Past seasons

See some of the exciting repertoire we have under our belts and the kind of soloists and groups we play with! You may need PDF-viewing software for some attachments and reviews. If you find any dead links please let us know.

Reviews

George Lloyd 4 (2018) – The Telegraph
Liberation Day Celebrations in Zandvoort (2018) – De Zandvoortse Courant (Dutch)
Carwithen, Rachmaninov 2, In the South (July 2017) – From London to Longoio
Prokofiev, Gardner 2, Fountains of Rome, In the South (2017) – Christopher Axeworthy
The Planets
, John Ireland Legend, Taras Bulba (2015) – Seen and Heard International
Arnold 8, Strauss Parergon (2014) – Classical Source
Still Violin Concerto, Tchaikovsky 6 (2013) – Classical Source
Vaughan Williams and Brahms in Worms, Germany (2013) – Review (German)
Bruckner 9, Nors Josephson Completion (2012) – Bachtrack
Alwyn Violin Concerto, Shostakovich 5 (2012) – Classical Source
Wright Violin Concerto, Elgar 2 (2012) – Classical Source
Ives Orchestral Set No. 3, Saint-Saens 3 (2011) – Classical Source

Past Seasons

Saturday 7 October 2017

SHOSTAKOVICH October
Barbara THOMPSON Saxophone Concerto (Saxophone: Jess Gillam)
HOLST The Perfect Fool
PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 4

St Martin's West Acton, Hale Gardens W3 9SQ; Concert flyer


Saturday 25 November 2017

Matthew TAYLOR Symphony No. 4 (supported by Arts Council England)
KORNGOLD Violin Concerto (Violin: Fenella Humphreys)
WAGNER Ride of the Valkyries
NIELSEN Symphony No. 4

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG; Concert flyer


Saturday 2 December 2017

George DYSON The Blacksmiths
RACHMANINOV Piano Concerto No. 2 (Piano: George Harliono)
ORFF Carmina Burana

With the Lord Williams Festival Chorus; Concert flyerThame Leisure Centre, Oxford Road, Thame OX9 2BB


Saturday 16 December 2017

Christmas Concert, 5.30pm, programme particularly suited to children and families. With special guest conductor Orlando Jopling! With singalong Christmas carols.

Short Fantasia on Christmas Carols - Dorothy Parke
Sleigh Ride - Leroy Anderson
Horn Concerto No. 4, Rondo - Mozart (Horn: Pam Wise)
Land of the Mountain and the Flood - McCunn

Ealing Green Church, Ealing Green, W5 5QT; Concert flyer


Saturday 20 January 2018

Chamber music concert by members of Ealing Symphony Orchestra and friends

Free admission, collection in aid of the Myanmar Refugees

All Saints Church, Brill HP18 9RT


Saturday 10 February 2018

An Ealing Music and Film Festival concert

VERDI Overture, The Force of Destiny
DELIUS Appalachia
GERSHWIN Porgy and Bess, Concert Version by Robert Russell Bennett

Porgy: Keel Watson
Bess: Gweneth-Ann Rand
With the Ealing Festival Chorus and the Voice Section

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG


Saturday 3 March 2018

GRIEG Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
ELGAR Cello Concerto (Cello: Sheku Kanneh-Mason)
Jerome MOROSS The Big Country
GLAZUNOV Symphony No. 4

Supported by the Pitshanger Community Association

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG


Saturday 17 March 2018

"Spring Awakening"

RACHMANINOV Spring Cantata
MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto
ELGAR The Music Makers

With the Lord Williams Festival Chorus

Thame Leisure Centre, Oxford Road, Thame OX9 2BB


Sunday 6 May 2018

Concert in celebration of Liberation Day (Review - Dutch)

Including:
Dambusters March
They Flew Alone
The Way Ahead

We are grateful to The William Alwyn Foundation for their support in making this project possible.

Protestantse Gemeente te Zandvoort (Map)
Zandvoort, The Netherlands


Saturday 19 May 2018

DVORAK Carnival Overture
George LLOYD Symphony No.4
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 1 (Piano: Rhys Concessao)

Review (Simon Heffer, Telegraph, 26 May 2018)

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

Saturday 14 July 2018, 7.30pm
"Agony and Ecstasy"

BRITTEN Sinfonia da Requiem
KODALY Hary Janos Suite
DEBUSSY Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
SCRIABIN Le Poème de l'extase

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

Saturday 1 October 2016

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

COPLAND Fanfare for the Common Man
Ron GOODWIN Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines
SIBELIUS Symphony No. 5
Laura ROSSI The Battle of the Somme, for Somme100


Saturday 26 November 2016

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

DVOŘÁK Hussite Overture
MOZART Sinfonia Concertante (Violin: Jamie Campbell, Viola: Meghan Cassidy)
MAHLER Symphony No. 5


Saturday 10 December 2016

Ealing Green Church, Ealing W5 5QT

Christmas concert, suitable for families

Overtour, A Guide to Opera for the Chronically Distracted
Highlights from The Nutcracker
Paul Harris, Little Red Cap (with narration)
Christmas classics


Saturday 11 February 2017

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

An Ealing Music and Film Festival concert

William WALTON, Spitfire Prelude and Fugue – as heard in The First of the Few
Alan RAWSTHORNE, music from Saraband for Dead Lovers
Luigi BOCCHERINI, Minuet, Quintet in E – as heard in The Ladykillers
John IRELAND, Overlanders Suite – as heard in The Overlanders (world premiere of this extended suite)
Alan RAWSTHORNE, main titles and nocturne from The Cruel Sea
Ralph VAUGHAN WILLIAMS, Sinfonia Antarctica – as heard in Scott of the Antarctic

We are grateful to the John Ireland Trust for their support for this performance.


