Concert History

Here are the orchestra’s recent concerts:

9th June 2018 Bolton Road Methodist Church BL8 2NZ
‘Last Night of the Proms’ with Bury Intermediate Brass Band
Including:
Jenkins Palladio
Mendelssohn Overture: Fingal’s Cave
Binge Sailing By
Parry Fantasia on British Sea Songs
Elgar Pomp and Circumstance
10th March 2018 St Bartholomew’s Church, Westhoughton
Rameau Les Indes Galantes
Ibert Concertino da Camera for Alto Saxophone   Soloist: Gilly Blair
Bizet Symphony in C
25th November 2017 St Bartholomew’s Church, Westhoughton
Naftel Dance Suite
Rodrigo Fantasia para un gentilhombre   Soloist: Jon Gjylaci
Mendelssohn Symphony no 4 ‘Italian’
10th June 2017 All Saints’ Church, Church Lane, Stand, Whitefield, Manchester
Rossini Overture to the Thieving Magpie
Mozart Violin Concerto in D soloist: Victoria Farrell-Reed
Walton Henry V Suite for strings
Haydn Symphony no 103 ‘Drum Roll’
18th March 2017 St Bartholomew’s Church, Westhoughton
Schubert Entr’actes nos 1 & 2 from Rosamunde
Schubert Trout Quintet
Schubert Symphony no 9 ‘The Great’
26th November 2016 St Andrew and St George, Bolton
Beethoven Egmont Overture
Rota Trombone Concerto   Soloist: Sam Dye
Beethoven Symphony no 7
11th June 2016 All Saints’ Church, Church Lane, Stand, Whitefield, Manchester

Last Night of The Proms

Binge Elizabethan Serenade
Jacob Old Wine in New Bottles
Britten Simple Symphony
Elgar Sea Pictures   Mezzo Soprano: Helen Gregory
Elgar Pomp and Circumstance
Parry Jerusalem

12th March 2016 St Bartholomew’s Church, Westhoughton
Albinoni Adagio for Organ and Strings
Handel Organ Concerto
Orff Carmina Burana arranged for Wind Ensemble
Mozart Symphony no 31 ‘Paris’

28th November 2015 St Andrew and St George, Bolton
Mozart Overture to The Magic Flute
Green Concerto for Bass Clarinet
Schubert Symphony no 2

13th June 2015 All Saints’ Church, Church Lane, Stand, Whitefield, Manchester
Mozart Overture to the Seraglio
Yates Violin Concerto
    Soloist: Gemma Price
Beethoven Symphony no. 5

14th March 2015 St Bartholomew’s Church, Westhoughton
Jenkins Palladio
Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez
    Soloist: Craig Ogden
    (see http://www.craigogden.com/ for more information)
Haydn Symphony no. 100 ‘The Military’

29th November 2014 St Andrew and St George, Bolton
Wagner Siegfried Idyll
Haydn Cello Concerto in C
    Soloist: Andrew Reynish
Bizet Symphony in C

14th June 2014 Central Baptist Church, Bolton
Mozart Symphony no. 1
Selection of music by Tooti Flooti
Mozart Symphony no. 41 ‘The Jupiter’

8th March 2014 St Bartholomew’s Church, Westhoughton
Mozart Overture to Don Giovanni
Bach Concerto for Two Violins
    Soloists: Katie Wearing and Joy Becker
Haydn Symphony no. 101 ‘The Clock’

Saturday, 23 November 2013 St Andrew and St George, Bolton
Rossini Overture: The Silken Ladder
Finzi Eclogue for Piano and String Orchestra
    Cherry Vann – piano
Schubert Symphony no 3

Saturday, 8th June 2013 All Saints’ Church, Church Lane, Stand, Whitefield, Manchester
Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture
Handel Organ Concerto Cuckoo and the Nightingale
    Soloist: Michael Smith
Beethoven Symphony no. 8

Saturday, 9th March 2013 St Bartholomew’s Church, Westhoughton
Purcell Chaconne for Strings
Faure Pavane
Krommer Concerto for Two Clarinets
    Soloists: Angela Abrahamsen and Michael McKend
Haydn Farewell Symphony

Saturday, 1st December 2012 Bolton Baptist Church
Mozart Haffner Symphony
Cimarosa Concerto for Two Flutes
    Soloists: Catherine Preston and David Bailey
Britten Simple Symphony

Saturday, 16th June 2012
Millennium Chapel, Canon Slade School
Beethoven Egmont Overture
Dvorak Cello Concerto   Soloist: Graham Morris
Schubert Unfinished Symphony

Saturday, 10th March 2012
St Bartholomew’s Church, Westhoughton
Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending soloist: Helen Brackley Jones
Martin Lessons Anniversary Suite (commissioned piece)
Elgar Chanson du Matin & Chanson du Nuit
Vaughan Williams English Folksongs – Seventeen Come Sunday
Holst St Paul’s Suite
Gordon Jacob Old Wine in New Bottles

