By Datta Dharmadhikari
On 15th November, 2011, Jersey Post will issue six stamps to celebrate the silver jubilee of the Jersey Symphony Orchestra, a special, community orchestra, devotedTo the needs of local players, audiences and the promotion of orchestral music for everybody on the Island. Working with a professional conductor and leader, the JSO bring visiting players over to Jersey and has accompanied soloists of the highest caliber at events such as Opera Galas and Proms Nights as well as their yearly concert series.
Jersey Posts‘s Music – Jersey Symphony Orchestra’ stamps are shown above at proof stage showing incorrect prices. Featured are instruments together with the relevant music score:-37 pence – Violin & Hark! The Herald Angel Sings’ (Mendelssohn)50 pence – Trumpet & ‘Pomp and Circumstance’ (Ekgar),59 pence – Harp & ‘Pini di Roma’ (Respighi),64 pence – Timpani & ‘La Gazza Ladra’ (Rossini),79 pence – Bassoon & ‘Slavonic Dances – Op.46 No.1’ (Dvorak),86 pence – French Horn & Slavonic Dances – Op.46 No.3’ (Dvorak)