National Youth Brass Band Concerts

Discussion in 'The Auditorium - Concert Details' started by andreab, Jul 24, 2010.

  1. andreab

    andreab Member

    National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain Concert
    Conductor: Bramwell Tovey
    Friday 6th August at 7.30pm
    Albert Hall, Nottingham
    Tickets £12, concessions £10
    Tel: 01159419419

    and

    Saturday 7th August at 7.30pm
    Victoria Hall, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent
    Tickets £12 and £10
    Tel: 0870 0606649

    also,

    National Children's Brass Band of Great Britain Concert
    Conductor: Dr Nicholas Childs
    Soloist: Richard Marshall
    Saturday 31st July at 2.30pm
    Albert Hall, Nottingham
    Tickets £12, concessions £10
    Tel: 0115 9419419
     
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  3. Masterblaster jnr

    Masterblaster jnr Active Member

    Programme includes works such as:
    St Magnus (Downie)
    Dances and Arias (Gregson)
    Odin (Butterworth)
    Concerto Grosso (Gregson)
     
  4. Anno Draconis

    Anno Draconis Well-Known Member

    Some good stuff on the programme then; and it's near enough Manchester to get back the same night. Hmmm.....:D
     
  5. andreab

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  6. andreab

    andreab Member

    If you're still considering going, I went to the Nottingham concert last night and would highly recommend tonight's Stoke concert. The programme was/ will be:

    Shine as the Light (Peter Graham)
    Comedy Overture (Ireland)
    Irish Tune from Co. Derry (Grainger)
    Concerto Grosso (Gregson)
    St Magnus (Downie)
    Toccata, O The Blessed Lord (Heaton)
    Dances and Arias (Gregson)

    plus some added extras.

    The Concerto Grosso featured soloists James Fountain, Jonathan Bates, Nicholas Birch and Christopher Jones.
     
  7. super_sop

    super_sop Supporting Member

    sounds like a good programme.
    I'll be there with Abigail tonight
     
  8. jockinafrock

    jockinafrock Active Member

    The concert was fantastic from top to bottom! :clap: Highlight for me was 'Shine As The Light' and 'St Magnus' - absolutely first class! The soloists were all great - especially Nick Birch, principal euph (and just happens to be in Crewe Co-op too!). A hard week's work that definately paid off! :clap: Sad to see the leavers go - very emotional for all concerned; the hymns had me in bits again... :frown:
     
  9. super_sop

    super_sop Supporting Member

    Absolutely fabulous concert. the standard of playing was most excellent throughout. It certainly grabbed Abigail's attention (plan succeeded!!!)

    It was also great to bump into a few friends i haven't seen in a long time.
     

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