Past Programmes

2016-2017 2015-2016 2014-2015 2013-2014 2012-2013 2011-2012 2010-2011 2009-2010 2008-2009 2007-2008 2006-2007
2005-2006 2004-2005 2003-2004 2002-2003 2001-2002 2000-2001 1999-2000 1998-1999 1997-1998 1996-1997 1995-1996
1994-1995 1993-1994 1992-1993 1991-1992 1990-1991
2016 - 2017 Season Back to Top
November 2016 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Grieg: Peer Gynt
  Sibelius: Violin Concerto - Thelma Handy
  Nielsen: Symphony No. 4 (The Indexplicable)
February 2017 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Beethoven: Egmont Overture
  Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for Wind
  Brahms: St. Anthony Variations
  Haydn: Symphony No. 104 (London)
April 2017 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Britten: Four Sea Inerludes from Peter Grimes
  Elgar: Sea Pictures - Susan Marrs
  Vaughan Williams: Symphony No.2 (London)
July 2017 (Philharmonic Hall)
  Mussorgsky: Night on a Bare Mountain
  Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3 - William Bracken
  Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5
2015 - 2016 Season Back to Top
November 2015 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Walton: Henry V Suite
  Glazunov: Violin Concerto - Thelma Handy
  Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6
February 2016 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture
  Mozart: Horn Concerto No 2 & Concert Rondo - Chris Pople
  Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique
May 2016 (Philharmonic Hall)
  Mozart: Exultate Jubilate - Barbara Ruzsics
  Mahler: Symphony No 2
July 2016 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Beethoven: Coriolan Overture
  R Strauss: Four Last Songs - Barbara Ruzsics
  Khachaturian: Adagio from Spartacus
  Respighi: Pines of Rome
2014 - 2015 Season Back to Top
November 2014 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Weber: Overture - Der Freischuz
  Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosen
  Dvorak: Symphony No. 7
February 2015 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
  Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Trumpets - Paul Thomas & Owen Bryce
  Coplan: Appalachian Sproing
  Beethoven: Symphony No. 6
April 2015 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Nielsen: Helios Overture
  Bruch: Violin Concerto - Thelma Handy
  Brahms: Piano Quartet in G Minor orch Schoenberg
July 2015 (Philharmonic Hall)
  Walton:Spitfire Prelude and Fugue
  Gershwin: Porgy & Bess - A Symphonic Picture
  Saint Saens: Symphony No 3 (Organ Symphony)
2013 - 2014 Season Back to Top
November 2013 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  R Strauss: Wiener Philharmoniker Fanfare
  Dvorak: Cello Concerto - Gregor Cuff
  Tchaikovsky: Music from The Sleeping Beauty
February 2014 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Mozart: Symphony No. 29
  Mahler: Symphony No. 4
April 2014 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Mendelssohn: Ruy Blas Overture
  Reinecke: Flute Concerto - Jeff Rimmer
  Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10
July 2014 (Metropolitan Cathedral)
  Bruckner: Te Deum
  Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
2012 - 2013 Season Back to Top
November 2012 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Rossini: Overture - The Thieving Magpie
  Vaugham Williams: Tuba Concerto - Glenn Waite
  Smetana: Vltava
  Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2
February 2013 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Festival Overture
  Debussy: Two Nocturnes (Nuages & Fete)
  Elgar: Symphony No. 1
April 2013 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Wagner: Prelude & Lieberstod from Tristan & Isolde
  Bax: Tintagel
  Brahms: Symphony No. 3
June 2013 (Philharmonic Hall)
  Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
  Shostakovich: Jazz Suite No. 2
  Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
2011 - 2012 Season Back to Top
November 2011 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Dvorak: Slavonic Dances
  Brahms: Hungarian Dances
  Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5
February 2012 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Elgar: Overture - Cockaigne
  Bizet: Movements from L’Arlesienne Suites Nos 1 and 2
  Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances
April 2012 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Balakirev: Overture on Three Russian Songs
  Rimsky-Korsakov: Tsar Saltan Suite
  Stravinsky: Petruschka
July 2012 (Philharmonic Hall)
  Walton: Crown Imperial
  Holst: Somerset Rhapsody
  Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves
  Parry: I was Glad
  Walton: Belshazzar's Feast
2010 - 2011 Season Back to Top
November 2010 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Glinka: Overture - Russlan and Ludmilla
  Bizet: Carmen Suite No. 1
  Mahler: Symphony No. 5
February 2011 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Reznicek: Overture - Donna Diana
  Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme - Gregor Cuff
  Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 1
April 2011 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Elgar: Overture - In the South (Alassio)
  Arnold: Clarinet Concerto No. 2 - Neill Carroll
  Butterworth: Banks of Green Willow
  Richard Strauss: Four Symphonic Interludes from Intermezzo
July 2011 (Philharmonic Hall)
  Williams: Star Wars Overture
  Barber: Adagio
  Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
  Dvorak: Symphony No. 9
2009 - 2010 Season Back to Top
September 2009 (St Asaph Cathedral )
  Handel: The Messiah
November 2009 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Verdi: Grand March from Aida
Puccini: Manon Lescaut - Intermezzo from Act 3
Wagner: Scenes from Gotterdamerung
R Strauss: Rosenkavalier Suite
February 2010 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  R Strauss: Serenade for Wind Instruments
Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez - Morgan Szymanowski
Elgar: Introduction and Allegro for Strings
Haydn: Symphony No. 31 (Hornsignal)
April 2010 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Dvorak: The Water Goblin, Op 107
Arnold: Four Scottish Dances, Op 59
Bartok: Two Roumanian Dances, Op 8a
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet Suite No. 2, Op 64b
July 2010 (Philharmionic Hall)
  Dvorak: Carnival Overture
Elgar: Enigma Variations
Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra - Narrator Ken Dodd
2008 - 2009 Season Back to Top
November 2008 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Verdi: Overture to The Force of Destiny
Janacek: Taras Bulba
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2
February 2009 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Mozart: Overture to Cosi fan Tutte
Faure: Pavane
Jacob: Trombone Concerto - Paul Davies
Brahms: Symphony No. 4
April 2009 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Walton: Coronation March - Orb and Sceptre
Sibelius: Valse Triste
Ravel: Mother Goose Suite
Borodin: Symphony No. 2
June 2009 (Philharmonic Hall )
  Bernstein: Candide Overture
Brahms: Violin Concerto - James Clarke
Prokofiev: Suite - Lieutenant Kije
Gershwin: An American in Paris
2007 - 2008 Season Back to Top
November 2007 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Sibelius: Finlandia
Stravinsky: Suite from the Firebird (1919)
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4
February 2008 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Rossini: Overture - An Italian Girl in Algiers
Vaughan-Williams: Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
April 2008 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Vaughan Williams : Overture - The Wasps
R Strauss: Oboe Concerto - Jonathan Small
Mahler: Symphony No. 1
June 2008 (Philharmonic Hall)
  Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 - Martin Roscoe
Holst: Planets Suite
2006 - 2007 Season Back to Top
November 2006 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Brahms: Academic Festival Overture
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto - Janet Crossley
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5
February 2007 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
Poulenc: Organ Concerto - Neil Kelly
Mozart: Symphony No. 40
April 2007 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Beethoven: Overture - Leonora No. 3
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 - Alexandra Dariescu
Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D
July 2007 (Philharmonic Hall )
  Sibelius: Karelia Suite
Tchaikovsky: Fantasy Overture Romeo and Juliet
Dvorak: Cello Concerto - Jonathan Aasgaard
2005 - 2006 Season Back to Top
November 2005 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  R Strauss : Festival Prelude for Organ and Orchestra
Saint Saens: Cello Concerto - Gregor Cuff
Rachmaninov: Symphony No 3
February 2006 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Handel: Excerpts from the Water Music
Mozart: Flute & Harp Concerto - Angela Davies & Rhian Evans
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5
April 2006 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Britten : Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
R Strauss: Four Last Songs
Sibelius: Symphony No. 1
July 2006 (Philharmonic Hall )
  Tchaikovsky: Suite from Swan Lake
Beethoven: Violin Concerto - Malcolm Stewart
Ravel: Bolero
2004 - 2005 Season Back to Top
November 2004 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Mozart: Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
Bruckner: Symphony No. 7
February 2005 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Mozart: Overture to Don Giovanni
Mozart: Bassoon Concerto - Nic Hurst
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3
April 2005 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Rossini: Overture to William Tell
