DIY Residential at Ridley Hall
Venue Ridley Hall, Bardon Mill, Northumberland, NE47 7BP
Description Our annual DIY Residential is the 29th- 30th November. Sign up and pay your £30 deposit now to secure a place!
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Date Sat 22nd Nov 2014
Event Carmina Burana with The Cobweb Orchestra
Venue Sage Gateshead, St. Mary's Square, Gateshead, NE8 2JR
Description 12pm - 7pm

A study day looking at Carmina Burana with Andy Jackson
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Date Sun 16th Nov 2014
Event The Cobweb Orchestra in Concert with Iona Brown (violin)
Venue Hall 2, Sage Gateshead, St. Mary's Square, Gateshead, NE8 2JR
Description Talented Cobweb players from across the Northern Counties gather for their traditional Autumn concert in Hall 2 conducted by Andy Jackson.
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Date Sun 9th Nov 2014
Event Study Day: Brahms Symphony No. 4 with Chris Griffiths
Venue Storey Park Community Centre, St. Marys Field, Morpeth NE61 2QF
Description Chris Griffiths takes us through the wonderful Brahms Symphony No.4
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Date Sun 26th Oct 2014
Event Study Day: Beethoven Symphony No.1 with Jonathan Bloxham
Venue Rockcliffe Centre, Rockcliffe, Carlisle, CA6 4AA
Description Join us for an exciting afternoon rehearsal of Beethoven Symphony No. 1. The work will be performed in the second half of an informal evening concert with conductor Jonathan Bloxham performing a Bach Cello Suite in the first half.
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Date Sun 19th Oct 2014
Event Study Day: Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances with Mark Edwards
Venue Haxby Memorial Hall, 16 The Village, Haxby, York. YO32 3HT.
Description To celebrate Rachmaninov no longer being in copyright, we'll be having a look at the much loved Symphonic Dances with Mark Edwards.
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Date Sat 4th Oct 2014
Event A Proms Concert by The Cobweb Orchestra
Venue St. Nicholas Cathedral, St. Nicholas Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1PF
Description As part of the Flower Festival, Cobweb Orchestra will be performing a Proms style concert at 7pm, St. Nicholas Cathedral, Newcastle upon Tyne.
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Date Sat 27th Sep 2014
Event Study Day: Dvorak New World Symphony and Cobwebs AGM
Venue Eldon Community Centre, Main Rd, Eldon, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 8XB
Description Join us for a free study day looking at the fantastic New World Symphony by Anton Dvorak as well as the Cobweb Orchestra Annual General Meeting at 1pm
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Date Sun 24th Aug 2014
Event Cobweb Orchestra in Concert: Brinkburn Priory
Venue Brinkburn Abbey, Longframlington, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE65 8AR
Description Playing atmospheric music that works well in old buildings, in the beautiful setting of Brinkburn is the perfect way to spend a summer day! Join us for a day of music-making with a variety of repertoire to suit the surrounding.
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Date Sat 16th Aug 2014
Event Cobweb Caberet Ensemble Performance
Venue The Music Room, Preston Park Museum, Yarm Rd, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 3RH
Description The Cobweb Cabaret Ensemble presents an evening of classic and playful music...
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Date Sat 2nd Aug 2014
Event Cobweb Orchestra Beginners Day with Andy Jackson
Venue Sage Gateshead, St. Mary's Square, Gateshead, NE8 2JR
Description A study day for beginners with Andy Jackson

1.30pm - 7pm
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Date Sun 13th Jul 2014
Event Study Day: Rachmaninov Symphony No. 2 with Peter Wood
Venue Wylam Institute, Church Rd, Wylam, Northumberland, NE41 8AP
Description Join Peter Wood for a Study Day looking at Rachmaninov's Symphony No. 2
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Date Fri 27th Jun 2014 - Sun 29th Jun 2014
Event Cobweb Chamber Orchestra Residential
Venue Blackton Grange, Balderhead, Romaldkirk, Barnard Castle, Teesdale, County Durham, DL12 9UP
Description Cobweb Chamber Orchestra's residential in County Durham
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Date Sat 21st Jun 2014
Event Schubert Symphony No. 9 Study Day with Andy Jackson
Venue St. Aidan's Church, 12a Tintern Avenue, Billingham, TS23 2DE
Description 11am-4pm

Schubert Symphony No.9 with Andy Jackson
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Date Sat 7th Jun 2014
Event Score Reading Session with Lizelle Kirby
Venue Morpeth Methodist Church, Howard Terrace, Morpeth, NE61 1HU
Description 1.00pm - 5.00pm

A skill-based workshop looking at score reading
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Date Sat 31st May 2014
Event The Cobweb Orchestra in Concert
Venue St. Cuthbert's Church, Market Place, Darlington, DL1 5QG
Description The Cobweb Orchestra will perform a varied programme of music, conducted by Andy Jackson, in one of our favourite performance venues. Featuring Tracey Reed on Clarinet
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Date Sat 24th May 2014
Event Study Day: Sibelius Violin Concerto with Jonathan Bloxham (conductor) and Mathieu van Bellen (violin)
Venue Dipton Community Centre, Dipton, DH9 9DR
Description A Cobweb Orchestra study day looking at Sibelius's Violin Concerto
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Date Sat 17th May 2014
Event Guinea Pig Orchestra, The Composers & Arrangers Group and Aspiring Conductors
Venue Eldon Community Centre, Main Road, Eldon, Bishop Auckland, DL14 8XB
Description Join Andrew Cottrell for a day with the Guinea Pig Orchestra trying out new works by budding composers and arrangers or even try your hand at conducting items from the Cobweb Library
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Date Sat 10th May 2014
Event Study Day: Shostakovich Symphony No. 10 with Richard Howarth
Venue Dalston Victory Hall
Description A Cobweb Orchestra study day looking at Shostakovich's mighty 10th Symphony with the super conductor Richard Howarth.
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Date Sat 26th Apr 2014
Event Study Day: The Cobweb Orchestra Plays Sibelius
Venue Northern Rock Foundation Hall, Sage Gateshead
Description A Cobweb Orchestra study day looking at Sibelius' Finlandia and Symphony No. 1 with conductor and former Chief Executive of Making Music, Robin Osterley
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Date Mon 21st Apr 2014
Event The Cobweb Orchestra's BIG PLAY
Venue Middlesbrough Town Hall
Description 11.00am - 7.00pm

The Cobweb Orchestra is, quite possibly, the largest orchestra in Europe, and every year on Easter Monday, players from it's 8 regional groups come to Middlesbrough to form one huge orchestra. They play a day-long drop-in concert featuring music of every type from Baroque to Beethoven to Bernstein.
Entrance FREE to audience

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Date Fri 4th Apr 2014 - Sun 6th Apr 2014
Event SEDBERGH RESIDENTIAL WEEKEND
Venue Sedbergh School, Sedbergh
Description More information to follow
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Date Sun 23rd Mar 2014
Event Study Day: Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 2
Venue Kirkland Hall, Kendal
Description 2.00 – 6.00pm
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Date Sun 9th Mar 2014
Event Schubert Symphony No. 5 Study Day with Andy Jackson
Venue Storey Park Community Centre, Morpeth
Description 2.00pm - 6.00pm

