The French Connection - Summer Concert

Saturday 8th July 2023, 19:30, St Andrew's Church, Chippenham

Programme:

Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 "Organ"
Chaminade: Pas des Cymbales from Callirhoë
Dukas: Fanfare from La Péri
Gounod: Funeral March of a Marionette
Ravel: Valses Nobles et Sentimentales
Gershwin: An American in Paris

French Connection Poster

A Matter of Life and Death - Spring Concert

Saturday 25th March 2023, 19:30, St Andrew's, Chippenham

Programme:

R Strauss: Intro to Also Sprach Zarathustra
Sibelius: The Swan of Tuolena
Rachmaninov: The Isle of the Dead
Puccini: Crisantemi
Walton: Crown Imperial
Bruch: Symphony No. 3

WCO Sping 2023 Concert Poster

Witches, Wizards and Fairy Tales - Winter Concert

Sunday 4th December 2022, 14:30 (Matinee), Devizes Corn Exchange

Programme:

Noon Witch (Dvorak)
Extracts from Harry Potter Suite (Williams)
Hansel and Gretel Overture (Humperdink)
The Three Bears Suite (Coates)
Aladdin Suite (Nielsen)

WCO Winter 2022 Concert Poster

Summer concert - WCO Goes to the Movies

Saturday 9th July 2022, 19:30, St Andrews Church, Chippenham

Music from:

Mission Impossible
Gladiator
The Pink Panther
Les Misérables
Star Trek
Witches of Eastwick
Star Wars
ET
West Side Story

WCO Film Concert

Spring Concert

Saturday 26th March 2022, 19:30, Malmesbury Abbey

Programme:

Kalinnikov - Symphony No. 1
Schumann - Konzertstück for 4 Horns and Orchestra
Rossini - Overture to the Thieving Magpie

Kalinnikov concert poster

Winter Concert: A WINTER'S TALE

Sunday 5th December, 14:30, Devizes Corn Exchange

Programme:

Tchaikovsky - Swan Lake Suite
Tchaikovsky - Nutcracker Suite
Music from Frozen
Beauty and the Beast
Soloviev-Sedoy - Moscow Nights
Mussorgsky - Night on Bald Mountain

A Winter's Tale WCO Poster

Winter Concert 2019: Elemental

Saturday 7th December, 19:30, St Andrew's Church, Chippenham

Programme:

Game of Thrones
Helios Overture
Hebrides Overture
Land of the Mountain and the Flood
Winter (Glazunov)
Conga del Fuego

Elemental concert poster

Summer concert 2019: Music inspired by Dance

Saturday 6th July 2019, 19:30

Programme:

Classical music inspired by dance, including extracts from:
Carmen Suite - Bizet
Aida - Verdi
Swan Lake - Tchaikovsky
Slavonic Dances - Dvorak
And many more!

Dance concert poster

Romantic Favourites - Saturday 30th March 2019

Malmesbury Abbey, 19:30

Programme:

Weber: Peter Schmoll
Mendelssohn: Violin concerto
(Soloist: Eloisa-Fleur Thom)
Tchaikovsky: Symphony no. 5

Romantic favourites concert poster

Summer Concert - Saturday 14th July 2018

Devizes Corn Exchange, 19:30

Programme:

Symphony No. 9 'From the New World' - Antonin Dvorak
Mambo from West Side Story - Leonard Bernstein
An American in Paris - George Gershwin
Cowboys Overture - John Williams

American adventure concert poster

Spring Concert - Saturday 28th April 2018

Malmesbury Abbey, 19:30

Programme:

Overture Overture to The Magic Flute - Mozart
Piano Concerto No. 1 - Beethoven. Soloist: Max Li
Symphony No. 2 - Brahms

Spring 2018 concert poster

Myths and Legends - Saturday 9th December 2017

Devizes Corn Exchange, 19:30

Programme:

Die Loreley Overture - Bruch
Selection of solo arias (Soloist: Stephanie Harrison)
King Arthur Suite - Elgar
Pictures at an Exhibition - Mussorgsky

Myths and legends concert poster

A Night at the Movies - Saturday 8th July 2017

Devizes Corn Exchange, 19:30

Programme:

Ride of the Valkyries - Wagner
Adagietto, Symphony No. 7 - Beethoven
Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana - Mascagni
Irish Tune from County Derry - Grainger
Night on a Bare Mountain - Mussorgsky
Theme from Gladiator - Zimmer
Star Wars Suite (extracts) - Williams
Theme from Forrest Gump - Silvestri
Gabriel's Oboe - Morricone
Jaws Suite - Williams

Night at the movies concert poster

Spring Concert - Saturday 29th April 2017

Malmesbury Abbey, 19:30

Programme:

Grieg - Wedding Day at Troldhaugen
Grieg - Last Spring (from Two Elegiac Melodies)
Grieg - Piano Concerto (Soloist: You-Chiung Lin)
Sibelius - Andante Festivo
Sibelius - Symphony No. 3
Sibelius - Finlandia

Scandinavia concert poster

Winter Concert - Sunday 4th December

Devizes Corn Exchange, 3:00pm

Programme:

Dvorak - Slavonic Dances (Op. 46 Nos. 7 and 8; Op. 72 No. 2)
Grieg - Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
Sibelius - Karelia Suite
Tchaikovsky - Nutrcracker Suite
Selection of carols
Anderson - Christmas Festival

Winter 2016 concert poster

Music for a Summer's Evening - Saturday 16th July 2016

Devizes Corn Exchange, 19:30

Programme:

Sullivan: Overture to The Gondoliers
Coates: London Suite
Butterworth: A Shropshire Lad
Britten: Soirèes Musicales
Henry Wood: Fantasia on Sea Songs

Summer 2016 concert poster

Saturday 9th April 2016

Malmesbury Abbey, 19:30

Programme:

Mendelssohn: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Overture
Brahms: Variations on a theme by Haydn
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 ("Eroica")

Spring 2016 concert poster