St Mary's Church, Polstead
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Conductor: Ute Cooper
Soloist: Nick Cooper
As usual, entrance is free, but we shall invite donations as you leave. All are welcome.
Nick Cooper, tonight's soloist, was educated in Ipswich and Colchester and gained his Performance Diploma at the Royal Academy of Music in London. For eight years he was a member of the London Symphony Orchestra.
He has performed concertos and given solo recitals at London's South Bank, the Wigmore Hall and - in costume - as a viola gamba player at the Globe Theatre and the National Theatre.
He has also performed abroad, including the USA, Russia, Japan and several European countries.
He has credits as a solo 'cellist' on a number of film scores.
Water Music: Suite No. 2 in D major : Handel (1685 - 1759) / 1. Pomposo; 2. Air (Allegro); 3 Moderato; 4. Alla Hornpipe
Pavane for a dead Infanta : Ravel (1875 - 1937)
'I see the Moon' (Round) : French Traditional
Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33 (1872) : Saint-Saens (1835 - 1921) / Allegro - Allegretto con moto - Tempo Primo
Symphony No. 6 - 2nd Movement: Allegro con grazia : Tchaikovsky (1840 -1893)
La Calinda (Dance from the opera, Koanga) : Delius (1862 - 1934)
Symphonic Reflections : Andrew Lloyd Webber (b. 1948) / Superstar - Evita - King Herod's Song - Memory (from Cats)
Dance of the Clowns (from A Midsummer Night's Dream) : Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)