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Events for 26th March 2019

  • An Arbor Pioneer H.S Orchestra

    • Date: 26th March 2019
    • Location: Main Hall
    • Time: 15:00 - 16:30
    • Cost: Free

    The Grammy Award winning An Arbor Pioneer High Schools Orchestras from, Michigan USA will delight audiences with their varied and foot-tapping programme of orchestral works.

    The two orchestras –– a full symphony orchestra of 74 musicians and a Symphonic String Orchestra with 67 musicians along with smaller chamber ensembles , are giving their hour long concert with FREE ENTRANCE and asking attendees to donate after the concert to support Oxford based Helen & Douglas House Hospice Care for Children. The concert is part of a week-long performance tour of the UK and will include works by composers from both sides of the Atlantic including Barber’s evocative Adagio for Strings, selected movements from Vivaldi’s Symphony in C Major and– Aaron Copland effervescent Hoedown. There is something for all lovers of orchestral music and also some more intimate works to be performed by the chamber ensembles and announced from the platform added a surprise element to this extraordinary musical event.
    Pioneer Repertoire Orchestra

    Overture to Ruslan and Lyudmila ------ M.I. Glinka/ Arr. R. McCashin

    30,000 and Forever ----------------------------------------- Brian Balmages

    Suite for Strings---------------------------- John Rutter IV. Dashing Away

    Selected Chamber Ensembles

    Pioneer Symphonic Strings Orchestra

    Sinfonia in C Major, RV 719------- Antonio Vivaldi Allegro- Andante- Presto

    Symphony for Strings ---------------- Giuseppe Verdi/ Arr. Lucas Drew III. Prestissimo

    Adagio for Strings ----------------------------------------------Samuel Barber

    Hoedown from Rodeo ---------------------------------------- Aaron Copland