BPO Performances in the 2010s

2010


Saturday 13 February 2010, 7.30pm

Colston Hall, Bristol
Conductor: Jason Thornton

Berlioz Grande Messe des Morts  Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts (Tenor)

Sunday 21 February 2010, 7.30pm – Left Hand Concerto

Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Strauss, R Der Rosenkavalier – suite
Ravel Piano Concerto for the Left Hand  Peter Donohoe (Piano)
Rachmaninov Symphony No. 3

Sunday 28 February 2010, 7.30pm – Left Hand Concerto

Guy Nelson Hall, Warwick School, Warwick
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Strauss, R Der Rosenkavalier – suite
Ravel Piano Concerto for the Left Hand  Peter Donohoe (Piano)
Rachmaninov Symphony No. 3

Saturday 17 April 2010, 7.30pm – Tchaikovsky’s “Pathétique”

Coventry Cathedral
Conductor: Jason Thornton

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Wagner Tannhäuser Overture
Britten Violin Concerto  Nathaniel Vallois (Violin)
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6

Sunday 25 April 2010, 7.30pm – Tchaikovsky’s “Pathétique”

Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Wagner Tannhäuser Overture
Britten Violin Concerto  Nathaniel Vallois (Violin)
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6

Saturday 22 May 2010, 7.00pm

Wells Cathedral
Conductor: Jason Thornton

Gershwin Porgy and Bess – Concert Version  Gweneth-Ann Jeffers (Soprano), Sir Willard White (Bass-Baritone)
Walton Belshazzar’s Feast  Sir Willard White (Bass-Baritone)

Sunday 13 June 2010, 7.30pm – Rite of Spring

Priory Church, Leominster
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Elgar Violin Concerto  Kathryn Rutland (Violin)
Stravinsky Rite of Spring

Sunday 20 June 2010, 7.30pm – Rite of Spring

Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Elgar Violin Concerto  Kathryn Rutland (Violin)
Stravinsky Rite of Spring

Sunday 10 October 2010, 2.30pm – Elgar’s 1st Symphony

St Peter’s Collegiate Church, Wolverhampton
Conductor: Richard Laing

Brahms Academic Festival Overture
Ellerby Euphonium Concerto  David Taylor (Euphonium)
Elgar Symphony No. 1

Sunday 17 October 2010, 2.30pm – Elgar’s 1st Symphony

Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Richard Laing

Brahms Academic Festival Overture
Ellerby Euphonium Concerto  David Taylor (Euphonium)
Elgar Symphony No. 1

Saturday 20 November 2010, 7.30pm – Verdi’s Requiem

All Saints’ Church, Leamington
Conductor: Andrew Jones

Verdi Requiem  Denise Leigh (Soprano), Rosie Aldridge (Mezzo-soprano), John English (Tenor), Anthony Cunningham (Bass)

Sunday 19 December 2010, 8.00pm – Myth and Magic

Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Richard Laing

Wagner Flying Dutchman Overture
Franck Le Chasseur Maudit
Smetana Má Vlast No.3: Šárka
Williams, J Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone – Symphonic Suite
Weber Oberon Overture
Dukas Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Holst Planets suite (Uranus only)
Williams, J Star Wars – Suite for Orchestra

2011


Sunday 13 February 2011, 2.30pm – Dramatic Contrasts

Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Rossini Thieving Magpie Overture
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Konzertstücke No. 1 for 2 clarinets  Tom Caldecote (Clarinet), Alastair Moseley (Clarinet)
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Konzertstücke No. 2 for 2 clarinets  Tom Caldecote (Clarinet), Alastair Moseley (Clarinet)
Shostakovich Symphony No. 5

Sunday 17 April 2011, 2.30pm – Romantic Passions

Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Berlioz Trojans – Royal Hunt and Storm
Schumann Konzertstück for 4 horns  Tim Stidwill (Horn), Phil Dawes (Horn), Claire Dawes (Horn), Chris Collet (Horn)
Berlioz Harold in Italy  Enikő Magyar (Viola)

Saturday 21 May 2011, 7.30pm

Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Jason Thornton

Verdi Requiem  Claire Prewer (Soprano), Charlotte Kitson (Mezzo-soprano), Peter Davoren (Tenor), Gavin Carr (Baritone)

