Bones Apart

Tuesday 17 January 2023

Helen Vollam – trombone
Sarah Williams – trombone
Becky Smith – trombone
Jayne Murrill – trombone

HILDEGARD VON BINGENO quam mirabilis est (arr. Vollam)
HENRY PURCELLSuite from Bonduca (arr. Vollam)
GEORG FRIEDRICH HANDELPiangerò la sorte mia from ‘Giulio Cesare’ (arr. Vollam)
CAMILLA DE ROSSISant’ Alessio Suite (arr. Smith)
LILI/NADIA BOULANGERVignettes (arr. Vollam)
SASKIA APONFirst Trombone Quartet
CHIQUINHA GONZAGALua Branca & O Gaúcho (arr. Vollam)
JONI MITCHELLBoth Sides Now (arr. Mendoza/Vollam)
NINA SIMONESinnerman (arr. Vollam)
ANN RONELLWillow Weep for Me (arr. Nightingale)
MELBA LISTONBlues Melba  (arr. Nightingale)

Wonder Women: Muses, Queens and Warriors

Since winning the Royal Over-Seas League Competition in 2001, acclaimed trombone quartet Bones Apart has delighted audiences around the world with innovative concerts that draw on the players’ collective performance experience in orchestras, opera, early music, jazz, pop, film, big bands, West End shows and contemporary music.

With their programme ‘Wonder Women’, the quartet showcases music by female composers and songwriters as well as exploring historical female trailblazers from Boudicca to Cleopatra to Calamity Jane!

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With generous support from Skipton Mechanics’ Institute

Photo credit: Jon Cox

This concert is part of Skipton Music’s 75th anniversary season ‘Hidden Treasures: Celebrating Women Composers Across the Ages.’