Nov
25
3:00 PM15:00

AUTUMN CONCERT

Wagner             Prelude to Act III of ‘Lohengrin’

Hindemith         Symphonic Metamorphosis on themes of Weber 

Tchaikovsky      Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor (with WPO President, Alissa Firsova)

Saint-Saëns       Symphony No. 3 in C minor (Organ Symphony)

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Dec
16
3:00 PM15:00

CHRISTMAS CONCERT

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Our annual celebration of Christmas, alongside the Worthing Choral Society and Sompting Village Primary School Choir.  The programme includes plenty of audience carols and festive favourites!

Trad.                                      Hark! The Herald Angels sing 

Hely-Hutchinson                   A Carol Symphony

Trad.                                      O, Little Town of Bethlehem

Holst                                      Christmas Day

Trad.                                      Jingle Bells

Handel                                  Three choruses from Messiah

Trad.                                     Good King Wenceslas 

Prokofiev                              Troika

Tchaikovsky                          “White Swan” Pas de Deux from Swan Lake (Rita French, Violin)

Lane                                      The Night Before Christmas

Lawson                                 Bring Back Christmas Cheer

Trad.                                     O come, all ye faithful

Anderson                             Sleigh Ride



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Feb
10
3:00 PM15:00

SPRING CONCERT

Beethoven        Fidelio Overture

Schubert           Andante in B minor D.936a 

Haydn               Trumpet Concerto    (Erika Curbelo, Trumpet)

Mozart               Overture to ‘Idomeneo’

Schubert           Symphony No. 9 in C Major (‘Great’) 

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Mar
23
7:30 PM19:30

70th ANNIVERSARY CONCERT

Grier                              WPO Fanfare

Trad. (arr. Grier)            The National Anthem

Finzi                              For St. Cecilia (Thomas Atkins, Tenor) 

Olsen                            The Line is Immaterial: A Worthing Oratorio

                                      (World Premiere: Commissioned by the WPO) 

Beethoven                     Symphony No. 9 (‘Choral’) [60’]

                                   

                                     Elizabeth Kurani, Soprano

                                     Penelope Cousland, Mezzo-Soprano

                                     Thomas Atkins, Tenor

                                     Nicholas Mogg, Baritone 

                                     Aedan Kerney MBE, Chorus Master

                                     Worthing Choral Society | The Boundstone Chorus

                                     Sompting Village Primary School Choir

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Jun
9
7:30 PM19:30

SUMMER CONCERT

Strauss                         Wiener Philharmoniker Fanfare

Wagner                        Overture to ‘Rienzi’ 

Schumann                    Konzertstück for 4 Horns 

Mahler                          Symphony No. 1 in D Major (‘Titan’) 

 

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Oct
6
7:30 PM19:30

WPO Last Night of the Proms 2018

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Our traditional 'Rule Britannia!' concert, presenting a varied programme including all of your Last Night of the Proms favourites!  This season we also commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.

We are delighted to be joined, once again, by The Boundstone Chorus.

Elgar                             Imperial March

Parry                             I was Glad

Arnold                          Scottish Dances

Grainger                       Irish Tune from County Derry

Butterworth                 A Shropshire Lad

Finzi                             Let us Now Praise Famous Men

Coates                          Calling all Workers

Walton                          Orb and Sceptre 

Vaughan Williams         English Folk Song Suite No. 1

Elgar                             Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1                            

Wood                            ‘Hornpipe’ from Fantasia on British Sea Songs

Arne                               Rule Britannia

Parry (arr. Elgar)           Jerusalem

 

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