BPO Performances in the 1970s

1970


Wednesday 7 January 1970

Solihull Civic Hall
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Ruy Blas Overture
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3  Tom Bromley (Piano)
Britten Soirées Musicales
Tchaikovsky Capriccio Italien

Monday 9 February 1970, 7.30pm

Aston University
Conductor: Kenneth Page

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John Leach, who played several 1960s film and TV theme tunes

Berlioz Roman Carnival Overture
Kodály Háry János  John Leach (Cimbalom)
Dvořák Symphony No. 9

Friday 20 February 1970, 7.30pm

Darlaston Comprehensive School
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Wagner Mastersingers of Nuremberg Overture
Copland Rodeo Suite (Corral Nocturne and Saturday Night Waltz)
Kodály Háry János  John Leach (Cimbalom)
Dvořák Symphony No. 9

Sunday 8 March 1970, 7.30pm

Town Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Kodály Háry János  John Leach (Cimbalom)
Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 2  Michael Stride (Piano)
Delius Sea Drift  John King (Baritone)
Copland Rodeo Suite

Monday 27 April 1970

Solihull Civic Hall
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet Overture
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1  Michael Stride (Piano)
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4

Friday 8 May 1970

Tudor Grange Grammar School, Solihull
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Copland Rodeo Suite
Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 2  Michael Stride (Piano)
Dvořák Symphony No. 9

Tuesday 9 June 1970

Botanical Gardens, Birmingham
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Various Various Works

Saturday 10 October 1970, 7.30pm

Kenilworth Grammar School
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Rossini Thieving Magpie Overture
Delius On Hearing the First Cuckoo
Delius Koanga – La Calinda
Mozart, W A Piano Concerto No. 23  Michael Stride (Piano)
Dvořák Symphony No. 9

Sunday 8 November 1970

Denstone College, Uttoxeter
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Dvořák Carnival Overture
Strauss, R Horn Concerto No. 1  Paul Farr (Horn)
Svendsen Carnival in Paris
Delius On Hearing the First Cuckoo
Stravinsky Firebird Suite No. 2 (1919)

Tuesday 10 November 1970

Aston University
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Strauss, R Horn Concerto No. 1  Paul Farr (Horn)
Beethoven Symphony No. 8

Friday 20 November 1970

Tudor Grange Grammar School, Solihull
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Dvořák Carnival Overture
Strauss, R Horn Concerto No. 1  Paul Farr (Horn)
Beethoven Symphony No. 8
Stravinsky Firebird Suite No. 2 (1919)

Sunday 6 December 1970, 7.30pm

Town Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Dvořák Carnival Overture
Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1  Tom Bromley (Piano)
Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 4

1971


Sunday 24 January 1971

Lichfield Cathedral
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Wagner Lohengrin – Prelude Act I
Delius Paris / Song of a great city
Mozart, W A Sinfonia Concertante  Patricia Lees / Moore (Oboe), Rachael Herbert (Clarinet), Paul Farr (Horn), Michael Syrett (Bassoon)
Dvořák Scherzo Capriccioso

Friday 12 February 1971, 7.30pm

Darlaston Comprehensive School
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Dvořák Scherzo Capriccioso
Mozart, W A Sinfonia Concertante  Patricia Lees / Moore (Oboe), Rachael Herbert (Clarinet), Paul Farr (Horn), Michael Syrett (Bassoon)
Sibelius Symphony No. 1

Monday 15 February 1971

Aston University
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Dvořák Scherzo Capriccioso
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5  John Lill (Piano)
Sibelius Symphony No. 1

Sunday 14 March 1971

Town Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Delius Eventyr / Once upon a Time
Mozart, W A Piano Concerto No. 24  Michael Stride (Piano)
Shostakovich Symphony No. 5

Sunday 4 April 1971 – A Choral and Orchestral Concert

Chipping Camden School
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Dvořák Scherzo Capriccioso
Mozart, W A Sinfonia Concertante  Patricia Lees / Moore (Oboe), Rachael Herbert (Clarinet), Paul Farr (Horn), Michael Syrett (Bassoon)
Britten Spring Symphony  Devina Bailey (Soprano), Gwyneth Griffiths (Contralto), Carl Duggan (Tenor)

Saturday 1 May 1971

Coventry Cathedral
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Kodály Dances of Galanta
Delius Appalachia
Brahms Symphony No. 1