Sunday 12 June 2011, 7.30pm – Romantic Passions

Priory Church, Leominster
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Beethoven Fidelio – Leonora No. 3 Overture
Schumann Konzertstück for 4 horns  Tim Stidwill (Horn), Phil Dawes (Horn), Claire Dawes (Horn), Chris Collet (Horn)
Beethoven Symphony No. 5

Sunday 26 June 2011, 7.30pm – The Big Sing

Town Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Elijah – complete oratorio  Gail Pearson (Soprano), Wendy Dawn Thompson (Mezzo-soprano), Ted Schmitz (Tenor), Jeremy White (Bass)

Sunday 16 October 2011, 3.00pm – Mahler’s 6th Symphony

St John’s Smith Square, London
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Haydn Symphony No. 31
Mahler Symphony No. 6

Sunday 23 October 2011, 3.00pm – Mahler’s 6th Symphony

Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Haydn Symphony No. 31
Mahler Symphony No. 6

Saturday 19 November 2011, 7.30pm

All Saints’ Church, Leamington
Conductor: Andrew Jones

Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Elijah – complete oratorio  Rachel Little (Soprano), Joyce Tindsley (Mezzo-soprano), George Bartle (Tenor), Jolyon Dodgson (Bass-Baritone)

Sunday 18 December 2011, 7.30pm – Christmas Treats

Town Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Michael Lloyd/Adrian Lucas

Humperdinck Hänsel and Gretel Overture
Willcocks God Rest ye Merry, Gentlemen
Gardner Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
Finzi In Terra Pax  Alistair Smith (Treble), James Atherton (Baritone)
Willcocks O Come, All ye Faithful
Willcocks Masters of the House
Willcocks First Nowell
Tchaikovsky Nutcracker – Ballet Suite (March, Sugar Plum Fairy, Russian Dance, Arabian Dance, Dance of the Mirlitons, Waltz of the Flowers)
Traditional We wish you a Merry Christmas (orch. Lucas)
Traditional Here we come a wassailing
Traditional Sans Day carol
Willcocks Once in royal David’s city

2012


Saturday 18 February 2012, 7.30pm – Mahler’s 10th Symphony

Lichfield Cathedral
Conductor: Michael Seal

Mahler Symphony No. 10

Sunday 26 February 2012, 3.00pm – Mahler’s 10th Symphony

Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Michael Seal

Mahler Symphony No. 10

Sunday 15 April 2012, 3.00pm – Rachmaninov and More

Church of St Peter, Sudbury, Suffolk
Conductor: Richard Laing

Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet Overture
Wagner Tristan und Isolde – Prelude and Liebestod
Rachmaninov Symphony No. 2

Sunday 22 April 2012, 3.00pm – Rachmaninov and More

Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Richard Laing

Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet Overture
Wagner Tristan und Isolde – Prelude and Liebestod
Rachmaninov Symphony No. 2

Sunday 10 June 2012, 7.30pm – Now We Are 70

Priory Church, Leominster
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Arnold Tam O’Shanter Overture
Holst Egdon Heath
Delius Brigg Fair / An English Rhapsody
Walton Spitfire – Prelude and Fugue
Dvořák Symphony No. 9

Sunday 17 June 2012, 3.00pm – Now We Are 70

Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Arnold Tam O’Shanter Overture
Holst Egdon Heath
Delius Brigg Fair / An English Rhapsody
Walton Spitfire – Prelude and Fugue
Dvořák Symphony No. 9

Sunday 7 October 2012, 3.00pm – The English Century

St John’s Smith Square, London
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Arnold Peterloo Overture
Boughton Love and Spring
Elgar Sea Pictures  Wendy Dawn Thompson (Mezzo-soprano)
Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 4

Sunday 14 October 2012, 3.00pm – The English Century

Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Arnold Peterloo Overture
Boughton Love and Spring
Elgar Sea Pictures  Wendy Dawn Thompson (Mezzo-soprano)
Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 4

