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Brundibar Festival Concert @ Jesmond United Reformed Church
Jan 23 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Brundibar Festival Concert
Sunday 16th January (Rehearsal) and Sunday 23rd January (Concert)
Rehearsal: 2-6pm venue tbc.
Concert: 6pm, Jesmond URC, Burdon Terrace, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE2 3AE (there will be a rehearsal at 2-5pm on the day)


We are delighted to be collaborating with Sasha and the Brundibar Festival again next year, and you are all invited to participate in our first concert for a long time! The rehearsal will be on Sunday 16th November, 2-6pm and the concert is on Sunday 23rd January. There will be a short rehearsal on the day and the concert is at 6pm and will last for around 1hr. We need to put forward a balanced orchestra for this event, so please do sign up quickly to secure a place.

The dress code for the concert is our usual concert dress: black bottoms, white top and a waistcoat/neckwear of any colour.

All music will be provided.

The repertoire for the concert is as follows:
Rosy Wertheim – Overture

Dvorak – Romance for Violin and Orchestra (soloist Alexandra Raikhlina)

Vorisek – Symphony in D

Encore: Furiant from Dvorak’s Czech Suite

To participate in this event, the costs are to cover our small admin charge and rehearsal venue hire so it will be £5 members, £6.50 non-members.

You can pay for this Cobwebs event by BACS payment using the following details: A/C: 65560297 Sort Code: 08-92-99 Reference: “BRUNDIBAR/your surname”.

If you need to send a cheque, please do send this addressed to ‘The Cobweb Orchestra’ to 5 Valeside, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 9LA

Please do not bring cash on the day if at all possible.