Henleaze Concert Society: German Orchestral Classics

Trinity-Henleaze URC Waterford Road, Bristol, United Kingdom

Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture Bruch Violin Concerto Beethoven Symphony No.1 Emil Huckle-Kleve violin Mendelssohn’s lyrical and dramatic Hebrides Overture (also known as Fingal’s Cave) opens this concert of music by German composers. Bruch’s iconic Violin Concerto is one of the most popular in the genre, full of sustained emotion, stunningly beautiful melodies, and romantic themes. The concert’s finale is Beethoven’s sparkling Symphony No. […]

Henleaze Concert Society: An American Landscape

Trinity-Henleaze URC Waterford Road, Bristol, United Kingdom

Gershwin Concerto in F Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue Phillip Glass Mishima Copland Hoedown from Rodeo Viv McLean piano Viv McLean returns to perform Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F, a jazzy, optimistic, richly-textured work packed full of fabulous tunes and toe-tapping rhythms. It was commissioned by Walter Damrosch, conductor of the New York Symphony Orchestra, the day after he had heard […]

Henleaze Concert Society: Treasures of the Baroque

Trinity-Henleaze URC Waterford Road, Bristol, United Kingdom

Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B flat major BWV 1051 Vivaldi Flute Concerto in C minor RV441Biber Battalia Handel Concerto Grosso Op.6 No.11 Bach Oboe and Violin Concerto Roger Armstrong flute, Roger Huckle violin, Imogen Triner oboe A captivating programme of sparkling instrumental music from the Baroque period. Bach’s sixth Brandenburg Concerto is scored for violas and cellos so has a mellow sonority but is unfailingly […]

Henleaze Concert Society: Under English Skies

Trinity-Henleaze URC Waterford Road, Bristol, United Kingdom

Elgar Introduction and Allegro Holst St Paul’s Suite Vaughan Williams Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus Finzi Romance for String Orchestra Op.11 Showcasing the string section of the Ensemble, this programme features some of the string-only repertoire’s best-loved and engaging music. Vaughan Williams’ variations on the folk song Dives and Lazarus are richly scored, revelling in the uniquely English sound of […]

Henleaze Concert Society: Spring in the Air

Trinity-Henleaze URC Waterford Road, Bristol, United Kingdom

Rossini Overture to The Barber of Seville Ponchielli Dance of the Hours Debussy Petite Suite Mozart Serenade for 13 Wind Instruments K.361 The woodwind have their chance to shine in this programme of colourful music from around Europe with Mozart’s iconic and treasured Serenade for 13 Wind Instruments paired with works arranged for wind quintet. Rossini’s effervescent Overture to the Barber of […]

Henleaze Concert Society: Romantic Nights

Trinity-Henleaze URC Waterford Road, Bristol, United Kingdom

Bristol Ensemble is joined by the pianist Paul Israel to perform Rachmaninov's Second Piano Concerto, together with the Symphonic Dances

Henleaze Concert Society: Blown Away

Trinity-Henleaze URC Waterford Road, Bristol, United Kingdom

A programme of music for wind instruments, featuring music by Mozart and Dvořák