A study day looking at Schubert's 5th Symphony
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Date Sat 1st Mar 2014
Event Brahms Symphony No. 2 study day with Chris Griffiths
Venue The Steiner School, York
Description Chris Griffiths is going to be doing study days on all four of the Brahms Symphonies, starting with No. 2
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Date Sat 15th Feb 2014
Event The Cobweb Orchestra in Concert
Venue St Oswald's Church, Ravenstonedale, Cumbria
Description The Cobweb Orchestra will perform a varied programme of music, conducted by Andy Jackson, in one of our favourite performance venues.
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Date Sat 8th Feb 2014
Event STUDY DAY: Bach Orchestral Suite No. 4 with Anthony Sargent
Venue Northern Rock Foundation Hall, Sage Gateshead
Description The Cobweb Orchestra plays Bach

Bach's Orchestra Suite No. 4 as you've never heard it before, especially arranged to include all contemporary instruments. Guided by Anthony Sargent, General director of Sage Gateshead, players of all levels of experience are invited to work towards an informal performance.
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Date Sat 1st Feb 2014
Event SKILLS WORKSHOP - SIGHT-READING
Venue Eldon Community Centre, Bishop Auckland
Description A skills workshop on sight-reading led by Andy Jackson
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Date Sat 25th Jan 2014
Event Rachmaninov Symphony No. 2 Study Day
Venue Christ Church, Cockermouth
Description 11.00am - 4.30pm

A study day looking at Rachmaninov's 2nd Symphony with Peter Wood

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Date Sun 19th Jan 2014
Event Composer & Arrangers/Guinea Pig Orchestra
Venue Wylam Institute
Description Come and play a new Cobweb arrangement of J.S. Bach's Orchestral Suite No. 4 in D major.
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Date Sat 18th Jan 2014
Event Elgar Symphony No. 1 Study Day
Venue Heaton Community Centre, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Description 11.00am - 4.00pm

A study day looking at Elgar's Symphony No. 1 with Jonathan Bloxham

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Date Sun 12th Jan 2014
Event Dvorak Symphony No. 9
Venue Northallerton Methodist Church Hall
Description 2.00 - 6.00pm

A study day looking at Dvorak's Symphony No. 9 "New World" with Jeremy Harbottle.

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Date Sun 5th Jan 2014
Event Mahler Symphony No. 1 Study Day
Venue St Pauls Community Centre, Spennymoor
Description 2.00 - 6.00pm

A study day looking at Mahler's Symphony No. 1 with Greg Pullen

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Date Sat 30th Nov 2013 - Sun 1st Dec 2013
Event RIDLEY HALL 'DIY' RESIDENTIAL
Venue Ridley Hall, Northumberland
Description 2 days of music making in a full orchestra and in small chamber ensembles (arranged by participants), special surprise guest, symphonies at midnight, super food.
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Date Sat 23rd Nov 2013
Event STUDY DAY: Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring
Venue Northern Rock Foundation Hall, Sage Gateshead
Description 12noon - 7.00pm

The Cobweb Orchestra plays "The Rite of Spring"

A study day looking at this marvellous work under the excellent guidance of Andy Jackson

Please note the earlier start time as advertised in the Sage brochure, website and on the tickets. We will have a 45min session from 12noon followed by a lunch break and then restart at our usual time of !.30pm. Please join us at either 12noon or 1.30pm.
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Date Sun 17th Nov 2013
Event The Cobweb Orchestra in Concert
with Andy Jackson (concuctor) and Alice Jones (cello)
Venue Hall 2, Sage Gateshead
Description Cobwebs returns to one of its favourite venues with a programme of 3 powerful and moving works form the romantic repertoire. Andy Jackson conducts and Alice Jones is the guest soloist in Dvorak's Cello Concerto.
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Date Sat 9th Nov 2013
Event A Cobweb Orchestra Study Day - Sibelius Symphony No.2
Conductor Jonathan Brigg
Venue Haxby Memorial Hall
Description A study day with Jonathan Brigg, our York Cobweb Orchestra conductor, looking at Sibelius's 2nd Symphony.
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Date Sun 3rd Nov 2013
Event Dvorak Cello Concert Study Day
Venue Wylam Institute
Description An afternoon with Alice Jones (cello) and Andy Jackson (conductor) working on Dvorak's Cello Concerto
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Date Sun 27th Oct 2013
Event A Cobweb Orchestra Study Day - Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6
Conductor Richard Howarth
Venue Dipton Community Centre
Description A study day looking at Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 with Richard Howarth (retired leader of Manchester Camerata).
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Date Sat 12th Oct 2013
Event A Cobweb Orchestra Study Day - Schumann Symphony No 4
Conductor Chris Griffiths
Venue Eldon Community Centre
Description A study day with Chris Griffiths looking at Schumann's 4th Symphony.

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Date Sun 6th Oct 2013
Event A Cobweb Orchestra Study Day - Schubert Symphony No.5
Conductor Andy Jackson
Venue Christ Church, Cockermouth, Cumbria
Description 2.00pm - 6.00pm

A study day looking at Schubert's 5th Symphony
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Date Sat 28th Sep 2013
Event The Cobweb Orchestra in Concert
Venue Trinity Church, Ashington
Description A concert by The Cobweb Orchestra at a venue we haven't been to for many years, with Andy Jackson conducting.
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Date Sat 14th Sep 2013
Event The Cobweb Orchestra AGM/Brahms 3rd Symphony
Venue Dipton Community Centre
Description 2.00 - 6.00pm

Play through Brahms Symphony No.3 with Jonathan Brigg, attend the AGM meeting and enjoy a shared afternoon tea
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Date Sun 18th Aug 2013 - Sun 25th Aug 2013
Event TUSCANY TRIP
Venue Il Grande Prato, Castelfiorentino,
Description A little message from Andrew to whet your appetite for our 10th Anniversary Trip to Tuscany...
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Date Sat 10th Aug 2013
Event Brinkburn Summer Music
Venue Brinkburn Priory
Description Picturesquely set by a bend in the River Coquet, the beautiful 12th centrury church of the Augustinian priory of Brinkburn is the perfect acoustic venue to play a programme of music by Corelli, Handel, Elgar, Faure and more.

