Alderley Edge Symphony Orchestra
The Alderley Edge Big Workshop: 9th February 2019
Director: RICHARD HOWARTH
The annual Alderley Edge Big Workshop, typically with up to 70 players, has established itself as THE event not to miss!  The venue is the magnificent Festival Hall in Alderley Edge, pictured above. The event takes place from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm, with registration from 9.30 am, and the conductor is the orchestra’s popular president and chief conductor RICHARD HOWARTH.

The next Workshop will be on 9th February 2019 when the works to be studied and played will be:
SMETANA
Ma Vlast
From Bohemia’s Woods and Fields; Vltava
ELGAR
Concert overture: In the South (Alassio)
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RICHARD HOWARTH
Richard has had a distinguished career as a violinist, leading and directing orchestras for over twenty years. He brings to conducting a wealth of experience and dynamism to inspire both musicians and audiences.

Richard is as comfortable working with elite orchestras as he is training and educating amateur and youth groups. He has conducted Manchester Camerata, the Ulster Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, the London, Scottish and Manchester Concert Orchestras and, from the violin, has directed Manchester Camerata and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.

Richard trained as a violinist at the Royal College of Music in London, He worked with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra and as Leader of the Ulster Orchestra before becoming Leader of Manchester Camerata. He has been guest leader of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, the BBC Scottish and Welsh Symphony Orchestras, the BBC Philharmonic, the Halle, Orchestra of St John's Smith Square, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, East of England Orchestra and Bournemouth Sinfonietta.
Registration
The registration fee is just £20; this includes sandwich lunch and cakes plus refreshments drinks at mid-morning, lunchtime and mid-afternoon.

Register your interest now
Please complete the form below, telling us what instrument you play (if violin, first or second). We will then let you know if we have a vacancy and send you a link to make your payment and complete the registration process.
Past Workshops
2006
ELGAR
Symphony No 1
2007
SHOSTAKOVICCH
Symphony No 5
2009
MAHLER
Symphony No 1
2010
BERLIOZ
Harold in Italy (viola: Mary Anderson)
2011
(No Workshop)
 
2012
MAHLER
Symphony No 4
2013
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
London Symphony
2014
HOLST
Suite: The Planets
2015
MAHLER
Symphony No 5
2016
RACHMANINOV
Symphony No 2
2017
MUSSORGSKY
Pictures from an Exhibition
2018
TCHAIKOVSKY
BAX
Capriccio Italien
Tintagel
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