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A concert at Oxford Town Hall

2016/17

Timothy Ridout
Timothy Ridout

24 June 2017, Tchaikovsky & Mahler Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, soloist Tamsin Waley-Cohen; Mahler Symphony No. 5; More details Daily Info Concert Review

18 March 2017, Sibelius Symphony No. 5 Josef Strauss Music of the Spheres; Dvořák Piano Concerto, soloist Julian Trevelyan; Sibelius Symphony No. 5; More details

12 November 2016, Enigma Variations Bax Tintagel; Walton Viola Concerto, soloist Timothy Ridout; Elgar Enigma Variations; More details

2015/16

Rachel Nicholls
Rachel Nicholls

18 June 2016, Sibelius Violin Concerto Berlioz Royal Hunt and Storm; Sibelius Violin Concerto, soloist Mathilde Milwidsky; Debussy Prélude à 'L'après-midi d'un faune'; Strauss Symphonic Fantasy on Die Frau ohne Schatten More details

19 March 2016, Four Last Songs Debussy Nocturnes; Richard Strauss Four Last Songs, Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin 'Letter Scene', soprano soloist Rachel Nicholls; Ravel La Valse More details

21 November 2015, The Planets Elgar Cockaigne; York Bowen Viola Concerto soloist Lawrence Power; Holst The Planets More details

2014/15

Alasdair Beatson
Alasdair Beatson

20 June 2015, 'Romantic Masters at the Sheldonian' Sibelius En Saga; Brahms Violin Concerto soloist Anna-Liisa Bezrodny; Rachmaninov Symphony no.3 More details

14 March 2015, 'Prize Winners, Walton & Brahms' Alex Symcox At the Round Earth's Imagined Corners; Walton Cello Concerto soloist Ariana Kashefi; Brahms Symphony no.2 More details

15 November 2014, 'Pictures at an Exhibition' Tchaikovsky The Tempest; Ravel Piano Concerto in G soloist Alasdair Beatson; Mussorgsky/Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition. More details Daily Info Concert Review

2013/14

Michael Petrov
Michael Petrov

14 June 2014, Dvořák, Weber and Elgar Dvořák Noon Witch; Weber Clarinet Concerto no.1 soloist Mark van de Wiel; Elgar Symphony no.2.

15 March 2014, Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich Taneyev Overture 'The Oresteia'; Shostakovich Cello Concerto no.1 soloist Michael Petrov; Tchaikovsky Symphony no.4.

3 November 2013, Wagner Bicentenary Concert Prelude to Die Meistersinger, Tristan and Götterdämmerung highlights with Rachel Nicholls, soprano. Oxford Times Preview

2012/13

Mathilde Milwidsky
Mathilde Milwidsky

15 June 2013, Bruckner Symphony no.7 Korngold Violin Concerto soloist Andrew Haveron; Bruckner Symphony no.7.

16 March 2013, Beethoven Triple Concerto Mozart Overture; Don Giovanni; Beethoven Triple Concerto; Walton Symphony no.1

10 November 2012, Debussy La Mer Milhaud Le Boeuf sur le Toit; Saint Saens Violin Concerto no. 3; Ravel Tzigane; Debussy La Mer violin soloist, Mathilde Milwidsky.

2011/12

Tim Hugh
Tim Hugh

16 June 2012, Beethoven and Strauss Beethoven Symphony no.5; Strauss Don Quixote cello soloist, Tim Hugh Review

10 March 2012, Bartók and Brahms, St Aldates Church, Oxford Dvořák Slavonic Dances; Bartók The Miraculous Mandarin; Brahms Piano Concerto no. 2 soloist, Tom Poster

5 November 2011, Mahler, Oxford Town Hall Mahler Symphony no.2 in collaboration with local choirs and the Musicians Benevolent Fund

2010/11

Jennifer Pike
Jennifer Pike

25 June 2011: 'Movie Music' Rózsa Violin Concerto soloist, Jennifer Pike; Strauss An Alpine Symphony Review

12 March 2011: Britten and Elgar Britten Cello Symphony soloist, Tim Hugh; Elgar Symphony no.1 Review

6 November 2010: Rachmaninov and Stravinsky Liadov Baba Yaga; Rachmaninov Piano Concerto no.3 soloist, Danny Driver; Stravinsky The Rite of Spring

2009/10

Nicola Eimer
Nicola Eimer

8 May 2010: Popular Classics Smetana Overture to 'The Bartered Bride'; Shostakovich Piano Concerto no.2 soloist, Nicola Eimer; Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique

