2011 Concerts

2011 Concert programmes

Saturday 26th February 2011

Trinity Methodist Church, Trinity Gardens, Bramhall Lane, Davenport, Stockport

 Die Meistersinger Overture (Wagner), Swan Lake Suite (Tchaikovsky) and Dvorak’sNew World” Symphony No. 9

Concert conducted by Nicholas Simpson

Saturday 14th May 2011

Forum Theatre, Romiley, Stockport

 Hussite Overture (Dvorak)  Concerto for Violin and Orchestra  (Brahms) Soloist: Oliver Nelson Wand of Youth Suites (Elgar) Sigurd Jorsalfar Suite (Grieg)

Gorton Monastery

 Carneval Overture (Dvorak) Pohjola’s Daughter  (Sibelius)

Cockaigne Overture (Elgar) A Shropshire Lad (Butterworth)

Rienzi Overture (Wagner) Orb and Sceptre March (Walton)

The Empire Strikes Back (Williams)

Concert conducted by Nicholas Simpson

Leader: John Resek

Saturday 22nd October 2011

The Forum Theatre, Romiley, Stockport

Prince Igor Overture (Borodin), 

Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture (Tchaikovsky)

Scheherezade Symphonic Suite (Rimsky-Korsakov)

Concert conducted by Nicholas Simpson

Leader: John Resek

 Sunday 11th December

at Gorton Monastery (2pm to 4pm)

A Christmas Concert 

with carols

Conductor: Andrew Hodkinson

A festive afternoon concert of carols for the audience to sing interspersed with favourites played by the orchestra, including Prelude and Mazurka from the ballet Coppelia by Delibes, The Boulevardier by Curzon, Jumping Bean and Westminster Waltz by Robert Farnon, Malcolm Arnold’s Little Suite No.2, Devils Galop by Charles Williams, Sailing By  and The Watermill by Ronald Binge and Leroy Anderson’s Sleigh Ride 

Leader: John Resek