Concerts Week in Review
This week has seen a lunchtime concert at the Bushey United Synagogue, a Lower School Concert and four Lunchtime Concerts at Purcell.
Well done and thank you for bringing such beautiful pieces to life for us: Shlomo, Alana, Shlomi, Suanoi, Hana, Francisca, Theadora, Fiona, Emma, Ivanna, Hannah, Seth, Ilya, Kutay, Samara, Lucas, Clara, Alex, Belinda, Skye, Ruth, Daria, Jiahao and Yuwei!
We look forward to The Purcell School Symphonic Orchestra Concert at the Cadogan Hall next Monday!
In addition to those highlighted events below, please visit our new online Concerts and Events Guide here.
Monday 6th February – Cadogan Hall
Venue: Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace, London SW1X 9DQ
Tickets: £20, £17.50, £15, £12.50 (Students & Under 18; £5 off) available from the venue’s website here
Pucell’s Symphony Orchestra will perform at Cadogan Hall under the baton of guest conductor Natalia Luis-Bass, with soloist Beste Gürkey on marimba. Beste is a recent alumna and joint-winner of the School’s Senior Concerto Competition, 2022. The programme highlights works by Gabriela Ortiz, Séjourné and Debussy, as well as Purcell’s own Simon Speare.
The Purcell School Symphony Orchestra
Marimba: Beste Gurkey
Conductor: Natalia Luis-Bassa
Gabriela Ortiz: Teenek
Séjourné: Marimba Concerto
Simon Speare: The Secret of Rain
Debussy: La Mer
Monday 6th March – The Purcell School Jazz Ensembles with special guest Derek Nash
Time: 8.00pm (doors open at 6.30pm)
Venue: Pizza Express, 10 Dean St, London W1D 3RW, UK
Tickets: £12 from venue’s box office here
Purcell’s Jazz players join forces with UK saxophone star Derek Nash for a concert of his jazz and funk influenced compositions.
Come and watch the stars of tomorrow, today!
Sunday 26th March 2023 – Double Reed ‘Accelerate’ Day
Time: 2.00 to 5.00pm
Venue: The Purcell School, Aldenham Road, Bushey, Herts WD23 2TS
Requirements: For double reed players of Grade 3 standard and above in Years 5-11
Cost: Free of charge
To take part in the Double Reed ‘Accelerate’ Day, please complete the registration form here. Further information will be sent to the registered email address before the event.