Cobweb News

Tomorrow sees our concert in Jesmond as part of the Brundibar Festival!

In this weeks Cobweb News:
Sedbergh 2020 – sign up before 2nd February!
Cobweb Orchestra Study Day: Elgar Cello Concerto with Gemma Kost (cello)
Cobweb Orchestra Study Day: Strauss Aus Italien with Matthias Lichtenfeld

Sedbergh Residential
5pm Friday 3rd to 4pm Sunday 5th April

**Please sign up before the deadline of 2nd February to secure your place**

There’s still time (just) to sign up for our 14th Sedbergh Residential Weekend which is the Cobweb Orchestra’s biggest event of the year. Traditionally, it is full of orchestral playing but people still find time to eat, socialise and squeeze in the odd bit of ensemble playing.

If you would like to have more information about the Sedbergh Residential please do get in touch by email christine.ball1208@live.co.uk or by phone 07905684537.

BOOKING . . . If you would like to be part of the 2020 Sedbergh Residential please complete the booking form downloadable here OR book on-line by clicking here and return with a non-refundable £30pp deposit by SUNDAY 2ND of FEBRUARY. The Sedbergh Residential is always a very popular event so please return your booking form early to avoid disappointment.

Cobweb Orchestra Study Day: Elgar Cello Concerto with Gemma Kost (cello)
Sunday 1st March, 2-6pm

St George’s Church, Bridge Street, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 1PD
Members £12.50, Non Members £17.00

Join Andy Jackson and Gemma Kost (cello) for a study day on Elgar’s Cello Concerto, as well as other Elgar works  throughout the afternoon. We look forward to visit the new Morpeth group venue and hope many of you can join us to explore a much loved work and composer with the amazing Gemma Kost.

To enrol online please click here
To download a paper copy please click here
Cobweb Orchestra Study Day: Strauss Aus Italien with Matthias Lichtenfeld

Saturday 21st March, 11-4pm 
Haxby Memorial Hall, 16 The Village, Haxby, York. YO32 3HT
Members £12.50, Non Members £17.00
Join Matthias Lichtenfeld as he conducts a study day on the tone poem Aus Italien on Saturday 21st March in Haxby, York.Matthias would like to introduce himself to Cobwebs:Hi, I’m Matthias Lichtenfeld, conductor and viola player from Germany, living now in Durham. At Durham University I started a PhD and am involved in teaching conducting with the composer and module leader James Weeks.Coming from Munich and loving Italy (its only some hours on the other side of the Alps) I thought Richard Strauss’s first tone poem “From Italy” would be a brilliant piece to experience. The four movements illustrate in a wonderful way the variety of Strauss’s early composition style of “program symphonic” and you can hear already his path to his great character pieces of his later years.As conductor it is a pleasure to create the great variety of sounds of this piece together with the orchestra and discover the amazingly rich harmonics throughout the four very different movements.

I’m looking very much forward to going on this journey through Italy with the sounds of Richard Strauss together with the Cobweb Orchestra

See you all in March, best musical wishes, Matthias

To download an enrolment form, please click here

To enrol online, please click here

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Lorna Wright
Event Coordinator, Cobweb Orchestra

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