Surrey Brass at Claygate Arts Festival

7:30pm Wednesday 18th March 2020

Holy Trinity Church
Church Road
KT10 0JP




We hope to reschedule to some future time.


About the Concert

Surrey Brass is delighted to announce this concert, part of Claygate Arts Festival 2020.

We are sure that our customary mix of classics, jazz, film music, and solo features drawn from many styles, places, and times will provide a highly varied and enjoyable programme, which is carefully chosen to include something to please everyone. 

Tonight's concert will be conducted by Robin Smith, who also conducted the Surrey Brass inaugural concert at Holy Trinity nearly 20 years ago as well as many others in the intervening period.

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Musical Programme

The Earle of Oxford's March - William Byrd, arr. Elgar Howarth

The Harmonious Blacksmith - G.F. Handel, arr. Christopher Mowat

London Miniatures - Gordon Langford

      London Calls


      Green Park

      Trafalgar Square

      The Cenotaph

      Horseguards Parade

The Faery Round - Anthony Holborne, arr Edward Chance

Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral - Wagner, arr. Alwyn Green

***Interval *** 

Crazy for You - George Gershwin, arr. James Davies

Stardust - Hoagy Carmichael, arr. John Iveson

Film Suite:

     From Russia With Love - John Barry, arr. John Hughes

     Out of Africa - John Barry, arr. Jon Spencer

     Skyfall - Adele, arr Andrew Morley

Concerto d'Aranjeuz - Rodrigo, arr Michael Chapple

MacArthur Park - Jimmy Webb, arr Alan Fernie

Los Canarios - Gaspar Sanz, arr. David Powell

Midnight in Moscow - Trad/Kenny Ball, arr. John Hughes

About the Claygate Arts Festival

The Festival runs from 6-19th March 2020. See the festival website to learn about all the fantastic events that are going on - it is updated frequently.

The Claygate Village Association has held successful biennial Music Festivals since 2006 and now widens the scope to include all the arts, with a focus on home-grown talent. The new Claygate Arts Festival will be for and by local people, drawing on the wealth of existing arts activities and groups in Claygate, as well as creating new ones. There will be exhibitions, performances, workshops, talks, walks, concerts, readings and more.

The Claygate Village Arts Festival is inclusive, affordable and enjoyable for the whole community.

Read the Press Release for more information.

About Surrey Brass

Surrey Brass, the innovative and entertaining brass ensemble aims to develop the fine tradition of ensemble brass performance originated by the internationally famous Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, by widening the audience for brass ensemble music, enlarging the repertoire, and providing enjoyment for everyone.  Our talented musicians include the best semi-professional players in Surrey, UK.

We are particularly keen on encouraging young brass players and every year perform at least one concert involving them - hopefully some will join us in future. 

Read about the forthcoming Surrey Brass Gibraltar Tour 2020 and learn about ways you can Support Surrey Brass which cost you nothing! 

Surrey Brass has been affiliated to Making Music for many years. Making Music is the UK’s number one organisation for leisure-time music, with a membership of over 3,700 groups representing around 200,000 music makers across the UK.

Making Music is a membership organisation that offers a comprehensive range of financial, artistic and administrative services as well as development and training opportunities to voluntary music groups. It also campaigns on behalf of the voluntary music sector and its members at a national and local level.

Find out more about Surrey Brass here. 

About the Concert Venue

Holy Trinity Church is particularly important to Surrey Brass since it was the venue for our very first concert in 2002, when we performed all the entries from our Golden Jubilee Fanfare composing contest, held in commemoration of the Golden Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen.

Church Website

Church Office Phone: (01372) 463603


At the church is space for 20 cars plus 3 disabled bays. And additional space on roads close by. There are 43 Free Parking Spaces here, just round the corner.

Public Transport

The following transport lines have routes that pass near Claygate.

Bus Train


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