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2017 - 2018 CONCERT SEASON


Saturday 14th October 2017

Orchestral Concert

Beethoven

Overture ‘The Consecration of the House’

Piano Concerto No. 3

Symphony No. 8

Philip Smith Piano

SBMS Orchestra leader Robert Higgs

Jonathan Abbott Conductor




Saturday 9th December 2017

Choral and Orchestral Concert

J.S. Bach

Keyboard Concertos in D minor and F minor

A. Scarlatti

Christmas Cantata

Nicholson

‘Nativity Thoughts’ Cantata

Holst

Christmas Carols

Philip Smith Piano

Susan Piggott Soprano

SBMS Choir

SBMS Orchestra leader Robert Higgs

Colin Nicholson Conductor




Saturday 17th February 2018

Gala Concert

Mendelssohn

Overture ‘The Fair Melusina’

Violin Concerto

Chopin

Andante Spianato & Polonaise

Piano Concerto No. 2

Melinda Blackman Violin

Philip Smith Piano

SBMS Orchestra leader Robert Higgs

Jonathan Abbott Conductor

Colin Nicholson Conductor



Saturday 28th April 2018

Orchestral Concert

Mozart

Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor

Symphony No. 40 in G minor

George Ireland Piano

SBMS Orchestra leader Robert Higgs

Jonathan Abbott Conductor



Saturday 7th July 2018

Hervey Benham Young Soloists Concert

Talented young musicians from the Colchester area given the opportunity to perform with an orchestra. This concert is generously sponsored by the Hervey Benham Trust.

SBMS Orchestra leader Robert Higgs

Jonathan Abbott Conductor