Past Concerts from the 71st Season (2005) to the 80th Season (2015)

Past Concerts from the 71st Season (2005) to the 80th Season (2015)

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80th Season

17 Jun 15 ELGAR – The Music Makers

COLERIDGE TAYLOR – Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast

WALTON – Henry V Suite

14 Mar 15  

GARTON – Magna Carta Cantata

BRAHMS – Song of Destiny

SCHUMANN – Piano Concerto in A Minor – with soloist Lara Melda

 

17 Dec 14 CHRISTMAS CONCERT
15 Nov 14  

MOZART – Horn Concerto No. 2 – with soloist David Pyatt

POULENC – Gloria

FAURE – Requiem

 

79th Season

18 Jun 14  

GILBERT & SULLIVAN – Selections from The Mikado, Iolanthe, The Pirates of Penzance and H.M.S. Pinafore

 

22 Mar 14

 

BRITTEN – War Requiem

 

18 Dec 13 CHRISTMAS CONCERT – Carols and other seasonal music for all the family to join in.
16 Nov 13  

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS – Dona Nobis Pacem
RUTTER – Magnificat
BAX – Tintagel

 

78th Season

19 Jun 13 AN EVENING WITH GEORGE GERSHWIN
16 Mar 13  

OPERA NIGHT – Extracts from –
BRITTEN – Peter Grimes
VERDI – Otello
WAGNER – Flying Dutchman

 

19 Dec 12 CHRISTMAS CONCERT – Carols and other seasonal music for all the family to join in.
 

17 Nov 12

 

ELGAR – The Dream of Gerontius

 

77th Season

20 Jun 12 A CELEBERATION OF COLE PORTER
17 Mar 12  

VERDI – Overture Nabucco
VERDI – Requiem

 

14 Dec 11 CHRISTMAS CONCERT – Carols and other seasonal music for all the family to join in.
12 Nov 11  

WAGNER – Overture, Chorale and “Wach Auf” from Die Meistersinger
GREIG – Piano Concerto
BACH – Motet “Lobet Den Herrn, Alle Heiden” – BMV 230
BACH – Magnificat in ‘D’ – BMV 243

 

76th Season

18 Jun 11 A RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN EVENING

Songs from shows including Carousel, The King and I, South Pacific, The Sound of Music, and Oklahoma.

23 Mar 11  

BEETHOVEN – Egmont Overture
BEETHOVEN – Mass in C
BEETHOVEN – Choral Fantasia

GRAINGER – Shallow Brown
LAMBERT – Rio Grande

 

18 Dec 10 CHRISTMAS CONCERT – Carols and other seasonal music for all the family to join in.
10 Nov 10  

MOZART – Requiem
DURUFLÉ – Messe des Morts
R STRAUSS – Serenade for wind

 

75th Jubilee Season

12 Jun 10 COPELAND – Fanfare for the Common Man

MAHLER – Symphony No.2 (Resurrection)

HANSON – Song of Human Rights

all in association with St. Albans Symphony Orchestra

5 Jun 10  

GRIEG – Peer Gynt Suite
MASSENET – “Je suis Titania” – Manon
MASCAGNI – Easter Hymn – Cavelleria Rusticana
MOZART – “Placido è il mar” – Idomeneo
RUTTER – The Sprig of Thyme
TCHAIKOVSKY – Waltz – Eugene Onegin
TIPPETT – Spirituals – A Child of Our Time
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS – Folk Song Suite
WEBER – Jubilee Overture

13 Mar 10  

SAINT-SAËNS – Piano Concerto No 2
BRITTEN – Rejoice in the Lamb
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS – Five Mystical Songs
WALTON – Belshazzar’s Feast

 

16 Dec 09 CAROL CONCERT

Presented by Richard Baker OBE

11 Nov 09  

ELGAR – Pomp and Circumstance March No.1
DELIUS – Sea Drift
HOLST – The Planets (Selection)
ELGAR – The Music Makers

 

74th Season

13 Jun 09 A Night at the Opera
14 Mar 09  

Brahms – Academic Festival Overture
Brahms – Ein Deutsches Requiem

 

17 Dec 08 Carol Concert – Traditional Christmas music for the choir, orchestra and audience.
12 Nov 08  

Haydn – ‘Autumn’ and ‘Winter’ from The Seasons 
Orff 
– Carmina Burana

 

 73rd Season

14 Jun 08 Saint-Saens – Organ Symphony (final movement)

Poulenc – Gloria

Schonberg – Les Misérables (excerpts)

Fauré – Cantique de Jean Racine Pavane

26 Apr 08  

Beethoven – Overture ‘Leonora’ No. 1
Prokofiev – Violin Concerto No. 1 (with Purcell School student soloist Susanne Schäffer)
Delius – Brigg Fair On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
Schubert – Symphony No. 3

 

15 Mar 08 Bizet – Carmen (concert version)
19 Dec 07  

Carol Concert
Traditional Christmas music for the choir, orchestra and audience.

 

7 Nov 07 Karl Jenkins – The Armed Man – A Mass for Peace

Elgar – Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4 in G major

Elgar – From the Bavarian Highlands

 

72nd Season

16 Jun 07 Handel – Coronation Odes
Elgar – Sea Pictures
Coleridge-Taylor – Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast
12 May 07  

Beethoven – Overture Namensfeier (The Name-Day Overture)
Mendelssohn – Violin Concerto (Soloist – Adelia Myslov)
R Strauss – Serenade Op 7 for wind
Beethoven – Symphony No. 1

 

24 Mar 07 Parry – Blest Pair of Sirens
Beethoven – Piano Concerto No 5, Op 73
Mozart – Mass in C minor, K 427
13 Dec 06  

Carol Concert
Traditional Christmas music for the choir, orchestra and audience.

 

8 Nov 06 Brahms – Tragic Overture, Op 81
Brahms – Nanie, Op 82
Brahms – Gypsy Songs, Op 103
Rutter – Requiem
 

71st Season

14 Jun 06 Mozart – Vespers

Mozart – Horn Concerto No. 3

Haydn – Harmonie Mass

6 May 06  

Orchestra concert featuring –

Beethoven – Overture – Egmont
Wagner – Siegfried Idyll
von Weber – Andante and rondo ongarese
Mendelssohn – Overture – A Calm Sea and a Prosperous Voyage
Bizet – Symphony in C

 

25 Mar 06 Britten – Four Sea Interludes, from Peter Grimes

Vaughan-Williams – Toward the Unknown Region

R Strauss – Four Last Songs

Faure – Requiem

14 Dec 05  

Carol Concert
Traditional Christmas music for the choir, orchestra and audience.

 

9 Nov 05 Verdi – Aida