1974 Concerts

Friday 10th May 1974 7:45 pm

John Crosdale Conductor

Belle Vue Gardens

Glinka Overture Russland and Ludmilla

Strauss Waltz – Wine, women and song

Songs (Baritone John F. Rawnsley)

Verdi Eri Tu (Masked Ball)

Bizet Toreadors’ Song (Carmen)

Moussorgsky Night on a Bare Mountain

Rossini/Britten Soiree Musicales

Borodin Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor


Romberg One Alone (Desert song)

German Yeomen of England (Merrie England)

Tchaikowsky Suite Sleeping Beauty

Friday 7th June 1974 7:45 pm

John Crosdale Conductor

Belle Vue Gardens

Coates Overture-The Merry Makers

Vaughan-Williams Fantasia on Greensleeves

Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No.2 in G minor

Holst Moorside Suite

Dohnanyi Rhapsody on C major

Bizet/Moszkowski Paraphrase on themes from Carmen

German Selection from Merrie England

Friday 5th July 1974 7:45 pm

John Crosdale Conductor

Belle Vue Gardens

Beethoven Overture Egmont

Elgar Chanson De Matin/Chanson De Nuit

Bruch Kol Nidrei for cello and orchestra

Tchaikowsky Symphony No. 4 in F minor

Nicolai Overture The Merry Wives of Windor

Tchaikowsky Swan Lake Suite

Songs (Mezzo-soprano Joanne Moore):

Gounod Flower Song (Faust)

Bizet Habenera (Carmen)

Handel Ombra mai fu (Xerxes)

Rossini Bel raggio lusinghier (Semiramide)

Monkton/Talbot Arcadians Overture

Friday 2nd August 1974 7:45 pm

Kenneth Cleveland Conductor

Belle Vue Gardens

Kathleen Lewis Soprano

Alan Roscoe Baritone

Herold Overture Zampa

Verdi Caro Nome (Rigoletto)

German Three Dances from Henry VIII

Borodin Prince Igor’s Aria (Prince Igor)

Berlioz Hungarian March

Brahms Academic Festival Overture

Haydn On mighty pens uplifed (Creation)

Rossini Largo al Factotum (Barber of Seville)

Verdi Pura siccome un angelo (Duet-La Traviata)

Saint-Saens Havanise for Violin and Orchestra (Rolf Wilson Violin)

Messager Selection from Veronique

Friday 13th September 1974 7:45 pm

John Crosdale Conductor

Belle Vue Gardens

Beethoven Overture Leonora No. 3

Smetana Suite The Bartered Bride

Songs (Mary Conway Soprano)

Gounod Jewl Song (Faust)

Puccini They call me Mimi (La Boheme)

Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique (Two movements)

Sullivan Overture Iolanthe

Strauss Waltz Morganblatter


Wallace Scenes that are brigtest (Maritana)

Molloy The Kerry Dance

Sullivan/Mackerras Suite Pineapple Poll

Friday 11th October 1974 7:45 pm

John Crosdale Conductor

Belle Vue Gardens

Wagner Overture Die Fliegende Hollander

Coates Three Elizatbeths Suite

Songs (John Lawrenson Baritone)

Mozart Donna Mai (Cosi Fan Tutte)

Alitsen The Lord is my light

Brepsant Belphegor March

Waldteufal Skater’s Waltz


Dix The Trumpeter

Hughes Star of the County Down

Sullivan The Lost Chord

Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture

Saturday 14th December 1974 7:45 pm

John Crosdale Conductor

Kathleen Lewis Soprano

Joanne Moore Mezzo Soprano

Alan Roscoe Baritone

Iwan Davies Tenor

Belle Vue Gardens

Weber Overture Der Freischutz

Borodon Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor)

Rachmaninov Rhapsodey on a theme by Paganini (Linn Hendry Piano)

Bizet L’Arlesienne Suite


Clarke arr Woodgate Sound Ye Trumpets

Elgar O soft was the song

Thiman O mistress mine

Beethoven Final Movement from Symphony No. 9