What We Play

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

Humperdinck Prelude to Hansel and Gretel
Vivaldi ‘Winter’ from The Four Seasons
Soloist: Alison Boden
Prokofiev Lieutenant Kijé Suite
Glazunov ‘Winter’ from The Seasons
Tchaikovsky Nutcracker Suite No. 1
Rimsky-Korsakov Russian Easter Festival Overture
Stravinsky The Firebird Suite (1919)
Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances
Delius The Walk to the Paradise Garden
Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor
Soloist: Nicola Meecham
Halvorsen Symphony No. 1 in C minor

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