Sunday 2 May 1971

Bedford Corn Exchange
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Kodály Dances of Galanta
Delius Appalachia
Brahms Symphony No. 1

Friday 14 May 1971

Tudor Grange Grammar School, Solihull
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Kodály Dances of Galanta
Mozart, W A Sinfonia Concertante  Patricia Lees / Moore (Oboe), Rachael Herbert (Clarinet), Paul Farr (Horn), Michael Syrett (Bassoon)
Brahms Symphony No. 1

Monday 14 June 1971, 7.30pm

Solihull Civic Hall
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Rossini Thieving Magpie Overture
Grieg Piano Concerto  Wendy Wilson (Piano)
Dvořák Symphony No. 9

Saturday 2 October 1971, 7.30pm

Bridley Moor School, Redditch
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Beethoven Coriolanus Overture
Grieg Piano Concerto  Wendy Wilson (Piano)
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6

Saturday 9 October 1971, 7.30pm

Kenilworth Grammar School
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Beethoven Coriolanus Overture
Strauss, R Horn Concerto No. 1  Paul Farr (Horn)
Dvořák Slavonic Dances (1,2 & 7)
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6

Sunday 7 November 1971

Denstone College, Uttoxeter
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Brahms Academic Festival Overture
Schubert Symphony No. 8
Delius Air and Dance
Elgar Enigma Variations

Friday 12 November 1971

Tudor Grange Grammar School, Solihull
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Brahms Academic Festival Overture
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5  Tom Bromley (Piano)
Delius Air and Dance
Elgar Enigma Variations

Sunday 14 November 1971 – Midlands Festival of Remembrance

Town Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Various Various Works

Sunday 5 December 1971, 8.00pm

Lichfield Cathedral
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet Overture
Elgar Cello Concerto  Oliver Brookes (Cello)
Mahler Symphony No. 1

Sunday 12 December 1971, 7.45pm

Bedford Corn Exchange
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet Overture
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5  Tom Bromley (Piano)
Mahler Symphony No. 1

1972


Monday 24 January 1972, 8.00pm

Aston University
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Berlioz The Corsaire Overture
Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini  Peter Katin (Piano)
Dvořák Symphony No. 8

Friday 4 February 1972, 7.30pm

Darlaston Comprehensive School
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Berlioz The Corsaire Overture
Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini  Michael Stride (Piano)
Dvořák Symphony No. 8

Sunday 27 February 1972, 7.30pm

Town Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Strauss, R Don Juan
Delius North Country Sketches
Mahler Symphony No. 1

Sunday 26 March 1972, 7.45pm

Congleton Town Hall
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Dvořák Symphony No. 8
Delius Over the Hills and Far Away
Copland Rodeo Suite
Wood, Henry Fantasia on British Sea Songs  Barbara McGuire (Contralto)

Monday 24 April 1972, 8.00pm

Aston University
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Delius Over the Hills and Far Away
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3  Kathleen Jones (Piano)
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6

Monday 1 May 1972

Tudor Grange Grammar School, Solihull
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Beethoven Coriolanus Overture
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3  Tom Bromley (Piano)
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6

Wednesday 24 May 1972, 7.30pm

Walsall Town Hall
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Strauss, R Don Juan
Stravinsky Firebird Suite No. 2 (1919)
Elgar Enigma Variations

Monday 12 June 1972, 7.30pm

Solihull Civic Hall
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Strauss, R Don Juan
Stravinsky Firebird Suite No. 2 (1919)
Delius Over the Hills and Far Away
Elgar Enigma Variations

Sunday 2 July 1972, 8.00pm

Gloucester Cathedral
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Beethoven Coriolanus Overture
Elgar Cello Concerto  Oliver Brookes (Cello)
Mahler Symphony No. 1

Tuesday 3 October 1972

Carrs Lane Church, Birmingham
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Smetana Má Vlast No.2: Vltava
Grieg Piano Concerto  Tom Bromley (Piano)
Brahms Symphony No. 4

Saturday 7 October 1972

Kenilworth Grammar School
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Smetana Má Vlast No.2: Vltava
de Falla Nights in the Gardens of Spain  Tom Bromley (Piano)
Brahms Symphony No. 4

