We rehearse and perform in Kendal, in the North West of England, on the southern edge of the Lake District.
Kendal was once part of the old county of Westmorland, a name proudly maintained by the Westmorland Orchestra.
Music Director and Principal Conductor, Richard Howarth
Playing Lalo's Cello Concerto on May 14th 2016
Lucy Arch started playing the cello aged 7 and is studying for a postgraduate at the Royal Northern College of Music with Hannah Roberts and Leonard Elschenbroich, having previously studied with Chris Hoyle. She completed her undergraduate degree last year at the same institution with First Class Honours.
She played for several years in the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, performing at major venues all over the UK under eminent conductors. Lucy has a keen interest in chamber music, with her string quartet, The Clara Quartet, winning the Hirsch Prize, John Barbirolli String Quartet prize, and Laurence Davies String Quartet Prize. They have recently represented the RNCM at a course in Germany, and performed a recital at the Wigmore Hall.
Solo performances have included the Schumann concerto at the RNCM, Elgar concerto, Dvorak concerto, Haydn D major concerto and several recitals.
Lucy is an experienced orchestral player, leading a wide range of the classical, romantic and 20th century repertoire with RNCM chamber, symphony and classical orchestras, as well as many others. She plays regularly with orchestras including the BBC Philharmonic, Hallé, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Manchester Camerata and Chamber Orchestra of Europe.Visit Lucy Arch Website
Conductor - Richard Howarth,
Leader - Pamela Redman
with Pamela Redman - Violin
|Overture Hansel and Gretel||Humperdinck|
|Romance for violin and orchestra - Pamela Redman||Svendsen|
|Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia||Khachaturian|
|Swan Lake Ballet Suite||Tchaikovsky|
|Gablenz - Marsch||Josef Strauss|
|Annen Polka||J Strauss II|
|Méditation from Act 2 of Tháïs, for violin and orchestra - Pamela Redman||Massenet|
|Champagne Polka||J Strauss II|
|Gold & Silver Waltz||Lehar|
|Ohne Sorgen (Carefree)||Josef Strauss|
|Radetsky March||J Strauss I|