Saturday 24 November 2012, 7.30pm – Music for St Cecilia

All Saints’ Church, Leamington
Conductor: Julian Parkin

Handel Ode for St Cecilia’s Day  Celine Forrest (soprano), Adam Tunnicliffe (tenor)
Finzi For St Cecilia  Celine Forrest (soprano), Adam Tunnicliffe (tenor)
Vaughan Williams Lark Ascending for violin  David Adams (Violin)
Vaughan Williams Norfolk Rhapsody No. 1
Parry Blest Pair of Sirens  Celine Forrest (soprano), Adam Tunnicliffe (tenor)

Sunday 9 December 2012, 7.30pm – Mighty Handful

Levi Fox Hall, Stratford-upon-Avon
Conductor: Richard Laing

Borodin Prince Igor Overture
Cui Tarantella
Balakirev Tamara
Rimsky-Korsakov Russian Easter Festival Overture
Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition

Sunday 16 December 2012, 3.00pm – Mighty Handful

Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Richard Laing

Borodin Prince Igor Overture
Cui Tarantella
Balakirev Tamara
Rimsky-Korsakov Russian Easter Festival Overture
Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition

2013


Sunday 27 January 2013, 7.30pm – A Viennese Celebration

Sutton Coldfield Town Hall
Conductor: Richard Laing

Borodin Prince Igor Overture
Tchaikovsky Quartet op. 11 – Andante Cantabile
Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition (Excerpts)
Strauss, Johann II Roses from the South Waltz
Strauss, Johann II & Josef Pizzicato Polka
Strauss, Johann II Thunder and Lightning Polka
Strauss, Johann II Emperor Waltz
Strauss, Johann II Beautiful Blue Danube Waltz
Strauss, Johann I Radetzky March

Sunday 24 February 2013, 3.00pm – Romantic Symphony

Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Michael Seal

Beethoven Egmont Overture
Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1  Byron Parish (Violin)
Bruckner Symphony No. 4

Sunday 14 April 2013, 3.00pm – Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto

Church of St Peter, Sudbury, Suffolk
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Beethoven Egmont Overture
Mozart, W A Clarinet Concerto  Jack McNeill (Clarinet)
Bruckner Symphony No. 4

Sunday 21 April 2013, 3.00pm – BPO Concerto Prize

Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Borodin Prince Igor Overture
Reinecke Flute Concerto Op. 283 in D Major  Elin Roberts (Flute)
Delius Double Concerto In C (Winner)  Amy Littlewood (Violin), Hetti Price (Cello)
Schumann Piano Concerto  Shih-Yuan Chang (Piano)
Beethoven Egmont Overture

Sunday 9 June 2013, 7.30pm – Sibelius’s 2nd Symphony

Priory Church, Leominster
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Britten Simple Symphony
Mozart, W A Clarinet Concerto  Jack McNeill (Clarinet)
Sibelius Symphony No. 2

Sunday 16 June 2013, 3.00pm – Sibelius’s 2nd Symphony

Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Britten Simple Symphony
Mozart, W A Clarinet Concerto  Jack McNeill (Clarinet)
Sibelius Symphony No. 2

Saturday 29 June 2013, 7.30pm – Evesham Festival of Music

Evesham Arts Centre
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Beethoven Egmont Overture
Gounod Romeo et Juliette – Je Veux Vivre  Rebecca Rudge (Soprano)
Tchaikovsky Nutcracker – Ballet Suite (Waltz of the Flowers only)
Britten Simple Symphony (Boisterous Bourée/Playful Pizzicato only)
Puccini La Bohème – Musetta’s Song  Rebecca Rudge (Soprano)
Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue  Marcel Zidani (Piano)
Strauss, Johann I Radetzky March
Strauss, Johann II Tales from the Vienna Woods
Wood, Henry Fantasia on British Sea Songs
Arne “Rule Britannia”  Rebecca Rudge (Soprano)
Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March No 1
Parry Jerusalem

Sunday 13 October 2013, 3.00pm – Wagner and Verdi

Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Verdi Overture Force of Destiny
Verdi Verdi Simon Boccanegra – “Il lacerato spirito”  Julian Close (Bass)
Verdi Macbeth – ballet music
Wagner Die Walkure – Act 1  Stephanie Corley (Soprano), John Llewelyn Evans (Tenor), Julian Close (Bass)

