Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Commonwealth Festival Orchestra to perform at MLH

For CHOGM 2013 in Sri Lanka, MLH is regarded the ‘The Commonwealth Musicians’ Hotel!’ This Festival Orchestra is the largest-ever group of international
Musicians visiting Sri Lanka as part of The Commonwealth Resounds! To give more flavor to Sri Lanka the visiting Commonwealth musicians will now perform for Sri Lanka on the 17th of November at the Empire Ballroom by 7pm to an evening of ensemble. Tickets are priced at LKR2000/-nett and please take note that a 25% on the dinner buffet at the Governor’s Restaurant will be will be on the cards for all ticket purchasers.

The programme will include:
Chaconne in D minor                                                                                             Bach
Cantando Cello Ensemble
Director: Dushy Perera

Letter duet (from Le Nozze di Figaro)                                                                   Mozart

Stephanie Edwards and Jessica Lee – voice
Polly Scholte Sikorsky, Victoria Gill,
PrishitaMaheshwari-Aplin, Iona McDonald – violin,
Charles Sewart – viola
Hattie McCall Davies - cello

Allegro Spiritoso                                                                                           Senaille

Adam Reynolds – tuba
Nicholas Oliver - piano

Pagodes (from Estampes)                                                                                     Debussy

Emily Brown – piano

Trio Concertino, 3rd movement      (Allegro)                                                         Kuhlau

Sam Holburt and Emma Bain – horn
Nicholas Oliver - piano

Italian Dance                                                                                                            Dring

Imogen Davies – oboe
Nicholas Oliver - piano

Horn quintet K407, 2nd movement (Andante)                                                     Mozart
Ruth Dingle - horn
Polly Scholte Sikorsky and Victoria Gill - violin
Charles Sewart - viola
Hattie McCall Davies - cello

Brass Quintet No. 1, 2nd Movement                                                          Ewald
I Got Rhythm                                                                                                            Gershwin
When the Saints Go Marching In
Colombo Brass Ensemble
Director – Naveen Fernando

Sri Lanka Paraphrase                                                                                 Toby Hession

The Commonwealth Resounds! Ensemble
Conductor – Toby Hession

For information please call 2711 430 for tickets.

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