UPCOMING CONCERTS

 

Fit For A Queen

LGSW are putting on their finest tiaras and rolling out the red carpet for a whole concert themed around Kings and Queens.

The concert is taking place at 19.30pm on October 7th at St Sepulchre-Without-Newgate, Holborn Viaduct, EC1A 2DQ. Tickets cost £7.50 in advance and £10 on the door.

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PREVIOUS CONCERTS

 

Saturday April 22nd, 2017

19.30

St. Sepulchre-Without-Newgate, Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2DQ
The audience sailed away with London Gay Symphonic Winds on April 22nd with'Hello Sailor!': a concert of music all connected to the sea. The concert featured a bit of everything from Wagner's 'Flying Dutchman' to Disney's 'Little Mermaid'.
Saturday 10th December, 2016

15.00

St. Sepulchre-Without-Newgate, Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2DQ
This afternoon concert was packed full of fun medleys, festive classics and some new discoveries, all served with LGSW's usual flair..
Saturday 8th October, 2016

19.30pm

St. Sepulchre-Without-Newgate, Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2DQ
LGSW explored Wrath with ‘Mars, The Bringer of War’ from Holst’s Planet Suite, went green with Envy with ‘Selections from Wicked’ and even indulged in a bit of Lust with music from Prokofiev’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’. Together with that, we enjoyed music from musicals such as ’Chicago’ and ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’, enjoyed timeless classics from Debussy and Elgar and even took a trip to Middle Earth for music from ‘The Hobbits’.
adventures-thumbnail Saturday 9th April, 2016

3.00pm

St. Sepulchre-Without-Newgate, Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2DQ
Adventures in Music: A Concert for all ages – There are so many fantastic pieces out there with a family feel to them, that we wanted to put some of them into one concert! Includes timeless classics such as March of the Toys and Sabre Dance, with some Mary Poppins and Pixar magic added in. It'll be supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!
yuletidegay Sunday 6th December, 2015

5.00pm

St. Sepulchre-Without-Newgate, Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2DQ
Make The Yuletide Gay: 'Tis the season, so we're back for our annual Christmas Cracker. We'll be making the yuletide gay with the usual Christmas fayre, some great new pieces and a bit of Mariah Carey thrown in for good measure!
10fabyears Saturday 10th October, 2015

7:30pm

St. Sepulchre-Without-Newgate
Ten Fabulous Years: to celebrate the tenth year of the London Gay Symphonic Winds, our autumn concert celebrates our history by revisiting some of our favourite pieces from throughout the year. Throw in the usual pomp and circumstance, as well as a few surprises, and this concert promises to be a spectacle to mark the occasion in style!"
greenwich Sunday 16th August, 2015

3.00pm-5.30pm

Greenwich Park Bandstand
Greenwich Bandstand: Part of our regular Summer bandstand programme, we ended the season playing in the glorious Greenwich Park. A full set comprising a mix of some classical pieces, some movie and TV greats, with the occasional bit of Abba thrown in for good measure!
godutch Sunday 2nd August, 2015

4.00pm

Amstelkerk, Amsterdam
LGSW Go Dutch: a concert as part of the LGSW World Tour (OK, our annual 'band camp') in the heart of the magnificent Dutch city. A special event including some of our favourite light-hearted crowd-pleasers, with a repertoire to perfectly complement the end of Dutch Gay Pride Week 2015.
geek Saturday 18th April, 2015

7.30pm

St Sepulchre-Without-Newgate, Holborn
LGSW Presents: Geek! A concert to kick off our anniversary year, with a repertoire aimed at all geeks from sci-fi to gamer. Featuring the themes from Star Trek, Doctor Who and Game of Thrones, as well as video game music and Phillip Sparke's Year of the Dragon…and much more!
donwenow Saturday 13th December, 2014

3.00pm

St Sepulchre-Without-Newgate, Holborn
Christmas Concert: Don We Now Our Gay Apparel. Our 3rd annual Christmas concert, fusing the traditional and the not-so traditional. Including pieces such as Prokofiev's Troika and Anderson's Sleigh Ride alongside A Mariah Carey Christmas and Selections from Home Alone. Something for all the family!
nostrings Saturday 25th October, 2014