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Date Sat 3rd Aug 2013
Event WEST SIDE STORY
Venue The Sage Gateshead
Description Enjoy a day looking at Bernstein's great work, West Side Story, with conductor Jonathan Brigg.
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Date Sat 29th Jun 2013
Event An Afternoon Promenade Concert
Venue A field behind LANGDON BECK HOTEL, TEESDALE
Description An afternoon rehearsal and concert outdoors in the rural community of Langdon Beck
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Date Sun 23rd Jun 2013
Event Midsummer Promenade Concert
Venue Brougham Hall, Penrith, Cumbria
Description A Midsummer Promenade Concert in the grounds of Brougham Hall, 1 mile south of Penrith. Including music by Mozart, Rossini, Mendelssohn, Lennon/McCartney and classic film soundtracks with a traditional Prom finale.
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Date Sat 8th Jun 2013
Event Ravenstonedale Prom Concert
Venue St Oswald's Church, Ravenstondale
Description Our 5th promenade concert with an exciting programme of proms music in the lovely village of Ravenstonedale.
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Date Sat 1st Jun 2013
Event Schumann Symphony No 2 Study Day
Venue Haxby Memorial Hall, York
Description 11.00am - 4.00pm

A study day looking at Schumann Symphony No. 2 with Chris Griffiths (principal horn player with Northern Sinfonia).
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Date Sat 25th May 2013
Event A Family Concert
Venue St Aidan's Church Hall, Billingham
Description A performance of music that can be enjoyed by children and adults alike, including Mozart, The Beatles and popular themes from films and musicals.
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Date Sat 11th May 2013
Event BRAHMS GERMAN REQUIEM
Venue Jesmond
Description As part of the Jesmond community Festival the Cobweb Orchestra has been invited to play the Brahms German Requiem. Jonathan Scott, who recently performed the Verdi Requiem with us, will once again be taking up the baton.
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Date Sun 5th May 2013
Event Composers and Arrangers/Guinea Pig Orchestra
Venue Wylam Institute
Description An afternoon of musical experimentation. 2-6pm

FREE EVENT for players
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Date Sat 27th Apr 2013
Event STUDY DAY:
Venue The Sage Gateshead
Description Cobweb Orchestra Intermediate Orchestra Day
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Date Fri 12th Apr 2013 - Sun 14th Apr 2013
Event SEDBERGH RESIDENTIAL WEEKEND
Venue Sedbergh School, Sedbergh
Description Our biggest event of the year: the Sedbergh weekend is traditionally full of orchestral playing with an interesting and extensive repertoire. Where people still find time to eat, socialise and squeeze in the odd bit of ensemble playing is a mystery but it happens!

Watch out for more information in due course...
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Date Sun 7th Apr 2013
Event STUDY DAY: A birthday treat - Beethoven and Strauss
Venue Richmond Town Hall, North Yorks
Description A study day to celebrate Alexe Finlay's 60th birthday, playing Beethoven Egmont Overture and 2nd Symphony and Struass Horn Concerto No. 1
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Date Mon 1st Apr 2013
Event BIG PLAY 2013 - Concertos
Venue Middlesbrough Town Hall
Description 11am - 7pm

30+ soloists are going to play a variety of concerto movements and pieces for solo instrument and orchestra, ranging from Corelli, Mozart, Saint-Saens, Trenet and many more.

We will end the day by all taking part in Bartok's Concerto for Orchestra.
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Date Sat 23rd Mar 2013
Event STUDY DAY: A birthday treat - Beethoven and Strauss
Venue Richmond Town Hall, North Yorks
Description **************EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER*****************
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Date Sun 17th Mar 2013
Event Saxophone Concerto Study Day
Venue Storey Park Community Centre, Morpeth
Description We will be looking at Richard Payne's Saxophone Concerto with the super saxophonist Steph Legge and Andy Jackson's symphony 'The Dance to the Music of Time'.
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Date Sun 3rd Mar 2013
Event Rite of Spring
Venue Appleby Public Hall
Description The final workshop in our series.
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Date Sat 23rd Feb 2013
Event CONCERT: Bruch Violin Concerto with Iona Brown
Venue Tithe Barn, St Cuthbert's Church, Carlisle
Description A concert featuring Iona Brown from Northern Sinfonia playing the beautiful Bruch Violin Concerto
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Date Sat 16th Feb 2013
Event THE RITE OF SPRING - STUDY DAY
Venue York
Description The 3rd study day
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Date Sun 10th Feb 2013
Event CONCERT: Mozart, Chopin and Dvorak
Venue The Sage Gateshead
Description A concert with the delightful Emily Murray playing Chopin's 1st Piano Concerto.
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Date Sat 2nd Feb 2013
Event STUDY DAY: Kurt Weill
Venue The Sage Gateshead
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Date Sat 26th Jan 2013
Event Ravenstonedale Concert
Venue St Oswald's Church
Ravenstondale
Description A concert with a Scottish flavour to raise funds for St Oswalds Church and The Cobweb Orchestra. We also have the delightful Mary Hitch joining us to sing some Scottish songs.
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Date Sat 19th Jan 2013
Event Rite of Spring
Venue St. Cuthbert's Church Hall, Darlington 11am-4pm
Description A 2nd chance to get to grips with Stravinsky's masterpiece.
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Date Sat 12th Jan 2013
Event JOIN THE GPO (Guinea Pig Orchestra)
Venue St John's Church Hall, Stocksfield
Description An afternoon of musical experimentation. 2-6pm

FREE EVENT for players
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Date Sun 16th Dec 2012
Event Teesside Cobweb Orchestra play at Preston Hall
Venue Preston Hall
Description
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Date Fri 7th Dec 2012
Event Cobweb Baroque Ensemble is Performing in Bishop Auckland Music Society Concert
Venue Bishop Auckland
Description 7.30pm - A concert evening for all performed by the The Andreas Ensemble with the Cobweb Baroque Ensemble.
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Date Sat 1st Dec 2012
Event VERDI'S REQUIEM
Venue Holy Trinity Church, Jesmond
Description The Cobweb Orchestra is joining forces with Jesmond Choral Group, Priory Singers (North Shields) and members of other groups to do a scratch performance of Verdi's Requiem.
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Date Sat 24th Nov 2012 - Sun 25th Nov 2012
Event RIDLEY HALL DIY RESIDENTIAL
Venue Ridley Hall
Description Dates for your diary. More information to follow.

Click here to find out more about our residentials.
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Date Sat 17th Nov 2012
Event CONCERT: Accompanying Young Musicians in movements from piano concertos
Venue Gateshead Old Town Hall
Description We've been invited once again to accompany young piano pupils of Venera Bojkova and David Murray, playing movements from various piano concerti. The orchestra will also open and close the concert with 2 orchestral pieces.
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Date Sat 10th Nov 2012
Event STUDY DAY: Wagner
Venue The Sage Gateshead
Description 1.30 - 7.00pm
with informal presentation for family and friends at 6.00pm
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Date Sun 21st Oct 2012
Event Rite of Spring
Venue Dipton Community Centre
Description The first of our series of workshops devoted to this thrilling work, which has been bought by Cobwebs thanks to the generosity of people who have always wanted to play it, but never before had the chance.
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Date Sun 7th Oct 2012
Event JOIN THE GPO (Guinea Pig Orchestra)
Venue Wylam Institute
Description An afternoon of musical experimentation. 2-6pm
FREE EVENT
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Date Sat 6th Oct 2012
Event Cobweb's Baroque Ensemble in performance
Venue Ravenstonedale
Description More details to follow...
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Date Sat 29th Sep 2012
Event CONCERT: Tchaikovsky Symphony No.5
Venue Appleby Public Hall
Description Rehearsal: 2-6pm
Concert: 7.30-9.30pm

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Date Sat 8th Sep 2012
Event A Celebration of 400 Years of English Music
Venue Middlesbrough Town Hall
Description Workshop 1 (beginner-intermediate level) 10am-12noon with an informal presentation to family and friends at 12noon.

