Programmes 2008_2013

Performances from the 2008-2009 Season
Conductor - Peter Morris     Leader - Ros Rayner


11th October 2008 - St. Mary's Church, Albrighton
McCunn - Overture "Land of the Mountain and the Flood"
Handel - Organ concerto "The Cuckoo and the Nightingale" - Soloist Toby Barnard
Vaughan Williams - Folk Song Suite
Saint-Saens - Symphony No. 3 in C minor, the "Organ" Symphony


16th November 2008 (Sunday 3.00 pm) - Walsall Town Hall - a concert with
St. Peter's Collegiate Church Choir to celebrate the centenary of the Town Hall Organ
McCunn - Overture "Land of the Mountain and the Flood"
Parry - Coronation Anthem "I Was Glad"
Handel - Organ concerto "The Cuckoo and the Nightingale" - Soloist Toby Barnard
Vaughan Williams - Five Mystical Songs - Baritone Soloist John Thorne
Saint-Saens - Symphony No. 3 in C minor, the "Organ" Symphony


7th March 2009 - Cranmer Methodist Church, Newhampton Road West, Wolverhampton
Berlioz - Overture "Le Corsair"
Dag Wiren - Serenade for Strings
Sibelius - Violin Concerto in D minor - Soloist Rhys Watkins
Bizet - Symphony in C


20th June 2009 - Codsall Community High School
Vaughan Williams - The Wasps Overture
Butterworth - The Banks of Green Willow
Holst - The Perfect Fool
Elgar - Symphony No. 1 in A flat


Performances from the 2009-2010 Season
Conductor - Peter Morris     Leader - Ros Rayner


26th September 2009 - St. Andrew's Church, Sedgley
- a concert in aid of the Dudley International Piano Competition
Beethoven - Egmont Overture
Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 27 in B Flat, K595 - Soloist Mark Bebbington
Haydn - Symphony No. 104 in D Major, the "London" Symphony


14th November 2009 - St. Mary's Church, Albrighton
Mendelssohn - Ruy Blas Overture
Prokofiev - Excerpts from the ballet, Romeo and Juliet
Vaughan Williams - Symphony No. 2, the "London" Symphony


6th March 2010 - Cranmer Methodist Church, Newhampton Road West, Wolverhampton
Shostakovich - Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major - Soloist Alastair Moseley
Wagner - Siegfried Idyll
Beethoven - Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, the "Eroica" Symphony


19th June 2010 at 7.30 pm - Holy Trinity Church, Heathtown, Wolverhampton
Malcolm Arnold - Tam O'Shanter Overture
Saint-Saëns - Danse Macabre
Humperdinck - Prelude from the opera, Hansel and Gretel
Ravel - Ma Mere L'Oye (Mother Goose Suite)
Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition


Performances from the 2010-2011 Season
Conductor - Peter Morris     Leader - Ros Rayner


25th September 2010 - St. Peter's Church, Wolverhampton
- an evening of music by Elgar to launch the Church Organ Restoration Appeal
and in association with Wolverhampton Wanderers FC.
The first part of the concert featured St. Peter's Church Choirs and various soloists.
The orchestra performed in the second half.
Fear not O Land - Choir
Allegro Maestoso from Organ Sonata - Peter Morris
Three Motets (Op 2) - Choir
Chanson de Nuit - Charlotte Moseley (violin) and Alastair Moseley (piano)
Chanson de Matin - Charlotte Moseley (violin) and Orchestra
Excerpt from "The Kingdom" - Rita Cullis (soprano and neice of Stan Cullis) and Orchestra
Enigma Variations - Orchestra
He Banged the Leather for Goal (football chant for Billy Mullen) - Choir and Orchestra
Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 - Orchestra


13th November 2010 - St. Peter's Church, Wolverhampton, WV1 1TS
Britten - Simple Symphony
Dvorak - Symphonic Variations
Sibelius - Symphony No. 5 in E flat major


5th March 2011 - Cranmer Methodist Church,
      Newhampton Road West, Wolverhampton, WV6 0RS
Brahms - Variations on a Theme by Haydn - Guest Conductor Fabian Henning
Ravel - Le Tombeau de Couperin
Beethoven - Symphony No. 4 in B flat major


25th June 2011 - Trinity Methodist Church, Histons Hill, Codsall
Britten - Four Sea Interludes from his opera "Peter Grimes"
Respighi - Symphonic Suite "The Fountains of Rome"
Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto in D major - Soloist Nicole Wilson


Performances from the 2011-2012 Season
Conductor - Peter Morris
Leader - Ros Rayner


24th September 2011 - St.Andrew's Church, Sedgley DY3 1JA
- A charity concert in aid of the Beacon Centre for the Blind 
Haydn - Symphony No. 31 in D major (Horn Signal)
Mendelssohn - Octet for strings in E flat major
Th. Gouvy - Petite Suite Gauloise for wind nonet
Mozart - Symphony No. 41 in C major (The Jupiter)


6th November 2011 (Sunday) - Forest Arts Centre, Walsall
Rossini - William Tell Overture
Gershwin - Piano Concerto in F - Soloist Alistair Moseley
Beethoven - Symphony No. 7 in A major


3rd March 2012 - Cranmer Methodist Church, Newhampton Road West, Wolverhampton
Khachaturian - Spartacus Suite No.2
Fauré - Pavane
Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
Bartok - Concerto for Orchestra


23rd June 2012 - Cranmer Methodist Church, Newhampton Road West, Wolverhampton
Mozart - Overture to "The Marriage of Figaro"
Elgar - Cello Concerto in E minor - Soloist Sarah Tulley
Shostakovich - Symphony No. 10


Performances from the 2012-2013 Season
Conductor - Peter Morris     Leader - Ros Rayner


29th September 2012 - Wolverhampton Music School, Graiseley
- A charity concert in aid of the Friends of the Music School
Haydn - Symphony No. 45 in F sharp minor (The Farewell Symphony)
Mozart - Flute Concerto No. 1 in G major - Soloist Jane Eminson
Plus several other short pieces for small chamber groups


17th November 2012 - Cranmer Methodist Church, Wolverhampton, WV6 0RS
Weber - Euryanthe Overture
Grieg - Piano Concerto in A minor - Soloist: Sothie Paul-Duraisamy
Schubert - Symphony No. 9 in C major (the Great)


9th December 2012 - Civic Hall, Wolverhampton
- A charity concert in aid of the organ restoration of St. Peter's Collegiate Church
consisting of Carols and Christmas Music in which the Orchestra was joined
by the St Peter's Church and School choirs, Coppice Performing Arts School,
Wolverhampton Girls' High School and Wolverhampton Grammar School choirs.
The Orchestra performed:
Corelli - Christmas Concerto
Prokofiev - Troika from Lieutenant Kije Suite
Howard Blake - The Snowman - Narrator Adrian Peakman
Leroy Anderson - Sleigh Ride


16th March 2013 at 7.30 pm - Cranmer Methodist Church,
      Newhampton Road West, Wolverhampton, WV6 0RS
Patrick Doyle - Impressions of America
Fauré - Masques et Bergamasques
Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on Greensleeves
Borodin - Symphony No. 2 in B minor


22nd June 2013 at 7.30 pm - Forest Arts Centre, Walsall
Britten - Matinées Musicales
Phil James - The Toy Room
Mozart - Clarinet Concerto in A - Soloist: Alastair Moseley
Schumann - Symphony No. 3 in E flat (The Rhenish)



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