Concerts

Forthcoming: Monday 23rd October 2017, Lunchtime concert at St. Michael at the North Gate, Oxford. 1.00 pm. Entry free, retiring collection.

25th November 2016, St> Frideswide's Church, West Oxford.

2 May 2016, St Michael at the Northgate, Oxford

5 March 2016, All Saints church, Sutton Courtenay

26 October 2015, St Michael at the Northgate, Oxford

3 July 2015, St Lawrence's Church, North Hinksey

15 June 2014, St Nicholas's Church, Warwick

16 May 2014, The Chantry House, Henley-on-Thames

5 May 2014, St Michael at the Northgate, Oxford

Some audience comments:

"Thank you so very much for making it all such a success last night; we had masses of favourable comments and are very grateful to you for taking so much trouble on our behalf and playing so wonderfully."

"... Our sincere thanks for a truly wonderful evening. I have had some fantastic feedback from our co-workers (carers) and our young people, and without a doubt, you will always be welcome back."

"It was great to welcome brilliant musicians with a sense of humour as well, and such empathy towards our people..."

"I didn't know you were so good!"

Our repertoire in recent concerts has included:

Malcolm Arnold: Three Shanties

Malcolm Arnold: Divertimento for flute, oboe and clarinet

Claude Arrieu: Quintette in C

Sam Baker: Dances and fugues for Wind Quintet (first performance)

Beethoven: Sextet Op. 71, arr. Stark for Wind Quintet

Georges Bizet: Jeux d'enfants

Alexander Borodin: Allegro Moderato from string quartet No. 2, arr. Emerson

Emmanuel Chabrier: España Rhapsody, arr. Holcombe

Franz Danzi: Quartet in B flat

Antonin Dvorak, Serenade (arr. for piano and wind quintet)

Ferenc Farkas: Early Hungarian dances

Jean Français: Quatuor (for Fl, Ob, Cl, Fag)

Norman Hallam: Dance Suite

Paul Hindemith: Kleine Kammermusik

Gustav Holst: Wind quintet in A flat

Jacques Ibert: Trois pièces brèves

Gordon Jacob: Swansea Town

Leos Janacek, Mladi

Györgi Ligeti: Six bagatelles for Wind Quintet

Cecilia McDowall: Winter Music

W. A. Mozart: Serenade in C minor, arranged for Wind quintet

Paul Patterson: Westerly Winds

Sergei Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf (condensed version!)

Anton Reicha: various quintets

Gilbert Vinter: Two miniatures

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