Please note: This concert is in the past and has already taken place.


St Mary's Creative Space
St Mary's Hill


Gioachino RossiniItalian girl in Algiers: Overture (arr. Sheen)
William WaltonFacade Suite (arr. Mason)
August KlughardtWind Quintet, Op.79
Antonio VivaldiTrio in G minor, RV103
Anton ReichaWind Quintet, Op.88 no.2


Maxine Willis – flute
Gwenllian Davies – oboe
Richard Bayliss – French horn
Stuart Russell – bassoon

Aurora Wind Ensemble

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Programme Note

Our Christmas Concert this season is by the reknown Aurora Ensemble visiting Chester Celebrity Concerts for the first time. The instrumental wind quintet will be playing works by Rossini, Vivaldi, Walton and others.

Prizewinners at the European chamber music competition Musique d'Ensemble held at the Paris Conservatoire in 2001, the Aurora Ensemble has performed in many major venues and festivals including the Purcell Room and Wigmore Hall, Manchester's Bridgewater Hall, Cardiff's St. David's Hall and the Warwick, Thaxted, Ryedale and Petworth Festivals.

They have broadcast on ORS Television (Austria) and BBC Radio 3 for the Young Artists' Forum and were selected as one of the featured ensembles in Making Music's Concert Promoters' Network brochure for the 2005 - 2006 season.

Aurora Ensemble

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