Sunday 20 October 2013, 3.00pm – Wagner and Verdi

St John’s Smith Square, London
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Verdi Overture Force of Destiny
Verdi Verdi Simon Boccanegra – “Il lacerato spirito”  Julian Close (Bass)
Verdi Macbeth – ballet music
Wagner Die Walkure – Act 1  Stephanie Corley (Soprano), John Llewelyn Evans (Tenor), Julian Close (Bass)

Thursday 21 November 2013, 7.30pm – A Night at the Movies

Elgar Concert Hall, University of Birmingham
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Moross The Big Country (Theme)
Barry Born Free (Theme)
Barry Out of Africa (Theme)
Williams, J ET – Adventures on Earth
Williams, J Star Wars – Suite for Orchestra – Main Theme
Williams, J Jurassic Park: Theme from the Lost World
Williams, J Superman March
Rodgers and Hammerstein Carousel: Waltz
Steiner Gone with the Wind (Tara’s Theme)
Lai Love Story (Theme)
Williams, J Schindler’s List – Theme  Cristinel Băcanu (Violin)
Beethoven Symphony No. 7 (Part of 2nd movement only with narrator reciting ‘The King’s Speech’)
Holst Planets suite (Mars only)
Goodwin 633 Squadron
Coates Dam Busters – March

Sunday 8 December 2013, 3.00pm – A Little Light Music

Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Suppé Poet and Peasant Overture
Coates Calling All Workers
Elgar Salut d’Amor
Coates Three Bears – Fantasy
Grainger Molly on the Shore
Grainger Shepherd’s Hey
Ponchielli La Gioconda – Dance of the Hours
Gillis Symphony 5 1/2
Sousa Stars & Stripes Forever
Sousa Washington Post
Anderson Bugler’s Holiday
Anderson Chicken Reel
Anderson Plink, Plank, Plunk
Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March No 1
Coates Dam Busters – March

2014


Sunday 26 January 2014, 7.30pm – A Little Light Music

Sutton Coldfield Town Hall
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Suppé Poet and Peasant Overture
Coates Calling All Workers
Elgar Salut d’Amor
Coates Three Bears – Fantasy
Grainger Molly on the Shore
Grainger Shepherd’s Hey
Ponchielli La Gioconda – Dance of the Hours
Gillis Symphony 5 1/2
Sousa Stars & Stripes Forever
Sousa Washington Post
Anderson Bugler’s Holiday
Anderson Chicken Reel
Anderson Plink, Plank, Plunk
Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March No 1
Coates Dam Busters – March

Sunday 23 February 2014, 3.00pm – Mahler’s Third Symphony

Town Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Mahler Symphony No. 3  Hannah Pedley (Mezzo-Soprano)

Saturday 15 March 2014, 7.30pm – Spring into Action

Worcester Cathedral
Conductor: Richard Laing

Copland Fanfare for a Common Man
Massenet Thaïs – Méditation  Shula Oliver (Violin)
Monti Czardas  Shula Oliver (Violin)
Vaughan Williams Five Mystical Songs (Antiphon Only)
Rutter Mass for the Children  Denise Leigh (Soprano), Tom Hunt (Baritone)

Sunday 13 April 2014, 3.00pm – BPO Concerto Prize

Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Beethoven Fidelio Overture
Brahms Violin Concerto  Ching-Chun Chuang (Violin)
Pakhmutova Trumpet Concerto  Emily Walker (Trumpet)
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2 (Winner)  Manqiu Lu (Piano)
Humperdinck Hänsel and Gretel Overture

Saturday 17 May 2014, 7.30pm – English Choral Classics

Symphony Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Adrian Lucas

English ReflectionsElgar King Arthur Suite
Holst Hymn of Jesus
Vaughan Williams Dona Nobis Pacem  Hannah Grove (Soprano), Thomas Guthrie (Baritone)

Sunday 8 June 2014, 7.30pm – English Masterworks

Priory Church, Leominster
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Vaughan Williams The Wasps Overture
Elgar Cello Concerto  Eric Martens (Cello)
Vaughan Williams Five Variants from Dives and Lazarus
Elgar King Arthur Suite

