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Concerts: October 2023



Vivaldi by Candlelight

Viola Concerto in G major - Telemann

Air in D major - Bach

Canon in D - Pachelbel

Oboe Concerto - Albinoni




The Four Seasons - Vivaldi

Violins - Simon Kodurand, Liv-Marie Kodurand, Marian Givens, Joanne Green

Viola - Fran Higgs

Cello - Harriet Wiltshire

Bass - Claire Whitson

Oboe - Imogen Triner

Harpsichord - Paul Israel


Film Classics

James Bond medley

Dr Zhivago

Ladies in Lavender

The Godfather

Cavaleria Rusticana

Rachmaninov 2nd piano concerto- 2nd mvt

Gladiator Suite




Wallace and Gromit Theme

Moon River

A Time for Us 

La La Land

Shostakovitch Jazz Suite (waltz)

Cinema Paradiso

Pirates of the Caribbean

Violins - Simon Kodurand, Joanne Green

Viola - Fran Higgs

Cello - Harriet Wiltshire

Bass - Claire Whitson

Flutes - Roger Armstrong, Steph Gilbert

Oboe - Eric Wolf Gordon

Clarinet - David Pagett

Horn - Donald Clist

Trombone - Luke Gilbert

Keyboard/Piano - Paul Israel

Percussion - Jeremy Little


Argentine Tango



Ave Maria (bandoneon/piano)

La Trampera (bandoneon/piano)


La Yumba

Chau Paris





Adios nonino


Bandoneon solo



Violins - Simon Kodurand, Roger Huckle

Viola - Carl Hill

Cello - Harriet Wiltshire

Bass - Jub Davis

Bandoneon - Mirek Salmon

Piano - Paul Israel

Thank you!

Our grateful thanks to the following donors and sponsors for their kind support of our launch festival, without this incredible support our festival would not be possible:

  • Backwell Parish Council

  • Nailsea Community Fund

  • Professor Neil Allan

  • Parker’s Estate Agents

  • Bristol Airport Fund

  • Marchus Fund

  • Aimee’s Wine Ltd

  • Nailsea & Backwell Rotary Club 

  • Brockley Stores

  • Adroit Print


We would like to thank all of the fantastic volunteers who have helped and supported our festival! We would particularly like to mention the following individuals who have so generously given their time to help us:

  • St Andrew's Church Staff & Volunteers

  • Cherry Leake

  • Janet & Andy Pitcher

  • Jane Canning

  • Karina Eccles

  • Ann Belcher

A big thank you to all the fantastic photographers at Backwell Camera Club who have given their time to capture our festival over the weekend!


SIFA Trustees:


Professor Neil Allan

John Turbervill


SIFA Patrons:

Hilary Davan-Wetton

Jonathan James

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