50th Anniversary Concert – photos Posted on June 29, 2017 by admin Settle Orchestra played in its 50th Anniversary concert on Saturday 24 June in Christ Church, Skipton. Here is a photographic record of the event. [Photos by Tom Knapp] The 50th birthday cake Members of the orchestra enter. Timpani and percussion ready for action Awaiting the entry of… …Vice-president and former conductor Howard Rogerson, who conducted the ‘Caliph of Bagdad’ Chairman Danny Powell with a list of some of the pieces that the orchestra has played in the last 50 years! Julia Glossop recalling the early history of the orchestra Edward Percival (centre), trombonist and composer of one of our commissioned new pieces. Ola Ness conducted the remaining pieces… including Elgar’s Cello Concerto… …with Owain Smith as the soloist Here’s to the next 50 years!