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Orpington Symphony Orchestra in Concert

Part of the Orpington Symphony Orchestra's 69th Season

Add to my Calendar 16-03-2019 19:30 16-03-2019 21:30 36 Orpington Symphony Orchestra in Concert   Orpington Symphony Orchestra has recently taken on a new conductor, Sean Morris, and are very excited for our first concert under his baton. Sean began his conducting studies with Phillip Scott (NYWE) while attending Wells Cathedral School as a Dfes specialist musician scholar. While at Wells, he benefited from an exceptional group of musical teachers and coaches gaining experiences in solo, chamber and orchestral playing, and finished school by partaking in masterclasses with Christopher Aide and Phillip, eventually leading the school's Training Symphony Orchestra for his conducting debut! Sean furthered his musical eduction by spending a year at the Royal Welsh School of Drama (ACoW Scholar) specialising on the trumpet, before moving to King's College London. Here he founded the Modern Music Society, the university's first student body addressing music from the 20th Century onwards.  Read more about Sean on our website  This concert will also feature soloist Nelson Sinclair-Strong performing Weber's Clarinet Concerto No.1. Nelson Sinclair-Strong is currently studying in his fourth year at the Royal Academy of Music (RAM) where he enjoys a varied schedule of solo, chamber and orchestral engagements. He has been Principal clarinet with the Royal Academy Opera in their performance of Don Giovanni, 2nd Clarinet and Eb clarinet with the Royal Academy Symphony Orchestra and performed with the Manson Ensemble alongside the London Sinfonietta performing Stockhausen's Trans.  Last summer he was invited as Principal Clarinet on the Britten - Pears music course as part of the Aldburgh festival and recently invited as Principal Clarinet with Hampstead Garden Opera in their recent Opera - 'The Secret Marriage'. He has performed at various venues including The Royal Festival Hall, Cadogan Hall, Convent Garden, Snape Maltings Concert Hall and Duke's Hall. Read more about Nelson on our website  All Saints Church, London DD/MM/YYYY

Details

All Saints Church
Bark Hart Road
Orpington

London
BR6 0QD
England


Programme

Felix MendelssohnA Midsummer Night's Dream, overture, Op.21
Carl Maria von WeberClarinet Concerto no.1 in F minor, Op.73
Wolfgang Amadeus MozartSymphony no.35 in D major 'Haffner', K.385

Performers

Nelson Sinclair-Strong – clarinet
Sean Morris – Conductor
Sarah Douch – Leader

Orpington Symphony Orchestra

Programme Note

 

Orpington Symphony Orchestra has recently taken on a new conductor, Sean Morris, and are very excited for our first concert under his baton.

Sean began his conducting studies with Phillip Scott (NYWE) while attending Wells Cathedral School as a Dfes specialist musician scholar. While at Wells, he benefited from an exceptional group of musical teachers and coaches gaining experiences in solo, chamber and orchestral playing, and finished school by partaking in masterclasses with Christopher Aide and Phillip, eventually leading the school's Training Symphony Orchestra for his conducting debut!

Sean furthered his musical eduction by spending a year at the Royal Welsh School of Drama (ACoW Scholar) specialising on the trumpet, before moving to King's College London. Here he founded the Modern Music Society, the university's first student body addressing music from the 20th Century onwards. 

Read more about Sean on our website 

This concert will also feature soloist Nelson Sinclair-Strong performing Weber's Clarinet Concerto No.1.

Nelson Sinclair-Strong is currently studying in his fourth year at the Royal Academy of Music (RAM) where he enjoys a varied schedule of solo, chamber and orchestral engagements. He has been Principal clarinet with the Royal Academy Opera in their performance of Don Giovanni, 2nd Clarinet and Eb clarinet with the Royal Academy Symphony Orchestra and performed with the Manson Ensemble alongside the London Sinfonietta performing Stockhausen's Trans. 

Last summer he was invited as Principal Clarinet on the Britten - Pears music course as part of the Aldburgh festival and recently invited as Principal Clarinet with Hampstead Garden Opera in their recent Opera - 'The Secret Marriage'. He has performed at various venues including The Royal Festival Hall, Cadogan Hall, Convent Garden, Snape Maltings Concert Hall and Duke's Hall.

Read more about Nelson on our website 

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