Autumn Concert – Saturday 9th October 2021

Elstree Mozart Players lead by Lucy Cumming, conducted by Derek Holland will be performing a concert in Allum Manor & Hall in Borehamwood on Saturday 9th October 2021

This Concert features ‘Rossini’s William Tell Overture’ and includes a ‘world premiere’ of a ‘Tuba Concerto’ by Phillip White.

The concert also includes a performance of Elgar’s ‘Cello Concerto’, plus a performance of Sibelius’s Finlandia, introducing members of Borehamwood Brass.

Soloist for the evening is Roland Marshall.

The concert is envisaged to raise money for the ‘Rotary local charities in Elstree & Borehamwood’.

The orchestra consisting of 70 local musicians, being is aimed to enthuse the cross section of the local community crossing age barriers, gender race and religion, to celebrate music as a performing art.

This will be the first performance of the orchestra since February 2020, because of all the COVID-19 restrictions we have been living through.

The concert, which has been organised in conjunction with the Trustees and staff of Allum Hall and manor, being grateful for their support with this concert.

Tickets cost £15.00 (concessions £12.00) which will be available in advance by contacting either

Pat Strack on 020 8386 3151 or Andrew Grady on 07802 736628

Email elstreemozartplayers@outlook.com

Cancellation of the Classical Extravaganza Concert on Saturday 23rd January 2021 due to UK COVID-19 Lockdown

Due to the changes in COVID-19 lockdown for everyone in the UK. We have had to cancel the planned concert for Saturday 23rd January 2021, with full refunds being given to all those who had paid and purchased tickets.

The management of the orchestra are keeping everything under review and look forward to be able to resume our popular concerts when the restrictions are lifted.

Please take care and keep safe.

Christmas Extravaganza Concert

Due to the changes in COVID-19 Tier levels the for Hertsmere area. Elstree and Borehamwood Town Council have had to cancelled the planned concert for Saturday 19th December 2020.

The management of the orchestra wish you all a safe and peaceful Christmas.

Elstree & Borehamwood Town Council’s Christmas Extravaganza Concert

Elstree and Borehamwood Town Council has engaged the orchestra to provide a Christmas concert on Saturday 19th December 2020.

COVID measurers will be in place for this concert meaning every person attending will be tested on arrival, with a register of those attending, to comply with secure venue checks.

This Christmas Classical Extravaganza Concert will take place at Allum House & Hall commencing at 7.30pm, see above poster.

The programme which is oven ready, world beating, gold standard as well as COVID secure is being presented to allow residents of the town to bring some Christmas cheer this year.

Due to regulations in place tickets would be available IN ADVANCE ONLY with contact information taken in line current legislation. Numbers will be limited, to the maximum capacity for the venue under current restrictions.

Tickets are available from the town council web portal:

https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/whats-on/borehamwood/allum-hall-manor-house/elstree-mozart-players-christmas-classical-extravaganza-2020/2020-12-19/19:30/t-pdvyqg

They are also available from the orchestra by contacting Kate Walsh by E-mail on Kateflute@btinternet.com  or phone 0788 9716181

Ticket Price is £5.00

NO TRANSACTIONS WILL BE TAKEN ON THE NIGHT OF THE PERFORMANCE

THIS CONCERT WILL TAKE PLACE GIVEN THE CURRENT GUIDLINES. IF THERE ARE FURTHER GOVERNMENT RESTRICTIONS THEN THIS CONCERT WILL BE CANCELLED WITH FULL REFUNDS

As I am sure you can understand anyone who has a temperature of over 37.5C will be refused entry. There will be strict guidance on how to enter and leave the building. A one-way will be in operation with an in and out route of the premises. Signage will be provide giving guidance on the routes they audience should follow, with hand sanitizers located throughout the hall, and a track and trace system in place for all to complete on arrival.

Postponement and Rearrangement of concert planned for 14th November

The Elstree Mozart Players, in conjunction with the Rotary Club of the Studios of Elstree and Borehamwood, have rescheduled their Extravaganza concert following talks with Allum Hall & Manor House originally planned for Saturday 14th November 2020.

Due to the announcement of COVID-19 lockdown for the whole of November, this concert has been rescheduled for 23rd January 2020.

The same measurers remain in place for this concert as for the planned date in November whereby every person attending will be tested on arrival, with a register of those attending, to comply with COVID-19 secure venue checks. Anyone testing over 37.5°C will be refused entry.

Elstree Mozart Players lead by Lucy Cumming, conducted by Derek Holland plan to perform a concert of :

  • Tancredi Overture – Rossini
  • Double Bass Concerto 2 – Bottesini
  • Concerto for two trumpets – Vivaldi
  • Chanson de Matin; Chanson de Nuit – Elgar
  • Flute and harp concerto – Mozart
  • The Watermill – Binge
  • Trumpet Concerto – Haydn

The cost for tickets would be £15 with concessions of £12.

