Sunderland Symphony Orchestra
Founded October 1999 Charity registration no. 1082431
Founders & Vice-Presidents - John Lennox, Mark Greenfield, Winifred Lundgren
Musical Director – Paul Judson
Newsletter – Summer 2016
Saturday 2nd July . 7.30pm, in West Park Church
Including music to commemorate the
100th Anniversary of the ‘Battle of the Somme’
Guest singers – ‘Voices Together’
“VOICES TOGETHER” is a four part harmony, mixed voice CHOIR currently consisting of
20 persons who enjoy singing together and entertaining others.
Established in 2003 and based in Sunderland, they perform throughout the
South Tyneside, Sunderland, Newcastle and Durham areas.
Concerts are given for FUNDRAISING EVENTS, WEDDINGS and FUNERALS.
They also entertain at special birthdays, corporate functions and private parties.
Overture to ’Egmont’ - Ludwig van Beethoven
Ballet Music from ‘Coppélia’ - Léo Delibes
Prelude and Mazurka
Entr’acte and Valse
We'll gather Lilacs - Ivor Novello
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square - arr. Michael Neaum
World in Union/Remembrance - arr. Martin Dack
The Waltzing Cat - Leroy Anderson
Salute to Richard Rodgers - Richard Rodgers - Arr. Ted Ricketts
INTERVAL - Refreshments available
Imperial March - Sir Edward Elgar
Beatles Hits - Arr. Phil Jackson
Rose of England - arr. G. Hetherington
Dear Lord and Father of Mankind - C.H.H. Parry
Prayer for Peace - Margaret Rizza
Two solos - Phil Jackson (Baritone)
The Summer of Last Year - Eric Boswell
I've got a Little Whippet - Eric Boswell
Choir & Orchestra - Tunes from the Trenches - Arr. Peter Lawson
The Nineteen Twenties - Arr. Peter Lawson
Tickets: Adult £8.00: (Full time education and under 16 years £5.00).
At the door.
Further concerts for 2016
Saturday 15th October at 7.30pm
Including music to celebrate the 90th Birthday of Her Majesty, the Queen.
Soloist – Teresa Dewhurst
Saturday 10th December at 4.00pm (Note later time)
Including music to appeal to young people.
Venues – in West Park, unless circumstances change.
Christmas (2015) and March (2016) concerts
These were all held in West Park Church.
The Christmas concert featured The Westland Singers.
The March concert featured orchestra member Cristina Tyley
as soloist in Mozart’s Clarinet concerto in A.
Closure of West Park Church
Two offers have been made to Synod, regarding the possible purchase of West Park Church, but no determination has yet been made.
The Northern Synod Trust has allowed our continued use of the premises,
for which we are most grateful.
Sponsorship and donations
Following our previous appeal, items of music for both the March and July concerts have been sponsored by Alderman Mark Greenfield.
These were acknowledged in the concert programmes
and are gratefully received.
Anyone wishing to sponsor an item for a concert should contact
the Chairman in the first instance.
Also following our appeal, a number of donations have been received,
including an anonymous donation of £2000.00.
Many thanks to the donors.
We extend our sympathy to orchestra member Americo Dos Santos (Clarinet) on
the passing of his partner, Marilyn Wing, on June 15th,
following a battle with cancer.
Orchestra members supported Americo at the committal proceedings.
Editorial address: 64 Kirkstone Avenue, Fulwell, Sunderland. SR5 1NH.
Tel. 0191-549 1784.
E-mail: email@example.com Website: www.sunderlandsymphonyorchestra.org.uk
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