Sunday 22 October 1972

Denstone College, Uttoxeter
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Holst Perfect Fool – ballet music
de Falla Nights in the Gardens of Spain  Tom Bromley (Piano)
Borodin Symphony No. 2

Friday 10 November 1972

Tudor Grange Grammar School, Solihull
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Holst Perfect Fool – ballet music
Grieg Piano Concerto  Donald Hoskins (Piano)
Borodin Symphony No. 2

Sunday 19 November 1972, 8.00pm

Lichfield Cathedral
Conductor: Kenneth Page/Timothy Reynish

Mussorgsky Night on the Bare Mountain
Delius Violin Concerto  Kenneth Page (Violin)
Shostakovich Symphony No. 5

Sunday 10 December 1972

Bedford Corn Exchange
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Mussorgsky Night on the Bare Mountain
Brahms Violin Concerto  Alan Loveday (Violin)
Shostakovich Symphony No. 5

1973


1973 – Precise date unknown

Solihull Civic Hall
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5  Tom Bromley (Piano)
Elgar Symphony No. 1
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Hebrides Overture / Fingal’s Cave

Monday 29 January 1973, 8.00pm

Aston University
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Respighi Pines of Rome
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto  Manoug Parikian (Violin)
Sibelius Symphony No. 5

Monday 12 February 1973, 7.30pm

Darlaston Comprehensive School
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Respighi Pines of Rome
Bartók Piano Concerto No. 3  Jana Frenklova (Piano)
Borodin Symphony No. 2

Saturday 24 February 1973, 7.30pm

Town Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Strauss, R Serenade in Eb for 13 wind
Bartók Piano Concerto No. 3  Jana Frenklova (Piano)
Delius In a Summer Garden
Borodin Symphony No. 2

Sunday 18 March 1973, 7.30pm

Cleeve School, Bishop’s Cleeve
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Beethoven Egmont Overture
Bax Tintagel
Delius In a Summer Garden
Berlioz Harold in Italy  Derek Ratcliffe (Viola)

Sunday 15 April 1973, 7.45pm

Bedford Corn Exchange
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Beethoven Egmont Overture
Strauss, R Horn Concerto No. 1  Ifor James (Horn)
Bax Tintagel
Berlioz Harold in Italy  Derek Ratcliffe (Viola)

Friday 4 May 1973, 7.30pm

Tudor Grange Grammar School, Solihull
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Beethoven Symphony No. 1
Bax Tintagel
Berlioz Harold in Italy  Derek Ratcliffe (Viola)

Saturday 12 May 1973, 7.45pm

Coventry Cathedral
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Beethoven Symphony No. 1
Delius Song of the High Hills
Saint-Saëns Symphony No. 3  Robert Weddle (Organ)

Saturday 23 June 1973

Priory Church, Leominster
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis
Delius Song of the High Hills
Elgar Symphony No. 1

Wednesday 27 June 1973

Walsall Town Hall
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Elgar Symphony No. 1
Smetana Má Vlast No.2: Vltava
Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis

Monday 2 July 1973

Aston University
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Dvořák Serenade in D minor for wind
Mozart, W A Serenade No. 10 in Bb major for 12 wind and double bass

Saturday 6 October 1973, 7.30pm

Bridley Moor School, Redditch
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Dukas Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Debussy Prélude à l’Après-Midi d’un Faune
Schumann Piano Concerto  Eira West (Piano)
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5

Saturday 13 October 1973, 7.30pm

Kenilworth Grammar School
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Dukas Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Debussy Prélude à l’Après-Midi d’un Faune
Schumann Piano Concerto  Eira West (Piano)
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5

Sunday 4 November 1973, 8.00pm

Lichfield Cathedral
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Tchaikovsky Hamlet Overture
Copland Quiet City
Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1  John Bradbury (Violin)
Brahms Symphony No. 2

Friday 23 November 1973, 7.30pm

Tudor Grange Grammar School, Solihull
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Tchaikovsky Hamlet Overture
Copland Quiet City  Ivor Merry (Cor Anglais), John Ruddick (Trumpet)
Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1  John Bradbury (Violin)
Brahms Symphony No. 2

Sunday 2 December 1973

Bedford Corn Exchange
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Tchaikovsky Hamlet Overture
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto  Manoug Parikian (Violin)
Tchaikovsky Sleeping Beauty – ballet suite
Tchaikovsky Francesca da Rimini

