Past Events

Thursday 15 February 2018

An article about us in the local papers:

https://www.buryfreepress.co.uk/news/culture-a-friendly-premiere-1-8379164


Sunday 4 March 2018

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Conductor: Chris Parsons
soloist Catherine Howells

Conga Del Fuego Nuevo - Arturo Marquez
Habanera - Emmanuel Chabrier
Cello Concerto, Op 85 - Edward Elgar
L'Italiana in Algeri Overture - Giachino Rossini
Sounds of Suffolk - David Sims
Danzon No. 2 - Arturo Marquez

Concert Programme sponsored by Bedford's

Photos of our concert at The Apex - click here

Video of Conga Del Fuego Nuevo - click here

Video of Sounds of Suffolk - click here

Programme notes for Sounds of Suffolk - click here

Unbeknown to us, our honorary member Mike Baynes wrote an online light-hearted review of the concert in the Bury Press – click here

Otto’s podium

Also as mentioned previously, and at the AGM, the committee decided to purchase a podium for the BFO, as a lasting legacy gift, from the generous donation that Otto Schreier bequeathed to us. A plaque in his memory was fixed to the podium for this year’s Apex concert. Otto's podium


Sunday 8 July 2018

Ashlar House, Bury St Edmunds

Three Dances from Henry VIII - Edward German
Symphony No.3 in D Major - Schubert
Havas 'A period of Summer' – Judith Bailey
Two Swedish Folk Melodies - Johan Svendsen
Polonaise in D Major Op.55 - Lyadov

Two encores!:

Newmarket from Sounds of Suffolk - David Sims
Three Lions - arr David Sims (arranged the night before and performed on one rehearsal only)

Video of Three Lions - click here

Programme - click here


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(last updated 27 July 2018)

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