2000 Concerts

2000 Concert Programmes 

March 11th 

Russian Easter Festival Overture — Rimsky-Korsakov

Piano Concerto No. 3 — Bartok

Soloist: Annabelle Lawson

Symphony No. 2 in E minor — Rachmaninov

  Conducted by Simon Bowler

May 20th  

Fantasy Overture Romeo and Juliet — Tchaikovsky

Horn Concerto No. 1 in Eb major —– Strauss

Soloist: Charlotte Lines

Symphony No. 5 in E minor ——– Tchaikovsky

Conducted by Simon Bowler

July 22nd  

Overture The Thieving Magpie**—- Rossini

Variations on a Rococo Theme* — Tchaikovsky

Soloist: Catherine Dawson (cello)

Overture Light Cavalry** —  Suppé

Symphony No. 8 (“Unfinished”)* — Schubert

Finlandia** — Sibelius

Conducted by Simon Bowler* and Frank Lennon**

October 21st 

Concert featuring the Wurlitzer 2000 organ at Stockport Town Hall

Adagio for Organ and Strings …………………. Albinoni

Concerto for Organ, Strings and Timpani …. Poulenc

Organ solos including Sortie in E flat (Lefébure-Wély)

L’Arlésienne Suites        ………………………… Bizet

Symphony No. 1 for Organ and Orchestra …Guilmant

       Soloist: Huw Williams

       Conducted by Simon Bowler

 Supported by the Gerrard Family Trust

December 9th 

    Overture Russlan and Ludmilla  ——————- Glinka

    Caucasian Sketches ——————- Ippolitov-Ivanov

    Dance of the Tumblers —————- Rimsky-Korsakov

          Movements from the Christmas Oratorio —- Bach

    Two Motets (Bruckner) and Cantique de Jean Racine (Fauré)

    Carols for All

 with Marple Choral Society (Musical Director Richard Laing)

Conducted by Denise Beynon