14-08-2019 by redazione
The Orchestra of the Kenya Conservatory of Music in Nairobi lands on the coast even this year for the traditional concerts of August and it does in a large representation, with an ensemble of 44 elements.
Thursday, August 15 will be in Malindi, in the picturesque setting of the White Elephant, at 6:30 pm for a concert that despite the name "Classic at the Coast" will range from classic to modern, rereading jazz scores, soundtracks and even delving into American soul, between the Ain't no mpuntain high enough by Ashford & Simpson brought to success by Marvin Gaye and later also resumed by Diana Ross, Michael Buble, passing through Chick Corea and the soundtracks of western films.
The Orchestra of the Kenyan Conservatory will be the next day, Friday 16 at 12 noon in Vipingo and Saturday 17 at 15.30 at Crossroad Church in Nyali. Tickets can only be purchased at the entrance, but seats will be occupied according to the order of arrival of the spectators.
Here is the complete program:
Symphony Orchestra: Go West - Featuring The Magnificent Seven; The Good, the Bad and the Ugly; Hang 'Em High (arr Ralph Ford), Blue Danube (Johann Strauss arr Richard Meyer), Holdberg Suite - II. Sarabane and III Gavotte (Edward Grieg arr Victor Lopez). Peer Gynt Suite - Morning and in the Hall of the Mountain King (Edward Grieg arr Richard Meyer).
String Ensemble: St. Anthony's Chorale (arr E.Fine (Haydn/Brahms)
Wind section: Brandenburg Concert (J.S.Bach arr by John Gibson)
Brass Quintet: Jazz Popuri (Andrew Bykov)
Clarinet duo: Mozart Clarinet Duets - Andante Sostenuto Cantabile and Allegro Assai (arr. Stanley Drucker)
Wind Band: Spain (Chick Corea arr Paul Murtha)
Symphonic grand finale: Hifadhi (Njane Mugambi)
Todii (arr Erick Okello Ochieng)
I'm Feeling Good (Michael Buble. Arranged by Joseph Hasper)
Ain't no Mountain High Enough (Arranged by Matt Amy)
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