Saturday, 26th November 2011
Millennium Chapel, Canon Slade School
Handel Zadok the Priest (Coronation Anthem no 1)
Richard Strauss Serenade
Mozart Movements from Solemn Vespers
Beethoven Symphony no 6 (Pastoral)

Choir Items:
Victoria O quam gloriosum
Rachmaninoff Bogoroditse Dyevo

Saturday, 11th June 2011
All Saints’ Church, Stand, Whitefield
Boyce Symphony No. 4
Mozart Wind Octet
Poulenc Concerto for Organ, Strings & Timpani
Britten Five Courtly Dances

Saturday, 12th March 2011
St Bartholomew’s Church, Westhoughton
Rossini Overture to La Cenerentola
Weber Bassoon Concerto   Soloist: Emma Cunliffe
Haydn Symphony no. 104, London

Saturday, 27th November 2010
St Margaret’s, Prestwich
Dvorak Serenade for Strings
Beethoven Symphony no. 3, Eroica

Saturday, 12th June 2010
All Saints’ Church, Stand, Whitefield
Warlock Capriol Suite
Haydn Trumpet Concerto Soloist: Peter Moss
Telemann Concerto for Two Horns Soloists: Claire & Julia Kinch
Schubert Fifth Symphony

Saturday, 13th March 2010
St Bartholomew’s Church, Westhoughton
Mozart Overture to Cosi fan Tutte
Haydn Cello Concerto in C  Soloist: Graham Morris
Bizet Symphony in C

Saturday, 28th November 2009
St Margaret’s, Prestwich
Debussy L’apres midi d’un faune
Delius On hearing the first cuckoo in spring
Delius Summer night on the river
Suppe Morning, noon and night in Vienna
Grieg Morning
Elgar Chanson de Matin
Elgar Chanson de Nuit
Mendelssohn Nocturne from A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Saturday, 27th June 2009
Bolton Parish Church
Rossini Overture to the Barber of Seville
Beethoven Piano Concerto no. 1 Soloist: Samantha Ward
Vaughan Williams English Folk Song Suite
Lessons Glasson Dock
Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March
Parry Jerusalem

Saturday, 28th March 2009
St Margaret’s, Prestwich
Mozart Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
M. E. Vann Concerto for Organ and Strings Soloist: Jeremy Plummer
Mozart Symphony no 40


Saturday, 14th March 2009
St Bartholomew’s Church, Westhoughton
Mozart Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
Mozart Clarinet Concerto Soloist: Lynn Racz
Mozart Symphony no 40


Saturday, 6th December 2008
St John’s, Farnworth
Corelli Christmas Concerto
Handel Selections from The Messiah Soprano Soloist: Lisa Tyrrell
Beethoven Symphony No. 7


Saturday, 14th June 2008
Bolton Parish Church
Mendelssohn Fingal’s Cave
Dvorak Largo from the New World Symphony
Bach Air on a G String
Mozart Symphony no 40 in G minor
Strauss Blue Danube Waltz
Tchaikovsky Waltz from The Nutcracker


Saturday, 1st March 2008
St Bartholomew’s Church, Westhoughton
Beethoven Egmont Overture
Rossini Concerto di Aranjuez
Bizet L’Arl├ęsienne Suites 1 and 2


Saturday, 1st December 2007
St John’s Parish Church, Farnworth
Elgar Chanson de Matin
Elgar Chanson de Nuit
Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks
Tchaikovsky Sleeping Beauty Suite
Anderson A Christmas Festival


Saturday, 9th June 2007
Bolton Parish Church
Rossini Overture to the Barber of Seville
Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations for Cello and Orchestra
Soloist: Graham Morris
Beethoven Symphony No. 5


Saturday, 10th March 2007
St Bartholomew’s Church, Westhoughton
Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Greensleeves
M. E. Vann Concerto for Organ and Strings
Carl Orff Carmina Burana: Suite for wind
Britten Simple Symphony
Vaughan Williams English Folk Song Suite


Saturday, 2nd December 2006
St John’s Parish Church, Farnworth
Mozart Overture to The Seraglio
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major Soloist: Samantha Ward
Mozart Symphony No. 35 in D major ‘Haffner’


Saturday, 10th June 2006
Bolton Parish Church
An evening of Wedding Music with Bolton Chamber Orchestra and the Brixi Singers

Including:

Mendelssohn Wedding March
Handel Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Bach Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
Widor Toccata
Elgar Chanson de Matin
Britten Five Courtly Dances
Pachelbel Canon
Handel Zadok the Priest


Saturday, 4th March 2006
St Bartholomew’s Church, Westhoughton
Rossini Overture to La Cenerentola
Weber Concertino for Clarinet Soloist: Michael McKend
Mozart Serenade in Eb for Wind
Beethoven Symphony No. 1


Saturday, 3rd December 2005
St John’s Church, Farnworth
Handel Movements from The Messiah
Boyce Symphony No. 4
Albinoni Concerto for 2 Oboes
(Soloists: Dorothy Needham and Ruth Watton)
Prokofiev Lieutenant Kije
Tchaikovsky Suites 1 and 2 from the Nutcracker