Saturday 18 March 2017

Thame Leisure Centre, Oxford Rd, Thame OX9 2BB

With the Lord Williams Festival Chorus

VERDI Requiem


Saturday 13 May 2017

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

RESPIGHI The Fountains of Rome
PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto No. 2 (Piano: Tamila Salimdjanova)
John GARDNER Symphony No. 2
ELGAR In the South


Saturday 15 July 2017

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

BAX The Garden of Fand
BEETHOVEN Emperor Concerto (Piano: George Harliono)
STRAUSS An Alpine Symphony


Saturday 29 July 2017

Chiesa Santa Maria Corteorlandini, Lucca, Italy

Doreen CARWITHEN Bishop Rock
ELGAR In the South, ‘Alassio’
BACH Concerto for Two Violins (Violins: Peter Nall, Olivia Tan)
RACHMANINOV Symphony No. 2

Review on ‘From London to Longoio’

Saturday 3 October 2015

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

DAVIDOV Hymn, for 12 cellos
NIELSEN Aladdin: Oriental Festive March
TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No. 1 (watch on YouTube; piano: George Harliono)
SIBELIUS Symphony No. 1


Saturday 21 November 2015

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

SMETANA Vltava
Malcolm ARNOLD Symphony No. 9
RACHMANINOV Symphony No. 3


Saturday 5 December 2015

Thame Leisure Centre, Oxford Road, Thame, Oxon. OX9 2BB

Violin: Kamila Bydłowska

With the Lord Williams’s Festival Chorus

HOLST Mars, from The Planets
WIENAWSKI Violin Concerto No. 2
HOLST Hymn of Jesus
ELGAR The Sprit of England


Saturday 13 February 2016

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

An Ealing Music and Film Festival concert

MASCAGNI Iris
PUCCINI La Bohème
MASCAGNI Cavalleria Rusticana
PUCCINI Manon Lescaut
PUCCINI Turandot
PUCCINI Tosca


Saturday 19 March 2016

Thame Leisure Centre, Oxford Road, Thame, Oxon. OX9 2BB

With the Lord Williams’s Festival Chorus

MOZART Requiem
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5


Saturday 16 April 2016

Ealing Green Church

Come-And-Sing with Ealing Choral Society

HANDEL Messiah


Saturday 14 May 2016

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

Piano: Alexander Panfilov

George LLOYD Symphony No. 6 (listen on BBC iPlayer)
RACHMANINOV Piano Concerto No. 3
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 6


Sunday 5 June 2016

St Mary’s Perivale, Perivale Lane, Perivale, Middlesex, UB6 8SS

A chamber music evening with instrumental groups and the Voice Section

DVORAK: Piano Trio No.1 in B flat major Op. 21 – 1st movt (Allegro molto)
Robert MUCZYNSKI: Duos for Flute and Clarinet, Op. 24
ELGAR: Piano Quintet – 2nd movement (Adagio)
Pierre CERTON: La, la, la je ne l’ose dire
William BYRD: O Magnum Mysterium
François POULENC: Salve Regina
Joseph KOSMA arr Ryan O’Connell: Autumn Leaves
HOLST: Wind Quintet
Jean-Marie LECLAIR: Sonata No. 5 for 2 violins
SHOSTAKOVICH: Three Duets for Two Violins and Piano
SPOHR: Septet, Op 147 – Larghetto, Allegro Vivace


Saturday 25 June 2016

Clifton Cathedral, Clifton Park, Avon, Bristol BS8 3BX

Clifton International Festival of Music

“A Night at the Opera you won’t forget – dramatic scenes, arias and choruses from some of our favourite Italian Operas in opulent acoustic splendour. Nessun Dorma, Mascagni’s Easter Hymn, the love duet in La Boheme and the dramatic conclusion to Act 1 of Tosca, to name but a few items!”


Saturday 9 July 2016

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

John WILLIAMS Star Wars Suite
COPLAND Billy the Kid suite
John WILLIAMS Adventures on Earth, from E.T.
BERNSTEIN Candide Overture
GERSHWIN / R R Bennett Porgy and Bess Symphonic Picture

Saturday 11 October 2014

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

Mark Bebbington piano
Anna Gorbachyova soprano
Review (Classical Source)

Malcolm ARNOLD Symphony No. 8
Richard STRAUSS Parergon zur Sinfonia Domestica
BRAHMS Symphony No. 3
Richard STRAUSS Four Last Songs


Saturday 22 November 2014

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

Oliver Wass harp

PANUFNIK Sinfonia Sacra
GINASTERA Harp Concerto
RACHMANINOV Symphony No. 1


Saturday 6 December 2014

Thame Leisure Centre, Oxford Road, Thame, Oxon. OX9 2BB

Leonard Elschenbroich cello
Charles Nove Orator
The Lord Williams’s Festival Chorus

PARRY I Was Glad
BLISS Morning Heroes
HAYDN Cello Concerto in D major
John IRELAND Greater Love
TCHAIKOVSKY 1812 Overture


Saturday 14 February 2015

Ealing Town Hall, New Broadway, London W5 2BY

An Ealing Music & Film Valentine Festival concert; sponsored by St George’s

Kristine Balanas violin

CHOPIN / Glazunov Chopiniana
Mieczyslaw WEINBERG Violin Concerto
WALTON Henry V Suite
ELGAR Polonia