Weber: Clarinet Concerto No. 1 - Nicholas Cox
Baermann: Adagio for Clarinet and Strings - Nicholas Cox
Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 5
July 2005 (Philharmonic Hall )
  Debussy: Prelude a l'apres-midi d'une faune
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 - Martin Roscoe
Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3 (Organ Symphony)
2003 - 2004 Season Back to Top
September 2003 (St Asaph Cathedral)
  von Suppe: Overture "Light Cavalry"
McCunn: "Land of the Mountain and the Flood"
Raff: Double Wind Quintet
Dvorak: Symphony No. 8
November 2003 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Korngold: Overture "The Sea Hawk"
Richard Strauss: Moonlight Intermezzo from Capriccio
Dvorak: Slavonic Dances
Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Ballet Music
January 2004 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Mozart: Overture to the Marriage of Figaro
Haydn - Trumpet Concerto - Paul Thomas
Haydn: Symphony No. 103 (The Drum Roll)
Schubert: Symphony No. 8 (The Unfinished)
March 2004 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Stephens: 'Crosby Symphony Overture'
Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No 1 - Jonathan Aasgaard
Brahms: Symphony No. 1
July 2004 (Philharmonic Hall)
  Brahms: Academic Festival Overture
Wieniawski: Violin Concerto No. 1 - Malcolm Stewart
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5
July 2004 (St Asaph Cathedral)
  Brahms: Academic Festival Overture
Wieniawski: Violin Concerto No. 1 - Malcolm Stewart
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5
2002 - 2003 Season Back to Top
November 2002 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  von Suppe: Overture "Light Cavalry"
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto - Melanie Hill
Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2
March 2003 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  McCunn: "Land of the Mountain and the Flood"
Walton: Viola Concerto - David Greenlees
Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 2
July 2003 (Philharmonic Hall) - 60th Anniversary Celebration
  Stephens: 'Crosby Symphony Overture' (World Premiere)
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 - Martin Roscoe
Dvorak: Symphony No. 8
2001 - 2002 Season Back to Top
November 2001 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Mussorgy: Night on a Bare Mountain
Grieg: Two Elegiac Melodies
Saint-Saens: Dance Macabre
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherezade
March 2002 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Mozart: Symphony No. 41
Dvorak: Cello Concerto - Jonathan Aasgaard
Smetana: Overture to the Bartered Bride
June 2002 (Philharmonic Hall)
  Dukas: The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Items by Our Lady's Bishop Eaton Chamber Choir
Mussorgsky/Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition
Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overure
2000 - 2001 Season Back to Top
November 2000 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin
Strauss: Horn Concerto No.1 - Chris Pople
Brahms: Symphony No. 3
March 2001 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Beethoven: Coriolan Overture
Beethoven: Violin Concerto - Malcolm Stewart
Sibelius: Symphony No. 1
June 2001 (Philharmonic Hall)
  Humperdinck: Overture to Hansel and Gretel
Elgar: Cello Concerto - Jonathan Aasgaard
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6
1999 - 2000 Season Back to Top
November 1999 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Beethoven: Overture Leonora No 3
Bruch: Concerto for Clarinet & Viola - Neil Carroll & Henry Gibson
Beethoven: Symphony No 5
March 2000 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Verdi: Overture to The Force of Destiny
Sibelius: Violin Concerto - Jonathan Carney
Khachaturian: Music from the Ballet Spartacus
April 2000 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Lutoslawski: Musique Fenebre
Handel: Concerto Grosso Op. 6 No. 10
von Biber: Batalia
June 2000 (Philharmonic Hall)
  Mendelssohn: Overture Fingal's Cave
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 - Martin Roscoe
Dvorak: Symphony No. 9
1998 - 1999 Season Back to Top
November 1998 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Strauss: Overture to Die Fledermaus
Mozart: Flute Concerto K 313 - Rachael Lyons
Dvorak: Symphony No. 7
March 1999 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Shostakovich: Festival Overture
Delius: Walk to the Paradise Garden
Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 - Melanie Hill
Borodin: Symphony No. 2
June 1999 (Philharmonic Hall)
  Bernstein: Overture to Candide
Grieg: Piano Concerto - Martin Roscoe
Mussorgsky: Night on a Bare Mountain
Shostakovich: Romance from the Gadfly
Copland: Suite from Rodeo
1997 - 1998 Season Back to Top
November 1997 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Walton: Prelude & Fugue The Spitfire
Strauss: Suite in B flat for wind
