A Cluster of Concertos in Sidney

Sidney Classical Orchestra plays St. Elizabeth’s next week

Alberta Brown

SIDNEY — Next Friday, Sidney Classical Orchestra presents their Cluster of Concertos show at St. Elizabeth’s Church.

The show, led by artistic director and  conductor Stephen Brown, will feature Alberta Brown on the flute performing C. P. E. Bach’s Concerto for Flute in A Major, Misako Sotozaki playing Vivaldi’s Violin Concerto in C minor, Il Sospetto, and Russell Bajer on the oboe performing Handel’s Oboe Concerto in G minor.

The evening will wrap up with J. S. Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 which uses the three soloists plus trumpet soloist David Michaux.

Also rounding out the program will be two  works for string orchestra: Purcell’s Chacony and Sibelius’ Andante festivo.

Sidney Classical Orchestra is now in its 21st season and was formed by Brown in 1991.

A Cluster of Concertos happens Friday, Jan. 31 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church in Sidney (10030 Third Street).

Tickets ($20 for adults, $10 for students and ages 19 and under are free at the door) are available at Tanners Books, Russell Nursery and City Scribe.

Visit sidneyclassicalorchestra.ca for more information.

— News staff



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