Saturday 21 March 2015

Thame Leisure Centre, Oxford Road, Thame, Oxon. OX9 2BB

Charles Nove Orator
The Lord Williams’s Festival Chorus

Arr. John Gibbons Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
Alan RIDOUT Come Saints and Angels
WALTON / Christopher Palmer A Henry V Scenario
FAURÉ Requiem


Saturday 9 May 2015

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

Rabiga Dyussembayeva piano

GERSHWIN Strike up the Band
KHACHATURIAN Piano Concerto
David MATTHEWS Symphony No. 7
STRAVINSKY The Firebird Suite


Sunday May 24th 2015

Haarlem Mennonite [doopsgezinde] Church, Frankestraat 24, 2011 HV Haarlem, The Netherlands

The Lord Williams’s Festival Chorus

TCHAIKOVSKY 1812 Overture
PARRY I Was Glad
Doreen CARWITHEN Overture: ODTAA (sponsored by the William Alwyn Foundation)
FAURÉ Requiem


Sunday 5 July 2015

St Mary’s, Perivale Lane, UB6 8SS

Chamber music concert


Saturday 18 July 2015

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

Rebeca Ormodia piano
Review (Seen and Heard International)

JANACEK Taras Bulba
John IRELAND Legend, for piano and orchestra (supported by the John Ireland Charitable Trust)
HOLST The Planets

Saturday 28 September 2013

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

Laura van der Heijden cello; BBC Young Musician 2012

ARNOLD Symphony No. 7
ELGAR Cello Concerto
GERSHWIN An American in Paris


Saturday 19 October 2013

St Matthew’s Church, 27a The Drive, Northampton NN1 4RY

A Malcolm Arnold Festival concert

Alison Walker recorder
Stephen Moore organ
John Griff host and narrator

ARNOLD Festival Fanfare
ARNOLD Sweeney Todd
ARNOLD Recorder Concerto
Paul HARRIS The Unhappy Aardvaark
ARNOLD Organ Concerto
PROKOFIEV Peter and the Wolf


Saturday 23 November 2013

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

Alessandro Taverna piano

HUMPERDINCK Overture, “Hansel and Gretel”
PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto No. 3
DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 8


Saturday 14 December 2013

Thame Leisure Centre, Oxford Road, Thame, Oxon. OX9 2BB

The Lord Williams’s Festival Chorus

CORELLI Christmas Concerto
Geoffrey BUSH A Christmas Cantata
HANDEL Messiah (Part 1)


Saturday 8 February 2014

All Saints’ Church, 8 Castle Street, High Wycombe HP13 6RF

Nicola Benedetti violin

HUMPERDINCK Hansel and Gretel Prelude
TCHAIKOVSKY Music from The Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty
BRAHMS Violin Concerto


Saturday 15 February 2014

Ealing Town Hall, New Broadway, London W5 2BY

An Ealing Music & Film Valentine Festival concert; sponsored by St George’s

Emma Johnson clarinet

PROKOFIEV Romeo and Juliet Suite
Sir John DANKWORTH Clarinet Concerto
Constant LAMBERT Horoscope Suite
TCHAIKOVSKY Music from The Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker


Saturday 22 March 2014

Thame Leisure Centre, Oxford Road, Thame, Oxon. OX9 2BB

The Lord Williams’s Festival Chorus

HANDEL Messiah (Parts 2 & 3)


Saturday 10 May 2014

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

Kamila Bydłowska violin; winner of 2012 ESO / Ealing Festival Concerto Award

SIBELIUS Finlandia
BARTÓK Violin Concerto No. 2
ELGAR Symphony No. 1


Saturday 21 June 2014

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

ARTA ARNICANE piano

Arturs MASKATS Symphonic Tango
William ALWYN Piano Concerto No. 2; first live performance, generously supported by the RVW Trust and the William Alwyn Foundation
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 10


Saturday 26 July 2014

Cesis Concert Hall, Latvia

ARTA ARNICANE piano

Arturs MASKATS Symphonic Tango
William ALWYN Piano Concerto No. 2; generously supported by the RVW Trust and the William Alwyn Foundation
ELGAR Symphony No. 1

Thursday 20 September 2012

Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge, London SE1 9DA

A concert in aid of Maternity Worldwide

ARTA ARNICANE piano

SHOSTAKOVICH Festival Overture
RACHMANINOV Piano Concerto No. 2
John BARRY Out of Africa
SAINT-SAËNS Symphony No. 3 (“Organ”)


Saturday 20 October 2012

Derngate Theatre, Guildhall Road, Northampton. NN1 1DP

A Malcolm Arnold Festival concert

With soloists from the Royal Northern College of Music

Malcolm ARNOLD The Dancing Master (premiere)
An Opera Gala: A selection of popular extracts


Saturday 17 November 2012

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

Fenella Humphreys violin
Michael Solomon-Williams tenor
Review (Classical Source)

Edward GREGSON Blazon
Christopher WRIGHT Violin Concerto (premiere)
ELGAR Symphony No. 2


Saturday 8 December 2012

Thame Leisure Centre, Oxford Road, Thame, Oxon. OX9 2BB

The Lord Williams’s Festival Chorus

RAVEL Rapsodie Espagnole
DELIUS Sea Drift
BIZET Carmen sequence


Saturday 16 February 2013

Ealing Town Hall, New Broadway, London W5 2BY

An Ealing Music & Film Valentine Festival concert; sponsored by St George’s

Emma Johnson clarinet

GERSHWIN Overture, “Girl Crazy”
TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo and Juliet
MOZART Clarinet Concerto
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade


