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9th January 2017
Jerome Sadler

CRSO Sponsors Bowden and Lowe Opticians

The CRSO’s orchestral manager, Lis Sadler, had an appointment with Bowden and Lowe Opticians in Gillingham recently. Bowden and Lowe are CRSO sponsors, and Lis took the opportunity to talk to Tim and Lis Bowden about the shop and their relationship with the CRSO. Here is Lis’s report of her visit: A Visit to Bowden and

27th December 2016
Jerome Sadler

New CRSO Rehearsal Venue

The CRSO’s rehearsal on 19th December was our first try of our new rehearsal venue at the Pilkington Building, University of Kent at Chatham Dockyard. We are very grateful to the University for the opportunity to rehearse in this building; it is another aspect of the partnership that is developing between the CRSO and the

14th December 2016
Jerome Sadler

Matthew Brown Beverley Meadow

Beverley Meadow The CRSO is very excited to be giving the world premiere performance of Matthew Brown’s Beverley Meadow in our concert at Chatham Central Theatre on 25th February 2017. Matthew is a Kent-based composer and violist who studied composition at Canterbury Christ Church University and the Royal Northern College of Music. Background and Context