On Friday 20th December 2013 Burneside Brass under the direction of Mr Laurie Johnston MD Burneside Brass performed a Christmas Concert at the Parish Church Kendal.
Despite the poor weather conditions we had a very large audience that came to hear us perform.
We opened the concert with the descriptive piece entitled Christmas, followed by the Waltz Schneewalzer, Who is He?, The March Glorious Victory Arranged Mr D Higson, The theme from the Snowman, Rondo from the 4th Horn Concerto, Merry Christmas Darling and we closed the first half with Ticket to Ride.
After a short interval we opened the second half with the main Theme from the motion picture Gladiator, we then performed All I want for Christmas is you, The selection Mary Poppins, Candlelight Carol, Sleigh Ride, Pirates of the Caribbean, Stop the Cavalry, White Christmas and we concluded our performance with a march entitled Christmastime Arranged Mr L Johnston.
We also had audience participation as they sang four Christmas Carols during the Concert.
Soloists tonight were
Debbie Caine- Principal Cornet – Who is He?
Dave Higson – Solo Horn – Rondo from the 4th Horn Concerto
David French – Solo Euphonium – Merry Christmas Darling
During the Concert we displayed a Regimental Drum in honour of Drummer Lee Rigby who sadly lost his life earlier this year in Woolwich.