Saturday 16 March 2013

Thame Leisure Centre, Oxford Road, Thame, Oxon. OX9 2BB

The Lord Williams’s Festival Chorus

BRAHMS Nänie
Barry SEAMAN The Lake (Mirabai)
BRAHMS Schicksalslied
BRAHMS Tragic Overture
Barry SEAMAN Petals (Mirabai)
John RUTTER Gloria


Saturday 6 April 2013

Das Wormser Theater, Rathenstrasse 11, 67547 Worms, Germany

Anna Gorbachyova (soprano)
Olafur Sigurdarson (baritone)
St Albans Chamber Choir
Wormser Kantorei, conductor Stefan Merkelbach
Review; Review translation

BRAHMS Tragic Overture
BRAHMS Nänie
BRAHMS Schicksalslied
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Symphony No. 1 (A Sea Symphony)


Saturday 18 May 2013

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

Efi Christodoulou violin
Review; Concerto review

BADELT / Ricketts Pirates of the Caribbean
John BARRY Out of Africa
Robert STILL Violin Concerto (world premiere)
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6 (“Pathétique”)


Saturday 15 June 2013

St Mary’s, Perivale Lane, UB6 8SS

Chamber music concert

Charles LEFEBVRE Suite for Wind Quintet
RAVEL String Quartet (1st movt)
RAVEL Sheherazade (La flute enchantée, L’indifférent)
BRAHMS Clarinet Trio (1st & 2nd movts)
WEBER Clarinet Quintet (2nd movt)
Émile BERNARD Divertissement for wind decet


Saturday 13 July 2013

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

John Paul Ekins (piano); 2012 Ealing Festival winner

George LLOYD Symphony No. 9
GERSHWIN Piano Concerto
MUSSORGSKY Pictures at an Exhibition

Saturday 8 October 2011

St Martin’s Church, Hale Gardens, London W3 9SQ

Juliet Jopling (viola)

Malcolm ARNOLD Symphony No. 6
BARTÓK / Serly Viola Concerto
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4


Saturday 22 October 2011

The Royal and Derngate Theatre, Guildhall Road, Northampton NN1 1DP

A Malcolm Arnold Festival concert

Malcolm ARNOLD Concerto Gastronomique, for Waiter, Eater and Orchestra
Malcom ARNOLD and Camille SAINT-SAËNS The Carnival of the Animals
Malcolm ARNOLD Symphony No. 6


Saturday 19 November 2011

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

Christian Wilson (organ)

Franz SCHMIDT Fuga Solemnis
Charles IVES Orchestral Set No. 3 (first public performance)
SAINT-SAËNS Symphony No. 3 (“Organ”)


Saturday 10 December 2011

Thame Leisure Centre, Oxford Road, Thame, Oxon. OX9 2BB

The Lord Williams’s Festival Chorus

MENDELSSOHN Elijah


Saturday 18 February 2012

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

Samantha Ward (piano)

90th Anniversary Concert, supported by the John Ireland Charitable Trust

WALTON Façade Suite No. 1
John IRELAND Piano Concerto
ELGAR / Payne Symphony No. 3


Saturday 10 March 2012

St Martin’s Church, Hale Gardens, London W3 9SQ

Laura ROSSI The Battle of the Somme

Live projection of the silent First World War film with Laura Rossi’s acclaimed score, under the auspices of the Imperial War Museum. With introductory talk by the composer and Dr Toby Haggith of the IWM.


Saturday 12 May 2012

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

Yuki Negishi (piano)

Review

SMETANA Overture, “The Bartered Bride”
MOZART Piano Concerto No. 23 in A, K488
BRUCKNER Symphony No. 9 (last movement completed by Nors Josephson)


Saturday 23 June 2012

St John’s, Smith Square, London SW1P 3HA

Lorraine McAslan (violin)

Review

GLINKA Overture, “Russlan and Ludmilla”
William ALWYN Violin Concerto; first public performance, supported by the William Alwyn Foundation
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 5


Saturday 7 July 2012

St Mary’s, Perivale Lane, UB6 8SS

Chamber music concert

BRUCH Pieces Nos 2 & 3, Op. 83
Liz SHARMA Songs of the Night
MOZART Sonata in G, K301
BAX String Quartet (1st movt)
Richard ARNELL Cassation
MOZART Clarinet Quintet (1st movt)
George ONSLOW Nonet (1st movt)


Saturday 14 July 2012

Thame Leisure Centre, Oxford Road, Thame, Oxon. OX9 2BB

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The Lord Williams’s Festival Chorus

Peter WARLOCK Capriol Suite
SAMMARTINI Recorder Concerto
Karl JENKINS The Peacemakers

Saturday 9 October 2010

St Martin’s Church, Hale Gardens, London W3 9SQ

Victoria Goldsmith violin

SZYMANOWSKI Violin Concerto No. 1
BERNSTEIN West Side Story Symphonic Dances
ARNOLD Symphony No. 5


Saturday 13 November 2010

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

Andrew Yiangou piano; joint Ealing Festival award winner 2010
Alan Gillett narrator

John WILLIAMS Harry Potter Suite
GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue
VILLA-LOBOS The Little Train of the Caipira
Leroy ANDERSON The Typewriter
BRITTEN The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra


Saturday 4 December 2010

Thame Leisure Centre, Oxford Road, Thame, Oxon. OX9 2BB

Cindy Sluka oboe
Helen Winter soprano
Quentin Hayes baritone
The Lord Williams’s Festival Chorus

Arthur BENJAMIN Divertimento on themes by Gluck
Alan HOVHANESS And God Created Great Whales
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS A Sea Symphony


Saturday 19 February 2011

St Martin’s Church, Hale Gardens, London W3 9SQ

Pippa Longworth mezzo-soprano

ELGAR Cockaigne
MAHLER Rückert Lieder
BRAHMS Symphony No. 4


Saturday 26 March 2011

Thame Leisure Centre, Oxford Road, Thame, Oxon. OX9 2BB

Lorraine McAslan violin
Sarah-Jane Bradley viola
The Lord Williams’s Festival Chorus

BEETHOVEN Overture “Egmont”
Arthur BENJAMIN Romantic Fantasy for Violin, Viola and Orchestra
PARRY Jerusalem
Sir George DYSON Hierusalem
BEETHOVEN Mass in C major


Saturday 14 May 2011

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

Jianing Kong piano

Hamish MacCUNN The Land of the Mountain and the Flood
William ALWYN Symphony No. 3 (Supported by the William Alwyn Foundation)
TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No. 1


Sunday 26 June 2011

St Mary’s, Perivale Lane, UB6 8SS

Chamber music concert

BRAHMS Clarinet Quintet (1st movement)
Ian CLARKE Maya, for two flutes
HANDEL Sonata, Op 2 No 8
MOZART “Parto, parto” (La Clemenza di Tito)
TURINA Circulo, Op 91
BEETHOVEN Wind Octet


Saturday 16 July 2011

St Barnabas’ Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

Reinis Zarins piano

Roy HARRIS Symphony No. 3
MEDINS Piano Concerto (UK premiere)
RACHMANINOV Symphony No. 2


Saturday 31 July 2011

Cesis Arts Festival, Latvia

Reinis Zarins piano
Hamish MacCUNN The Land of the Mountain and the Flood
MEDINS Piano Concerto
Malcolm ARNOLD Symphony No. 4
Sir William WALTON Crown Imperial

Saturday 3 October 2009

SPENCER PERCEVAL – 200th ANNIVERSARY

An evening of words and music to mark the 200th anniversary of Spencer Perceval (assassinated 1812) becoming Prime Minister. A Civic Society plaque was unveiled. Stephen Pound, MP, spoke, and the music included Vaughan Williams’s Tallis Fantasia and Dvorak’s Wind Serenade, Op 44.


Saturday 10 October 2009

Ashley Fripp, piano

PROKOFIEV: Lieutenant Kijé
RACHMANINOV: Paganini Rhapsody
Malcolm ARNOLD: Symphony No. 4


Saturday 21 November 2009

SIMON DESBRUSLAIS (trumpet)

John Marlow RHYS: Intrada (first performance)
Alexander ARUTIUNIAN: Trumpet Concerto
TCHAIKOVSKY: Manfred Symphony


Saturday 5 December 2009

PHILIP FOWKE & ANNA MARKLAND (2 pianos)
The LORD WILLIAMS’S FESTIVAL CHORUS

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Fantasia on the Old 104th
SAINT-SAËNS: The Carnival of the Animals
Carl ORFF: Carmina Burana


Saturday 20 February 2010

ALEXANDER SOARES (piano; Ealing Festival concerto award winner 2009)

Frank BRIDGE: Enter Spring
STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring
RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No. 3


Saturday 27 March 2010

The LORD WILLIAMS’S FESTIVAL CHORUS
ANNA GORBACHYOVA (soprano)
JEFFREY CARL (baritone)
LARA OMERUGLU (piano)
EMMA HALNAN (flute)

DVORAK: Te Deum
SAINT-SAËNS: Piano Concerto No. 2
REINECKE: Flute Concerto
Howard FERGUSON: The Dream of the Rood


Saturday 8 May 2010

FIONA KIMM (mezzo soprano)

MENDELSSOHN: A Calm Sea and an Prosperous Voyage
ROUSSEL: Symphony No. 4
ELGAR: Sea Pictures
DEBUSSY: La Mer


Thursday 10 June 2010

ELIZABETH SIKORA (mezzo soprano)
IVAN KIWUWA (piano)

A CONCERT IN AID OF MATERNITY WORLDWIDE

ELGAR: Sea Pictures
RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No. 2


Saturday 3 July 2010

KATYA APEKISHEVA (piano)

RAVEL: Concerto for Piano Left Hand
MAHLER: Symphony No. 9


Sunday 11 July 2010

Chamber music concert

SHOSTAKOVICH: String Quartet No. 1
SPOHR: Six German Songs for soprano and clarinet
MARTINU: Sonata for Flute and Violin
Richard STRAUSS: Suite for 13 Wind Instruments, Op. 4


Saturday 24 July 2010

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre, Quainton Road

CLASSICS IN STEAM

DOMINIC PIERS SMITH (piano)

Eduard STRAUSS: Bahn Frei
Aram KHACHATURIAN: Galop (‘Masquerade’)
LUMBYE: The Copenhagen Steam Railway Galop
Arthur HONEGGER: Pacific 231
Antonin DVORAK: Slavonic Dance Op. 46 No. 3
Vivian ELLIS: Coronation Scot
John WILLIAMS: Harry Potter Suite
VILLA-LOBOS: The Little Train of the Caipira
RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No. 2 (Brief Encounter)

