July 2019
Mystical Magic


1.   Entrance of the Sirdar, Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov, arr. Richard L. Weaver

2.  The from Lawrence of Arabia, Maurice Jarre, Arr. George Pollen

3.  Selection: Madame Butterfly, Giacomo Puccini, arr. Charles Godfrey Jnr

4.  The Nutcracker Suite: Chinese and Arabian Dances, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

5.  On the Steppes of Central Asia, Alexander Borodin

6. Harry Potter Waltz, Patrick Doyle and John Williams, arr. Jerry Brubaker

7.  Selection: The King and I, Richard Rogers, arr. Robert Russell Bennett

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8.  Selection: Aladdin, Alan Menken, arr. John Glenesk Mortimer

9.  Scheherazade (III) The Young Prince and the Young Princess, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

10.  Arabian Dance from Peer Gynt Suite No.2, Edvard Grieg

11.  In a Persian Market, Albert W. Ketèlby

12. Highlights from Wicked, Stephen Schwartz, arr. Ted Ricketts

The Orchestra

(guest players in italics)

1st Violins

Vanessa Russell, Jinny Gribble, Ann Highley, Lynne Thomson, David White, Penny Cantwell, Kim Pharo

2nd Violins

Lesley Lemon, Sue Gillis, Carole Kaldor, Lee Mackie, Graeme Millar, Paul Richards, Jane Hunter, Michael McConnell, Elena Tonkova


Tony Smith, Pippa Cuckson, Judy Dudley, Tracey Milne


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

Double Basses

Lorraine Collins, Stephen Davis, Sally Swift


Barbara Sykes, Hayley Shlackman*, Janette Jolly


Barry Collisson, Alison Swindles*


Helen Lister, Andrew Norris


Paula Burton, Martin Cocks

French Horns

Peter Kaldor, Roger Doulton, Tim Jones


Caroline Jones, Avelia Moisey

Trombones/Bass Trombone*

Frances Jones, Denise Dodge, Clive Fortune*


Daniel Barnes


Graham Bartholomew, Chris King, Dave Lambert


Linda Tan


Tamsin Gaskill