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Music Department Major events 2013 - 2014


The music department presents an exciting programme of concerts featuring the enchanting Soir de Paris Gala Concert and the breathtaking Superheroes Extravaganza as the major concerts for Autumn and Spring. The annual Brighton Festival Fringe concert features all the major musical groups with Roedean soloists in the concerto performances. All the following events are open to you, friends and extended family and we warmly invite you to join us.

NOVEMBER Friday 29

Soir de Paris Gala Concert Join all of Roedean’s musicians in an entertaining and exotic evening of some of the best music from the French repertoire. The stirring choruses of Les Misérables, the sweet simplicity of the music of Amelie to the unforgettable Piaf anthem Non, je ne regrette rien. Join the performers after the concert for a Taste of Paris reception. 7.30 pm Roedean Chapel

DECEMBER Thursday 12

Carol Service For the festive season, Roedean’s traditional service of nine lessons and carols. Seasonal music and readings with Roedean’s choirs. (Tickets for this service may be restricted.) 4.30 pm Roedean Chapel

FEBRUARY Monday 10

Chamber Music Day A day of chamber music masterclasses for Roedean’s musicians directed by a visiting professional musician. 10.00 am - 4.00 pm Roedean Chapel

Friday 28

Superheroes Extravaganza A thrilling evening of the best music for cinematic Superheroes. Bond numbers will be a particular feature in our programme including Skyfall and Diamonds are Forever. Listen out too for Batman, Robin Hood, Thunderbirds and Gladiator. A definite dressing up opportunity—there will be prizes for the most convincing Superhero outfits. 7.30 pm Roedean Chapel


MARCH Tuesday 11

Chapel Royal Lunchtime Recital The String Orchestra and Senior Singers perform, with chamber music and instrumental solos from our more advanced musicians. 1.10 pm Chapel Royal, Brighton

Wednesday 19

Piano Masterclass and Recital with Maria Marchant Maria Marchant will give a lunchtime recital and lead masterclasses for our more advanced pianists. All are welcome to attend both the recital and masterclasses. Masterclasses: Recital: Roedean Chapel

MAY Saturday 3

(Tickets available on the door)

10.30 am - 4.00 pm 1.30 pm - 2.00 pm

Brighton Festival Fringe Concert—Best of British Gala Roedean’s musicians are joined by parents, staff and local musicians to perform our annual community concert in the Festival Fringe. Handel: Zadok the Priest - The King Shall Rejoice Arne: Rule Britannia Elgar: Give unto the Lord Elgar: Sospiri Andy Murray: From the Mouths of Champions - World Première Elgar: Sea Pictures Mezzo Soprano: Lydia Augousti Bach: Suite in B minor Flute: Phoebe Hsu Mozart: Piano Concerto in G major Piano: Hindy Lai Stamitz: Viola Concerto in D major op 1—Andante Moderato Viola: Ashley Seong 4.00 pm Roedean Chapel

JUNE Tuesday 24

Solo and Duo Prize Competition Instrumental and vocal competition enjoyed by a large number of our musicians, adjudicated by a professional musician. 1.30 pm - 4.00 pm Roedean Chapel


Tickets are free but must be booked in advance. Reservations:

Helen Denman

hde@roedean.co.uk

01273 667510

Roedean Way www.roedean.co.uk

Brighton

BN2 5RQ 01273 667500


Concert programme 2013