Saturday 4 October 2008

Piano: YSHANI PERINPANAYAGAM

SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 8 (“Unfinished”)
POULENC: Piano Concerto
Malcolm ARNOLD: Symphony No. 3


Saturday 22 November 2008

JULIET JOPLING (viola)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Overture, “The Wasps”
BERLIOZ: Harold in Italy
BAX: Symphony No. 4


Saturday 6 December 2008

The LORD WILLIAMS’S FESTIVAL CHORUS
Violin: Nicola Benedetti
Mezzo soprano: TAMSIN DALLEY
Ethnic vocals: BELINDA SYKES

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Overture, “The Wasps”
RAVEL: Tzigane
SARASATE: Zigeunerweisen
KARL JENKINS: Stabat Mater


Saturday 7 February 2009

Violin: JOO YEON SIR (Ealing Festival winner 2008)

William ALWYN: The Innumerable Dance – An English Overture
BRAHMS: Violin Concerto
GLAZUNOV: Symphony No. 5


Saturday 21 March 2009

Violin: JOHN MILLS
Viola: JONATHAN BARRITT
Cello: BOZIDAR VUKOTIC

DVORAK: In Nature’s Realm
TIPPETT: Triple Concerto
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 11


Saturday 28 March 2009

The LORD WILLIAMS’S FESTIVAL CHORUS

HAYDN: Cello Concerto in C
BRAHMS: A German Requiem


Saturday 27 June 2009

Piano: HUGH MATHER

James MACMILLAN: Britannia
RACHMANINOV: Symphonic Dances
BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 2


Sunday 5 July 2009

Chamber music

SULLIVAN arr. Sheen: Overture, “Iolanthe”
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: String Quartet No. 1 (1st movement)
MOZART: Kegelstatt Trio
RAVEL: Chansons Madécasses
MOZART: Serenade No. 12 in C minor

2007/08 Season

In addition to the concerts below, the orchestra took part in a charity concert on 3 March in St. John’s, Smith Square.

Saturday 6 October 2007

SHOSTAKOVICH: Festival Overture
Randall THOMPSON: Symphony No. 2
TCHAIKOVSKY: Concert Overture, “Hamlet”
SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 7

Saturday 24 November 2007

Violin: FENELLA HUMPHREYS

BRAHMS: Academic Festival Overture
ELGAR: Violin Concerto
Malcolm ARNOLD: Symphony No. 2

Saturday 1 December 2007

The LORD WILLIAMS’S FESTIVAL CHORUS
Violin: NICOLA BENEDETTI

BRAHMS: Academic Festival Overture
SIBELIUS: Violin Concerto
KARL JENKINS: The Armed Man

Saturday 2 February 2008

Cello: YUKI ITO (Ealing Festival winner 2007)

BLISS: Suite, “Things to Come”
TCHAIKOVSKY: Rococo Variations
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 8

Saturday 8 March 2008

Piano: MASA TAYAMA

HONEGGER: Pacific 231
RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No. 4
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5

Saturday 26 April 2008

The LORD WILLIAMS’S FESTIVAL CHORUS
ELIZABETH SIKORA (mezzo soprano), ADRIAN THOMPSON (tenor), ANDREW JARVIS (baritone)

ELGAR: The Dream of Gerontius

Saturday 28 June 2008

Short pieces by Doppler, Schubert, Hoyland, Thuille, Beethoven and Borodin for wind, strings, mezzo soprano and piano, will be followed by a complete performance of:
DVORAK: Serenade, Op. 44

Conductor: Graham Ross

Saturday 12 July 2008

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Norfolk Rhapsody No. 1
CHAUSSON: Poème for Violin and Orchestra
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: The Lark Ascending
MAHLER: Symphony No. 1


2006/07 Season

In addition to the concerts below, the orchestra performed on September 2nd on the island of Ischia (off Naples) a programme of Walton’s music to celebrate Lady Walton’s 80th birthday at the opening of the Walton Trust’s new Greek Theatre open-air performing space at La Mortella.

Saturday 7 October 2006

Violin: ROLF WILSON
Cello: DAVID BURROWES

WAGNER: Prelude Act III, Lohengrin
BRAHMS: Double Concerto
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No.12

Saturday 25 November 2006

Guitar: MORGAN SZYMANSKI

John ADAMS: The Chairman Dances
RODRIGO: Concierto de Aranjuez
Karl JENKINS: Passacaglia
Malcolm ARNOLD: Symphony No. 1

Saturday 17 February 2007

Piano: JING OUYANG (Ealing Festival winner 2006)

BAX: The Tale the Pine Trees Knew
LISZT: Piano Concerto No. 1
GRIEG: Norwegian Dances
RESPIGHI: The Pines of Rome

Saturday 24 March 2007

Thame Arts and Leisure Centre, Thame, Oxfordshire

The LORD WILLIAMS’S FESTIVAL CHORUS
Soloists: MIRIAM MURPHY, HARRIET WILLIAMS, ADRIAN THOMPSON, ANDREW JARVIS

VERDI: Requiem

Saturday 12 May 2007

Piano: MASA TAYAMA

John GARDNER: Half Holiday Overture
MOERAN: Symphony in G minor
RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No. 3

Saturday 30 June 2007

Clifton Cathedral, Bristol

WAGNER: Good Friday Spell (Parsifal)
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Tallis Fantasia
BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 7