Due to regulations in place tickets would be available IN ADVANCE ONLY by contacting either Pat Strack on 020 8386 3151 or Andrew Grady on 07802 736628 or E-mail: elstreemozartplayers@outlook.com

NO TRANSACTIONS WILL BE TAKEN ON THE NIGHT OF THE PERFORMANCE

Autumn Concert 2020

Classical Extravaganza Concert 2020

The Elstree Mozart Players, in conjunction with the Rotary Club of the Studios of Elstree and Borehamwood, have been in talks with Alum Hall & Manor House about the potential for holding a ‘socially distance’ concert on Saturday 14th November 2020.

As you can understand given the difficult times, we are all facing it has been exceedingly difficult to plan anything.

Given the recent speech by the Prime Minister on Tuesday the 22nd September, and advice received from the Department of Culture Media and Sport, which was clarified that given the current rules we are still allowed to hold a small concerts in a COVID-19 secure venues.

The orchestra, therefore, is continuing to plan for the concert on Saturday 14th November Elstree Mozart Players a concert lead by Lucy Cumming, conducted by Derek Holland to include a programme of music by Rossini, Bottesini, Vivaldi, Elgar, Mozart, Binge, Haydn

This Classical Extravaganza Concert will take place at Alum House & Hall commencing at 7.30pm, see enclosed poster.

Due to regulations in place tickets would be available IN ADVANCE ONLY with contact information taken in line current legislation.

Numbers will be limited to 65, as this is the maximum capacity for the venue under current restrictions.

 Tickets are available from either Pat Strack on 020 8386 3151 or Andrew Grady on 07802 736628 or by E-mail: elstreemozartplayers@outlook.com Ticket Price £15.00 and £12.00 Concessions

NO TRANSACTIONS WILL BE TAKEN ON THE NIGHT OF THE PERFORMANCE

THIS CONCERT WILL TAKE PLACE GIVEN THE CURRENT GUIDLINES. IF THERE ARE FURTHER GOVERNMENT RESTRICTIONS THEN THIS CONCERT WILL BE CANCELLED WITH FULL REFUNDS

As I am sure you can understand anyone who has a temperature of over 37.5C will be refused entry. There will be strict guidance on how to enter and leave the building. A one-way will be in operation with an in and out route of the premises. Signage will be provide giving customers guidance on the routes they should follow, with hand sanitizers located throughout the hall

We look forward to seeing you at this concert.

Suspension of Concert Season

Given the extent of the Corona-virus (COVID-19) outbreak across the world, and the government ceasing all gatherings and closure of theatre’s and bars all of the events in June have been postponed to be rescheduling at a later date

Report of Scratch Choral Concert – 29th February 2020

Elstree Mozart Players lead by Lucy Cumming, conducted by Derek Holland performed a wonderfully concert at All Saints Church in Borehamwood on Saturday 29th February 2020.

This Concert featured ‘Vivaldi’s Gloria’ plus ‘Zadok the Priest’. The programme also includes Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto and Tchaikovsky’s Rocco Variations.

Soloists for the evening were internationally renowned soprano Janice Watson and Barbara Shapiro.

The concert also featured

Alisa Franklin on Cello performing Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations plus

Stephen Randall performing Clarinet Mozart Clarinet Concerto.

The audience, in excess of 85 packed in to the church for a wonderful evening of live music raising funds for the ‘Dementia Club of Elstree & Borehamwood’.

The orchestra consisting of 42 local musicians and a choir of around 50 drawn from across Hertsmere.

The concert, which has been organised in conjunction with Rev. Tim Warr, Vicar of All Saints Church who welcomed everyone to the church at the beginning of the evening.

Cllr Victor Eni, deputising for the town mayor, presented two bouquets of flowes to Janice Watson and Barbara Shapiro at the conclusion of the evening.

Scratch Choral Concert 2020

The first concert in our 2020 season is on Saturday 29th February 2020 and is a ‘Scratch Choral Concert’.

Any singers wishing to be involved in this concert then please make contact with Derek Holland by Email on derek.holland3@btinternet.com or telephone 07747 832572

The concert features performances of:

  • Vivaldi’s ‘Gloria’
  • Handel’s Zadok the Priest
  • Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto and
  • Tchaikovsky’s Rocco Variations

Soloists for the evening: Janice Watson and Barbara Shapiro

Concert Venue:

All Saints Church, Shenley Road, Borehamwood at 7.30pm

Ticket Price £12.00 with concessions at £10.00

We look forward to seeing you there

For more information about the concert or how to book the orchestra, then please contact either Pat Strack on 020 8386 3151 or Andrew Grady on 07802 736628 Or E-mail: elstreemozartplayers@outlook.com