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Folkestone and Hythe Concert

Saturday 14th March 2020


Holy Trinity Church

Sandgate Rd

Folkestone

CT20 2HQ  

Elgar - Introduction & Allegro for Strings

Sibelius - Symphony No. 4

Chopin - Piano Concerto No. 2
(Soloist - Adrian Oldland)

REVIEW:

Folkestone Symphony always provides its audience with a feast of worthwhile orchestral music.  As a musical meal, the main course of the concert on 14 March was undoubtedly the Sibelius Symphony 4, its ‘meat’ being particularly strong stuff.  The Elgar was an attractive and substantial starter, w

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Family Christmas Concert with Carols - 15th December 2019


Hawkinge Community Centre

2019 Christmas Concert at Hawkinge Community Centre
Folkestone and Hythe Concert

Saturday 9th November 2019


Holy Trinity Church

Sandgate Rd

Folkestone

CT20 2HQ  

Dvorak - Czech Suite

Prokofiev - Violin Concerto No. 2 (Soloist - Joo Yeon Sir)

Beethoven - Symphony No. 7

REVIEW:

A solo violin floats one of the most beautiful melodies of the 20th century into the vaulted heights of the Holy Trinity Church and a spell is cast by a young magician. Thirty or so minutes later everyone is saying, “we must get her back”.

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November 2019 Concert.  The Violin Soloist is Joo Yeon-Sir.
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Prom Concert - Saturday 20th July 2019


Saga Pavilion

Sandgate

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Saturday 6th July 2019


Holy Trinity Church

Sandgate Rd

Folkestone

CT20 2HQ  

Copland - Rodeo

Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto in E minor (Soloist - Floriane Peycelon)

Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5

REVIEW:

The steady growth in the size of the audience at recent Folkestone Symphony concerts is an indication of the good quality of what is on offer.

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Folkestone and Hythe Concert

Saturday 16th March 2019


Holy Trinity Church

Sandgate Rd

Folkestone

CT20 2HQ  

Douglas Lilburn - Aotearoa Overture

Susan Spain-Dunk - Cantilena for Clarinet and Orchestra  (Soloist: Peter Cigleris)

Weber - Concertino for Clarinet in Eb Major  (Soloist: Peter Cigleris)

Brahms - Symphony No. 2 in D Major

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Family Christmas Concert with Carols - 16th December 2018


Hawkinge Community Centre

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Saturday 3rd November 2018


Holy Trinity Church

Sandgate Rd

Folkestone

CT20 2HQ  

Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No. 1 (Soloist: Vincent Barrella)

Schubert - Symphony No. 8

Amy Beach - Gaelic Symphony

REVIEW:

Folkestone’s Holy Trinity Church was reasonably full for this performance of several large Romantic works – the first movement of Schubert’s Unfinished, Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto, then the Gaelic Symphony by a less familiar female composer, Amy Beach.

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Prom Concert - 21st July 2018


Saga Pavilion

Sandgate

 

Music to compliment the Airshow

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Summer Concert -7th July 2018


Holy Trinity Church

Sandgate Rd

Folkestone

CT20 2HQ  

Wagner - Die Meistersinger Overture

Dvorak - Cello Concerto (Soloist: Julie Peat)

Franck - Symphony No. 3 in D minor

REVIEW:

Folkestone Symphony (the public face of the Folkestone and Hythe Orchestral Society) has, with good reason, built up a large and enthusiastic following for its concerts.

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Spring Concert - 17th March 2018


Holy Trinity Church

Sandgate Rd

Folkestone

CT20 2HQ  

Weber - Der Freischutz Overture

Vaughan-Williams - Oboe Concerto (Soloist: David Montague)

Richard Strauss - Serenade for Winds

Sibelius - Symphony No. 3

REVIEW:

The reputation of Folkestone Symphony is clearly established well in the hearts of music lovers as many braved atrocious weather to attend their concert at Holy Trinity Church, Folkestone on Saturday March 17th.

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Family Christmas Concert with Carols - 10th December 2017


Saga Pavilion

Sandgate

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Folkestone and Hythe Orchestral Symphony

Email: office [at] folkestonesymphony.org

Telephone Derek Kemp (Chairman) 01303 894635/ Mob. 07919 030077