What We Play

The following is a selection of pieces which have featured in our concert programmes over past seasons:

Holst The Planets
Horner Star Trek ‘Wrath of Khan’
Giacchino Star Trek ‘Into Darkness’
Williams Star Wars Suite for Orchestra
Coleridge-Taylor Petite Suite de Concert
Lovelady Guitar Concerto ‘Isolation Songs’
Soloist: Craig Ogden
Walton Symphony No. 1

Glazunov Autumn
Tchaikovsky Sleeping Beauty Suite
Prokofiev Cinderella Suite
Sibelius Karelia Suite
Grieg Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
Sibelius Symphony No. 1
Bernstein Candide Overture
Gershwin Piano Concerto in F
Soloist: Viv McLean
Copland Appalachian Spring
Gershwin An American in Paris

Hamilton Harty A Comedy Overture  
Denis Wright Cornet Concerto
Soloist: Chris Avison
Hamish MacCunn The Land of the Mountain and the Flood
Elgar Enigma Variations
Mozart Overture The Magic Flute
Mozart Arias from IdomeneoThe Marriage of Figaro and The Magic Flute
Soloist: Llio Evans
Brahms Symphony No. 3
Dvořák Slavonic Dances from Op. 46
Khachaturian Masquerade Suite
Borodin Symphony No. 2

Wagner Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Bizet Carmen Suite
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4
Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. 1
Soloist: Maxim Calver
Mahler Symphony No. 5

Mahler Symphony No. 2 ‘Resurrection’
Sibelius En Saga
Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn
Nielsen Symphony No. 2
Smetana From Bohemia’s Forests and Meadows
Martinů Rhapsody Concerto for Viola
Soloist: Laura Sinnerton
Dvořák Symphony No. 8

Mendelssohn ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ Overture
Mark David Boden Verona
TchaikovskyRomeo and Juliet’ Fantasy Overture
Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique
Borodin ‘Prince Igor’ Overture
Dvořák Symphonic Variations
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 ‘Pathétique
Grieg Norwegian Dances
Falla The Three Cornered Hat, Suite No. 2
Borodin Polovtsian Dances
Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol 
Arturo Márquez  Danzón No. 2

Beethoven Fidelio Overture
Dvořák Cello Concerto
Soloist: Alice Neary
Sibelius Symphony No. 5
Sibelius Finlandia
Copland Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes
Wagner The Flying Dutchman Overture
Zimmer arr. Lavender & Longfield
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End Symphonic Highlights
Bernstein West Side Story Dances
Mussorgsky Night on the Bare Mountain
Rachmaninov Isle of the Dead
Bartók Concerto for Orchestra

Wagner Prelude & Liebestod from Tristan & Isolde
Debussy L’apres midi d’un faune
Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet Excerpts
Dvorak Carnival Overture
Suk Pohádka (Fairy Tale) Op. 16
Brahms Symphony No. 4 in E minor
Beethoven Consecration of the House Overture
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto
Soloist: Nick Whiting
Weber Der Freischutz Overture
Nielsen Symphony No. 1

Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture
Britten Sea Interludes
Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherezade
Strauss Serenade for Winds
Wagner Siegfried Idyll
Bruckner Symphony No. 4
Nielsen Helios Overture
Schumann Cello Concerto
Soloist: Alice Neary
Dvorak  New World Symphony

Ives Unanswered Question
Shostakovich Symphony No. 5
Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No. 4 in C minor
Soloist: Paul McKenzie
Dvorak Golden Spinning Wheel
Rachmaninov Symphony No. 2
Brahms Tragic Overture
Glazunov Violin Concerto Op. 82
Soloist: John Mills
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5

Dukas Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Saint-Saëns Danse Macabre
Rossini/Respighi La Boutique Fantasque
Williams arr. Brubaker Harry Potter Suite
Tchaikovsky Swan Lake Suite
Mussorgsky/Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition
Elgar Symphony No. 1
Rossini Overture Barber of Seville
Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 
Soloist: Madeleine Mitchell
Sibelius Symphony No. 2

Khachaturian Masquerade Suite
Stravinsky The Firebird Suite
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 2 ‘Little Russian’
Wagner Tannhauser Overture
Sibelius Karelia Suite
Walton Symphony No. 1 in Bb minor
Beethoven Leonora Overture No. 2
Brahms Violin Concerto
Soloist: Nadia Myerscough
Dvorak Symphony No. 8 in G Op. 88

Berlioz Overture King Lear
Reinecke Flute Concerto
Soloist: Sally Stocks
Grieg Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46
Stravinsky Symphony in Three Movements
Vaughan Williams Overture The Wasps
Elgar Enigma Variations
Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 2 ‘London’
Mozart Symphony No. 35 ‘Haffner’
Bottesini Grand Duo for violin and double bass
Soloists: David Heyes and Catherine Lord
Beethoven The Consecration of the House Overture

Brahms Academic Festival Overture
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3
Borodin Symphony No. 2
Soloist: Costas Fotopoulos
Beethoven Symphony No. 8
Maher Symphony No. 1
Weber Overture Euryanthe
Elgar Cello Concerto
Soloist: Elizabeth Anderson
Brahms Symphony No. 1

Liszt Les Preludes
Dohnanyi Variations on a Nursery Theme
Soloist: Viv McLean
Bartok Concerto for Orchestra