1974


Monday 21 January 1974, 8.00pm

Aston University
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Mozart, W A Overture Don Giovanni
Elgar Cello Concerto  Rohan de Saram (Cello)
Dvořák Symphony No. 6

Saturday 9 February 1974, 7.30pm

Town Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4  Denis Matthews (Piano)
Mahler Symphony No. 5  Michael Wild (Horn)

Monday 18 February 1974

Darlaston Comprehensive School
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Dukas Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Dohnányi Variations on a Nursery Song  Patrick Sheehy (Piano)
Dvořák Symphony No. 6

Sunday 10 March 1974, 7.45pm

Bedford Corn Exchange
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Arnold Peterloo Overture
Elgar Cello Concerto  Thomas Igloi (Cello)
Mahler Symphony No. 5  Michael Wild (Horn)

Sunday 31 March 1974, 7.30pm

Cleeve School, Bishop’s Cleeve
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Arnold Peterloo Overture
Dohnányi Variations on a Nursery Song  Patrick Sheehy (Piano)
Sibelius Pelléas and Mélisande Suite
Tchaikovsky Francesca da Rimini

Sunday 12 May 1974

Rowley Regis Grammar School
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Humperdinck Hänsel and Gretel Overture
Delius Song before Sunrise
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2  Tom Bromley (Piano)
Sibelius Symphony No. 2

Wednesday 22 May 1974

Walsall Town Hall
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Humperdinck Hänsel and Gretel Overture
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2  Tom Bromley (Piano)
Sibelius Symphony No. 2

Saturday 15 June 1974, 7.00pm

Priory Church, Leominster
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Elgar Cockaigne / In London Town
Strauss, R Also Sprach Zarathustra
Saint-Saëns Symphony No. 3  Harold Hullah (Organ)

Monday 24 June 1974 – Birmingham Philharmonic Wind Group Programme

Aston University
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Gounod Petite Symphony
Stephenson Three Intradas for brass quartet
Gabrieli Ricercar del duodecimo tuono
Dempster Quartet No. 1 for brass
Piket March
Walton Three Pieces
Ewald Symphony for brass choir
Mozart, W A Serenade No. 12 in C minor for 8 wind

Sunday 30 June 1974, 7.30pm

Gloucester Cathedral
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Mozart, W A Overture Don Giovanni
Strauss, R Also Sprach Zarathustra
Sibelius Symphony No. 2

Sunday 7 July 1974, 7.45pm

Woburn Parish Church
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Elgar Cockaigne / In London Town
Strauss, R Also Sprach Zarathustra
Saint-Saëns Symphony No. 3  Andrew Fletcher (Organ)

Sunday 6 October 1974

Congleton Town Hall
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Wagner Tannhäuser Overture
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Violin Concerto  John Bradbury (Violin)
Delius Summer Evening
Sibelius Symphony No. 7

Saturday 19 October 1974

Kenilworth Grammar School
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Wagner Tannhäuser Overture
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Violin Concerto  John Bradbury (Violin)
Delius Summer Evening
Sibelius Symphony No. 7

Sunday 17 November 1974, 8.00pm

Lichfield Cathedral
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Beethoven Consecration of the House
Barber Adagio
Delius Dance Rhapsody No. 1
Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique

Friday 22 November 1974, 7.30pm

Tudor Grange Grammar School, Solihull
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Beethoven Consecration of the House
Barber Adagio
Delius Dance Rhapsody No. 1
Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique

Sunday 1 December 1974

Bedford Corn Exchange
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Janáček Sinfonietta
Liszt Piano Concerto No. 1  Malcolm Binns (Piano)
Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique

1975


Monday 27 January 1975, 8.00pm

Aston University
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Janáček Sinfonietta
Liszt Piano Concerto No. 1  Malcolm Binns (Piano)
Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique

Monday 3 February 1975

Darlaston Comprehensive School
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Wagner Mastersingers of Nuremberg Overture
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1  Kenneth Clare (Piano)
Dvořák Symphony No. 7

Sunday 23 February 1975, 7.30pm – 4th Annual Concert

Cleeve School, Bishop’s Cleeve
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Sibelius En Saga
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1  Kenneth Clare (Piano)
Schubert Symphony No. 9

Wednesday 26 February 1975

Walsall Town Hall
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Sibelius En Saga
Barber Adagio
Schubert Symphony No. 9

