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


St Wystan's Church
Willington Lane
DE65 6FH


Felix MendelssohnString Symphony no.1 in C major, MWV N 1
Edvard GriegHolberg Suite, Op.40
Eduard HolstSt Paul's Suite (for strings)
Gerald FinziRomance in E flat major, Op.11
Dmitry ShostakovichChamber Symphony


Clare Bhabra – violin / director

Helix Ensemble

Programme Note

The award-winning, East Midlands-based Helix Ensemble is visiting Repton, Derbyshire on Saturday 14th May with a 'Symphonic Strings'  concert directed from the violin by Clare Bhabra in St Wystan's Church at 7.30pm.   The programme includes many well-known tunes, with  Finzi's beautiful Romance,  a short Symphony by Mendelssohn, folk songs including Greensleeves in St Paul's Suite by Holst, and Grieg's Holberg Suite, a tribute to the musical  forms  of the 18th Century.   The final piece is the Shostakovich Chamber Symphony, a dynamic  arrangement  for String Orchestra  of his Eighth Quartet. 


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