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The Guards’ Chapel

The Guards’ Chapel

Recital and Concerts

 

16 May (Wednesday)

7pm Household Division Concert Series

British Army Brass Band

Free Admission

 

22 May (Tuesday)

7pm Guards Chapel Concert

Countess of Wessex String Orchestra

Free Admission

 

29 May (Tuesday)

1.10pm Guards Chapel Recital Series

Guards Flutes

Bach, Rossini & Raymond Guiot

Free Admission

 

 26 June (Tuesday)

1.10pm Guards Chapel Recital Series

The Guards Big Band

A feast of Big Band music with special guests

Free Admission

 

26 June - 1 July

Household Division Music Festival

TUESDAY 26 JUNE 
 
1.10pm – 3pm - Guards Big Band 
“A Salute to Glenn Miller”
A feast of Big Band music
 
3.30pm – 5pm - The Dixie Swingers 
Classic Dixieland & Trad Jazz favourites
To include High Society, Midnight in Moscow, 
Chicago & Clarinet Marmalade
 
6pm - The Band of the Grenadier Guards
“Voyages of Discovery” - Symphonic Works for Band
To include Philip Sparke, Nigel Clarke & Hayato Hirose
 
WEDNESDAY 27 JUNE
 
1.10pm – 2pm - Guards Wind Ensemble
French Romantic Wind Music
Gounod - Petite Symphonie & Enescu - Dixtuor
 
3.30pm – 5pm - Scots Guards Jazz Ensemble
Favourites including A Foggy Day, Bewitched, 
Sweet Georgia Brown & Round Midnight
 
6pm - The Countess of Wessex’s String Orchestra
Music for Flutes and Strings
To include Cecil Armstrong Gibbs 
- Suite in A for Flutes and Strings,
Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No 4 & 
Charles Ives - The Unanswered Question
 
THURSDAY 28 JUNE 
 
1.10pm – 2pm - Scots Guards Chamber Ensemble
Walton “Façade”
 
3.30pm – 5pm - Lance Corporal Ben Beavis and friends 
“The Trumpet Years”
Featuring music in the style of Louis Armstrong & 
Lee Morgan to Derek Watkins & Wayne Bergeron  
 
6pm - Guards Brass
 “Galleries”
Music by Mussorgsky & John Ireland
 
 
FRIDAY 29 JUNE
 
1.10pm – 2pm - Guards French Horns
“French Horns at the Movies”
To include Gladiator, Star Wars, Braveheart 
& Independence Day
 
3.30pm – 5pm - The Coldstream Guards Jazz Orchestra
The Music of Ted Heath
To include Shall we Dance, Fly me to the Moon, 
Begin the Beguine, 
Have you met Miss Jones & other favourites 
 
6pm - The Band of the Scots Guards
Music from the Stage
Favourites from a century of the World of Musical Theatre 
with guests from the West End
SATURDAY 30 JUNE
 
3.30pm – 5pm - Household Division Saxophone Quartet
“Bach to Beatles”
To include Florio, Bach, Lennon, Lago & Gregory
Jazz Pianist LCpl Tom Greenhalf
Standards & Ballads from the American Songbook
 
6pm - The Band of the Coldstream Guards
A concert in celebration of Armed Forces Day
Themes from The Greatest War Films
To include Walton’s Spitfire Prelude & Fugue, Lawrence of Arabia,
 Bridge over the River Kwai & Hymn to the Fallen
 
SUNDAY 1 JULY
 
5pm
Guards on Parade - Reunited One More Time
Former Musicians of the Household Division Bands in Concert
 
FREE ADMISSION TO ALL CONCERTS FOR THE MUSIC FESTIVAL

 

31 July (Tuesday) 

1.10pm Guards Chapel Recital Series

The Duke of York’s Band - The 18th Century Band of the Coldstream Guards

Music from the Age of the Enlightenment

Free Admission

 

Please Note: Free admission concerts and recitals do not require tickets (unless otherwise stated). Please do come along and enjoy the music. For evening performances, doors usually open an hour before the performance.

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