Sunday 23 March 1975, 7.30pm

Rowley Regis Grammar School
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Wagner Mastersingers of Nuremberg Overture
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4  Tom Bromley (Piano)
Dvořák Symphony No. 7

Sunday 4 May 1975, 7.30pm

Town Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Berlioz Harold in Italy  Derek Ratcliffe (Viola)
Dvořák Othello Overture
Delius Florida Suite

Sunday 18 May 1975, 7.30pm

Woburn Parish Church
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Dvořák Othello Overture
Delius Florida Suite
Holst Planets suite

June 1975 – Precise date unknown

Priory Church, Leominster
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Arnold English Dances 1st Set
Arnold English Dances 2nd Set
Delius Florida Suite
Holst Planets suite

Sunday 8 June 1975, 8.00pm

Loughborough Grammar School
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Arnold English Dances 1st Set
Arnold English Dances 2nd Set
Mozart, W A Piano Concerto No. 22  Michael Stride (Piano)
Holst Planets suite

Monday 23 June 1975 – BPO Wind Players Programme

Handsworth Hall, Aston University
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Strauss, R Suite in Bb for 13 wind
des Prés Motet and Royal Fanfare
Gabrieli La Spiritata (Canzona)
Gabrieli Canzon Terza (Canzona)
Strauss, R Serenade in Eb for 13 wind
Regner Morgenrus
Hindemith Morgenmusik
Mozart, W A Serenade No. 11 in Eb major for 8 wind

Sunday 29 June 1975, 8.00pm

Kenilworth Grammar School
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Arnold English Dances 1st Set
Arnold English Dances 2nd Set
Mozart, W A Piano Concerto No. 22  Michael Stride (Piano)
Berlioz Harold in Italy  Derek Ratcliffe (Viola)

Saturday 4 October 1975, 7.30pm

Redditch College
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Sibelius Tapiola
Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2  Tom Bromley (Piano)
Dvořák Symphony No. 5

Saturday 11 October 1975

Kenilworth Grammar School
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Sibelius Tapiola
Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2  Tom Bromley (Piano)
Dvořák Symphony No. 5

Sunday 23 November 1975

Lichfield Cathedral
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Berlioz Overture Benvenuto Cellini
Elgar Serenade
Delius Songs of Farewell
Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition

Sunday 30 November 1975, 7.45pm

Bedford Corn Exchange
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Berlioz Overture Benvenuto Cellini
Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2  Denis Matthews (Piano)
Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition

Sunday 14 December 1975

Congleton Town Hall
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Borodin Prince Igor Overture
Elgar Serenade
Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1  Kenneth Page (Violin)
Dvořák Symphony No. 5

1976


1976 – Precise date unknown

Cleeve School, Bishop’s Cleeve
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Rossini Semiramide Overture
Wagner Rienzi Overture
Khachaturian Piano Concerto  Michael Stride (Piano)
Delius Dance Rhapsody No. 2
Franck Symphony
Grieg Piano Concerto  Marlene Fleet (Piano)
Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 2

Monday 26 January 1976, 8.00pm

Aston University
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Borodin Prince Igor Overture
Khachaturian Piano Concerto  Michael Stride (Piano)
Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition

Sunday 8 February 1976, 7.30pm

Finham Park School, Coventry
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Borodin Prince Igor Overture
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto  John Bradbury (Violin)
Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 2

Friday 19 March 1976, 7.30pm

Tudor Grange Grammar School, Solihull
Conductor: Kenneth Page/Gordon Sill

Rossini Semiramide Overture
Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1  Kenneth Page (Violin)
Franck Symphony

Sunday 16 May 1976, 7.45pm

St. Mary’s Church, Warwick
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Rimsky-Korsakov May Night Overture
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3  Tom Bromley (Piano)
Saint-Saëns Symphony No. 3  Andrew Fletcher (Organ)

Sunday 23 May 1976

Loughborough Grammar School
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Rimsky-Korsakov May Night Overture
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3  Tom Bromley (Piano)
Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 2

Saturday 12 June 1976, 7.30pm

Priory Church, Leominster
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Beethoven Symphony No. 7
Mahler Symphony No. 4  Angela Beale (Soprano)

Saturday 19 June 1976, 7.30pm

Town Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Beethoven Symphony No. 7
Mahler Symphony No. 4  Angela Beale (Soprano)

