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12 Dec 2019


7:30pm Morpeth Methodist Church

Morpeth Music Society present the Gitarrissima

Gitarrissima is a first for Morpeth Music Society! An all female guitar quintet playing an enticing programme of well-known tunes on their octave, concert and acoustic bass guitars.  The ensemble was formed in 2001 and has continued to delight audiences in different line-ups over the last two decades

The programme for Morpeth includes arrangements from Bizet's Carmen, Gershwin's Porgy & Bess and Copland's Rodeo.  Our audience can look forward to seasonal refreshments of mince pies and non-alcoholic mulled wine during the interval

  • Rossini  The Barber of Seville: Overture
  • Bizet/Schedrin Four Movements from the 'Carmen Suite'
  • Elgar  (arr. Olga Dimitrova) Chanson de Matin
  • Gershwin Porgy and Bess: Medley
  • Andrew York Bantu from the 'African Suite'
  • Copland Hoe Down from the Ballet 'Rodeo'
  • Khachaturian Four Movements from the Ballet 'Gayaneh'
  • Weiner (arr. Reka Mihalovics-Zottmann) Fox Dance from Divertimento No. 1 Op 20
  • Stainov Rachenitsa from the Suite 'Thracian Dances'

All works are arranged by Krisztina Groß-Dobo except for the original work by Andrew York and where otherwise stated.

Tickets (£!6) will be available both on-line and in person from the church and Morpeth Tourist Information Centre). Any remaining tickets will be available on the door.

If you are interested in this concert, why not consider buying a season ticket - works out at £11.50 per concert - and support the society! Find out more on the website