December 2015
Family Christmas Concert

The Programme

1. Sleigh Ride, Frederick Delius

2. A Children's Overture, Roger Quilter

3. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,  Hugh Martin & Ralph                     Blade, arr. George Pollen

4. 'Twas the Night before Christmas, Bill Holcombe                                             Narrator Lesley Nicholls  

5. Christmas Concerto, Corelli

6. Sleigh Ride, W.A. Mozart

7. Coppelia Selection, Delibes, arr. Albert E. Walton

------------------- Interval -----------------

8. Rudolf the Red-nosed Reindeer, Johnny Marks

9. Noel - An Orchestral Fantasy on Christmas Carol Tunes, Judith Bailey

10. Troika from Lieutenant Kijé Suite, Sergei Prokofiev, arr. George Pollen

11. Christmas Eve Suite, Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov

12. Selection - White Christmas, Irving Berlin, arr. George Pollen

13. The Polar Express, Silvestri/Ballard, arr. Brubaker

14. Sleigh Ride, Leroy Anderson                 

The Orchestra

(guest players in italics)

1st Violins

David Wallace, Judy Dudley, Jinny Gribble, Rachel Haver, Anne Highley, David White

2nd Violins

Lesley Lemon, Sue Gillis, Carole Kaldor, Michael McConnell, Sami Jalil


Tony Smith, Tracey Milne, Bob Perry


Lynda Trice, Lesley Evans, Martin Heath, Margaret Houston, Clive Jackson, Victoria Turnbull

Double Basses

David Barnes, James Slade, Ane Flude, Lianne Tapscott


Elaine Herbert, Alison Nicholls, Becky Russell*


Barry Collisson, Katy Warren*


Andrew Norris, Helen Lister, Anne Smith


Paula Burton, Karen Carter

French Horns

Peter Kaldor, Alison Wyld, Tim Jones, Nick Barratt


Chris Preddy, Tim Stoney, Paul Harris

Trombones/Bass Trombone*

Frances JonesMike Thomson, Paul Dodge*


Len Tyler


Chris King, Katie Tyler


Charlie Grimsey