Wednesday 30 June 1976, 7.30pm

Walsall Town Hall
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Rossini Semiramide Overture
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3  Harold Britton (Piano)
Beethoven Symphony No. 7

Saturday 10 July 1976, 6.30pm – Talbot Garage July Jamboree

Stourbridge Rugby Club
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Rossini Semiramide Overture
Strauss, Josef Village Swallows
Strauss, Johann II Tritsch-Tratsch Polka
Strauss, Johann II Thunder and Lightning Polka
Strauss, Johann II Beautiful Blue Danube Waltz
Strauss, Johann II Perpetuum Mobile
Strauss, Johann II Emperor Waltz
Offenbach Orpheus in the Underworld Overture
Wood, Henry Fantasia on British Sea Songs  Anita Corfield (Soprano)
Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March No 1  Anita Corfield (Soprano)
Parry Jerusalem  Anita Corfield (Soprano)

Sunday 26 September 1976, 8.00pm

Lichfield Cathedral
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Wagner Rienzi Overture
Delius Dance Rhapsody No. 2
Mozart, W A Clarinet Concerto  Rachael Herbert (Clarinet)
Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 2

Monday 15 November 1976, 8.00pm

Aston University
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Elgar Dream of Gerontius  Ann Collins (Mezzo-soprano), David Johnston (Tenor), Rodney Macann (Bass)

Sunday 21 November 1976, 8.00pm

Priory Church, Leominster
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Elgar Dream of Gerontius  Ann Collins (Mezzo-soprano), David Johnston (Tenor), Rodney Macann (Bass)

Monday 13 December 1976, 7.30pm

Darlaston Comprehensive School
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Stravinsky Symphonies of Wind (1947)
Suk Serenade
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4

1977


Monday 7 February 1977, 8.00pm

Aston University
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Stravinsky Symphonies of Wind (1947)
Suk Serenade
Dvořák Cello Concerto  Rohan de Saram (Cello)

Sunday 20 February 1977

Congleton Town Hall
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Beethoven Fidelio Overture
Schubert Rosamunde – Entr’Acte No. 1
Mozart, W A Oboe Concerto in C  Alison Lancaster / Whatley (Oboe)
Strauss, Johann II Voices of Spring Waltz
Strauss, Johann II & Josef Pizzicato Polka
Strauss, Johann II Perpetuum Mobile
Strauss, Johann II Roses from the South Waltz
Strauss, Johann II Im Krapfenwald’l Polka / Polka
Strauss, Johann II Thunder and Lightning Polka
Strauss, Johann II Tales from the Vienna Woods

Sunday 27 February 1977 – A Viennese Evening

Cleeve School, Bishop’s Cleeve
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Beethoven Fidelio Overture
Schubert Rosamunde – Entr’Acte No. 1
Mozart, W A Violin Concerto No. 3  Kenneth Page (Violin)
Strauss, Johann II Voices of Spring Waltz
Strauss, Johann II Perpetuum Mobile
Strauss, Johann II & Josef Pizzicato Polka
Strauss, Johann II Roses from the South Waltz
Strauss, Johann II Im Krapfenwald’l Polka / Polka
Strauss, Johann II Thunder and Lightning Polka
Strauss, Johann II Tales from the Vienna Woods

Sunday 20 March 1977, 7.30pm

Finham Park School, Coventry
Conductor: Kenneth Page/Keith Sedgebeer

Dvořák In Nature’s Realm / Amid Nature
Beethoven Violin Concerto  Kenneth Page (Violin)
Hindemith Symphonic Metamorphosis

Sunday 27 March 1977, 7.45pm

Bedford Corn Exchange
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Dvořák In Nature’s Realm / Amid Nature
Beethoven Violin Concerto  Yfrah Neaman (Violin)
Hindemith Symphonic Metamorphosis

Sunday 15 May 1977

St. Mary’s Church, Warwick
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Respighi Feste Romane
Poulenc Organ Concerto  Andrew Fletcher (Organ)
Elgar Symphony No. 2

Friday 20 May 1977 – Hilary Memorial Concert

Walsall Town Hall
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Respighi Feste Romane
Poulenc Organ Concerto  Andrew Fletcher (Organ)
Elgar Symphony No. 2

June 1977 – Precise date unknown

Priory Church, Leominster
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Mozart, W A Symphony No. 40
Strauss, R Four Last Songs  Angela Beale (Soprano)
Elgar Symphony No. 2

