Past Events

 Saturday 22nd April 2017, 7:30pm - Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden

Vaughan Williams - Norfolk Rhapsody No.1

Elgar – Sospiri

Moeran - Lonely Waters

Delius - Walk to the Paradise Garden

Elgar - "Enigma" Variations

Sunday 26th February 2017, 3:00pm - Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden

Wagner - Entry of the Gods into Valhalla

Chopin - Piano Concerto No.1 - soloist Sam Haywood

Sibelius - Symphony No.1

Sunday 27th November 2016, 3:00pm - Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden

Joanna Ive - Evolutionary Notes - narrator Frank Burnet 

Holst - The Planets

Sunday September 25, 2016, 3pm - Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden

Words in Walden Festival, Children's concert - 'Once Upon a Tune', narrated by James Mayhew

Saturday June 18, 2016, 7:30pm - Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden

Saint-Saens – Bacchanale
Beethoven – Triple Concerto - Alex Redington, John Myerscough, Siu-Chui Li
Martinu – Symphony No.3

Saturday April 23, 2016, 7:30pm - Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden

Beethoven - Coriolan Overture
Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto - Soloist Yume Fujise
Beethoven - Symphony No.3 "Eroica"

Sunday February 7, 2016, 3pm - Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden

A selection of film music such as: Apollo 13, Raiders of the Lost Ark, James Bond, Shawshank Redemption, Da Vinci Code, Predator, etc.

Sunday November 29, 2015, 3pm - Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden

Borodin - Polovtsian Dances
Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No.2. - Soloist Sam Haywood
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.6

Sunday October 18, 2015, 3pm - Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden

Words in Walden Festival - Children's concert, narrated by James Mayhew

Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition

Sunday June 27, 2015 at 7.30pm - Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden

Dvorak - Carnival Overture
Greig - Piano Concerto - Soloist Jill Morton

Saturday May 2, 2015, 7:30pm - Mayor's Charity Gala Concert, in aid of St. John Ambulance - Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden

Well-loved pieces from Die Fledermaus, Rusalka, Rigoletto, Madame Butterfly, Don Giovanni and Carmen, as well as music theatre and jazz favourites.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 7:30pm - Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden 

Elgar - Violin concerto - soloist Alex Redington
Dvorak - Symphony No. 8

Sunday February 8, 2015 at 3:00pm - Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden

Film Music, including selection from:

E.T., Pirates of the Caribbean, Dr Zhivago, Gone with the Wind, Harry Potter, Skyfall, Gladiator, James Bond, The Mission, El Cid, Exodus.

Saturday November 22, 2014 at 7.30pm - Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden

Brahms - Academic Festival Overture
Panufnik - Sinfonia Sacra
Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5

Saturday October 19, 2014 at 3pm - Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden

-  Saffron Literary Festival 'Words in Walden' family concert with local artist and narrator James Mayhew.

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See the short video clip by HNE Media on YouTube, and James' review of the concert here.

Saturday June 7, 2014 at 7.30pm - Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden

Wagner – ‘Flying Dutchman’ Overture
Dvořak -
 Cello Concerto - soloist  John Myerscough
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.5

Saturday April 5, 2014 at 7.30pm - Rhodes Arts Complex, Bishop's Stortford

Tchaikovsky - Francesca da Rimini
Tchaikovsky - Capriccio Italienne
Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 4 “Italian”
Verdi - Sicilian Vespers

Saturday February 8, 2014 at 7.30pm - Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden

Stravinsky  - Symphony in C
Liszt  - Piano Concerto No.1 - soloist George Harliono
Brahms - Symphony No.2

 Saffron Hall Open Day, Sunday December 1, 2013 at 12pm and 4.30pm

Celebrating the opening of Saffron Hall, with Saffron Walden Choral Society and Granta Chorale

Mozart - Overture, "The Magic Flute"
Handel - Zadok the Priest
Mozart - Dies Irae from the Requiem
Faure - 
Pavane (Faure) Rutter - 
New Year Carol
Parry - Jerusalem

Sunday October 20, 2013  - 'Spooky Tunes', Friends School, Saffron Walden

Illustrator / Narrator - James Mayhew

Danse Macabre (Saint-Saëns)
Swan of Tuonela (Sibelius)
Baba Yaga (Liadov)
Night on a Bare Mountain (Mussorgsky)
Sorcerer's Apprentice (Dukas)

Saturday June 8, 2013 - Town Hall, Saffron Walden

Violin: Alex Redington

Overture "Force of Destiny" (Verdi)
Violin Concerto (Britten)
Symphony No.6 (Dvořák)

Saturday April 27, 2013 - Town Hall, Saffron Walden

Cello: Kristiana Ignatjeva

'Tragic' Overture (Brahms)
Cello Concerto (Elgar)
Symphony No.9 (Shostakovich)

Saturday February 9, 2013 - Town Hall, Saffron Walden

Horn - Kate King

Symphony no.8 (Unfinished) (Schubert)
Horn Concerto No.4 (Mozart)
Symphony No.5 (Vaughan Williams)

Sunday October 14, 2012 - Friends School, Saffron Walden

Illustrator / Narrator - James Mayhew

Carnival of the Animals (excerpts) (Saint-Saëns)
Carnival of the Animals (excerpts) (Arnold)
Overture to The Thieving Magpie (Rossini)
The Wand of Youth (excerpts) (Elgar)
Overture to Die Fledermaus (Strauss)

Saturday June 30, 2012 - Town Hall, Saffron Walden

Piano: Stephen Smithers

Overture "Ruy Blas" (Mendelssohn)
Piano Concerto No.2 (Shostakovich)
Symphony No.1 (Brahms)

Saturday April 28, 2012 - St. Mary's Church, Saffron Walden

Organ: Bryn Jones

Overture "Der Freischütz" (Weber)
Organ Concerto (Poulenc)
Symphony No.3 (Bruckner)

 Saturday February 4, 2012 - St. Mary's Church, Saffron Walden

Baritone: James Priest

Sinfonietta (Rudland)
Songs from "A Shropshire Lad" (Butterworth)
Egdon Heath (Holst)
A London Symphony (Vaughan Williams)

Sunday October 16, 2011 - Friends School, Saffron Walden

Illustrator / Narrator: James Mayhew

Programme including:

Peter and the Wolf (Prokofiev)
Excerpts from Swan Lake (Tchaikovsky)
Rebecca (Patterson)
Jeux d'Enfants (Bizet)

Saturday June 26, 2010 - Town Hall, Saffron Walden

Clarinet: Sarah Whitworth

Overture "The Bartered Bride" (Smetana)
Clarinet Concerto (Mozart)
Symphony No.7 (Dvorak)

Saturday March 27, 2010 - Town Hall, Saffron Walden

Overture "The Barber of Seville" (Rossini)
Violin Concerto No.1 (Bruch) - soloist Leonid Plashinov-Johnson
Symphony No.4 (Brahms)

Saturday December 12, 2009 - Friends' School, Saffron Walden

Overture "Hansel and Gretel" (Humperdinck)
Siegfried Idyll (Wagner)
Sleeping Beauty (Tchaikovsky)
The Skaters' Waltz (Waldteufel)
A Christmas Carol Symphony (Hely-Hutchinson)

Saturday October 3, 2009 - St. Mary's Church, Saffron Walden

Mezzo Soprano: Yvonne Howard

Les Preludes (Liszt)
Sea Pictures (Elgar)
Symphony No.6 (Tchaikovsky)