The Nonesuch Orchestra's 60th Anniversary Concert on Saturday 25th June including Handel's Concerto Grosso Op 6 No 11, Bartok's Divertimento and Cecilia McDowall's Off the Ground (2021), which takes ideas from Walter de la Mare's poem of the same name beginning "Three jolly farmers" and 17th century dance tunes.

All seating is unreserved. Doors will open at 6.45pm.

The performance of Off the Ground will include a new choreography by Donna Schoenherr, with dancers from Ballet4life https://www.ballet4life.com.

This concert will support Donna Schoenherr's charity Move into Wellbeing (Reg Charity 1172264) https://www.moveintowellbeing.org.uk as well as the Nonesuch Orchestra (Reg Charity 801054).

The Nonesuch Orchestra and Ballet4life would like to thank our sponsors:

Acre Properties https://www.acreproperties.com

Alisha Pharmacy https://alishapharmacy.business.site

Priory Lettings and Management https://www.priorymanagement.com

Simon Buhl Davis (Interior Design) https://simonbuhldavis.com

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The Nonesuch Orchestra is delighted to be collaborating with Ballet4life. Many thanks to our four sponsors for their generous support and to the Vicar, PCC and staff of Christ Church W4, of which St Alban's Church forms part. 

Updated on Wed, May 25 2022, 12:36 PM


From the 25th June 2022 at 07:30 PM.


St Alban's Church, Acton Green Common, London, W4 5LG



Nonesuch Orchestra from Nonesuch Orchestra

An amateur string orchestra, led by professionals, promoting classical music for strings in schools and public concerts throughout London. Founded in 1961, the Nonesuch Orchestra offers daytime - and some evening - music-making for experienced players of all ages, giving concerts in schools and local festivals to introduce children to a live orchestra, work with young musicians and provide performance opportunities for post-graduate students.


For further information visit the twitter feed.

  • Mon, June 13 2022, 11:44 AM : G.F Handel was composing music at around the same time as Stradivari, Guarneri and Amati were making the violins that have become so famous today. Come and hear Nonesuch Orchestra play his Concerto Grosso Op6 No11 on 25th June in W4.
  • Sat, June 11 2022, 11:59 AM : Our next concert is 2 week’s from today.... https://t.co/r51Zqkctf2
  • Sat, March 5 2022, 9:15 AM : It’s today. St Michael and All Angels Church, W4 At 7:30 pm 13 compositions for string orchestra written by young composers. Two monumental Concerto Grossi; one by Handel and the other written in 2008 by @ErrollynWallen for Piano, Violin, Double Bass and string orchestra. https://t.co/zOFmwGP0iV
  • Fri, March 4 2022, 11:20 AM : "Just one more night’s sleep” .... for all those excited audience members who can’t wait to hear 13 brand new compositions for string orchestra, written by young students and performed by the enthusiastic and dedicated Nonesuch Orchestra. https://t.co/qyGh5BMwVf