December 2013
Family Christmas Concert

The Programme

Der Freischutz Overture, Carl Maria von Weber

Coppelia Ballet - Selection, Delibes, arr. Albert E. Waton

Melodies from Messiah, G. F. Handel, arr. Charles Woodhouse

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe,                   Harry Gregson-Williams/Stephen Barton, arr. Stephen Bulla

The Snowman, Howard Blake, arr. C. Braime)

Narrator: Stephen Collisson, Solo treble: Jennifer Lawrence,

Piano duet: Linda Tan & Mike Thomson

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A Christmas Festival, Leroy Anderson

Selection: White Christmas, Irving Berlin, arr. George Pollen

The Nutcracker - Suite from the Ballet, Tchaikovsky                                                                 II. Danses Caractéristiques March - Danse de la Fée-Dragée - Dance Russe - Trepak - Dance Arab - Dance Chinoise - Dance des Mirlitons         III. Valse des Fleurs

Snow Coach, Trevor H. Stanford, arr. Papworth/Pollen

Carols The First Novel, O Come All Ye Faithful, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

Sleigh Ride, Leroy Anderson

The Orchestra

(guest players in italics)

1st Violins

David Wallace, Leon Crampin, Judy Dudley, Jinny Gribble, Rachel Haver,  Carole Kaldor, Lynne Thomson

2nd Violins

Lesley Lemon, Polly Dickinson, Sue Gillis, David Grocutt, Michael McConnell


Tony Smith, Tracey Milne, Zami Jalil


Lynda Trice, Martin Heath, Sarah Higgs, Margaret Houston, Clive Jackson

Double Basses

Lorraine Collins, Michael Atkinson, James Slade


Elaine Herbert, Barbara Sykes*, Helen Greenwood


Barry Collisson, Katy Warren*


Andrew Norris, Helen Lister, Len Tyler (bass clarinet)


Paula Burton, Karen Carter

French Horns

Peter KaldorTim Jones, Brian Taylor,Alison Wyld


Roy Falshaw, David Gray

Trombones/Bass Trombone*

Frances Jones, Mike ThomsonLen Tyler*


Les Stewart


Katie Tyler, Chris King


Charlie Grimsey


Linda Tan

Mike Thomson