February 2024
A Musical Romance

The Programme

1. Overture: Yeoman of the Guard, Arthur Sullivan

2. Selection from La Bohème, Puccini

3. (Everything I Do) I Do It for You, Adams/Lange/Kamen, arr. Cerulli

4. Polovtsian Dance No 17, Borodin

5. Warsaw Concerto, Richard Addinsell  Piano Soloist Firoze Madon

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6. Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, G F Handel

7. Selection from Lady and the Tramp, Lee/Burke/Wallace arr.Rapley

8. Adagio from Symphony No 2,  Rachmaninov

9. Tonight form West Side Story, Leonard Berstein, arr Fones

10. Selection from Grease, Casey/Jacobs, arr. Custer

The Orchestra

(guest players in italics)

1st Violins

Vanessa Russell, Jinny Gribble,  Penny Cantwell, Jenny Rogers, Lynne Thomson, Sue Gillis, Viv Taylor, Dave White, Susie Dalrymple

2nd Violins

Kim Dyos, Lee Mackie, Ashley Canning, Katie HerringtonLiz Lynn, Jane Hunter, Michael McConnell


Judy Dudley, Pippa Cuckson, Alan Munro, Johns Nicholls, Lydia Parkes, Mae Baker-Tuxworth


Lynda Trice, Martin Heath, Margaret Houston, Clive Jackson, Lara Inwood

Double Basses

Lorraine Collins, Sally Swift, James Slade


Barbara Sykes, Lucy Scott*


Barry Collisson, Jane Cleaver*

Clarinets/Bass Clarinet*/Saxophone*

Anne Smith, Helen Lister, Catherine Sayers*


Paula Burton, Martin Cocks

French Horns

Roger Doulton, Michael Glover, Alison Wyld


David Cunningham, Roy Falshaw

Trombones/Bass Trombone*

John Taylor, Frances Jones, Paul Dodge*


Dave Moon


Chris King, Kim Sargeant, Dave Lambert


Linda Tan