Octagon Concert Series

Programme of concerts

After expenses, all proceeds from the concerts will be given to charity.

Ticket information

Sunday 1 July 2018 at 3pm

‘Wind in the Willows’

A warm welcome return concert from the clarinet ensemble.

Deborah Wilson — B flat Clarinet
Nikki Thomas — B flat Clarinet and E flat Clarinet
Chris Deacon — Bass Clarinet
Cas Wright — B flat Clarinet
Holly Anderson — B flat Clarinet

With guest musicians: Anne Duarte — Piano; John Deacon — Violin, Viola and Percussion

Music by Boyce, Strauss, Elgar, Debussy, Albeniz, Piazzolla, Cole Porter and much more!

In aid of the Welcome Rucksack Project in Norwich

Sunday 29 July 2018 at 7.30pm

A Concert Performance of
‘The Mikado’ by Gilbert & Sullivan

Any singer fancy a good sing? Why not join in?
This is a ‘Come and Sing’ with a difference, there are three rehearsals beforehand!!

with Anthony King as ‘The Mikado’
Patrick Monk as ‘Nanki-Poo’; Alan Weyman as ‘Ko-Ko’
Mark Horner as ‘Pooh-Bah’; Richard Mitchell as ‘Pish-Tush’
Katharine Horton as ‘Yum-Yum’
Beverley McInnes as ‘Pitti-Sing’; Torry Glinwell as ‘Peep-Bo’
Pamela Warren as ‘Katisha’

Narrated by Moira Weller; Accompanied by Judy Tovey — Piano
Conducted by Mary Rae

Interested? Then contact Mary Rae: oucconcertseries@gmail.com

In aid of the Octagon and Martineau Hall and New Facilities Appeal
(The Martineau Hall is a Registered Charity no 232608)

Wednesday 19 September 2018 at 1pm

Piano Duets

Lunchtime concert

played by Elizabeth Stacey and Helen Pye

Petite Suite by Debussy
Fantasie in F minor Op 103 by Schubert

In aid of Nelson’s Journey (Reg charity No 1065775)

Sunday 7 October 2018 at 4pm


Programme to be announced

In aid of Mind (Reg charity no 219830)

Sunday 4 November 2018 at 3pm

The Octagon Singers

with Judy Tovey — Piano

Programme to be announced

Proceeds to The Rotary Club of Norwich’s chosen charity

Sunday 2 December 2018 at 3pm

From Advent to Epiphany

Choir and audience carols, seasonal readings, piano and organ solos

The Octagon Singers

Judy Tovey — Piano
Tim Patient — Organ

Conducted by Mary Rae

Good Friday 19 April 2019 at 7.30pm

The Octagon Singers

with an
Invited Orchestra

Tim Patient — Organ

Katharine Horton — Soprano
Mark Horner — Bass baritone

Conducted by Mary Rae

Cantique de Jean Racine by Fauré
A Little Jazz Mass by Bob Chilcott
Requiem in D minor by Fauré