Sixty-ninth Season

Meetings held on Thursdays as listed at 7.30pm 
in the Field Terrace Community Centre, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3HL

The aim of the Group is to promote interest in and appreciation of
classical music through the recording medium.

A cordial invitation is extended to all who are interested.



Christine Byard
7 Ferrers Way, Ripley
Tel: 01773 745170

Membership Subscription £ 15.00 per annum or £7.50 per half year.
Charge per visit £3.00 for members or £4.00 for visitors inclusive of refreshments.

Programme 2017 - 2018

Sept 21

Bach and Bytes
Bob Astill, Ayreshire


Oct 5

Alexander Porfiryevich Borodin
Chemist and Composer, with a little help from his friends

Tony Pook, York


Oct 19

Themes and Variations
Philip Weightman, Ripley CMG


Nov 2

John Waddoups, Selston


Nov 16

The Jacobin, Dvorak
Denis Littleton, Ripley


Nov 30

Later Romantic Composers
Jacqueline Ayres, Ripley


Feb 15

Songs from around the World
Barbara Lowe, Little Eaton


Mar 1

Some I Made Earlier
A selection of music from Classical Recordings Quarterly Editions

Jim Bostwick, FRMS Secretary, Yorkshire


Mar 15

Classical Mood, Tranquility
Philip Outram, Ripley CMG


Apr 5

Desert Island Discs
Gary presents an entertaining history of the long running radio programme. Archive contributions from castaways are also included.

Dr Gary Midgley, Huddersfield RMS


Apr 19

Leonard Bernstein, America's musical multi tasker
Mike Wheeler, WEA Music Tutor, Derby and Nottingham


May 3

Members' Choice


May 24
Annual General Meeting


We are affiliated to the
  Federation of Recorded Music Societies   
(President - Julian Lloyd Webber)
which has pages on the Web and supports all Societies throughout the UK