7.30pm

St Sepulchre-Without-Newgate, Holborn
No Strings Attached: Celebrating the Autumn season with some pieces usually associated with full symphony orchestras, but arranged for concert wind bands. Elgar, Bach, Grainger and Whitacre all made an appearance, with a special performance of 'Peter and the Wolf', specially narrated by drag legend Miss Jason!
chambersecrets Saturday 14th June, 2014

7.30pm

St Mary-at-Hill, Eastcheap, London EC3R
LGSW and the Chamber Concert of Secrets! The first ever LGSW Chamber Concert to kick off the 2014 Summer season, featuring the best small groups from within the band's ranks, plus a full band piece. Highlights include Irish Tune from the trombone ensemble, the Phillip Glass Quartet from the saxes, and Capriol Suite from a specially formed recorder ensemble.
britus Saturday 5th April, 2014

7.30pm

St Sepulchre-Without-Newgate, Holborn
Britain/America: featuring some of the best musical arrangements from both sides of the pond, including the Dam Busters, Four Scottish Dances, Music For A Festival, Crown Imperial March, Shenendoah, Suite of Old American Dances, Selections from Sweeney Todd, and Man of La Mancha.
Christmascracker Sunday 8th December, 2013

3.00pm

St Sepulchre-Without-Newgate, Holborn
Christmas Concert: Christmas Cracker. Our second annual Christmas concert themed around a carol sing-a-long, with some additional festive pieces thrown in for good measure. In Dulci Jubilo, The Snowman, Ding Dong Merrily On High, The Nightmare Before Christmas and Selections from The Nutcracker Suite all bringing festive cheer to Holborn.
Film and TV Saturday 26th October, 2013

7.30pm

St Sepulchre-Without-Newgate, Holborn
LGSW Presents Music from Film and TV: Playing tribute to some of the best arrangements of Film and TV tunes from past and present. Featuring selections from Harry Potter,Star Wars, Jurassic Park, Aladdin, Mary Poppins, the theme to Murder She Wrote, and many more!
springfayre Saturday April 6th, 2013

7.30pm

St Sepulchre-Without-Newgate, Holborn
Spring Fayre – A Musical Celebration of Springtime: kicking off 2013 with a musical celebration of all things 'Springtime'. Music from Sousa, Copland and Wagner leading the charge, with an evening of classics and popular favourites. All this accompanied with a Spring Fete, selling homemade cakes and biscuits alongside jams, jellies and chutneys from The Butch Institute (owned and run by Emma from our percussion section!)."
cracker-featured-image Saturday 8th December, 2012

St Sepulchre-Without-Newgate, Holborn
Christmas Concert: Christmas Cracker. Our first annual Christmas Concert, held in support of London-based charities The Food Chain and Opening Doors London. A programme of carols and festive favourites to bring festive cheer, with featured readings by special guests VG Lee, Clare Summerskill and Will Davis.
aroundtheworld Saturday October 13th, 2012

7.30pm

St George',s Church, Bloomsbury
Around the World in 80 Minutes: A truly international concert, focussing on some of the best wind band music from around the world. A global treat taking the audience to France (Ellerby's Paris Sketches), America (Gershwin!), Japan (Saint Saens's La Princess Jaune) and Africa (Barry's Out of Africa).
prom Saturday 24th March, 2012

St George's Church, Bloomsbury
Prom-Tastic! The Last Night of the Proms coming early, with LGSW celebrating the best of British. Featuring folk songs, The Beatles, a smattering of Freddie Mercury, rounding things off with the famous Fantasia on British Sea Songs and Rule Britannia, complete with flag-waving!
Show Tune Crazy Saturday 28th October, 2011

St George's Church, Bloomsbury
Show Tune Crazy! Picking up songs and medleys from a wide range of favourite musicals and operas, including selections fromSouth Pacific, Les Misérables, Phantom of the Opera, The Barber of Seville, Fiddler on the Roof andCandide.

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