Published: 18 February 2009 at 09:45
The Woodwind Ensemble of the Central Band of Royal Air Force
Will be performing at the Mumford Theatre, Cambridge on Friday February 27 (1.10 pm) as part of Anglia Ruskin University’s Spring Lunchtime Concert Series.
Directed by Squadron Leader Duncan Stubbs, the 10-piece ensemble is drawn from the main body of players which comprise the RAF Central Band. The bassoon soloist will be Senior Air Craftsman, Neil Chapman, an Anglia Ruskin music graduate. Their programme includes the Sinfonietta Op. 188by Joachim Raff, Serenade for Sophia by Guy Woolfenden plus pieces by Jean Francaix and Wolf-Ferrari.
The Woodwind Ensemble is playing at Anglia Ruskin by kind permission of the Air Force Board of the Defence Council.
Series Director Alan Rochford, from Anglia Ruskin University’s Department of Music and Performing Arts, said:
A number of retired members of the RAF will be attending as special guests. Admission is free and open to members of the general public.