2010 Concerts

2010 Concert programmes

 Sunday 7th March

Whiteley Hall

Chetham’s School of Music (2.30 pm)

Conductor: Nicholas Simpson

A concert with three Chetham’s School pupils as soloists 

in concertos by Handel. Neruda, Mozart and Glazounov

plus Symphony No. 8 (“Unfinished”) by Schubert

Jason Evans (trumpet)

Ann Douglass (horn)

Edward Pether (violin)

 Saturday 8th May

Forum Theatre, Romiley (7.30 pm)

Conductor: Andrew Hodkinson

Heidi Johnson Memorial Concert

Land of the Mountain and the Flood (MacCunn)

English Folk Song Suite (Vaughan Williams)

Fiddler on the Roof – Symphonic Dances  (Bock)

Symphony No. 2  (Borodin)

 Sunday 11th July

Gorton Monastery (2.30 pm)

Conductor: Nicholas Simpson

Festive Overture  (Shostakovich)

Four Last Songs  (Strauss)

Soloist: Lorna James (soprano)

Finlandia  (Sibelius)

Scherzo Capriccioso  (Dvorak)

In a Summer Garden  (Delius)

Prelude to Act III Lohengrin  (Wagner)

Crown Imperial March  (Walton)

 Saturday 23rd October

Forum Theatre, Romiley (7.30 pm)

Conductor: Nicholas Simpson

Godfrey Somech Memorial Concert

Nimrod (from Enigma Variations) (Elgar)

Norwegian Rhapsody No. 2 (Svendsen)

Sonata for Violin and Orchestra (Grieg arr. Simpson)

Soloist: Michael Vernon

Symphony No. 3 in C major (Sibelius)

 Sunday 12th 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 Hansel & Gretel Overture by Humperdinck, Bells across the Meadow by Ketelbey, Calling all Workers by Eric Coates, excerpts from Ernest Tomlinson’s English Folk Dances Suite, Grasshoppers Dance by Bucalossi and Irving Berlin’s White Christmas.