1990 Concerts

Concert Programmes 1990

(at Stockport Town Hall)


March 9th


Overture Prince Igor                                                                    Borodin

Piano Concerto No. 1 in Bb minor                                                 Tchaikovsky

Soloist: Andrew Wilde

Symphony No. 8 in G major                                                        Dvorak


Conductor: David Jones (his first as Musical Director)

May 11th


Overture Le Corsaire                                                                    Berlioz

Organ solos

‘Lied’ from Pieces en Style Libre                                       Pierne

                                    1st Movement from Symphony No. 5                                 Widor

            Soloist: Crispin Woodhead

                        Le Chasseur Maudit                                                                     Franck

Symphony No. 3 (“Organ”)                                                           Saint-Saens

Soloists: Crispin Woodhead (organ) and Alex Barnett (piano)


Conductor: David Jones


July 13th


Overture Zampa                                                                           Herold

                        Oboe Concerto Op. 7 No. 3 in Bb                                                  Albinoni

Soloist: Diana Clementson

Matinees and Soirees Musicales                                                     Rossini/Britten

                        Les Deux Pigeons                                                                                    Messager

                        Wand of Youth Suite No. 2                                                                       Elgar

                        Joyeuse March                                                                            Chabrier


Conductor: Michael Calder



October 13th (at William Hulme’s Grammar School)  and 19th (at Stockport Town Hall)


Fantasia on Greensleeves                                                              Vaughan Williams

Horn Concerto No. 4 in Eb K495                                                   Mozart

Soloist: Frank Proctor

Suite from Henry V                                                                     Walton

Symphony No. 5 in C minor                                                        Beethoven


Conductor: David Jones


December 8th


Academic Festival Overture                                                           Brahms

Piano Concerto in A minor                                                                       Grieg

Soloist: Lydia Bryan

                        Marche Slave                                                                              Tchaikovsky

                        Formby Choral Society

Shepherds Pipe Carol                                                       John Rutter

                                    The Crown of Roses                                                        Tchaikovsky

                                    Stille Nacht                                                                    Gruber arr. Willcocks

                                    Star Carol                                                                      John Rutter

                        Fantasia on Christmas Carols                                                        Vaughan Williams                                               Carols

Sleigh Ride                                                                                Leroy Anderson


Conductor: Stephen Threlfall