Maidstone Wind Symphony’s first concert of the 2016/17 season

PUBLISHED: 14:53 08 November 2016

Soloists include the Nicky Catterwell on flute

Soloists include the Nicky Catterwell on flute

Alessandro Cristiano

The orchestra is proud to be supporting the charity Combat Stress with a retiring collection

Maidstone Wind Symphony’s first full concert of its 2016/17 season will be one of reflection, respect and remembrance.

The concert Amazing Grace on November 19 will explore despair, loss, hope and light through a programme of new and established works with a universal theme in memoriam.

Music composed by Joel Puckett (Shadow of Sirius), Frank Ticheli (Amazing Grace), Pete Meechan (Korn Symphony) and Stan Nieuwenhuis (Early Skies) will be played. Soloists include the Nicky Catterwell on flute and the fantastic Kevin John Ashman on flugelhorn.

Gustav Holst’s Venus, The Bringer of Peace and Jupiter, The Bringer of Jollity from his famous Planets Suite complete the concert.

The orchestra is proud to be supporting the charity Combat Stress with a retiring collection.

The programme is as follows:

Kevin Ashman flugelhorn

Nicky Catterwell flute

Jonathan Crowhurst conductor

Joel Puckett | The Shadow of Sirius (UK Premiere)

Gustav Holst | Venus and Jupiter from The Planets Suite

Stan Nieuwenhuis | Early Skies (World Premiere – Wind Band Version)

Peter Meechan | Korn Symphony (UK Premiere)

Frank Ticheli | Amazing Grace

The concert will take place at All Saints Church on Mill Street.

Tickets £8 and under 12s go free.

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