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2017-18 Season

09/10/2017 at St John's Smith Square

Strauss: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche
Joseph Phibbs: Rivers To The Sea
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring

20/11/2017 at St John's Smith Square

Bach: Prelude and Fugue in E flat major, 'St Anne' (arr. Schoenberg)
Schoenberg: Five Pieces for Orchestra
Brahms: Piano Quartet in G minor (arr. Schoenberg)

23/01/2018 at Cadogan Hall

Stravinsky: Violin Concerto
Violin: Fenella Humphreys
Schubert: Symphony No. 9 'The Great'

10/03/2018 at St John's Smith Square

With guest conductor Michael Seal
Bruckner: Symphony No. 8

29/04/2018 at Westfield London

Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G minor
Leopold Mozart: Concerto for alto trombone (Phil Cambridge - alto trombone)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 1
Beethoven: Overture: Egmont
Dvořák: Symphony No. 8
Strauss: Waltz: The Blue Danube
Verdi: Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves from Nabucco
Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries from Die Walküre
Händel: Hallelujah Chorus (arr. Mozart)
Brahms: Overture: Academic Festival
Verdi: Anvil Chorus from Il Trovatore
Loewe: My Fair Lady Suite
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet - Fantasy Overture
Wagner: Prelude: Die Meistersinger
Holst: Mars from The Planets
Holst: Jupiter from The Planets
Dvořák: Overture: Carnival
Khachaturian: Adagio from Spartacus
Prokofiev: Dance of the Knights from Romeo and Juliet
Ravel: Boléro
Bizet: Carmen Suite No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Pas de deux from The Nutcracker
Tchaikovsky: Waltz of the Flowers from The Nutcracker
Tchaikovsky: Waltz from Sleeping Beauty
Anderson: Belle of the Ball

21/05/2018 at St John's Smith Square

Puccini: La bohème
Mimì: Monica McGhee
Rodolfo: Nico Darmanin
Marcello: Nicholas Morris
Musetta: Hazel McBain
Schaunard: Martin Hässler
Colline: Tristan Hambleton
Benoît/Alcindoro: Nicholas Folwell
Chorus: Epiphoni Consort
Children's choir: Wetherby Preparatory School Chamber Choir

03/07/2018 at St John's Smith Square

Delius: A Song of Summer
Bridge: The Sea
Sibelius: Symphony No. 6


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