Sunday, 15 December 2019

2020 Young Soloist Concert

We are delighted to announce our third Young Soloist Concert, which will take place in the Tatsfield Village Hall on Sunday January 5th 2020

NDS welcomes talented flautist Daniel Pengelly to perform Chaminade’s Flute Concertino and Hue’s Flute Fantasie with the orchestra. We will also be performing Barry Stronge’s Overture to a Lost Opera and a movement of Dvorak’s 5th Symphony. 

Free tea, coffee and biscuits will be available from 3.45pm on the day, with a 4pm concert start. Tickets are £2 on the door and FREE to all children and students. 

Wednesday, 28 August 2019

Welcome to the North Downs Sinfonia

North Downs Sinfonia
We are an amateur symphony orchestra which plays a wide repertoire of orchestral music, with concerts twice a year at Tatsfield Village Hall, in Surrey.

Preparations are well underway for our Autumn concert when Mariela will be back to play Beethoven's Piano Concerto no. 3. The other pieces we will perform are Mendelssohn's Beautiful Melusine overture and Schubert's Symphony no. 6.

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Our AGM will be at our October rehearsal. Please let the committee know ASAP if there's anything major to raise.

Saturday, 24 November 2018

December 2018 rehearsal schedule

The rehearsal schedule for 2nd December is as follows:
2.00 - 2.30Coriolan Overture
2.30 - 3.30Mendelssohn Violin Concerto
3.30 - 3.45Break
3.45 - 5.00Elgar Violin Concerto

Friday, 9 November 2018

Concert day rehearsal schedule

Saturday's rehearsal schedule is as follows:

2.00 - 2.25Holst Suite de Ballet mvt. 3 - Strings only
2.25 - 2.50Holst Suite de Ballet mvts. 1, 2, 4
2.50 - 3.00Pomp and Circumstance No. 4
3.00 - 3.15Vaughan Williams Folk Song Suite
3.15 - 3.30Break
3.30 - 3.40Vaughan Williams Folk Song Suite
3.40 - 4.10Coates London Suite
4.10 - 4.30Butterwith Shropshire Lad
4.30 - 5.00Lark Ascending

Dress code for the concert is DJ and white shirt for men, all black for women.