Workshop 2 (intermediate - advanced level)2 - 6pm
Evening Performance at 7pm

A Celebration of 400 years of distinctive music from Dowland and Purcell to Elgar and the Beatles.


Supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.
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Date Fri 24th Aug 2012
Event CONCERT: Music for the Paralympic Flame
Venue Beamish Museum
Description An outdoor event to celebrate the arrival of the Paralympic Flame in Co. Durham with guest conductor Clarence Adoo. Rehearsal: Morning (TBC). Concert 5.00-8.00pm
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Date Wed 22nd Aug 2012 - Sun 26th Aug 2012
Event A LONG WEEKEND IN BAVARIA
Venue Dachau, Munich, Germany
Description Ever fancy going to Germany? Well now's your chance. From 22-26 August 2012 the Cobweb Orchestra will descend upon Munich for a long weekend of music making and performance, including the chance to mix with local musicians in a Study Day.

ENROLMENT DEADLINE is 17 FEBRUARY 2012
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Date Sun 12th Aug 2012
Event STUDY DAY: Bruckner Symphony No. 4 in Eb Major
Venue Dalston Victory Hall
Description Peter Wood will be leading the orchestra through Bruckner's 4th Symphony in this Summer Study Day to raise funds for the Dalston group.

11.00am - 4.00pm
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Date Sat 4th Aug 2012
Event STUDY DAY: Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique
Venue The Sage Gateshead
Description 1.30 - 7pm

Spend an exhilarating afternoon delving into Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique under the direction of Northern Sinfonia's charismatic bassoonist, Stephen Raey.
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Date Sun 22nd Jul 2012
Event Mahler Symphony No.5
Venue Storey Park, Morpeth
Description 2 - 6pm

Mahler Symphony No.5 with guest conductor Jeremy Harbottle.

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Date Wed 18th Jul 2012
Event JUBILEE EVENT: White Water Orchestra
Venue Tees Barrage, Stockton
Description Andy Jackson has been commissioned to write a piece for wind, brass and percussion as the centrepiece of a concert to celebrate the opening of a new "White Water" section of the Tees Barrage for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Tour and Cobwebs has been asked to play the concert.

Applications to play MUST be received by Friday 27th April
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Date Sat 7th Jul 2012
Event STUDY DAY: Borodin Symphony No.2
Venue Carperby Village Hall, nr. Richmond
Description 11am - 4pm with picnic lunch

Catherine Shackell will be leading this study day exploring Borodin’s terrific second symphony depicting scenes from the 12th century epic of Igor’s army.

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Date Sun 1st Jul 2012
Event Bishop Auckland Proms
Venue Bishop Auckland College
Description This year’s special treat for you is is that the amazing violinist Min-Jin-Kym has found time in her busy performing schedule to come and play the slow movement of Bruch’s violin concerto (the famous one) with us.

Audience tickets for the Sunday evening cost £8 and are available from Bishop Auckland College tel: 01388 443000. Please contact the college for information about ticket prices and other events over the weekend.

Gates open 5pm - Performance starts 7.30pm
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Date Sat 30th Jun 2012
Event String Study Day with Min-Jin Kym
Venue Brigsteer Village Hall, Cumbria
Description 2 - 6pm

Here's the special event we promised for you string players. Min-Jin Kym will be tutoring Elgar's "Serenade for Strings" and soloing in Mozart's violin concerto no.2 in D major.

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Date Sat 23rd Jun 2012
Event Cobwebs AGM
Venue St Cuthbert's Church Hall, Darlington
Description 11am - 3pm

If you've never been to a Cobwebs AGM before you may be surprised to hear that it's one of the focal points of the year and we always have people eagerly asking what we have in store for them this time...

Agenda now available
Click here to download the minutes from last years AGM.

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Date Sat 16th Jun 2012
Event Intermediate Scratch Orchestra & Choir Afternoon with University of York Alumni
Venue Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York, York
Description Scratch Orchestra & Choir Sessions: 2.15 - 5pm
With a short informal presentation at approx. 4.45pm

We are delighted to be invited to run a scratch orchestra and choir afternoon as part of the University of York's annual Alumni Reunion Weekend.
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Date Mon 4th Jun 2012
Event BANK HOLIDAY DIAMOND JUBILEE PERFORMANCE
Venue St. Paul's Community Centre, Spennymoor
Description We’ve been invited to perform as part of Spennymoor’s Jubilee Celebrations on Bank Holiday Monday. St. Paul’s Community Centre is the home of our Spennymoor group & leader Greg Pullen will be conducting the rehearsal and performance with his usual zeal.

Rehearsal: Sunday 3rd June 4 - 6pm
Performance: Monday 4th June 7pm (please arrive by 6.30pm)
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Date Sun 3rd Jun 2012
Event Rehearsal for Spennymoor Jubilee Performance
Venue St. Paul's Community Centre, Spennymoor
Description Rehearsal 4 - 6pm, for a performance also in St. Paul's Centre, at 7pm on following day. For full event information please go to: Monday 4th June: Bank Holiday Diamond Jubilee Performance
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Date Sat 2nd Jun 2012
Event 4TH RAVENSTONEDALE PROMS
Venue St Oswald's Church, Ravenstondale
Description Rehearsal: 3.30 - 6.15pm
Performance: 7.30pm

Sign up now to secure your place and bring your family and friends along for this special event in the beautiful Cumbrian village of Ravenstonedale.
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Date Sat 26th May 2012
Event Schumann Symphony No.2 *** CANCELLED ***
Venue Wylam Institute
Description ***CANCELLED***
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Date Mon 21st May 2012
Event Chamber Orchestra Needed for TV Recording
Venue Hall One, The Sage Gateshead
Description Chamber Orchestra needed for Channel 4 documentary filming a typical week in the life of Clarence Adoo - cue The Cobweb Orchestra.

Applications to play must be received by Tuesday 15th May at the very latest.
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Date Sat 19th May 2012
Event STUDY DAY: Tchaikovsky Symphony No.5
Venue St. Patrick's Church Hall, Consett
Description Your last chance to explore Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony with Peter Wood before we will be performing it in September.

11.30am - 4.30pm

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Date Sat 12th May 2012
Event 400 Years of English Music
Venue St Paul's Centre, Spennymoor
Description Workshop 1 (beginner-intermediate level) 10am-12noon with an informal presentation to family and friends at 12noon.

Workshop 2 (intermediate - advanced level)1.30 - 3.30pm
Teatime Performance at 4pm

A Celebration of 400 years of distinctive music from Dowland and Purcell to Elgar and the Beatles.


Supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

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Date Sat 5th May 2012
Event Dvorak Cello Concerto
Venue The Sage Gateshead
Description 1.30 - 7pm
with an informal play through for friends and family at 6pm

This Study Day conducted by Andy Jackson gives us another fabulous opportunity to play with cellist Alice Jones.