Sunday 15 June 2014, 3.00pm – English Masterworks

Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Vaughan Williams The Wasps Overture
Elgar Cello Concerto  Eric Martens (Cello)
Vaughan Williams Five Variants from Dives and Lazarus
Elgar King Arthur Suite

Sunday 28 September 2014, 7.30pm – Romantic Favourites

St. Mary’s Church, Cleobury Mortimer
Conductor: Richard Laing

Dvořák Noonday Witch – symphonic poem
Elgar Cello Concerto  Richard Jenkinson (Cello)
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4

Sunday 12 October 2014, 3.00pm – Romantic Favourites

Church of St Peter, Sudbury, Suffolk
Conductor: Richard Laing

Dvořák Noonday Witch – symphonic poem
Elgar Cello Concerto  Richard Jenkinson (Cello)
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4

Sunday 19 October 2014, 3.00pm – Romantic Favourites

Elgar Concert Hall, University of Birmingham
Conductor: Richard Laing

Dvořák Noonday Witch – symphonic poem
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2  Mark Bebbington (Piano)
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4

Saturday 6 December 2014, 7.30pm – First and Last

St. Mary’s Church, Banbury
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Butterworth Shropshire Lad
Strauss, R Four Last Songs  Alison Roddy (Soprano)
Mahler Symphony No. 1

Sunday 14 December 2014, 3.00pm – First and Last

Elgar Concert Hall, University of Birmingham
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Butterworth Shropshire Lad
Strauss, R Four Last Songs  Alison Roddy (Soprano)
Mahler Symphony No. 1

2015


Sunday 25 January 2015, 7.30pm – Opera Gala Night

Sutton Coldfield Town Hall
Conductor: Richard Jenkinson

Strauss, Johann II Die Fledermaus Overture
Strauss, Johann II Die Fledermaus – Laughing Song  Claire Prewer (Soprano)
Mascagni Cavalleria Rusticana – Intermezzo
Puccini La Rondine – Doretta’s Dream  Claire Prewer (Soprano)
Puccini Suor Angelica – Intermezzo  Claire Prewer (Soprano)
Puccini Gianni Schicchi – “O mio babbino caro” / “O my beloved father”  Claire Prewer (Soprano)
Rossini William Tell Overture
Offenbach Orpheus in the Underworld Overture
Gounod Faust – Jewel Song  Claire Prewer (Soprano)
Massenet Thaïs – Méditation  Cristinel Băcanu (Violin)
Bizet Carmen Suite No. 1 (Les Toréadors, Prelude to Act 1 & Aragonaise)  Claire Prewer (Soprano)
Bizet Carmen Suite No. 2 (Habañera, Chanson du Toréador and Danse Bohême only)  Claire Prewer (Soprano)
Lehár Guiditta – “Meine lippen sie küssen so heiss”  Claire Prewer (Soprano)

Sunday 8 March 2015, 3.00pm – Holst’s Planets

Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury
Conductor: Michael Seal

Brahms Concerto for Violin and Violoncello  Peter Thomas (Violin), Eduardo Vassallo (Cello)
Holst Planets suite

Sunday 15 March 2015, 3.00pm – Holst’s Planets

Elgar Concert Hall, University of Birmingham
Conductor: Michael Seal

Brahms Concerto for Violin and Violoncello  Peter Thomas (Violin), Eduardo Vassallo (Cello)
Holst Planets suite

Sunday 19 April 2015, 3.00pm – Triple Concerto – Birmingham Philharmonic Concert Prize

Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Rossini Semiramide Overture
Berg Violin Concerto (Winner)  Ottilia Revoczky – Violin
Mozart, W A Piano Concerto No. 17  Ken Min Chyh Lim – Piano
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto  Shi Ling Chin – Violin
Borodin In the Steppes of Central Asia

Saturday 25 April 2015, 7.30pm

St. Paul’s Church, Blackheath
Conductor: Stephen Davis

Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Elijah – complete oratorio  Jacques Barker (Treble), Katie Leaver (Soprano), Alison Bishop (Soprano), Martha McLorinan (Mezzo-soprano), Christopher Fitzgerald-Lombard (Tenor), Paul Mocroft (Baritone)

