Orchestra 18/20 Programmes

This section contains three of our current programmes. We are happy to consider requests for particular works, or to discuss putting together a bespoke programme for your concert which links up with any festival or seasonal theme of yours which also overlaps with our artistic remit.


Programme One - From Vivaldi to Webern

(Oboe, Strings, Harpsichord, Piano, Conductor)

Anton von Webern (1883-1945) Five Movements for String Orchestra
Antonio Vivaldi (1676-1741) Concerto for Oboe and Strings selected from RV 447, 461 or 463
Arthur Honegger (1892-1955) Prelude, Arios et Fughette sur le nom de Bach
J.S. Bach (1685-1750) Brandenburg Concerto No.3


J.S. Bach (1685-1750) Concerto in A-major for Oboe d'Amore BWV 1055
Ernest Bloch (1880-1959) Concerto Grosso No. 1 for Strings with Piano Obbligato
William Walton 1902-1983) Two Interludes from Henry V


Programme Two - Secret Folly

(Two Oboes, Strings, Harpsichord, Soprano)

G.P. Telemann (1681-1767) Overture in Bb for Two Oboes and Strings
Archangelo Corelli (1653-1713) Variations on 'La Folia' for Violin and Continuo
Rachel Stott (b.1968) 'Secret Follies' for Violin, Cello, Harpsichord and Strings (1999)
Tomaso Albinoni (1671-1750) Concerto in D-minor Op 9/2 for Oboe and Strings
Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706) Canon


W.A. Mozart (1759-1795) Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) Nullo in Mundo Pax Sincera for Soprano and Strings
William Walton 1902-1983) Two Interludes from Henry V
Tomaso Albinoni (1671-1750) Concerto in D-major Op 9/12 for Two Oboes and Strings


Programme Three - The Old and the New

(Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Strings, Harpsichord, Percussion, Conductor)

James MacMillan (b. 1959) Two Visions of Hoy for Oboe and Ensemble (1986)
Paul Hindemith (1895-1963 ) Octet (1957)
Michael Nyman (b. 1944) Piece for Solo Harpsichord (2000)
Adolphus Hailstork (b.1941 ) Songs of the Magi for Oboe and Strings (1987)


Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) The Four Seasons for Violin, Strings and Continuo