Saturday 14 July 2007

CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT

ARRIEU: Wind Quintet
David HOYLAND: La Ultima Noche
MARTINU: Trio for Flute, Bassoon and Piano
POULENC: Brass Trio
MOZART: Clarinet Quintet (2 movts)
GLINKA: Trio Pathétique
SCHUBERT: The Shepherd on the Rock
SULLIVAN / Jones: Tunes from the Mikado

Sunday 22 July 2007

The Swan Theatre, High Wycombe

GALA CONCERT in aid of IAIN RENNIE HOSPICE AT HOME

ANNA LEESE (soprano), ADRIAN THOMPSON (tenor),
ANDREW STAPLES (tenor), MICHAEL DEWIS (baritone)
WYCOMBE PHILHARMONIC CHOIR
LORD WILLIAMS’S FESTIVAL CHORUS

Popular classics, light opera, orchestral music – and of course your Prom favourites! An Iain Rennie Hospice at Home event.


2005/06 Season

Saturday 8 October 2005

Guest conductor: JOHN ANDREWS

BEETHOVEN: Overture, Leonore No. 3
COPLAND: Appalachian Spring
DVORAK: Symphony No. 9 (From the New World)

Saturday 26 November 2005

BORIS BROVTSYN (violin)

William ALWYN: Symphony No. 5 (The centenary of Alwyn’s birth is on November 7th)
KORNGOLD: Violin Concerto
RACHMANINOV: The Isle of the Dead
MARTINU: Symphony No. 2

Saturday 11 February 2006

’Cello: JUN SASAKI (Ealing Festival winner 2005)

ELGAR: ’Cello Concerto
MAHLER: Symphony No. 5

Saturday 1 April 2006

Violin: FENELLA HUMPHREYS

WALTON: Johannesburg Festival Overture
SHOSTAKOVICH: Violin Concerto No. 1
SCRIABIN: Symphony No. 2

Sunday 25 June 2006

Piano: SIMON MULLIGAN

SCHUMANN: Manfred Overture
TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 1
SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 5


2004/05 Season

Saturday 9 October 2004

’Cello: BOZIDAR VUKOTIC

PARRY: Symphonic Variations
SHOSTAKOVICH: ’Cello Concerto No. 1
NIELSEN: Symphony No. 2 (The Four Temperaments)

Saturday 27 November 2004

Clifton Cathedral, Clifton Park, Bristol

Recorders: ALISON BALDWIN

John WILLIAMS: Star Wars Suite
David BEDFORD: Recorder Concerto
HOLST: The Planets

Saturday 12 February 2005

Piano: ASHLEY FRIPP (joint Ealing Festival winner 2004)

Grant STILL: Afro-American Symphony
LISZT: Totentanz
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 5

Saturday 23 April 2005

Double bass: MEHERBAN GILLETT (joint Ealing Festival winner 2004)

CHARITY CONCERT in aid of the Mayor’s charities for the disadvantaged of the Borough, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the London Borough of Ealing, St GEORGE’S DAY and the feastday of William SHAKESPEARE.

HOLST: Jupiter
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Fantasia on Greensleeves
ELGAR: Nimrod
KOUSSEVITSKY: Double Bass Concerto
TCHAIKOVSKY: Romeo and Juliet
ELGAR: Symphony No. 1

Sunday 19 June 2005

Piano: KATYA APEKISHEVA

Laura ROSSI: Jailhouse Graffiti (ESO commission: first performance)
BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1
SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 2

Saturday 9 July 2005

Soprano: ANNA LEESE
Tenor: ANDREW STAPLES
The HIGH WYCOMBE ORPHEUS MALE VOICE CHOIR
St AUGUSTINE’S CHURCH CHOIR
GATEWAY SCHOOL CHOIR

GALA PROM
To celebrate 20 years of the Iain Rennie Hospice at Home. A magical evening of music and song – all your favourite Proms music in the impressive Drill Hall at RAF Halton. From 5 pm come and picnic in the grounds of Halton and listen to the jazz of George Brown and ‘Anything Goes’


2003/04 Season

Saturday 11 October 2003

’Cello: BOZIDAR VUKOTIC

SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 1
MARTINU: The Frescoes of Piero della Francesca
DVORAK: ’Cello Concerto

Saturday 29 November 2003

Clifton Cathedral, Bristol

LORI ISLEY LYNN (soprano)
AMANDA PYKE (mezzo soprano)
THE MILTON KEYNES CHORALE
CLIFTON CATHEDRAL FESTIVAL CHORUS

MAHLER: Symphony No. 2 (“Resurrection”)

Saturday 7 February 2004

Pianos: RICHARD PAIN, TIMOTHY CROMPTON

BLISS: “Checkmate” Suite
POULENC: Concerto for Two Pianos
STRAVINSKY: “The Firebird” Suite (1945)

Saturday 20 March 2004

Viola: ARUN MENON (Ealing Festival overall concerto award winner 2003)
Soprano: NATALIE DICKSON
Contralto: AMANDA PYKE
Tenor: JOSÉ APARACIO
Bass baritone: CHRISTOPHER FOSTER
THE MILTON KEYNES CHORALE

WALTON: Viola Concerto
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9

Sunday 30 May 2004

Antonius van Paduakerk, Groesbeekseweg 96, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
THE ALPHONS DIEPENBROCK STUDENT CHOIR
Members of the EALING SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Conductor: GIJS LEENAARS

BRITTEN: Rejoice in the Lamb
BRITTEN: Sinfonietta
ELGAR: Ave Maria & Ave Maris Stella
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: An Oxford Elegy