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Date Fri 27th Apr 2012
Event Deadline for application to play in the Jubilee Event: White Water Orchestra
Venue
Description Deadline for application to play in the White Water Orchestra for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations at Tees Barrage on Weds 18th July. For full details Download a form to apply to play in this event.
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Date Fri 13th Apr 2012 - Sun 15th Apr 2012
Event SEDBERGH RESIDENTIAL WEEKEND
Venue Sedbergh School, Sedbergh
Description Our biggest event of the year: the Sedbergh weekend is traditionally full of orchestral playing with an interesting and extensive repertoire. Where people still find time to eat, socialise and squeeze in the odd bit of ensemble playing is a mystery but it happens!

Final Booking Information and Forms now available!
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Date Sat 31st Mar 2012
Event BIG PLAY: Overtures
Venue Middlesbrough Town Hall
Description Play the most amazing variety of overtures from Rossini to Shostakovich with Mozart, Sibelius and John Williams thrown in for good measure.
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Date Sat 17th Mar 2012
Event CONCERT: Schubert Symphony No.9 & Chopin Piano Concerto No.1
Venue Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York, York
Description Rehearsal and concert featuring:
Chopin Piano Concerto No.1 with pianist Emily Murray, conducted by Andy Jackson
Schubert Symphony No. 9, conducted by Catherine Shackell

Performance: 7.30pm

This event is run in association with Music Department, University of York.
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Date Sat 3rd Mar 2012
Event BBC MUSIC NATION A Celebration of English Music
Venue Gateshead Old Town Hall
Description Billed as "unmissable" by BBC Classical Music Magazine.

Workshop 1 (beginner-intermediate level) 10am-12noon with an informal presentation to family and friends at 12noon.

Workshop 2 (intermediate - advanced level)2 - 6pm
Evening Performance at 7pm

As part of the 2012 Cultural Olympiad, we will be devoting a day to the celebration of 400 years of distinctive music from Dowland and Purcell to Elgar and the Beatles, including composers from the Northern Counties Charles Avison, John Garth and the world premiere performance of Helen Pyburn's Concerto for Horn & Orchestra with soloist Sue Baker & conductor Andy Jackson.


Supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.
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Date Sat 18th Feb 2012
Event Ensembles Day
Venue various - see each ensembles arrangements for details (below)
Description Arranged by players for players with sessions at various different locations across the region. This time we have sessions for brass, strings & horns - a whole weekend squashed into a single Saturday!

Download a programme of events
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Date Wed 15th Feb 2012
Event Fundraising: Musical Tea Party
Venue Osbaldwick Village Hall, York
Description A Fundraising Musical Tea Party in celebration of the York group's 4th birthday, with background entertainment provided by: Two for Tea piano duo - Catherine Shackell & Laura Jones.

3 - 5pm

Advance Tickets: £5 (refreshments included)

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Date Sun 12th Feb 2012
Event CONCERT Brahms Symphony No.1 & Dvorak Wind Serenade
Venue Bishop Auckland Town Hall
Description Rehearsal: 2 - 6pm
Free Concert: 7.30pm

The Cobweb Orchestra present two magnificent works by two of the Romantic era's greatest composers:
Brahms Symphony No.1 in C minor Op.68
conducted by Anthony Sargent

Dvorak Wind Serenade Op.44
performed by the Cobwebs Wind Ensemble, conducted by Chris Griffiths
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Date Sat 4th Feb 2012
Event STUDY DAY: BRAHMS Symphony No.1
Venue The Sage Gateshead
Description 1.30 - 7pm

An opportunity to indulge in exploring Brahms Symphony No.1 with Anthony Sargent before the Bishop Auckland concert on Sunday 12th February.
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Date Sun 29th Jan 2012
Event A MONTH OF SYMPHONIES: Tchaikovsky Symphony No.5
Venue St. Paul's Community Centre, Spennymoor
Description Peter Wood will be leading us through Tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony to round off our Month of Symphonies.

11.00am - 4.00pm
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Date Sun 22nd Jan 2012
Event A MONTH OF SYMPHONIES: Shostakovich Symphony No.5
Venue Dalston Victory Hall
Description Greg Pullen will be directing the orchestra through Shostakovich's masterful 5th Symphony in the next event in our Month of Symphonies series.

11.30am - 4.30pm
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Date Sat 14th Jan 2012
Event A MONTH OF SYMPHONIES: Schumann Symphony No.3
Venue Tebay Methodist Church Hall, nr Penrith
Description Study Day with Northern Sinfonia's Chris Griffiths will be guiding us through Schumann's last symphony, the'Rhenish'.

11.00am - 4.00pm

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Date Sat 7th Jan 2012
Event A MONTH OF SYMPHONIES: Mozart 'Jupiter' Symphony No.41
Venue Haxby & Wigginton Methodist Church Hall, York
Description Catherine Shackell will be leading the orchestra into the New Year with a Study Day looking at Mozart's final symphony, the wonderful 'Jupiter'.

11.30am - 4.30pm
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Date Sun 4th Dec 2011
Event Cabaret Tea Party
Venue English Martyrs Church Hall, York
Description 1.00 - 3.30pm Rehearsal
4.00 - 5.00pm Tea Party Performance

A little light relief from the wind up to Christmas. An afternoon of cabaret music for you all to join in followed by the opportunity to invite family and friends along for a swinging tea-party.
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Date Sat 3rd Dec 2011
Event Children's Charity Christmas Gig
Venue Eldon Square, Newcastle
Description 4.00 - 5.00pm
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Date Sat 26th Nov 2011 - Sun 27th Nov 2011
Event RIDLEY HALL DIY RESIDENTIAL
Venue Ridley Hall
Description Full details and enrolment forms now available. Don't miss out!
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Date Sat 12th Nov 2011
Event TSG: Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel & Also sprach Zarathustra
Venue The Sage Gateshead
Description 1.30 - 7.00pm

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Date Sun 6th Nov 2011
Event Family Friendly Fireworks Concert
Venue NEW VENUE: St Paul's Community Centre, Spennymoor
Description Fun filled afternoon rehearsal followed by a short family concert at tea-time. Including, of course: Handel's Royal Firework Music.

Rehearsal: 1 - 4pm
Concert: 4.30 - 5.30pm
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Date Sat 22nd Oct 2011
Event Concert in Cumbria: Sibelius & Hawkes
Venue Appleby Public Hall
Description Rehearsal: 2 – 6pm
Concert: 7 – 9pm
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Date Sat 15th Oct 2011
Event YOU TUBE FILMING: Verdi's 'Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves'
Venue Granger Market, Newcastle
Description Following on from our award winning undercover orchestra youtube video we're embarking on another project with film-maker Anton Hecht.