Sunday 3 May 2015, 7.30pm

Sutton Coldfield Town Hall
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Strauss, Johann II Die Fledermaus Overture
Lehár Guiditta – “Meine lippen sie küssen so heiss”  Alison Roddy (Soprano)
Vaughan Williams Lark Ascending for violin  Thomas Gould (Violin)
Puccini La Rondine – Doretta’s Dream  Alison Roddy (Soprano)
Bizet Carmen Suite No. 1 (Les Toréadors, Intermezzo (Prelude to Act III))
Bizet Carmen Suite No. 2 (Danse Bohême only)
Borodin Prince Igor Overture
Gounod Faust – Jewel Song  Alison Roddy (Soprano)
Coates Dam Busters – March
Puccini Gianni Schicchi – “O mio babbino caro” / “O my beloved father”  Alison Roddy (Soprano)
Wood, Henry Fantasia on British Sea Songs
Parry Jerusalem
Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March No 1  Alison Roddy (Soprano)

Sunday 10 May 2015, 7.30pm – Cynthia Spencer Hospice Prom

Derngate, Northampton
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Strauss, Johann II Die Fledermaus Overture
Lehár Guiditta – “Meine lippen sie küssen so heiss”  Alison Roddy (Soprano)
Massenet Thaïs – Méditation  Cristinel Băcanu (Violin)
Puccini La Rondine – Doretta’s Dream  Alison Roddy (Soprano)
Bizet Carmen Suite No. 1 (Les Toréadors, Intermezzo (Prelude to Act III))
Bizet Carmen Suite No. 2 (Chanson du Toréador and Danse Bohême only)
Borodin Prince Igor Overture
Gounod Faust – Jewel Song  Alison Roddy (Soprano)
Coates Dam Busters – March
Puccini Gianni Schicchi – “O mio babbino caro” / “O my beloved father”  Alison Roddy (Soprano)
Wood, Henry Fantasia on British Sea Songs
Parry Jerusalem
Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March No 1  Alison Roddy (Soprano)

Sunday 7 June 2015, 7.30pm – Russian Classics

Priory Church, Leominster
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Borodin In the Steppes of Central Asia
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto  Magdalena Filipczak (Violin)
Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade

Sunday 14 June 2015, 3.00pm – Russian Classics

Elgar Concert Hall, University of Birmingham
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Borodin In the Steppes of Central Asia
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto  Magdalena Filipczak (Violin)
Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade

Sunday 28 June 2015, 3.00pm – Evesham Festival of Music

Evesham Arts Centre
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

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Lehár Guiditta – “Meine lippen sie küssen so heiss”  Claire Prewer (Soprano)
Puccini La Rondine – Doretta’s Dream  Claire Prewer (Soprano)
Gounod Faust – Jewel Song  Claire Prewer (Soprano)
Puccini Gianni Schicchi – “O mio babbino caro” / “O my beloved father”  Claire Prewer (Soprano)
Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March No 1  Claire Prewer (Soprano)
Strauss, Johann II Die Fledermaus Overture
Massenet Thaïs – Méditation  Cristinel Băcanu (Violin)
Bizet Carmen Suite No. 1 (Les Toréadors, Intermezzo (Prelude to Act III))
Bizet Carmen Suite No. 2 (Chanson du Toréador and Danse Bohême only)
Borodin Prince Igor Overture
Coates Dam Busters – March
Wood, Henry Fantasia on British Sea Songs
Parry Jerusalem

Sunday 4 October 2015, 3.00pm – Classic and Romantic

Church of St Peter, Sudbury, Suffolk
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Beethoven Creatures of Prometheus Overture
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Hebrides Overture / Fingal’s Cave
Strauss, R Horn Concerto No. 1  Tim Stidwill (Horn)
Beethoven Symphony No. 7

Sunday 11 October 2015, 7.30pm – Classic and Romantic

St. Mary’s Church, Cleobury Mortimer
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

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Beethoven Creatures of Prometheus Overture
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Hebrides Overture / Fingal’s Cave
Strauss, R Horn Concerto No. 1  Tim Stidwill (Horn)
Beethoven Symphony No. 7