Saturday 11 June 1977, 7.30pm

Town Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Mozart, W A Symphony No. 40
Strauss, R Four Last Songs  Angela Beale (Soprano)
Elgar Symphony No. 2

Sunday 26 June 1977, 7.30pm

Nicholas Chamberlain School, Bedworth
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Mozart, W A Symphony No. 40
Sibelius Karelia Suite
Schubert Symphony No. 8
Copland El Salon Mexico

Saturday 24 September 1977, 7.30pm

Lichfield Cathedral
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Strauss, R Suite in Bb for 13 wind
Elgar Elegy
Sibelius Karelia Suite
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4

Saturday 8 October 1977

Kenilworth Grammar School
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Ives Variations on ‘America’
Franck Symphonic Variations for Piano  Marjorie Hazelhurst (Piano)
Sibelius Karelia Suite
Schubert Symphony No. 8
Copland El Salon Mexico

Monday 31 October 1977, 7.00pm

Aston University
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Ives Variations on ‘America’
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3  John Bingham (Piano)
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4

Friday 25 November 1977, 7.30pm

Tudor Grange Grammar School, Solihull
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Liszt Les Préludes
Mozart, W A Piano Concerto No. 20  Tom Bromley (Piano)
Schumann Symphony No. 4

Wednesday 30 November 1977, 7.30pm

Walsall Town Hall
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Ives Variations on ‘America’
Liszt Les Préludes
Schumann Symphony No. 4

1978


1978 – Precise date unknown

Kenilworth Grammar School
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3  Dinah Levine (Piano)
Britten Peter Grimes – Four Sea Interludes
Dvořák Symphony No. 7
Delius Hassan – Intermezzo and Serenade
Dvořák Symphony No. 7
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Ruy Blas Overture
Mussorgsky Night on the Bare Mountain

Saturday 21 January 1978, 7.30pm

Birmingham Oratory Church
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Elgar Cockaigne / In London Town
Elgar Sospiri
Elgar Cello Concerto  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Elgar Symphony No. 1

Sunday 12 February 1978, 7.45pm

Bedford Corn Exchange
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Dvořák Carnival Overture
Elgar Sospiri
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1  Jean Louis Steuerman (Piano)
Elgar Symphony No. 1

Sunday 12 March 1978, 7.30pm

Finham Park School, Coventry
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Dvořák Carnival Overture
Elgar Sospiri
Strauss, R Suite in Bb for 13 wind
Shostakovich Symphony No. 10

Sunday 19 March 1978, 7.30pm

Cleeve School, Bishop’s Cleeve
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Dvořák Carnival Overture
Elgar Sospiri
Mozart, W A Piano Concerto No. 23  Gideon Robinson (Piano)
Shostakovich Symphony No. 10

Sunday 30 April 1978

St. Mary’s Church, Warwick
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Strauss, R Festival Prelude Overture
Rheinberger Organ Concerto No. 1  Andrew Fletcher (Organ)
Rachmaninov Symphony No. 2

Sunday 7 May 1978

Congleton Town Hall
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Hebrides Overture / Fingal’s Cave
Mozart, W A Piano Concerto No. 23  Gideon Robinson (Piano)
Rachmaninov Symphony No. 2

Saturday 3 June 1978, 7.45pm

Tewkesbury Abbey
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Elgar Cockaigne / In London Town
Elgar Sea Pictures  Diana Walkley (Contralto)
Elgar Symphony No. 1

Saturday 10 June 1978, 7.30pm

Town Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Berlioz The Corsaire Overture
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3  Tamas Vasary (Piano)
Shostakovich Symphony No. 10

Saturday 1 July 1978

Priory Church, Leominster
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Brahms St. Anthony Variations
Schumann Konzertstück for 4 horns  Michael Wild (Horn), Andrew Hunter (Horn), Peter Rushton (Horn), Jonathon Sutton (Horn)
Shostakovich Symphony No. 10

Saturday 7 October 1978

St. Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Brahms St. Anthony Variations
Britten Peter Grimes – Four Sea Interludes
Rachmaninov Symphony No. 2