6 February 2010: Prokofiev and TchaikovskyProkofiev Sinfonia Concertante soloist, Michael Petrov ('cello); Tchaikovsky Manfred Symphony Review

7 November 2009: Strauss and Brahms Brahms Concerto for violin and 'cello soloists, Tamsin Waley Cohen and Gemma Rosefield; Strauss Also Sprach Zarathustra

2008/09

Tom Poster
Tom Poster

20 June 2009: Saint-Saens and Brahms Brahms Piano Concerto No 1 soloist, Tom Poster; Saint Saens Symphony No 3 "Organ"

15 March 2009: Strauss and Bruckner Strauss Oboe Concerto soloist, George Caird; Bruckner Symphony no 9

6 December 2008: Rimsky Korsakov, Prokofiev and Shostakovitch Rimsky Korsakov Capriccio Espanol; Prokofiev Violin Concerto soloist, Tamsin Waley-Cohen; Shostakovich Symphony no 1

2007/08

Natalie Clein, photographer Ray Burmiston
Natalie Clein

21 June 2008: Schubert, Brahms and Weber, St Aldates Church, Oxford Schubert Rosamunde overture; Weber Clarinet Concerto no 2 soloist, Mark van de Wiel; Brahms Symphony no 3

8 March 2008: Schubert and Liszt Schubert Symphony no 8; Liszt Faust Symphony

17 November 2007: Bloch's Schelomo with Natalie Clein, St Aldates Church Rimsky Korsakov Sadko;
Bloch Schelomo with Natalie Clein ('cello); Borodin Symphony no 2

2006/07

Tamsin Waley-Cohen
Tamsin Waley-Cohen

30 June 2007: Strauss Horn Concerto, Sheldonian Theatre Bliss Checkmate Suite; Strauss 1st Horn Concerto soloist, Pip Eastop; Dvořák Symphony no.8

10 March 2007: Mahler Symphony no.7

18 November 2006: Tchaikovsky, Glazunov and Balakirev, St. Aldates Church Balakirev Tamara; Glazunov Violin Concerto soloist, Tamsin Waley-Cohen; Tchaikovsky Symphony no.2

2005/06

James Boyd
James Boyd

24 June 2006: Janacek and Dvořák Nicolai Merry Wives of Windsor Overture; Janacek Taras Bulba; Dvořák 'Cello Concerto soloist, Tim Gill

18 March 2006: Tchaikovsky and Berg; Sheldonian Theatre Beethoven Coriolan Overture; Berg Violin Concerto soloist, Zoe Beyers; Tchaikovsky Symphony no.6

26 November 2005: Strauss, Respigi and Berlioz Johann Strauss Gypsy Baron Overture; Respighi Pines of Rome; Berlioz Harold in Italy with James Boyd (viola)


Conducted by Leon Gee:

2004/05

2 July 2005: Tchaikovsky and Mahler, Sheldonian Theatre Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto no.1, soloist, Tom Poster, Mahler Symphony no.1

12 March 2005: Schumann and Rachmaninov Schumann Konzertstuck for 4 horns; Rachmaninov Symphony No.2

20 November 2004: Kodaly, Brahms and Bartok Kodaly Hary Janos Suite; Brahms Violin Concerto soloist Miriam Teppich; Bartok Concerto for Orchestra

2003/04

26 June 2004: Arnold, Copland, Ravel and Kodaly Arnold Four Cornish Dances; Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances; Copland Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo; Ravel La Valse

20 March 2004: Britten, Beethoven and Shostakovich Britten Passacaglia from Peter Grimes; Beethoven Violin Concerto; Shostakovich Symphony No. 10

15 November 2003: Wagner, Strauss and Brahms Wagner Overture Die Meistersingers; Strauss Four Last Songs, soloist Fiona Hammacott; Brahms Symphony No. 4

2002/03

5 July 2003: Britten, Canteloube, Ravel and Mussorgsky Britten Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra; Canteloube Songs of the Auvergne; Ravel Bolero; Mussorgsky (orch Ravel) Pictures from an Exhibition

15 March 2003: Centenary Concert - with former OSO conductors Robin Nelson and Robert Secret Elgar Overture In the South (Alassio); Schumann Cello Concerto soloist Polly Chilcott; Sibelius Symphony No. 2

30 November 2002: Mendelssohn and Mahler Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, soloist Helena Wood; Mahler Symphony No. 5


Centenary archive list of works performed 1902-2002 [pdf]