Sunday 20 June 2004

Piano: DINA PARAKHINA

Paul CARR: Chasing Aunt Sally (first performance)
PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No. 2
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1


2002/03 Season

Saturday 26 October 2002

Recorders: ALISON BALDWIN

RUBBRA: Festival Overture
BARBER: Essay No. 1
David BEDFORD: Recorder Concerto
DVORAK: Symphony No. 7

Saturday 7 December 2002

Piano: TIMOTHY CROMPTON

John GARDNER: Symphony No. 3
SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Concerto No. 2
SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 1

Saturday 8 February 2003

Violin: SIMON HEWITT JONES, Ealing Festival overall concerto award winner 2002

BUTTERWORTH: Rhapsody: A Shropshire Lad
PROKOFIEV: Violin Concerto No. 2
BARTÓK: Concerto for Orchestra

Sunday 30 March 2003

DELIUS: Paris
MAHLER: Symphony No. 6

Sunday 15 June 2003

Organ: ROBERT HOUSSART

PROKOFIEV: Chant Symphonique
POULENC: Organ Concerto
SAINT-SAËNS: Symphony No. 3 (“Organ”)

Thursday 24 July 2003

Kwintessens
Catherine Fox
The Alphons Diepenbrock Student Choir (Nijmegen)
Members of the Ealing Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Gijs Leenaars

VILLA-LOBOS: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 (Aria)
MOZART: Symphony No. 33
VIVALDI: Magnificat
MONTEVERDI: Sestina
BACH: Cantata No. 131 (Aus der Tiefe rufe ich, Herr, zu Dir)


2001/02 Season

Saturday 13 October 2001

Contralto: LIANE KEEGAN

GRIFFES: The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan
CHAUSSON: Poème de l’Amour et de la Mer
MAHLER: Kindertotenlieder
STRAUSS: Death and Transfiguration

Sunday 2 December 2001

80th ANNIVERSARY CONCERT

Piano: RICHARD PAIN

BERNSTEIN: Overture, “Candide”
RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No. 2
ELGAR: Salut d’Amour
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: A London Symphony

Saturday 9 February 2002

Flute: KATHERINE BICKNELL, Ealing Festival overall concerto award winner 2001

COPLAND: El Salón México
NIELSEN: Flute Concerto
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 10

Saturday 20 April 2002

Piano: HUGH MATHER

BERLIOZ: Overture, “Les Francs-juges”
SCHUMANN: Piano Concerto
WALTON: Symphony No. 1

Sunday 16 June 2002

Piano: KATYA APEKISHEVA

MILHAUD: Le Boeuf sur le Toit
PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No. 3
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 6 (“Pathétique”)


2000/01 Season

Saturday 7 October 2000

St Barnabas’s Church, Pitshanger Lane, W5

Contralto: LIANE KEEGAN
Tenor: JAMES HANCOCK

WAGNER: Siegfried’s Rhine Journey
BAX: November Woods
MAHLER: Das Lied von der Erde

Sunday 3 December 2000

Ealing Town Hall, New Broadway, W5

“THE FULL SPECTRUM”
Flute: HEATHER BROWN
Alto saxophone: TONY WOODS
Sitar: GURDEV SINGH
African drums: ANGATA

WALTON: Facade Suite
Laura ROSSI: Under the Rainbow (First performance of an ESO commission supported by the National Federation of Music Societies with funds provided by the London Arts Board)
POULENC/Berkeley: Flute Sonata
GERSHWIN: An American in Paris

Saturday 3 February 2001

JANE GORDON (violin), Ealing Festival overall concerto award winner 2000

LUTOSLAWSKI: Little Suite
BEETHOVEN: Violin Concerto
DVORAK: Symphony No. 6

Saturday 24 March 2001

‘Cello: RACHAEL BUCKNALL

KODALY: Peacock Variations
Max BRUCH: Kol Nidrei
BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 4

Sunday 17 June 2001

Violin: DAVID JURITZ

VERDI: Overture, “The Force of Destiny”
WALTON: Violin Concerto
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 4


1999/2000 Season

Saturday 16 October 1999

Soprano: JOANNA COLE

TCHAIKOVSKY: Overture, “Romeo and Juliet”
STRAUSS: Four Last Songs
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 6

Saturday 11 December 1999

Soprano: ZOË SOUTH

WALTON: Overture, “Portsmouth Point”
Hamilton HARTY: The Children of Lir
ELGAR: Symphony No. 2

Saturday 19 February 2000

KIM ASHTON (oboe), Ealing Festival overall concerto award winner 1999
Guest conductor: ROBERT WIFFIN

SIBELIUS: Karelia Suite
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Oboe Concerto
RAUTAVAARA: Cantus Arcticus
PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 7

Saturday 15 April 2000

Compère: ALAN GILLETT
A FAMILY CONCERT with introductions for children

VILLA-LOBOS: The Little Train of the Caipira
... a chance to CONDUCT THE ORCHESTRA!
TRIPP/KLEINSINGER: Tubby the Tuba
Walter PISTON: The Incredible Flutist
BRITTEN: Four Sea Interludes (Peter Grimes)
Malcolm ARNOLD: Scottish Dances

Friday 16 June 2000

HORN QUARTET led by MICHAEL THOMPSON in aid of the Dream Flight charity

WAGNER: Prelude “The Mastersingers”
SCHUMANN: Konzertstück for Four Horns
RACHMANINOV: Symphony No. 2