Sunday 18 October 2015, 3.00pm – Classic and Romantic

Elgar Concert Hall, University of Birmingham
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Beethoven Creatures of Prometheus Overture
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Hebrides Overture / Fingal’s Cave
Strauss, R Horn Concerto No. 1  Tim Stidwill (Horn)
Beethoven Symphony No. 7

Sunday 6 December 2015, 7.30pm – London Symphony

St Peter’s Collegiate Church, Wolverhampton
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Rossini Semiramide Overture
Nielsen Clarinet Concerto  Peter Cigleris (Clarinet)
Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 2

Sunday 13 December 2015, 3.00pm – London Symphony

Elgar Concert Hall, University of Birmingham
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Rossini Semiramide Overture
Nielsen Clarinet Concerto  Peter Cigleris (Clarinet)
Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 2

2016


Sunday 17 January 2016, 7.30pm – Music for All

Sutton Coldfield Town Hall
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Sullivan Di Ballo Overture
Gounod Faust – ballet music
Ponchielli La Gioconda – Dance of the Hours
Dvořák Symphony No. 9 – 4th movement only (requested by BPO members)
Suppé Light Cavalry Overture
Saint-Saëns Danse Macabre (Requested by the Friends of the BPO)  Cristinel Băcanu (Violin)
Elgar Enigma Variations – Nimrod only (requested by the audience)
Coates London Every Day – Suite
Coates Dam Busters – March (also played as encore)

Sunday 24 January 2016, 3.00pm – BPO @ 75: Music for All

Elgar Concert Hall, University of Birmingham
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

Sullivan Di Ballo Overture
Gounod Faust – ballet music
Ponchielli La Gioconda – Dance of the Hours
Dvořák Symphony No. 9 – 4th movement only (requested by BPO members)
Suppé Light Cavalry Overture
Saint-Saëns Danse Macabre (Requested by the Friends of the BPO)  Cristinel Băcanu (Violin)
Elgar Enigma Variations – Nimrod only (requested by the audience)
Coates London Every Day – Suite
Coates Dam Busters – March

Sunday 6 March 2016, 3.00pm – BPO @ 75: Symphony of a Thousand

Symphony Hall, Birmingham
Conductor: Michael Lloyd

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Mahler Symphony No. 8  Claire Seaton (Soprano); Stephanie Corley (Soprano); Alison Roddy (Soprano); Sarah Castle (Mezzo-Soprano); Hannah Pedley (Mezzo-Soprano); Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts (Tenor); Morgan Pearse (Baritone); Jeremy White (Bass)

Sunday 24 April 2016, 3.00pm – BPO @ 75: Birmingham Philharmonic Concerto Prize

Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Michael Seal

Foulds April – England
Finzi Clarinet Concerto (Winner)  Michael Webb (Clarinet)
Liszt Piano Concerto No. 1  Yuting Guo (Piano)
Abe Prism Rhapsody  Yu-Cheng Chen (Marimba)
Berlioz Les Francs-Juges Overture

Sunday 5 June 2016, 7.30pm – BPO @ 75: Nature’s Realm

Priory Church, Leominster
Richard Laing

Dvořák In Nature’s Realm / Amid Nature
Bax Tintagel
Strauss, R Alpine Symphony

Saturday 11 June 2016, 7.30pm – City of Sounds

Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Michael Lloyd

Mozart, W A Piano Concerto No. 20  Di Xiao (Piano)
Ravel Pavane pour une Infante Défunte
Ravel Piano Concerto in G  Di Xiao (Piano)

Sunday 19 June 2016, 3.00pm – BPO @ 75: Nature’s Realm

Elgar Concert Hall, University of Birmingham
Richard Laing

Dvořák In Nature’s Realm / Amid Nature
Bax Tintagel
Strauss, R Alpine Symphony

Sunday 26 June 2016, 3.00pm – BPO @ 75: Nature’s Realm

Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury
Richard Laing

Dvořák In Nature’s Realm / Amid Nature
Bax Tintagel
Strauss, R Alpine Symphony

Saturday 8 October 2016, 7.30pm – BPO @ 75: Concerto for Orchestra

St Matthew’s Church, Northampton
Michael Lloyd

Wagner Mastersingers of Nuremberg Overture
Canteloube Songs of the Auvergne  Alison Roddy (Soprano)
Bartók Concerto for Orchestra