Rehearsal: 10.30 - 11.30am
"Performance": 12noon (finish 12.05pm)

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Date Tue 11th Oct 2011
Event Bizet CD Launch
Venue St James Community Centre, Morpeth
Description 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Come and celebrate the launch of our latest CD, a recording of Bizet's Symphony in C which we recorded with Anthony Sargent earlier this Summer, followed by a play through some of the Morpeth group's extensive repertoire with Lizelle Kirby.
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Date Sat 1st Oct 2011
Event DVORAK'S New World Symphony
Venue Storey Park Community Centre, Morpeth
Description 11.00am - 4.00pm

Dvorak's "New World Symphony" must be just about the most popular work in the repertoire. Catherine Shackell will be conducting, just as she did in York earlier this year, where an appropriately huge orchestra gathered. Now it's Morpeth's turn.
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Date Sat 17th Sep 2011 - Sun 18th Sep 2011
Event Ensembles Weekend
Venue various - see each ensembles arrangements for details (below)
Description Arranged by players for players
- clarinets
- strings
- brass
- double reeds
- flutes

more details to follow...
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Date Sun 11th Sep 2011
Event Stravinsky Symphonies for Wind & String Orchestra
Venue Dipton Community Centre
Description 2pm - 6pm

WIND ENSEMBLE - Stravinsky: Symphonies of Wind Instruments
Led by Chris Griffiths

STRING ENSEMBLE - Music by Mendelssohn and others
Led by Martin Wilkinson
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Date Sun 4th Sep 2011
Event Performing at York Peace Festival
Venue Rehearsal: Melbourne Centre ~ Performance: Rowntree Park
Description Rehearsal in Melbourne Centre: 10am - 12 noon

Performances in 'The Classical Quarter' of York Peace Festival in Rowntree Park, 2pm & 4pm


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Date Sun 21st Aug 2011 - Sun 28th Aug 2011
Event Tuscany Residential
Venue Tuscany
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Date Sun 14th Aug 2011
Event Tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony
Venue Dalston Victory Hall
Description A mid-Summer's Study Day
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Date Sat 6th Aug 2011
Event Summer Recording Project with A Sargent: Recording Bizet's Symphony in C
Venue Northern Rock Foundation Hall, The Sage Gateshead
Description 1.30 - 7pm

In this exciting project Anthony Sargent will give players a genuine behind the scenes glimpse of what goes into making a professional quality recording of Bizet's "Symphony in C".

Special Deal If you have booked for this recording session by Friday 29th July, you can enrol to play in the Bizet Study Day on 31st July for free.
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Date Sun 31st Jul 2011
Event Bizet Symphony in C: Study Day with Anthony Sargent
Venue Storey Park Community Centre, Morpeth
Description 11.30am - 4.30pm

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Date Thu 28th Jul 2011
Event Cobweb's Garden Party
Venue Liz's Garden in Stockton
Description 7.15pm onwards...

food and drink, music and good company
Outside if fine, inside if wet
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Date Mon 25th Jul 2011 - Fri 29th Jul 2011
Event The Sage Gateshead Evening Sessions for Beginners
Venue The Sage Gateshead
Description Create an Orchestra in a Week - Handel's Water Music

How many times have you been to see a performance and come out wishing that you were able to play an instrument?
6pm - 8pm daily

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Date Tue 12th Jul 2011
Event Concert in Collingwood Community Special School
Venue Collingwood School, Morpeth
Description Rehearsal 6pm
Concert 7.30pm

Players & Audience invited to join the Morpeth group for a lively, foot-tapping, hand-clapping end of term concert in Collingwood Community Special School.
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Date Sat 9th Jul 2011
Event Sibelius Symphony No.3 Study Day
Venue Tebay Methodist Church Hall, nr Penrith
Description 11.30am - 4.30pm

Sibelius 3rd Symphony is an absolute treat: 30 minutes of beauty, passion and drama; all achieved with refreshing economy and with great parts for everyone. For those of you who haven’t played it before this is your opportunity to get inside one of the best-kept secrets in the orchestral repertoire.
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Date Sun 26th Jun 2011
Event Toby (violin) Lipman's Birthday Party
Venue The Barbour Room, The Sage Gateshead
Description OPEN INVITE
1pm - 6pm

Timetable
1pm – 2.30pm rehearse Mendelssohn
2-30pm – 3pm break
3pm – 3.30pm Wind ensemble plays movements from Mozart
Gran Partita as guests arrive
3.30pm – 3.45pm break
3.45pm – 4pm (approx!) Baroque Group (Bach Double)
4.10pm – 4.40pm Mendelssohn
4-40pm – 6pm Socialise, eat cake, maybe some informal music
6pm End
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Date Sun 19th Jun 2011
Event Cobweb's AGM & musico- social event
Venue St Paul's Community Centre, Spennymoor
Description Cobweb's AGM including playing, food & entertainment.

2pm - 7pm
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Date Sun 12th Jun 2011
Event STUDY DAY: Schumann Symphony No.1
Venue Wylam Institute
Description 1.30pm - 5.30pm

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Date Sat 28th May 2011
Event Concert in York
Venue The Mount School, York
Description Rehearsal: 2-6pm
Concert: 7-9pm

Repertoire to include:
Haydn 'Drumroll' Symphony
Cant 'After the Tide Turned'

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Date Sat 21st May 2011 - Sun 22nd May 2011
Event Ensembles Weekend
Venue Various please see description for details
Description Arranged by players for players

Baroque Ensemble ~ Clarinet Choir ~ Brass Ensemble
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Date Sat 14th May 2011
Event 3rd Ravenstonedale Proms
Venue The Black Swan, Ravenstonedale, CA17 4NG
Description Cobwebs 3rd invitation to play in the beautiful garden's of the The Black Swan in Ravenstonedale. A lovely musical/social occasion for players and audience alike.
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Date Sun 8th May 2011
Event Rehearsal & Concert in Hall Two
Venue The Sage Gateshead
Description Rehearsal: 2pm - 6pm
Concert: 7pm - 9pm

Programme Schubert's 4th Symphony, Handel's Water Music & Beethoven's 4th Piano Concerto with virtuoso pianist Evgenia Startseva.
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Date Sat 7th May 2011 - Sun 8th May 2011
Event SAGE DAY: Schubert's 4th Symphony
Venue The Sage Gateshead
Description Come and play Schubert's 'Tragic' Symphony with Stephanie Cant.

1.30pm - 7pm

Special Deal: Book for this event and participate in the rehearsal and concert in Hall Two, on 8th May for free.
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Date Mon 25th Apr 2011
Event All Beethoven (Symphonies) In A Day
Venue Middlesbrough Town Hall
Description Join Us For All 9 Beethoven Symphonies In One Day on Easter Monday and bring the family along too.

We'll start playing at 11am and continue with approximately one symphony an hour until we finish (estimated 8.45pm)
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Date Fri 8th Apr 2011 - Sun 10th Apr 2011
Event Sedbergh Residential
Venue Sedbergh School
Description 4pm Friday 8th - 4.30pm Sunday 10th April

The fifth Cobweb Orchestra Spring Residential in Sedbergh School.

Repertoire is always varied, some large works including Smetana's Ma Vlast, Beethoven's 9th Symphony, John Hawkes Cello Concertino, a surpise selection of smaller pieces; some challenging and some not so challenging.