Sunday 12 November 1978, 7.30pm

Nicholas Chamberlain School, Bedworth
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Mussorgsky Night on the Bare Mountain
Delius Hassan – Intermezzo and Serenade
Mozart, W A Clarinet Concerto  Rachael Herbert (Clarinet)
Dvořák Symphony No. 7

1979


1979 – Precise date unknown

Priory Church, Leominster
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Beethoven Egmont Overture
Elgar Enigma Variations
Walton Symphony No. 1

Monday 5 February 1979, 7.30pm

Tudor Grange Grammar School, Solihull
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Rossini William Tell Overture
Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf  Johnny Morris (Narrator)
Holst Fugal for flute and oboe  John Franklin (Flute), Alison Lancaster / Whatley (Oboe)
Sibelius Symphony No. 5

Wednesday 7 February 1979

Temple Speech Room, Rugby
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Rossini William Tell Overture
Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf  Johnny Morris (Narrator)
Holst Fugal for flute and oboe  John Franklin (Flute), Alison Lancaster / Whatley (Oboe)
Sibelius Symphony No. 5

Sunday 25 February 1979, 7.30pm

Finham Park School, Coventry
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Wagner Tristan und Isolde – Prelude and Liebestod
Mahler Symphony No. 6

Monday 5 March 1979, 8.00pm

Aston University
Conductor: Robert Meikle

Bruckner Te Deum  Rosemary Phillips (Soprano), Barbara McGuire (Contralto), Gareth Roberts (Tenor), Jonathon Gibbs (Bass)
Mahler Symphony No. 6

Sunday 11 March 1979, 8.00pm

De Montfort Hall, Leicester
Conductor: Robert Meikle

Bruckner Te Deum  Rosemary Phillips (Soprano), Barbara McGuire (Contralto), Gareth Roberts (Tenor), Jonathon Gibbs (Bass)
Mahler Symphony No. 6

Sunday 8 April 1979

Cleeve School, Bishop’s Cleeve
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Mozart, W A Overture Magic Flute
Delius On Hearing the First Cuckoo
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5  Douglas Smith (Piano)
Brahms Symphony No. 2

Sunday 6 May 1979, 8.00pm

St. Mary’s Church, Warwick
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Strauss, R Death and Transfiguration
Elgar Enigma Variations
Brahms Symphony No. 2

Sunday 20 May 1979

Lichfield Civic Hall
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Making music in style

Mozart, W A Overture Magic Flute
Elgar Enigma Variations
Brahms Symphony No. 2

Saturday 2 June 1979

Tewkesbury Abbey
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Strauss, R Death and Transfiguration
Elgar Enigma Variations
Brahms Symphony No. 2

Saturday 23 June 1979, 7.30pm

Town Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Walton Symphony No. 1
Walton Belshazzar’s Feast  Roger Stalman (Baritone)

Sunday 30 September 1979, 7.30pm

Congleton Town Hall
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Smetana Má Vlast No.2: Vltava
Copland Billy the Kid suite
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5

Saturday 13 October 1979, 7.30pm – Music from the Strauss Family

Kenilworth Grammar School
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Beethoven Symphony No. 5
Strauss, Johann II Voices of Spring Waltz
Strauss, Johann II & Josef Pizzicato Polka
Strauss, Johann II Perpetuum Mobile
Strauss, Johann II Roses from the South Waltz
Strauss, Johann II Française / Cuckoo Polka
Strauss, Johann II Thunder and Lightning Polka
Strauss, Johann II Tales from the Vienna Woods

Sunday 21 October 1979, 8.00pm

Nicholas Chamberlain School, Bedworth
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Mozart, W A Overture Magic Flute
Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances
Copland Billy the Kid suite
Smetana Má Vlast No.2: Vltava

Sunday 18 November 1979, 8.00pm – Viennese Evening

Lichfield Civic Hall
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Strauss, Johann II & Josef Pizzicato Polka
Strauss, Johann II Perpetuum Mobile
Strauss, Johann II Roses from the South Waltz
Strauss, Johann II Française / Cuckoo Polka
Strauss, Johann II Thunder and Lightning Polka
Strauss, Johann II Tales from the Vienna Woods
Beethoven Symphony No. 5
Strauss, Johann II Voices of Spring Waltz

Sunday 2 December 1979, 7.45pm – Russian Evening

Bartley Green Girls’ School, Birmingham
Conductor: Kenneth Page

Rimsky-Korsakov Russian Easter Festival Overture
Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5


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