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Trunch Concerts - Music in a historic Norfolk Church
First Concert in September 2017

Please note. This concert was originally advertised with both The Rocking Bishop and the Mirliton Flute Ensemble. Due to the bishop's pastoral schedule being changed at short notice, he is now indisposed on this date and we have had to bring his performance forward to August 6th. We are very grateful to the Mirliton Flute Ensemble for now presenting the whole September 2nd concert. From Sept. 30th with the evening of music for Soprano, Cello and Piano at Trunch Church, the schedule as per the printed brochure will be resumed. Thank you for your understanding.

SATURDAY   2nd  SEPTEMBER  at  7.30 pm
at St Nicholas Church, Swafield *
An Evening of Light Music

Director: Anna Hopkins

"From Baroque to Rock"

*Since 2014 St Nicholas Swafield has come under the auspices of St Botolph’s Church Trunch. This concert will raise money for the maintenance of Swafield’s lovely but under-used church.



1.Carillon (from L’Arlesienne)                                   Georges Bizet
2.Alleluia (from Exaltate Jubilate)                  W.A. Mozart (arr A. Hopkins)
3.First movement from Octet for winds N.0. 1          Myslivecek (arr H. Lanham)
4.Scenes from the West                                              Harold Walters
(Line Riders/Joshua Trees/Dancing Bee)
5.Humming Chorus (from Madam Butterfly)            Puccini
6.Lullaby of Birdland                                     George Shearing
7. You Raise me up                                         Lovland (arr A.Hopkins)
8. On My Own (from Les Miserables)                        Schonberg (arr A Hopkins)
9.Black is the Colour of my True Love’s Hair            Ricky Lombardo
10.Little Red Monkey                                                Jack Jordan


1. Arrival of the Queen of Sheba                                Handel (arr A Hopkins)
2. Danse Macabre                                           Camille Saint –Saens
3.Quatre Flutes en Balade                              Serge Lancen
4.Oblivion                                                       Astor Piazolla
5.Miss Lady Bug                                                        Kathleen Payne
6. Puffin Billy                                                 Edward White
7. Alexander’s Ragtime Band                                    Irving Berlin


Anna Hopkins has performed in most seasons in recent years in the Trunch Concerts, giving solo recitals and leading ensembles, such as Norfolk Winds. She always draws a thrilled, appreciative audience with her excellent flute playing. She is the co-principal flautist of the Norwich Philharmonic Orchestra. She also leads the Mirliton Flute Ensemble, a group of seven flautists who play in the best orchestras in the county. They specialise in arrangements, often by Anna herself, of light classics, jazz standards and music from the shows. A toe-tapping ‘Tutti Flutey’ evening!