Book soon, places are allocated on a first come first served basis.
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Date Sat 26th Mar 2011
Event Rehearsal & Concert: Poulenc’s ‘Gloria’ with the Silver Breves
Venue St. Mary’s RC Cathedral, Newcastle
Description Rehearsal: 2pm - 6pm
Concert: 7pm - 9.15pm

If you enrolled for the rehearsal on the 19th you can play in this event for free.
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Date Sat 19th Mar 2011
Event Poulenc’s Gloria
Venue St. Mary’s RC Cathedral, Newcastle
Description Rehearsal of Poulenc's Gloria with the Silver Breves
Time: 12noon - 4.30pm

Enrol for this event and play in the rehearsal & concert on Saturday, 26th March for free.
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Date Sat 5th Mar 2011
Event Sibelius 3rd Symphony Study Day
Venue Dalston Victory Hall
Description Time: 11:00 – 4:00
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Date Sat 26th Feb 2011
Event Handel’s Water Music Study Day
Venue Morpeth
Description Time: 11am – 4pm
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Date Sat 19th Feb 2011
Event New World Symphony Study Day
Venue Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, Uni of York
Description Time: 11am – 4pm
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Date Sat 12th Feb 2011
Event Concert with Venera Bojkova’s piano pupils
Venue Gateshead Old Town Hall
Description Rehearsal: 2 – 6pm Concert: 7:30pm
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Date Sat 5th Feb 2011
Event SAGE DAY: American Music Day
Venue The Sage Gateshead
Description Time: 1:30 – 7pm
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Date Mon 31st Jan 2011
Event EPIC Award ceremony in the House of Lords
Venue House of Lords
Description Details and exact happenings TBC
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Date Sat 15th Jan 2011 - Sun 16th Jan 2011
Event Ensembles Weekend
Venue Various
Description Arranged by players for players.
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Date Sat 11th Dec 2010
Event Guinea Pig Orchestra Christmas Party
Venue Sarah and Philip Wherry’s house
Description 7pm til late and everyone can bring a guinea pig!
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Date Sat 27th Nov 2010 - Sun 28th Nov 2010
Event Ridley Hall Residential
Venue Ridley Hall
Description DIY ensembles and full orchestra.
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Date Sun 14th Nov 2010
Event Concert: Mozart Symphony No. 39 and Requiem
Venue Bishop Auckland Town Hall
Description Conducted by Anthony Sargent
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Date Sat 13th Nov 2010
Event Rehearsal for November 14th Mozart concert
Venue Joseph Swan School
Description 10am – 6pm
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Date Sat 6th Nov 2010
Event Mozart Symphony No. 39 Sage Study Day
Venue Gateshead Old Town Hall
Description 1:30pm – 7pm
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Date Sat 23rd Oct 2010
Event Schumann Symphony No. 1
Venue Tebay Methodist Church Hall
Description 11am – 5pm.
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Date Sun 17th Oct 2010
Event “The Lighter Side” *** CANCELLED ***
Venue The Church Centre
Description *** CANCELLED ***
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Date Sat 9th Oct 2010
Event Beethoven Symphony No. 9
Venue Middlesbrough Town Hall
Description 11am – 5pm.
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Date Sat 2nd Oct 2010
Event Haydn ‘Nicknamed’ Symphonies
Venue Dalston Victory Hall
Description 11am – 4pm.
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Date Sun 26th Sep 2010
Event Brahms Symphony No. 4 and Academic Festival Overture
Venue Wylam Institute
Description 2pm - 7pm.
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Date Sat 25th Sep 2010
Event English Baroque Music Day
Venue Haxby & Wiggington Methodist Church Hall
Description 11.30am - 4.30pm.
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Date Sun 19th Sep 2010
Event Clarinet Choir
Venue Hallbankgate near Brampton
Description 11am - 4pm.
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Date Sun 19th Sep 2010 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Brass ensemble
Venue Dipton Community Centre
Description TIME: 2pm - 5pm
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Date Sun 19th Sep 2010 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Double reeds (oboes, bassoons, cors anglais)
Venue Tebay Methodist Church Hall
Description Led by Sue Baker
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Date Sun 19th Sep 2010
Event Leaders meeting
Venue Liz's house
Description TIME 2pm - 5pm.
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Date Sat 18th Sep 2010 - Sun 19th Sep 2010
Event Ensembles Weekend
Venue Various
Description See individual event details.
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Date Sat 18th Sep 2010 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event String group
Venue Dipton Community Centre
Description Led by Martin Wilkinson
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Date Sat 11th Sep 2010 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Concert of Baroque Music
Venue Ravenstonedale Church
Description Chamber music for strings and flute.
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Date Sun 29th Aug 2010 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Admin Handover Party
Venue Dipton Community Centre
Description We like parties and celebrations in Cobwebs and this Summer we’ve found yet another really good excuse to eat cake.
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Date Thu 26th Aug 2010 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Baroque Ensemble
Venue Dipton Community Centre
Description 7:15 – 9:15
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Date Mon 16th Aug 2010 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Beethoven’s 3rd Symphony
Venue Dalston Victory Hall
Description 7:30 – 9:30
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Date Sat 7th Aug 2010 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Film Music Day
Venue The Sage, Gateshead
Description Peter Crompton leads a day of film music.
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Date Thu 15th Jul 2010 - Sun 18th Jul 2010
Event Trip to Dachau
Venue Dachau, Germany
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Date Sat 10th Jul 2010 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Weasdale Ceilidh
Venue Weasdale Nursery
Description Band practice 5pm.
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Date Sat 3rd Jul 2010 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event The 2nd Ravenstonedale Prom
Venue The Black Swan
Ravenstonedale
Description A repeat of last year’s popular event.
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Date Sat 26th Jun 2010 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Haydn's 'Clock' Symphony
Venue York
Description Come and play Haydn's 'Clock' Symphony
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Date Sun 20th Jun 2010 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Nielsen's 3rd Symphony with Noel Bertram
Venue Alston Town Hall
Description COME AND PLAY NEILSEN’S THIRD SYMPHONY WITH US
JUNE 20TH 2010, ALSTON TOWN HALL, ALSTON
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Date Sat 12th Jun 2010 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Beethoven Piano Concerto no. 4 with Evgenia Startseva
Venue Belmont Parish Hall
Description 11am - 4pm
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Date Sun 6th Jun 2010 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Regular groups fundraising day
Venue Various
Description YOU decide what to do.
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Date Sat 22nd May 2010 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Come and play with us - Beethoven and Arnold
Venue The Queen Katherine School, Kendal
Description Collaboration with Cumbrian school orchestras.
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Date Sat 1st May 2010 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Spring music day
Venue The Sage, Gateshead
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Date Sat 24th Apr 2010 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Concert
Venue Darlington Arts Centre
Description A huge variety of music, classical, romantic and modern, played by two wonderful local pianists, Stephanie Cant, whom we know well, and Janet Evans, whom we are getting to know. Stephanie will lead the Beethoven from the piano, as well as conducting her own piece, and Andy Jackson will conduct the Franck. To add to the festive mood of the occasion, Frank and Stella Robson have invited everyone playing that day to a buffet tea (between the rehearsal and the concert) in the Garden Bar of Darlington Arts Centre.
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Date Fri 9th Apr 2010 - Sun 11th Apr 2010
Event Sedbergh Easter Residential
Venue Sedbergh
Description Stephen Reay conducts Bruckner. Unmissable.
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Date Sat 27th Mar 2010 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Baroque Ensemble concert
Venue Elvet Methodist Church, Durham
Description Afternoon rehearsal, evening performance.
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Date Sat 27th Mar 2010 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Concert
Venue The Mount School, York
