Concerts 2017-18


Sunday 5 November 2017, 7.00pm (please note start time)
Cheese and Grain, Frome

Beethoven Coriolan Overture
Schumann Cello Concerto
Richard Strauss Alpine Symphony

Joe Pritchard cello
Mark Gateshill conductor

In the first of a series of concerts with young concerto soloists, BBC Young Musician of the Year string finalist Joe Pritchard joins Frome Symphony to perform Schumann’s cello concerto. In the second half of the concert, guest musicians from around the country join in to form a 100 piece ensemble for a full performance of Richard Strauss’s Alpine Symphony

Saturday 27 January 2018, 3.00pm
Family Concert Three Little Pigs from Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes

Alastair Johnston Presenter
Mark Gateshill Conductor

Frome Symphony’s annual family concert has become a popular date in the calendar, and provides young people with an entertaining introduction to the orchestra, with lots of fun for the rest of the family too. This year we present a narrated performance of Paul Patterson’s full orchestral version of Three Little Pigs

Sunday 11 February 2018, 7.30pm
Cheese and Grain, Frome

Mozart Piano Concerto No. 23
Sibelius Symphony No. 1

Iyad Sughayer piano
Mark Gateshill conductor

Sunday 13 May 2018, 7.30pm
Cheese and Grain, Frome

Rimsky Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol
Arutunian Trumpet Concerto
Dvořák Symphony No. 8

Julius Scholz Trumpet
Mark Gateshill Conductor

Sunday 15 July 2018, 7.30pm
Cheese and Grain, Frome

Vaughan Williams The Wasps Overture
Walton Viola Concerto
Holst The Planets

George White Viola
Mark Gateshill conductor

Tickets
Cheese and Grain Concerts
The concerts on November 5, February 11, May 13 and July 15 take place in the Cheese and Grain, Market Yard, Frome, BA11 1BN. Tickets cost £12 (adult) and £5 (under 18). They can be purchased in advance in person at the Cheese and Grain box office or by calling 01373 455420. Tickets can also be purchased for cash on the door, subject to availability.

Family concert
Tickets for the family concert on January 27 are all priced at £5, and will be available online (booking fee applies) or for cash on the door.

Subscriptions
Subscription tickets for the whole season are available at a discount to the individual ticket prices. Details here.