Events Diary

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Cobweb Orchestra Brundibar Festival Fundraiser Concert @ United Reformed Church, Jesmond
Jan 26 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Another chance to play Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante with our wonderful soloists Jo Montgomery (violin) and Chrissie Slater (viola). RNS’s Sasha Raikhlina will lead and Andy Jackson will conduct.
This is a charity event with all proceeds going to the Brundibar Arts Festival. There is no enrolment fee, but we hope players will contribute in their usual generous fashion.
Saturday 26th January 2019 
United Reformed Church, Jesmond 
Burdon Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 3AE
Rehearsal. 9.30 am -1.00 pm
Concert. 1.30 – 2.30 pm
Mozart Overture to “Il Seraglio”
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante for violin, viola and orchestra 
Schulhoff (arr. Jackson) Czech Dance, Tango and Tarantella from “Five pieces for string quartet”
Dvorak “Furiant” from Czech Suite
Music: Parts will be provided on the day, but can also be downloaded and printed off in advance. Links will be sent a couple of weeks before the event.
Food: Please bring your own.
Dress: Concert dress.
Cost: This is a “Pay What you Think It’s Worth” event. All proceeds to go to the Brundibar Festival.
Audience: Entrance is FREE with a retiring collection. Please tell everyone you know to be there.
To enrol using our new online trial. please click here
To download a poster to help advertise the concert, please click here
Cobweb Orchestra in Concert @ York
Feb 16 all-day

Join us in a concert conducted by York Group Leader Patrick Burnett.


More info to follow

Cobweb Orchestra in Concert @ Ushaw College
Mar 24 all-day

I’m sure that everyone who took part in the study day on Tchaikovsky’s violin concerto with Fenella Humphreys earlier this year will want to be part of the orchestra to perform it in front of an audience, and will tell everyone they know to be there too!

More info to follow

Ludworth Cobwebs (and friends) @ St. Cuthbert's Church, Shadforth
Jul 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The new Ludworth group will be joined by more Cobweb friends for their very first concert performance. There will be a rehearsal from 2-6 p.m. (tbc) followed by the concert starting at 7.30 p.m.

There will be some Saturday ‘taster sessions’ for new players on 19 January and 11 May, in addition to the weekly meetings. Keep checking the Ludworth Group page for more information.

Our project to develop The Cobweb Orchestra at Ludworth  has been funded by the E.ON Butterwick Moor Wind Farm Community Benefits Fund managed by County Durham Community Foundation.