West Forest Sinfonia

Concerts 2023 - 2024

Sunday 28th January 2024

  • 4.30pm, The Great Hall, University of Reading
  • Philip Ellis - Conductor
  • Rupert Marshall-Luck - Violin
Britten Four Sea Interludes
Dyson Violin Concerto
Walton Symphony No.1

This concert has been generously supported by the Sir George Dyson Trust

Sunday 4th February 2024

  • 4.30pm in the Recital Room, South Hill Park, Bracknell

A performance by the Elmfield Trio: Clare Thompson, violin; Josh Salter, cello; Sarah Down, piano.

  • Bloch - 3 Nocturnes
  • Beethoven - "Ghost Trio" Op. 70 No. 1
  • Rachmaninov - Trio Élégiaque in G minor (1892)
  • Martinů - Bergerettes

Sunday 30th June 2024

  • 4.30pm, The Great Hall, University of Reading
  • Philip Ellis - Conductor
  • James Doherty - Tuba
Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet
Vaughan-Williams Tuba Concerto
Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet Ballet Music

Sunday 7th July 2024

  • 7.30pm in the Recital Room, South Hill Park, Bracknell

Wind quintets performed by members of West Forest Sinfonia: Simon Salisbury - flute, Hazel Todd - oboe, Barbara Salisbury - clarinet, Mike Johnstone - bassoon, Pamela Wise - horn:

  • Darius Milhaud - La Cheminée du Roi René
  • Gyorgy Ligeti - Six Bagatelles
  • Norman Hallam - Dance Suite
and performed by the Whiteknights Ensemble: Sarah Barrett - Clarinet, Mel Le Breuilly - Violin, Chico Chakravorty - Violin, Rachel Colbourne - Viola, Chris Barrett - Cello:
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor - Clarinet Quintet in F sharp minor Op. 10

Sunday 3rd November 2024

  • 4.30pm in the Recital Room, South Hill Park, Bracknell

Programme TBC

Sunday 2nd March 2025

  • 4.30pm in the Recital Room, South Hill Park, Bracknell

Programme TBC

Sunday 6th July 2025

  • 7.30pm in the Recital Room, South Hill Park, Bracknell

Programme TBC

WFS reserves the right to make programme changes where necessary.