Saturday 17th March 2018 7:00PM
The Musical and Amicable Society
Bach Wrote Some of his greatest music in his Passion settings. These combined words from the gospel account, with reflective arias and some of his best-known chorales which would have been sung congregationally in Bach's time.
Rossini Overture: William Tell
Puccini Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut
Saint-Saëns Symphony No. 3 'Organ'
Saturday 5th May 2018 7:30PM
Rossini’s last opera achieved lasting fame through its famous Overture, complete with the ‘Lone Ranger’ gallop. The intermezzo from Puccini’s Manon Lescaut, provides a tragic interlude between Poulenc’s Gloria and Saint-Saëns’ ‘Organ’ Symphony.