Saturday, October 26, 2019

Concert 29th September 2019 - MP John Redwood's post

Lovely feedback about our last concert from MP John Redwood

MP John Redwood's diary....
Beenham Wind Orchestra sounds great after 20 years
Posted: 29 Sep 2019 06:19 AM PDT
The 20th anniversary concert by the Beenham Wind Orchestra last night was tremendous entertainment. From the first bars of Sparke’s Yorkshire Overture to the final chords of John Williams the orchestra sustained a great sound and showed their enthusiasm for the music they make.
The Suite of English folk songs was particularly fine, with the subtle and haunting melodies of Nonesuch my favourite. Karl Jenkins’s Palladio was a modern classic with its memorable proportions, and Derek Bourgeiose’s Serenade put us all in party mood.
It was a pleasure to attend and to see such a lively and positive group of musicians playing items they obviously love. I wish them every success for their next twenty years.

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