Glazunov: Concerto for Alto Sax and Strings - Chris Swann
Mussorgsky/Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition
March 1998 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Debussy: Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un Faune
Berlioz: Harold in Italy - Tony Shorrocks
Brahms: Symphony No 4
June 1998 (Philharmonic Hall)
  Wagner: Overture to The Mastersingers
Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini - Martin Roscoe
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue - Martin Roscoe
Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia
Ravel: Bolero
1996 - 1997 Season Back to Top
November 1996 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Rossini: William Tell Overture
Berlioz: Les Nuits d'ete
Dvorak: Symphony No. 5
March 1997 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Berlioz: Overture Le Corsaire
Strauss: Oboe Concerto - Jonathan Small
Brahms: St Anthony Variations
Bliss: Film Music from Things to Come
June 1997 (Philharmonic Hall)
  Borodin: Overture to Prince Igor
Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No 2 - Martin Roscoe
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5
1995 - 1996 Season Back to Top
November 1995 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Gabrieli at al: Music for Brass at St Mark's
Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 4 - Cliff Jones
Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2
March 1996 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Mozart: Symphonia Concertante - Malcolm Stewart & David Greenlees
Bruckner: Symphony No. 7
June 1996 (Philharmonic Hall)
  Shostakovich: Festival Overture
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No 1- Martin Roscoe
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2
1994 - 1995 Season Back to Top
November 1995 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Brahms: Tragic Overture
Weber: Bassoon Concerto No. 4 - Alan Pendlebury
Brahms: Symphony No. 1
March 1995 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Rimsky Korsakov: Russian Easter Festival Overture
Nielsen: Flute Concerto - Colin Chambers
Dvorak: Symphony No 9
June 1995 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Humperdinck: Overture to Hansel and Gretel
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4
1993 - 1994 Season Back to Top
November 1993 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Wagner: Overture The Flying Dutchman
Haydn: Trumpet Concerto - Ian Balmain
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2
March 1994 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Beethoven: Overture Egmont
Brahms: Violin Concerto - Jonathan Carney
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
June 1994 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Strauss: Serenade for Wind Instruments
Poulenc: Concerto for Organ, Strings & Timps - Noel Rawsthorne
Mahler: Symphony No. 1
1992 - 1993 Season Back to Top
November 1992 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Beethoven: Overture Coriolan
Schumann: Piano Concerto - John Gough
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3
March 1993 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Haydn: Symphony No. 92 (Oxford)
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5
June 1993 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Rossini: Overture The Thievish Magpie
Elgar: Enigma Variations
Tchaikovsky: Excerpts from Swan Lake
1991 - 1992 Season Back to Top
September 1991 (Chester Cathedral)
  Beethoven: Overture Prometheus
Raff: Double Wind Quintet
Elgar: Serenade for Strings
Beethoven: Symphony No. 1
November 1991 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Beethoven: Overture Prometheus
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3
Elgar: Pomp & Circumstance March No. 3
Elgar: Chanson de Matin, Chanson de Nuit
Rimsky Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol
March 1992 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Mozart: Overture to Don Giovanni
Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Roccoco Theme - Moray Welsh
Dvorak: Waldesruhe for Cello & Orchestra - Moray Welsh
Brahms: Symphony No. 3
June 1992 (Phiharmonic Hall) - 50th Anniversary Celebration
  Berlioz: Overture Roman Carnival
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 - Martin Roscoe
Saint Saens: Symphony No. 3 (Organ Symphony) - Noel Rawsthorne
1990 - 1991 Season Back to Top
November 1990 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Humperdinck: Overture to Hansel and Gretel
Beethoven: Symphony No. 1
SIbelius: Karelia Suite
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
March 1991 (St Faith's, Great Crosby)
  Berlioz: Overture Beatrice and Benedict
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 - John Gough
Dvorak: Symphony No. 8
June 1991 (Phiharmonic Hall)
  Rossini: Overture The Barber of Seville
Bruch: Violin Concerto in G Minor - Malcolm Stewart
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5