Description Afternoon rehearsal, evening performance.
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Date Sun 21st Mar 2010 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Concert with Alice Jones, Cellist
Venue St George’s Church, Morpeth
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Date Sat 6th Mar 2010 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event All Mozart concert
Venue Penrith Players Theatre, Penrith
Description All Mozart concert conducted by Peter Wood with Sue Baker (Horn). Penrith Players Theatre, Penrith. Afternoon rehearsal, evening performance.
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Date Sat 27th Feb 2010 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Beethoven piano concerto no. 3 workshop with Stephanie Cant
Venue Belmont Parish Hall
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Date Sat 13th Feb 2010 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event The Cobweb Orchestra Mozart Day - bring a friend for free
Venue The Sage, Gateshead
Description Northern Rock Foundation Hall, 1.30-7.00 pm
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Date Sat 23rd Jan 2010 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Schubert’s ‘Great C major’ Symphony (no. 9) with Andy Jackson
Venue Tebay Methodist Church Hall, Tebay
Description Study Day
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Date Sat 16th Jan 2010
Event “Russian Roots” workshop with Catherine Holbrook
Venue Haxby and Wigginton Methodist Church Hall, near York
Description 11.30am-4.30pm.
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Date Sat 9th Jan 2010 - Sun 10th Jan 2010
Event Ensembles weekend and Stravinsky’s “Firebird” workshop
Venue The Sage Gateshead
Description Ensembles weekend and Stravinsky’s “Firebird” workshop. The Sage Gateshead.
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Date Sat 5th Dec 2009 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Playing for Children's Foundation
Venue Eldon Square
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Date Sat 28th Nov 2009 - Sun 29th Nov 2009
Event Ridley Hall residential
Venue Ridley Hall
Description Mozart Requiem
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Date Sun 22nd Nov 2009 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event ‘Harold in Italy’ Workshop
Venue Venue tbc
Description 11am-4pm
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Date Sat 14th Nov 2009 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event "Concert, cabaret and film" workshop
Venue Venue in Cumbria tbc
Description 2-5pm
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Date Sun 8th Nov 2009 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event “Dancing through time” tea time concert
Venue Bishop Auckland Town hall
Description 12 noon-6pm
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Date Sat 7th Nov 2009 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Autumn Music Day
Venue The Sage Gateshead
Description Carmina Burana
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Date Sat 17th Oct 2009 - Sun 18th Oct 2009
Event Ensembles Weekend
Venue Various
Description 2 days of group activity spread over the Northern Counties.
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Date Sat 10th Oct 2009 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event “Heaven beneath our feet”
Venue Elvet Methodist Church, Durham
Description Joint concert with Durham Scratch Choir.
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Date Sat 3rd Oct 2009 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Baroque Group
Venue Ravenstonedale
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Date Wed 23rd Sep 2009 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Regular group at The Sage for ten weeks
Venue The Sage, Gateshead
Description First weekly meeting.
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Date Sun 20th Sep 2009 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Grand 'Thank you' supper concert
Venue Ridley Hall, Northumberland
Description This is an evening to celebrate the enjoyment we’ve all had from playing in all the widely various Cobweb events and to thank all our friends and families for their support.
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Date Fri 28th Aug 2009 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Concert
Venue Durham Cathedral
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Date Sun 23rd Aug 2009 - Sun 30th Aug 2009
Event Tuscany residential
Venue Tuscany
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Date Sun 16th Aug 2009 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Musical picnic
Venue to be confirmed
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Date Sat 1st Aug 2009 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Summer Music Day - Russian music from folk to film
Venue The Sage Gateshead
Description Summer Music Day at The Sage Gateshead.
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Date Sat 25th Jul 2009 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Ravenstonedale Prom.
Venue Ravenstonedale
Description Ravenstonedale Prom. Playing for locals and visitors in a marquee by the River Lune. Lunchtime, afternoon and evening.
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Date Sat 11th Jul 2009 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Teatime concert
Venue St. Cuthbert’s Church, Bedlington.
Description Teatime concert at St. Cuthbert’s Church, Bedlington. Early afternoon rehearsal, late afternoon performance.
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Date Thu 2nd Jul 2009 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Vaughan Williams 'Serenade to Music' workshop
Venue Middlesbrough Town Hall
Description Tea from 6pm, rehearsal at 7pm, run through for family and friends at 8.30pm
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Date Sat 27th Jun 2009 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Study Day – Berlioz ‘Symphone Fantastique’
Venue Wylam
Description Largely by popular demand, Andy has arranged another chance to play the 'Symphonie Fantastique' which we first attempted in Sedbergh this year.
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Date Sat 20th Jun 2009 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Ceilidh
Venue Weasdale
Description Ceilidh at Weasdale Afternoon band practice, evening dancing and feasting.
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Date Sun 14th Jun 2009 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Community music day
Venue Sir Jack Lyons concert hall, York
Description Community music day at Sir Jack Lyons concert hall, York University. Morning and afternoon.
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Date Sat 6th Jun 2009 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event AGM and social gathering
Venue Dipton Community Centre
Description AGM and social gathering in Dipton Community Centre..Quiz. Ensembles entertain. Food and drink. Afternoon and early evening.
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Date Sat 23rd May 2009 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Concert
Venue Shipley Gallery, Gateshead.
Description A delightful programme in a pleasant setting. We’ve played the Mendelssohn ‘Italian’ Symphony on several occasions and read through ‘Tancredi’ so some of the repertoire is familiar. The other item on the programme is Grieg’s Piano Concerto, played by talented soloist Chinami.
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Date Sat 16th May 2009 - Sun 17th May 2009
Event Ensembles weekend.
Venue All Cobweb regions.
Description Two days of ensemble activity spread over the whole Cobweb region.
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Date Sat 2nd May 2009 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Spring Music Day
Venue The Sage, Gateshead.
Description 1.30-7.00 pm.
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Date Sun 26th Apr 2009 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Leaders' Day
Venue Witton Park Village Hall
Description 10.30am-4.30pm.
GPO 11.30am-3.00pm (but please stay on for a cup of tea and to let us have some valuable feedback if you have the time).
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Date Thu 16th Apr 2009 - Thu 1st Jan 1970
Event Rehearsal - Franck Symphony No. 1
Venue St. Patrick's Catholic Church Hall, Consett.
Description 7.15pm - 9.15pm. Everyone welcome to prepare for the concert on April 19th
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Event STUDY DAY: Kurt Weill
Venue The Sage Gateshead
Description 1.30 - 7.00pm with informal presentation for family and friends at 6.00pm
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Date Wed 30th Nov -0001
Event A Day of Strauss: Till Eulenspiegl & Also Sprach Zarathrustra
Venue York
Description This event has been postponed until 2013. Watch for further details.
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Date Wed 30th Nov -0001
Event BISHOP AUCKLAND PROM ***CANCELLED***
Venue Bishop Auckland College
Description Due to financial and logistical reasons, the Bishop Auckland prom has been cancelled by the organisers from the town council.
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Event Cobweb Orchestra and Silver Singers perform Haydn Creation
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Description Join us as we collaborate with Sage Gateshead's Silver Singers to perform Haydn's Creation
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