The East Riding Concert Orchestra makes its first appearance in Pocklington to perform a Remembrance concert featuring music from the 1930’s and 1940’s, including the music of George Gershwin, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Glenn Miller & John Williams. Featuring vocal soloists: Abigail Moult, Elinor Kirby and Russ Fallon.
The East Riding Concert Orchestra, is a new professional orchestra formed by Richard Grantham in 2021 and based in Beverley. It aims to provide East Yorkshire with a professional concert orchestra performing a wide-ranging repertoire of entertaining orchestral music including popular classics , theatre music, song and dance classics, jazz, and film music.
The idea for the orchestra has been in the mind of the founder for many years after growing up with the sounds of the BBC Concert Orchestra in such staple events as BBC2’s ‘Friday Night is Music Night and the incredible performances of the Boston’Pops’ Orchestra under the baton of legendary film composer John Williams.
Come along to their concert and hear for yourself the sound of a modern concert orchestra switching effortlessly between different musical styles and thrilling its audiences with some of the greatest music ever written. Some our recent audiences said:
” What a fantastic orchestra”
” I was absolutely bowled over by the sound of ‘The Avengers'”
” Just wonderful”
” We will definitely be there next concert , and we’ll bring our friends, they’ll just love it”