Previous concerts


Here is a selection of the programmes we’ve played over the years.


Vaughan Williams – Overture: The Wasps

Elgar – Cello Concerto in E minor (Soloist: Richard May)

Elgar – Symphony No. 1

Rimsky-Korsakov – Russian Festival Overture

Arutunian – Trumpet Concerto in A flat Major (Soloist: Dean Wright)

Tchaikovsky – Symphony No 4 in F Minor Op.36


Gershwin – Cuban Overture

Gershwin – Piano Concerto in F (Soloist: Paul Turner)

Copland – Billy the Kid

Copland – Lincoln Portrait (Narrator: Cully Wilcoxon)

Elgar – Sea Pictures (Soloist Rebecca Leggett)

Riley – In Flanders Fields

Bizet/ Guiraud – Carmen Suite

Arnold – Cornish Dances

Last Night of the Proms

Shostakovich – Festive Overture Op. 96

Rosauro – Concerto No 1 for Vibraphone (Soloist Sacha Johnson)

Rachmaninov – Symphony No. 2 in E minor


Rossini – Overture to The Thieving Magpie

Vaughan Williams – The Lark Ascending (Soloist Benny Kim)

Tchaikovsky – Swan Lake Suite

Stravinsky – The Firebird

Berlioz – Overture to Benvenuto Cellini

Tchaikovsky – Francesca da Rimini

Verdi – Overture to Force of Destiny

Mascagni – Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana

Respighi – Pines of Rome


50 Years Anniversary Concert:

Brahms – Academic Festival Overture

Finzi – Clarinet Concerto Op. 31 (Soloist: Robert Plane)

Shostakovich – Symphony No. 5

Mendelssohn – Hebrides Overture – Fingal’s Cave

Mozart – Sinfonia Concertante in Eb (Soloists: Philip Dukes and Hector Scott)

Dvorak – Symphony no 9 – ‘From the New World’

Schubert – Overture to Rosamunde D644

Mozart – Horn Concerto K412 (Soloist: Mervyn Stephens)

Smetana – Three Dances from The Bartered Bride

Dvorak – Symphony No. 7 Opus 70


Schumann – Manfred Overture

Bruch – Violin Concerto No. 1 (Soloist: Lizzie Daniels)

Sibelius – Symphony No. 5.

Mozart – Overture ‘The Marriage of Figaro’

Strauss – Horn Concerto No. 1 (Soloist: Laurence Davies)

Beethoven – Symphony No. 7

Rossini – William Tell Overture

Rachmaninov – Piano Concerto No.2 (Soloist: Paul Turner)

Williams – Schindler’s List (Soloist: Sara Stagg)

Badelt – Pirates of the Caribbean

Williams – Star Wars Suite


Nielsen – Helios Overture

Rodrigo  – Concierto de Aranjuez

Brahms – Symphony No. 3

Weber – Overture Oberon

Strauss – Four Last Songs

Rachmaninov – Vocalise (Orchestral version)

Sibelius – Karelia Suite

Arnold  – English Dances Suite 2

Tchaikovsky Overture ‘Romeo & Juliet’

Walton Henry V Suite

Prokovief Romeo & Juliet Suite No. 2


Verdi Overture ‘The Force of Destiny’

Britten Double Concerto for Violin and Viola (Soloists: Kate Suthers, violin, and Philip Dukes, viola)

Elgar Enigma Variations

Vaughan Williams Overture ‘The Wasps’

Richard Rodney Bennett Lady Caroline Lamb Suite (Soloist: Philip Dukes, viola)

Vaughan Williams Fifth Symphony

Bernstein Overture to ‘Candide

Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue (Soloist: Paul Turner)

Copland Appalachian Spring

Shostakovitch Jazz Suite No.2

Humperdinck Hansel and Gretel Overture

Arnold Four Scottish Dances

Bruch Kol Nidrei (Soloist: Cully Wilcoxon)

Tchaikovsky Symphony No 5


Borodin Overture ‘Prince Igor’

Brahms Piano Concerto No 2 (Soloist: Sam Armstrong)

Sibelius Symphony No. 2