2008 Concerts

2008 Concert programmes

March 1st

“If Only We Could Go To Moscow” (Simpson)

Piano Concerto No. 1 (Tchaikovsky)

Soloist: Teleri-Siân

Symphony No. 4 (“Inextinguishable) (Nielsen)

Conductor: Nicholas Simpson

May 10th

Flying Dutchman Overture  ( Wagner)

Carmen Suite No. 2 (Bizet)

Konzertstück for 4 Horns (Schumann)

Symphony No. 6 (Pathétique) (Tchaikovsky)

Conductor: Andrew Hodkinson

Sunday 13th July 


Concert at Gorton Monastery

in aid of the Restoration Fund


Carnival Romain Overture  ( Berlioz)

Karelia Suite (Sibelius)

The Lark Ascending (Vaughan Williams)

Soloist: Rolf Wilson

Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 (Elgar)

The Planets (Holst)

Conductor: Nicholas Simpson

Leader: Kay Thomas

 18th October 

Symphonic Poem Tintagel  ( Bax)

Concerto for Cello and Orchestra (Elgar)

Soloist: Jane Lindsay

(ex-Chetham’s School of Music)

Symphony No. 5  (Vaughan Williams)

Conductor: Nicholas Simpson

Leader: Jonathan Whitehead

 Saturday 6th December 

The Seasons by Glazounov,  Orpheus in the Underworld Overture (Offenbach), Die Fledermaus Overture (Strauss), Shepherds Hey (Grainger) Tales from the Vienna Woods (Strauss), Blur Danube Waltz (Strauss), 12 Days of Xmas (Rutter arr. Colin Touchin) and other seasonal works

Conductor: Andrew Hodkinson

Leader: Susan Jerman