Wilmslow Symphony Orchestra

Recent concerts and events

Tom Newall, conductor


Saturday April 28th 2018, 7:45pm
Wilmslow Leisure Centre
Conductor : Tom Newall
Leader : Madeleine Fitzgerald

Easter concert

Strauss : Serenade for Winds
Mahler : Symphony No. 9
Juan conducting Jurassic Park
Saturday December 2nd, 7:45pm
Wilmslow Leisure Centre
Conductor : Juan Ortuño
Leader : Rosy Williams

Christmas Concert

Williams : Jurassic Park
Barry : Dances with Wolves
Williams : E.T.
Williams : Star Wars
Anderson : Sleigh Ride
arr Brown : Merry Jazzed-Up Christmas
arr Thomason : Christmas carols
Sophie Rosa
Saturday October 14thth
Wilmslow Leisure Centre
Conductor : Juan Ortuño
Violin Soloist : Sophie Rosa

Arnold : Scottish Dances
Bruch : Scottish Fantasy
Mendelssohn : Symphony No. 3 (Scottish)

We were very pleased to welcome back Sophie Rosa as soloist
in Bruch's delghtful Scottish Fantasy.
Leo bailey-Yang
Saturday June 10th
Wilmslow Leisure Centre
Conductor : Robert Chasey
Piano Soloist : Leo Bailey-Yang

Dvorák : Carnival Overture
Mendelssohn : Piano Concerto No.1
Stravinsky : Petrushka

We were very pleased to welcome Leo Bailey-Yang, a virtuoso pianist only nine years old. Leo appeared on 'Britain's Got Talent', aged only seven.
St Chad's concert
Saturday 6th May
St Chad's, Handforth

Chamber groups from the orchestra appeared in a concert of light and classical music at St Chad's Church in Handforth.
The concert was partly in aid of the East Cheshire Hospice and a cheque was presented to the Hospice by Gareth Brown, our principal trombone, and our chairman, Ros Wood.
Robert Chasey
Saturday April 22nd
Wilmslow Leisure Centre
Conductor : Robert Chasey

Easter concert

Sibelius : Karelia Suite
Tchaikovsky : Sleeping Beauty Suite
Sibelius : Symphony No.1
Sibelius : Finlandia
Edward Gregson
Saturday February 18th
Wilmslow Leisure Centre
Conductor : Edward Gregson
Saxophone soloist: Rob Buckland

*** 70th Anniversary Concert ***

Tchaikovsky : Romeo and Juliet Overture
Glazunov : Saxophone Concerto
Shostakovich : Symphony No.10

December Concert
Saturday December 3rd 2016
Wilmslow Leisure Centre
Conductor : Juan Ortuño

Hess : Christmas Overture
Anderson : Sleigh Ride
Dvorak : Slavonic Dances
Offenbach : Orpheus in the Underworld
Prokofiev : Troika
arr Brown : Merry Jazzed-up Christmas
arr Thomason : Christmas carols
WSO
Sunday June 19th 2016
Party in the Park
The Carrs, Wilmslow

The WSO brass group took part in the popular Party in the Park
with a selection of popular music.

Robert Chasey
Saturday April 23rd
Wilmslow Leisure Centre
Conductor : Robert Chasey

St George's Day Concert

Elgar : Cockaigne
Vaughan Williams : Greensleeves
Elgar : Pomp and Circumstance
arr Thomason : Rule, Britannia!
Elgar : Symphony No. 1
Edward Gregson paul Hughes Ted Tanner LucyNattrass
Saturday December 5th 2015
Wilmslow Leisure Centre
Conductors : Marco Bellasi, Edward Gregson
Soloists : Paul Hughes, Ted Tanner
Narrator : Lucy Nattrass

Smetana : Bartered Bride Overture
Smetana : Vltava
Gregson : Tuba Concerto
Mascagni : Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana
Wagner : Siegfried's Rhine Journey
Blake : The Snowman
arr. Brown : Merry Jazzed-Up Christmas, arr. Thomason : Christmas carols
WSO
Christmas 2015
Waitrose in Wilmslow

A string quartet from the orchestra entertained the Christmas shoppers
Juan Ortuño
Saturday June 6th 2015
Wilmslow Leisure Centre
Conductor : Juan Ortuño

Copland : Fanfare for the Common Man
Gershwin : Cuban Overture
Bernstein : On the Waterfront
Barber : Adagio for Strings
Bernstein : Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

This concert was supported by Cheshire East Community Grant Scheme
St Chad's concert
Saturday May 9th 2015
St Chad's, Handforth

Chamber groups from the orchestra appeared in a concert at St Chad's Church in Handforth. The concert was also in aid of the charity 'Hampers for Hope'
WSO
December 2014
St Bartholomew's Church, Wilmslow

The WSO brass group taking part in the Christmas Tree Festival at St Bart's
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WSO at Christmas
Sainsbury's, Wilmslow

Woodwind and string groups from the orchestra entertained Christmas shoppers at Sainsbury's in Wlmslow and helped pack their bags
Party in the Park
The Carrs, Wilmslow

Woodwind, brass and string groups from the orchestra
took part in the Party in the Park
with a selection of popular music.
WSO
The Artisan Market
Wilmslow

A string quartet from the orchestra played a selection of well know classics
Brass
Handforth Dean
Wilmslow

A brass group from the orchestra entertained shoppers at Handforth Dean
as part of the Christmas celebrations
Wilmslow Leisure Centre

The orchestra was delighted to play a work by its president, Edward Gregson, in the October concert. Edward is a composer of international standing whose music has been performed, broadcast and recorded worldwide. He has written orchestral, chamber, instrumental and choral music, as well as music for the theatre, film and television.

He is seen here with conductor Kenneth Woods

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