FROM THE ALBERT HALLS TO THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL: Stirling Orchestra were finalists of the recent BBC series
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ALBERT HALLS, STIRLING
7:30pm, Sunday December 4th 2016
Coates - The Knightsbridge March
Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto
Dvorak - Symphony No.9 'From the New World'
Violin: Charlotte Rowan McGirrConductor: Stephen Broad
Leader: Joëlle Broad
£5 students with I.D.
from the Albert Halls, members of the orchestra, at the door oronline at www.culturestirling.org/albert-halls
Pre-concert talk by Stephen Broad at 6.45pm in the Lesser Hall
"A Whole New World"
Free to ticket holders (talk will finish by 7.05pm)
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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