We meet on alternate Thursdays

at the Friends Meeting House, Thornhill Street
(rear of The Ridings), Wakefield WF1 1NQ.

7.15 p.m.

Free Car Parking

The Society may be contacted for further information
and programmes through:

Chris Pearman
22 Lindale Garth
Wakefield WF2 0RW
Tel. 01924-371546

Programmes for 2019

77th Season

10th January
An evening of pure indulgence as a belated celebration of the new year
Chris Pearman
24th January

"The Zenith of Empire-Before the Cataclysm" featuring the London Symphony by Vaughan
Williams and more from the era.

John Roberts
7th February

Chris presents English music including a Symphony by Sterndale-Bennet, and a Violin Concerto by
Haydn Wood

Chris Richmond
21st February

The music of Richard Strauss including the suite "Der Rosenkavalier" and "Four Last Songs"

Fred Marshall
7th March

Our new Chairman invites us to join him in enjoying some "Spring" duets

Peter Shakles
21st March

A narcissistic "Seven Decades of Song"

David Arthur
4th April
A date reserved for a new member of the society
18th April

Christine invites us to "String Along"

Christine Cowling
2nd May
"Members' Choice". Bring a favourite recording.
16th May

Geoff returns with a tribute to Riccardo Chailly "The Italian Stallion"

Geoff Bateman
30th May

Our former member Irene visits Wakefield to explain when in music "You Can't be Serious!"

Irene Parkin
13th June

A visit to the Wonderful World of the Baroque

Chris Pearman
27th June

Our Special Guest presenter entertains with "A Century of Great Operatic Voices"

Ron Cooper
11th July
A joint meeting with the Wakefield Organists Association and featuring "The Melbourne Town Hall Organ"
25th July

An entertainment consisting of some of Robert's personal favourites

Robert Seager
8th August

"Moods of Life"

Christine Cowling
22 August

"Johann Sebastian - Mighty Bach"

David Arthur
5 September

"Do Let's Ask For The Moon!" Sue's guest presentation sounds an optimistic note

Sue Parker
19th September

Brigg Fair Delius
Piano Concerto No. 26 Mozart
Symphony No. 3 Brahms

Fred Marshall
3rd October

The Annual General Meeting - followed by "Chairman's Choice"

17th October

"An English Mystical Rapture." Includes the Tallis Fantasia by Vaughan Williams and much more.

John Roberts
31st October


Peter Shakles
14th November

An evening with the music of George Enescu

Helen Pollard
28th November

Our Special Guest Presenter returns with a Surprise programme

Jim Bostwick
12th December

Jim gives us music by a composer from whom we hear surprisingly little at WMAS.
Who can this be?

Jim Stephenson


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