Programmes 1988_1993

Programmes from the 1988-1989 Season
Conductor - Sheila Freeman      Leader - Martyn Blythe


10th December 1988 - Polytechnic Hall, Wolverhampton
Humperdinck - Overture to Hansel and Gretel
Brahms - Variations on St. Anthony Chorale
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4 in F minor


4th March 1989 - St. John's Church, Wolverhampton
Brahms - Tragic Overture
Sibelius - Valse Triste
Bruch - Violin Concerto in G minor - Soloist Mark Robinson
Sibelius - Symphony No. 5 in E flat


20th May 1989 - Central Hall Walsall
Wagner - Overture to Die Meistersinger
Saint-Saens - Cello Concerto in A minor - Soloist - P Trzebiatowski
Dvorak - Symphony No. 9 in E minor (From the New World)


15th July 1989 - Codsall High School
Mendelssohn - Hebrides Overture
R Strauss - Horn Concerto No. 1 in E flat - soloist David Garbutt
Beethoven - Symphony No. 4 in B flat


Programmes from the 1989-1990 Season
Co-Conductors - Sheila freeman, Craig Sproston and Philip Brooke
Leader - Martyn Blythe


2nd December 1989 - St. John's Church, Wolverhampton (CS conducting)
Dvorak - Slavonic Dances Nos. 1-4
Haydn - Symphony No. 101 (The Clock)
Brahms - Symphony No. 2 in D


3rd March 1990 - Polytechnic Hall, Dudley (CS conducting)
McCunn - Overture Land of the Mountain and the Flood
Dvorak - Concerto in B minor for cello and orchestra - Soloist Helen Barber
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 2 in C minor (The Little Russian)


5th May 1990 - Central Hall Walsall (SF conducting)
Herold - Overture Zampa

Grieg - Piano Concerto in A minor - Soloist Ian Jones
Schumann - Symphony No. 4 in D minor


30th June 1990 - St. John's Church, Wolverhampton (PB conducting)
Glinka - Overture Russlan and Ludmilla
Hummel - Trumpet Concerto in E flat - Soloist Trevor Jones
Brahms - Symphony No. 4 in E minor


Programmes from the 1990-1991 Season
Conductors - Sheila Freeman, Philip Brooke, Mark Finch and Bernard Hall-Mancy
Leader - Martyn Blythe


17th November 1990 - St. John's Church, Wolverhampton (MF conducting)
Beethoven - Coriolan Overture
Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto in E minor - Soloist Mark Robinson
Stravinsky - Symphony in C


3rd March 1991 - Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton
(WMS Gala Concert with Penn Choral Society
      and Mercia Men's Chorus, BHM conducting)
Rossini - Barber of Seville Overture
Tchaikovsky - Capriccio Italien
Holst - Two Songs without Words
Gounod - Soldiers' Chorus and Aria
Verdi - Grand March and Chorus from Aida




18th May 1991 - St. John's Church, Wolverhampton (PB conducting)
Rossini - Tancredi Overture
Tchaikovsky - Rococo Variations for cello and orchestra - Soloist Christopher Vandespar
Beethoven - Symphony No. 3 in E flat (The Eroica)


13th July 1991 - Central Hall, Walsall (PB conducting)
Sullivan - Di Ballo Overure
Eric Coates - London Suite
Sibelius - Symphony No. 1 in E minor


Programmes from the 1991-1992 Season
Conductor - Philip Brooke    Leader - Martyn Blythe


17th October 1991 - Masonic Club, Wolverhampton
Mozart - The Magic Flute Overture
Mozart - Quintet in E flat for wind and piano
Mozart - Exultate, Jubilate
Beethoven - Symphony No. 5 in C minor


25th January 1992 - St. John's Church, Wolverhampton
Beethoven - Leonora Overture No. 3
Haydn - Trumpet Concerto in E flat - Soloist Trevor Jones
Schumann - Symphony No. 3 in E flat


28th March 1992 - St. John's Church, Wolverhampton
Walton - Crown Imperial March
Bizet - L'Arlesienne Suites Nos. 1 and 2
Brahms - Symphony No. 2 in D


20th June 1992 - Central Hall, Walsall
Verdi - Overture Sicilian Vespers
Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor - Soloist Ashley Wass
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4 in F minor


Programmes from the 1992-1993 Season
Conductors - Ben Daglish and Michael Darke
Leader - Martyn Blythe


3rd October 1992 - St. John's Church, Wolverhampton (BD conducting)
Beethoven - Egmont Overture
Rodrigo - Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra - Soloist Brian Perkins
Dvorak - Symphony no. 8 in G


20th November 1992 - Town Hall, Walsall
 (a sing-along performance with the Friday Choir and G Hardy conducting)
Haydn - Creation - Voix Celeste as soloists


27th March 1993 - Regis School Hall
 (a combined concert with Wombourne Choral Society, MD and Denis Powell conducting)
Bax - Tone poem, Tintagel
Elgar - Sea Pictures - Solo soprano Jane Stevenson
Vaughan Williams - A Sea Symphony - Soloists L Cannon and S Garner


19th June 1993 - St. John's Church, Wolverhampton (BD conducting)
Copland - Fanfare for the Common Man
Bernstein - Overture Candide
Copland - Rodeo Suite
Dvorak - Symphony No. 9 in E minor (From the New World)




















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