13 October 2019
Sunday 13 October 2019
2pm - 5pm
St Edmunds Church
Clement Royds Street
The Northern Baroque Orchestra under the direction of Paul Witkiewicz plays a lovely selection of Baroque music on a Sunday afternoon.
Led by Dianne Knowles, the orchestra is joined by three oboe soloists and a bassoonist to play Fasch's overture suite in D minor and Telemann's concerto for 3 oboes in G minor.
The ever popular Arrival of the Queen Of Sheba is the first of Handel's pieces followed by his Concerto Grosso Op.6 no.1 in G major.
A lovely piece by John Stanley in D minor op.2 no.2 is played before the orchestra perform Elgar's fantastic Serenade for Strings.
After the music, pie and peas are for sale for a small fee and a chance to chat and meet the players and audience in this wonderful grade 1 listed church.
Do speak to the stewards for a tour of the church to see the magnificent carved ceilings and stained glass windows the famous stain glass windows.
The Northern Baroque would like to thank Rochdale Borough Council for their generous support.
Entry fee: Adults £9 and £7 Concessions
Contact: Martin Wadsworth
07780 117 831
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