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A CONCERT FOR CHILDREN OF ALL AGES
ALBERT HALLS, STIRLING
2:00pm and 4:30pm, Sunday March 5th 2017
Following the success of our ‘Family Concert’ in 2015, Stirling Orchestra is once again putting on a family-friendly concert with plenty of recognisable tunes for children, parents and grandparents alike! Perfect for children, this concert is going to be a hugely informal affair. To begin with the orchestra isn’t up on the stage; it sits on the floor with the audience which creates a more relaxed ambiance and allows people to get up close to the orchestra as well as space for boogieing and bobbing to whatever is being played. It's guaranteed to be a fun afternoon of music and not to be missed!
Tickets £6 adult, £3 child
from the Albert Halls, members of the orchestra, oronline at www.culturestirling.org/albert-halls
Formed in 1983 by a small group of amateur musicians, Stirling Orchestra now numbers 65 to 70 players. The membership is drawn largely from the Stirling area, although several come from much further afield, and embraces a wide range of backgrounds and professions, with retirees and full time parents as well as students from Stirling University. Stirling Orchestra performs two or three concerts a year in Stirling’s Albert Halls and presents eclectic repertoire ranging from the ‘classics’ to 20th century, film scores and more. Recent performances include a musical expedition to the South Pole, in which images from Scott’s ill-fated expedition provided the backdrop for Vaughan Williams’s Sinfonia Antartica, and a double matinee for families in which young children danced round the orchestra, while their older siblings filmed the performance and tried their hand at playing the instruments.
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Rehearsals take place weekly during school term times. We meet from 7:15pm - 9:30pm on Thursday evenings at the new Wallace High School, Stirling. For rehearsal details click here.
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