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THIS EVENT TOOK PLACE IN 2010 ‘The Big Bang’ Kieran O’Riordan, Conductor Stephen MONTAGUE Intrada 1631 Bruce FRASER The King Across the Water Jurriaan ANDRIESSEN Suite for Jazz Ensemble and Band Arr. Goff RICHARDS Breezin’ Down Broadway Michael KAMEN Robin Hood,Prince of Thieves Michael Kamen’s enduringly popular music from the film Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves is a feast for the percussion section, while Jurriaan Andriessen’s joyous Suite, mixes jazz, blues and samba in an exhilarating dialogue for jazz quintet and band. Bruce Fraser’s dramatic The King Across the Water, in which the entire ensemble are instructed to play hand drums, vividly recreates the era of Bonnie Prince Charlie. Stephen Montague’s unique Intrada 1631 develops a South American liturgical chant into an extraordinary sound world, featuring symphonic brass choir, marching drums and up to thirty triangles. There will also be a chance for a little audience participation to end the evening with a bang!