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us: Northern Sinfonia

  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • us: Northern Sinfonia Orchestra
    • us: Northern Sinfonia of England
  • Additional Information

    • Activity Start

        (edtf) 1958
    • Activity End

        (edtf) 2013-06
    • Descriptor

        (lcsh) Chamber orchestra
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Newcastle upon Tyne (England)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Gateshead (England)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Sage Gateshead (Concert hall : Gateshead, England)
        • Affiliation Start: 2004
        • Affiliation End: 2013-06
  • Use For

  • Additonal Related Forms

    • us: Royal Northern Sinfonia
  • Earlier Established Forms

      Northern Sinfonia OrchestraNorthern Sinfonia Orchestra Northern Sinfonia of EnglandNorthern Sinfonia of England
  • Sources

    • found: Händel, G.F. Handel opera suites [Phonodisc] 1967.
    • found: Int. WW mus., 9th ed.: p. 840 (Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Northern Sinfonia Orchestra)
    • found: Sullivan, A. A Gilbert & Sullivan gala [SR] p1983-p1985: label, v. 2 (Northern Sinfonia of England)
    • found: New Grove (Northern Sinfonia Orchestra; founded 1961)
    • found: Vaughan Williams, R. Serenade to music [SR] p1984: label (Northern Sinfonia of England) container (Northern Sinfonia; Northern Sinfonia of England)
    • found: Handel, G.F. Concerti grossi, op. 3 [SR] 1982: label (Northern Sinfonia) container (Northern Sinfonia; Northern Sinfonia of England)
    • found: European music directory 1999 (Northern Sinfonia)
    • found: Int. ww in classical music, 221st ed. (Northern Sinfonia of England)
    • found: British Arts Council WWW site, Apr. 7, 2006 (Northern Sinfonia) {}
    • found: Wikipedia, Oct. 15, 2015: Royal Northern Sinfonia (British chamber orchestra, based initially in Newcastle upon Tyne and currently in Gateshead; since 2004, the orchestra has been resident at The Sage Gateshead. In June 2013, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II bestowed the title "Royal" on the orchestra, formally naming it the Royal Northern Sinfonia; founded in 1958)
    • found: Grove music online, Oct. 15, 2015 (Northern Sinfonia; founded in 1958 as freelance chamber orchestra by Michael Hall; became permanent in 1961)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Northern Sinfonia of England may be official formal name, but Northern Sinfonia is found on large majority of sound recordings.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1981-08-13: new
    • 2015-10-17: revised
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