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A Night at the Rodeo: Welcome Week Concert

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A Night at the Rodeo: Welcome Week Concert

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  • Date 28 Sep 2019
  • Time 8.00pm - 10.00pm
  • Category Music and performance

Concert Series 2019-20

Join conductor Rebecca Miller and the Welcome Week Orchestra and Chorus for our opening musical extravaganza at Royal Holloway with a smorgasbord of orchestral and choral music of a transatlantic flavour. With Aaron Copland’s toe-tapping ballet Rodeo, music by Joseph Haydn and Margaret Brouwer, plus Bernstein’s ’Glitter and Be Gay’ from Candide featuring a 2019 Royal Holloway Concerto Competition Winner Emily Chapman, this is sure to kick-start our season in style, whilst all performed by our fresh, new students.

Programme

Margaret Brouwer (b. 1940): Pulse 
Joseph Haydn (1732-1809): Te Deum
Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990): ‘Glitter and Be Gay’ from Candide
Aaron Copland (1900-1990): Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo

Get Involved

All first-year music students are required to perform in this showcase, however the Welcome Week Orchestra and Chorus expects all College music students to play or sing and put together a concert in just ONE WEEK! If you’re a keen instrumentalist, contact kate.hodgkinson.2017@live.rhul.ac.uk for further details and to show your interest. Alternatively, if you love a good sing-song, turn up to the first Chorus rehearsal on 24th September at 10.30am in Founder’s Chapel. For more information, contact choraladmin@royalholloway.ac.uk.

Rehearsals start Tuesday 24th September. For more information, check out the Welcome Week webpage to find out more.

 

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Further information

There will be a 20-minute interval during this event. Refreshments will be available to purchase in the Windsor Building Foyer.

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