Sunday 16 October 2016, 3.00pm – BPO @ 75: Concerto for Orchestra

Elgar Concert Hall, Birmingham
Michael Lloyd

Wagner Mastersingers of Nuremberg Overture
Canteloube Songs of the Auvergne  Alison Roddy (Soprano)
Bartók Concerto for Orchestra

Sunday 18 December 2016, 3.00pm – BPO @75: Birthday Celebration

Elgar Concert Hall, Birmingham
Michael Lloyd

Stravinsky Greetings Prelude
Bernstein Candide Overture
Bernstein Candide – Glitter and be Gay  Alison Roddy (Soprano)
Respighi Feste Romane
Tchaikovsky Nutcracker – Ballet Suite
Handel Messiah  Alison Roddy (Soprano)
Traditional We wish you a Merry Christmas
Anderson Sleigh Ride

Sunday 22 January 2017, 3.00pm – The Silver Screen

Elgar Concert Hall, Birmingham
Richard Laing

Korngold The Sea Hawk – Suite
Korngold Cello Concerto  Richard Jenkinson (Cello)
Shostakovich The Gadfly – Suite  Shula Oliver (Violin)
Bernstein West Side Story – Symphonic Dances
Williams, J Star Wars – Suite for Orchestra
Williams, J The Force Awakens – Suite for Orchestra
Arnold Bridge on the River Kwai – March

Sunday 29 January 2017, 3.00pm – The Silver Screen

Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury
Richard Laing

Korngold The Sea Hawk – Suite
Korngold Cello Concerto  Richard Jenkinson (Cello)
Shostakovich The Gadfly – Suite  Shula Oliver (Violin)
Bernstein West Side Story – Symphonic Dances
Williams, J Star Wars – Suite for Orchestra
Williams, J The Force Awakens – Suite for Orchestra
Arnold Bridge on the River Kwai – March

Sunday 12 March 2017, 3.00pm – Mahler’s Fourth Symphony

Church of St Peter, Sudbury, Suffolk
Michael Lloyd

Brahms St. Anthony Variations
Mozart, W A Exsultate, Jubilate   Alison Roddy (Soprano)
Mahler Symphony No. 4  Alison Roddy (Soprano)

Sunday 19 March 2017, 7.30pm – Mahler’s Fourth Symphony

St. Mary’s Church, Cleobury Mortimer
Michael Lloyd

Brahms St. Anthony Variations
Mozart, W A Exsultate, Jubilate   Alison Roddy (Soprano)
Mahler Symphony No. 4  Alison Roddy (Soprano)

Sunday 26 March 2017, 3.00pm – Mahler’s Fourth Symphony

Elgar Concert Hall, Birmingham
Michael Lloyd

Brahms St. Anthony Variations
Mozart, W A Exsultate, Jubilate   Alison Roddy (Soprano)
Mahler Symphony No. 4  Alison Roddy (Soprano)

Sunday 7 May 2017, 3.00pm – Birmingham’s Best

Elgar Concert Hall, Birmingham
Michael Lloyd

Tchaikovsky Nutcracker – Ballet Suite
Jolivet Concerto for flute and strings  Yu-Syuan Li (flute)
Liszt Piano Concerto No. 1  Domonkos Csabay (piano)
Korngold Violin Concerto (Winner)  Chu-Yu Yang (violin)
Tchaikovsky Nutcracker – Ballet Suite

Sunday 11 June 2017, 7.30pm – Wagner and Bruckner

Priory Church, Leominster
Michael Lloyd

Wagner Siegfried Idyll
Bruckner Symphony No. 8

Sunday 18 June 2017, 3.00pm – Wagner and Bruckner

Elgar Concert Hall, Birmingham
Michael Lloyd

Wagner Siegfried Idyll
Bruckner Symphony No. 8

Saturday 15 July 2017, 7.30pm – The Battle of the Somme

Town Hall, Walsall
Michael Lloyd

Rossi The Battle of the Somme


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