The Emperor String Quartet [Music Festival 2015]

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Friday, 25th September at 7.30pm

[This event forms part of our Music Festival for 2015]

The Emperor String Quartet was formed in 1992 and continues to enjoy a varied and successful international career with their original membership intact. In 1995 they Were the first British winners of the Evian/Bordeaux competition, having won the Menuhin Prize in London the previous year. They have been BBC artists since 1993 and have made a number of highly acclaimed CD recordings

The Quartet's repertoire ranges from Haydn to contemporary composers such as James Macmillan and Harrison Birtwistle and they have premiered numerous works by talented composers of their generation. They have performed at all of the major UK Festivals and at a number abroad, from the Prague Spring to New York City's "Mostly Mozart" Festival. They have toured throughout Europe, Scandinavia and North America and have made concert tours for the British Council in Ecuador and Nigeria. The Wentworth programme will include Haydn quartet Haydn quartet Op 64.

Tickets cost £12 (or £10 for concessions) and are available from Wentworth Village shop, or by contacting Richard Taylor on 01709 527713.

Any unsold tickets will be  available on the door (subject to availability)

Series tickets that cover all events/concerts in this year's music festival cost £25, (£23 for concessions)

 

All Star Brass [Music Festival 2015]

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Thursday 24th September at 7.30 pm

[This event forms part of our Music Festival for 2015]

The ensemble was formed in 2012 to perform a ‘one-off’ performance for a charity event, but the members enjoyed it so much that they decided to continue the relationship and undertake more engagements.

The ensemble is led by John Hopkinson, a well-known musical director and trumpet/cornet player and comprises other highly respected players from some of the leading brass bands in the area including Grimethorpe, Brighouse and Rastrick, Yorkshire Imperial, Strata and Worsbrough Brass.

They have a wide repertoire encompassing many styles of music, often featuring solos from talented individuals.

The ensemble has appeared on two previous occasions at Wentworth Church, both of which were hugely successful. We are privileged to be able to welcome them.

Tickets cost £7 (or £6 for concessions) and are available from Wentworth Village shop, or by contacting Richard Taylor on 01709 527713.

Any unsold tickets will be  available on the door (subject to availability

Series tickets that cover all events/concerts in this year's music festival cost £25, (£23 for concessions)

 

Thurnscoe Harmonic Male Voice Choir [Music Festival 2015]

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Wednesday 23rd September at 7.00 pm

[This event forms part of our Music Festival for 2015]

The choir started in 1924 and is celebrating its 90th Anniversary. It remains one of the premier male voice choirs in the country. Over the last ten years their reputation has gone from strength to strength: over the years the choir has won over 100 awards in major competitions, including a second place in the International Eisteddford. At this year’s annual Wentworth Festival, a festival that the choir has been very privileged to be invited to and attend since its inception, the choir continues its full year of celebrations to mark this very special occasion. The members are very enthusiastic about making this year one to remember.

Thanks to Tony Jermy the musical director and Irene Hill the accompanist, the choir continues to renew and revitalise its repertoire, from Songs from the Shows to new pop chart songs, while ensuring that the “Thurnscoe Sound” remains as compelling as it ever did.

Tickets cost £7 (or £6 for concessions) and are available from Wentworth Village shop, or by contacting Richard Taylor on 01709 527713.

Any unsold tickets will be  available on the door (subject to availability

Series tickets that cover all events/concerts in this year's music festival cost £25, (£23 for concessions)

 

Garden Party 2015

BuntingSaturday June 20th  2015, starting  shortly after 2.00 pm

 

There will be plenty of exciting stalls, bric-a-brac, cakes, games and novelty events, Come rain or shine!

 

Please tell all your friends! - This is a chance to make a generous contribution towards the running of our beautiful church.

Music for a Summer Evening - 2015

Saturday 11th July 2015 at 7.30pm.

The Tom Downing Collier Memorial Concert: An evening of songs and piano music with Kate Hyland-Collier and Richard Taylor.

We do hope you can join us in this fundraising event for Church funds and Leukaemia Research.

For further details or to book, please use the attached booking form.

 

Margaret Duckworth Singers - 2015

notesThursday 25th June 2015 at 7.30pm

The choir was founded forty years ago as a mixed group whose aim was to raise money for charity and it goes from strength to strength.  Over the years they became a ladies choir and are now again a mixed choir.  They now take the name of their musical director who is well known as a tutor to many professional singers, including those with Opera North and English National Opera. 

 

Margaret Duckworth is a professional soloist of international reputation in her own right, having sung with the Berlin Philharmonic and having won the Kathleen Ferrier award at the S’Hertogenbosch International Competition in Holland.

 

Come to hear the Margaret Duckworth Singers in the splendid surroundings of the Neo-Gothic Church in Wentworth. All tickets include light refreshments.Please see the attached booking form for further details.

 

Thurnscoe Harmonic Male Voice Choir

Thurnscoe HMVC LogoSaturday 13th June 2015 at 7.30pm.

 

The Thurnscoe Harmonic Male Voice Choir is well known to Wentworth. It was formed in 1924 and is now recognised as one of the premier male voice choirs in the country. Over the last few years their reputation has gone from strength to strength, winning over 100 awards in major competitions.

 

The Barnburgh Village Singers are a four part ladies choir, founded in the summer of 2002 by its conductor, Julia Bullars. The choir now has 36 members and sings a wide range of repertoire to a consistently high standard. Come to hear the choirs make music with a Spring flavour in the splendid surroundings of the Neo-Gothic Church in Wentworth. Refreshments will be served during the interval.

 

Art Exhibition 2015

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Wentworth Church Art Exhibition 2015

Sunday 24th May 2015, 1pm to 5pm &
Monday 25th May 2015, 10am to 4pm

We will have over 500 local talented artists’ original works for sale in church as well as Live Music and Entertainment  with refreshments being served in the school.

This year, there will no events in the Village Hall. (formerly The Mechanics Institute)


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