2016-2017 Season

This Season (Sussex Alive)

MAS will continue to feature its popular mix of
Sussex composers and traditional repertoire. Each
concert will contain music by one or more living
Sussex Composer.

We are again very grateful for support from the
Robin Milford Trust.

Robin Milford Trust  Robert Milford

Pre-Concert Talks

Peter Copley will give these popular talks at most
concerts (not Hamsey or 23 April).
Talks begin at 7.10 p.m. and finish in time for a short break before
the concert starts.

Saturday 24 September 2016 7.45 p.m.

All Saints Centre, Friars Walk, Lewes
Directed by Andrew Sherwood
Bach Concerto for Oboe and Violin in C minor
 Soloists Shereen Godber, violin and Clare Worth oboe
Peter Warlock Capriol
Mozart Divertimento in D Major, K136
Martyn Harry From Seasons Four and Five (first performance)

Mendelssohn String Symphony no. 7 in D minor

Saturday 19 November 2016 7.45 p.m.

All Saints Centre, Friars Walk, Lewes
Directed by Andrew Sherwood
Vivaldi Bassoon concerto in A minor Soloist Ian Glen
Ian Morgan-Williams Some Easy Music (first performance)

Barry Mills Nocturnal Landscapes - 

Bright Morning Star for Violin and Strings (first performance)
Soloist Christopher Phipps

Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings

Saturday 14 January 2017 7.45 p.m.

All Saints Centre, Friars Walk, Lewes
Directed by Andrew Sherwood
Handel Concerto Grosso in D Major, Op.6 No.5
Doina Rotaru Flute Concerto No.1 Soloist Anne Hodgson

MAS commission financed by the Ambache trust
Amoret Abis Vibraphone concerto Soloist– Adam Bushell
Second Performance

Frank Bridge Suite for Strings

Saturday 4 March 2017 7.45 p.m.

St Michael's Church, Lewes High Street
Directed by Andrew Sherwood
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No.3
Peter Copley Tango
Robin Milford Concertino for piano and strings in E Major, Op.106
and Fishing by Moonlight for piano and strings

Soloist Margaret Fingerhut

Bartók Divertimento for String Orchestra

Sunday 23 April 2017 4.30 p.m.

St Michael's Church, Lewes High Street
Tea Concert
Selected young winners of the
Brighton 2017 Springboard Festival
Details will be posted on a separate page later once winners are selected

 

 

Hamsey Church
Hamsey Festival
Sunday 11 June 2017 6.00 p.m.

Sussex Flutes play a programme of music by Sussex composers
Details to be announced later

Hamsey Church
Hamsey Festival
Sunday 18 June 2017 6.00 p.m.

A Quartet from MAS
Violin - Andrew Sherwood, Stuart Deeks
Viola - Ellie Blackshaw
Cello - Peter Copley


Haydn String Quartet Op.20 No.6 in A Major

Peter Copley  Double Duo

Bartók String Quartet No. 1 Op.7

Saturday 8 July 2017 7.45 p.m.

All Saints Centre, Friars Walk, Lewes
Beethoven Romance in G Major, Op. 40 Soloist Chris Phipps
John Hawkins Another Orpheus - World Premiere
Grieg Two Elegeic Melodies, Op.34
Haydn Symphony No.43 in E flat Major, 'Mercury'