Updated 13 May 2018
Our 2017/18 season
The final concert in our 2017/18 season is at 7.30pm on 9 June 2018 at All Saints’ Church, Marlow, and forms part of the centenary commemoration of the ending of the First World War.
PARADISE LOST – PARADISE REGAINED
Words and Music Marking the Centenary of the End of the Great War
It will feature Vaughan Williams’ The Lark Ascending, with soloist Thomas Aldren and will also include:
Vaughan Williams: Symphony Nr 3 (Pastoral)
Butterworth: The Banks of Green Willow
Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
Elgar: Sospiri and Elegy
Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin
Gurney: By a Bierside, In Flanders
We shall be exploring the concept of ‘The Pastoral in Wartime’, through music from the early 20th century in the context of letters, diaries and poetry compiled and read by Andrew Green, who did the same for our highly successful celebration of Frederick Kelly in the same venue in November 2016.
BECOME A FRIEND OF THE CAMERATA?
We would like to develop closer links with audience members and those who support us in other ways, and so we have decided to introduce a ‘Friends of the Camerata’ scheme. Becoming a friend does not necessarily involve paying any money, although of course donations and financial sponsorships are always welcome and will be appropriately acknowledged! Friendship can come in other forms too, especially by helping the orchestra in practical ways, including publicity and general organisation. So if you might be interested in assisting us in any way at all, do please contact us for further details.
Other ways of helping the Chiltern Camerata
The orchestra has entered into a partnership with easyfunding.org.uk This charity offers an on-line shopping facility through which Chiltern Camerata supporters can nominate the orchestra as a preferred good cause. Then, when you shop the easyfundraising way through one of their 3,135 shops and sites, they award the orchestra a commission for your purchase. It doesn’t cost you a penny extra!
The facility is now live at https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/chilterncamerata/
or please contact us if you would like to have more information about our partnership with easyfunding.org.uk
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About the Chiltern Camerata
The Chiltern Camerata is a non-profit amateur string orchestra. We stage three concerts per year which provide an opportunity for soloists and singers to perform with an orchestra. New members are invited to join us. Although very many of our players are music professionals, members receive no fee – indeed we all pay a subscription for the pleasure of playing!
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