Programmes 1998_2003

Programmes from the 1998-1999 Season
Conductor - Michael Darke     Leader - Ros Rayner


10th October 1998 - St. Mary's Church, Albrighton
Schubert - Rosamunde Overture
Canteloube - Songs of the Auvergne - Solo Soprano Sarah Westwood
Rory Freckelton - Suite for Orchestra
Schubert - Symphony No. 8 "Unfinished"


27th February 1999 - St. Peter's Collegiate School, Wolverhampton
Sibelius - Finlandia
R. Strauss - Horn Concerto No. 2 in E flat - Soloist Suzie Walker
Sibelius - Karelia Suite
Stravinsky - The Firebird Suite


17th July 1999 - St. Matthew's Church, Willenhall Road, Wolverhampton
***25th Anniversary Concert***
Weber - Der Freischutz Overture
J. Strauss - Kaiser Waltz
Holst - "Jupiter" from the Planets
Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 in D minor "Choral", performed with a scratch choir and soloists:  
Soprano - Rosemary Phillips
Contralto - Judith Horton
Tenor - John Gripton
Bass - John Hawker


Programmes from the 1999-2000 Season
Conductor - Michael Darke     Leader - Ros Rayner


16th October 1999 - St. Mary's Church, Albrighton
Sullivan - Overture to the Yeomen of the Guard
Rossini arr. Britten - Soirées Musicales
Bizet - Carmen Suite No. 1
Saint-Saëns - Symphony No. 3 "Organ" - Solo organ William Hayward


12th February 2000 - The Aelfgar Centre, Rugeley
Gershwin - Girl Crazy Overture
Shostakovich - Piano Concerto No. 2 - Soloist Kate Dixon
Bruckner - Symphony No. 4 "Romantic"


1st July 2000 - St. Matthews Church, Willenhall Road, Wolverhampton
Mozart - Marriage of Figaro Overture
R.Strauss - Wind Serenade in E flat, Opus 7
Grieg - Holberg Suite
Barber - Adagio for Strings
Dvorák - Symphony No. 9 in E minor "From the New World"


Programmes from the 2000-2001 Season
Conductor - Rachel Hyde    Leader - Ros Rayner


18th November 2000 - St. Mary's Church, Albrighton
Khachaturian - Masquerade Suite
Arutjunjan - Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra - Soloist Trevor Jones
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4 in F minor


7th April 2001 - King's School, Wolverhampton
Prokofiev - Montagues & Capulets from Romeo & Juliet
Khachaturian - Adagio from Spartacus
Grieg - Peer Gynt Suite No 1
Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade


7th July 2001 - Codsall High School
Eric Coates - London Suite
Trad. arr. Hamilton Harty - Londonderry Air
Malcolm Arnold - Four Scottish Dances
Vaughan Williams - A London Symphony


Programmes from the 2001-2002 Season
Conductor - Rachel Hyde     Leader - Ros Rayner


27th October 2001 - St. John's Church, Wolverhampton
Borodin - In the Steppes of Central Asia
Sibelius - The Swan of Tuonela
Borodin - Polovstian Dances
Sibelius - Symphony No 1 in E minor


15th December 2001 - St. Mary's Church, Albrighton
Tchaikovsy - The Nutcracker Suite
Humperdinck - Hansel and Gretel Overture
Delius - La Calinda
Ravel - Mother Goose Suite
Leroy Anderson - Sleigh Ride


23rd March 2002 - King's School, Wolverhampton
Delius - Walk to the Paradise Garden
Copland - Appalachian Spring
Mendelssohn - Symphony No 3 (Scottish)


29th June 2002 - Derry Hall, Wolverhampton Grammar School
Wagner - Rienzi Overture
Shostakovitch - Violin Concerto No. 1 - Soloist Edward Bale
Shostakovitch - Symphony No. 5


Programmes from the 2002-2003 Season
Conductor - Rachel Hyde     Leader - Ros Rayner


19th October 2002 - St. Mary's Church, Albrighton
Smetana - Overture to the opera "The Bartered Bride"
Mozart - Clarinet Concerto in A - Soloist Graham Hobbs
Dvorak - Scherzo Capriccioso
Borodin - Symphony No. 2 in B minor


14th December 2002 - King's School, Wolverhampton
Tchaikovsky - Overture to the Nutcracker
Fauré - Pavane
Bizet - Symphony in C
Wagner - Siegfried Idyll
Tchaikovsky - Capriccio Italien
Tchaikovsky - Trepak from the Nutcracker


22nd March 2003 - New Road Methodist Church, Stourbridge
Tchaikovsky - Fantasy Overture "Romeo and Juliet"
Saint-Saens - Cello Concerto No 1 - Soloist Robert Cracknell
Beethoven - Symphony No. 5 in C minor


28th June 2003 - St. Mary's Church, Albrighton
Saint Saens- Dance Macabre
Chabrier - España
César Franck - Tone Poem "Le Chasseur Maudit"
César Franck - Symphony in D minor


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