Cambridge Graduate Orchestra


2019-20 Dates

Northern Lights

REVIEW

Saturday 16 November 2019 - West Road

Sibelius - Finlandia

Grieg - Piano Concerto no. 1

Soloist – George Todica

Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 5

Conductor: Tess Jackson and Simon Fraser




   

Musical Visions

Friday 13 March 2020 - West Road

Mendelssohn - Hebrides Overture

Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto

Soloist: Miriam Davis

Dvorak - Symphony No. 8

Conductors: Will Rose and Peter Britton




Summer Concert

Friday 26 June 2020 - West Road

TBC Overture

Liszt - Piano Concerto 2

Soloist: Danilo Mascetti

TBC Symphony

Conductors: Peter Britton




2018-19 Dates
   

Michaelmas Concert: Enchantment and Passion

Saturday 24 November 2018 - West Road

Prokofiev - Montagues and Capulets from Romeo and Juliet

Delibes - Prelude and Mazurka from Coppelia

Khachaturian - Adagio of Spartacus and Phyrgia from Spartacus

Tchaikovsky - Sleeping Beauty

Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4

Conductor: Benedict Collins Rice




   

Science Festival Concert: New Worlds, New Voices

Friday 8 March 2019 - West Road

Simms-Williams - Voices

Strauss - Horn Concerto No. 2

Soloist – Annemarie Federle

Dvorak - Symphony No. 9 "From the New World"

Conductors: German Clavijo and Tess Jackson




   

Summer Concert

Friday 21 June 2019 - West Road

Schubert - Rosamonde Overture

Bruch - Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor

Soloist – Julia Hwang

Brahms - Symphony No. 4

Conductors: Tess Jackson and German Clavijo




2017-18 Dates
   

Friday 1 December 2017 - West Road

Tchaikovsky - Nutcracker

Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No. 2

Soloist – Edward Reeve

Borodin - Symphony No. 2




   

Saturday 13 January 2018 - Corpus Christi

Handel - Music for the Royal Fireworks

Strauss - Thunder and Lightning Polka

Strauss - The Blue Danube

Rossini - The Barber of Seville Overture




   

Science Festival Concert: Life and Music in Extreme Environments

Sunday 18 March 2018 - West Road

Holst - The Planets

Randle - Chiron: The Teacher of Heroes

Grieg - Hall of the Mountain King

Mussorgsky - Night on a Bare Mountain




   

Cambridge Graduate Orchestra and Morley Choral Society

Saturday 28 April 2018 - St Mary-At-Hill, London

Sunday 29 April 2018 - St Giles Church, Cambridge

Haydn - Nelson Mass

Haydn - Cello Concerto in C

Soloist – Jamal Aliyev




   

Summer Concert

Sunday 17 June 2018 - West Road

Schubert - Unfinished Symphony

Dvorak - Cello Concerto

Soloist – Benjamin Tarlton

Humperdinck - Hansel and Gretel Overture




2016-17 Dates

Friday 2 December 2016 - West Road




Saturday 11 March 2017 - West Road




Saturday 22 April 2017 - West Road




   

Saturday 17 June - West Road




2015-16 Dates
   

8pm - Friday 20 November 2015 - West Road




   

8pm - Friday 18 March 2016 - West Road

   

8pm - Saturday 16 April 2016 - West Road

8pm - Friday 17 June 2016 - West Road




2014-15 Dates
   

8pm - Friday 28 November 2014 - West Road


Rossini - Overture to Il barbiere di Siviglia
Chopin - Piano Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 5

Peter Britton (Conductor)
Mishka Rushdie Momen (Piano)
   

8pm - Friday 6 March 2015 - West Road

Music, mechanics and machines
Beethoven - Symphony No. 8
Ravel - Boléro
Adams - Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Anderson - The Typewriter
Honegger - Pacific 231
Anderson - Syncopated Clock
Arnold - A Grand, Grand Overture

Conductor: Ben Glassberg
Soloists:
  Prof Michael McIntyre
  Dr Jenny Koenig
  Dr Simon Bond
  Dr Christopher Lester


   

7:30pm - Sunday 19 April 2015 - West Road


Lalo - Symphonie Espagnole
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor"
Tchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliet

Conductor: Christopher Phelps
Soloists:
Anny Chen (Violin)
Jams Coleman (Piano)





   

7:30pm - Sunday 21 June 2015 - West Road


Mahler - Symphony No. 6

Conductor: Peter Britton




2013-14 Dates
   

7pm - Saturday 30 November 2013 - West Road


La Boheme




Video Advert for La Boheme


   

8pm - Friday 14 March 2014 - West Road


Film Music

Featuring Vertigo
Star Wars, Harry Potter, James Bond, Jurassic Park, The Magnificent Seven
Pirates of the Caribbean, Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, Lord of the Rings

Pre-Concert Talk 7.15pm (doors open 6.45pm): The Science Behind the Music
Doors open for concert 7.45pm


   

8pm - Friday 11 April 2014 - West Road


Dvorak Symphony No 8
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 2

Patrick Milne (Conductor)
   

8pm - Friday 27 June 2014 - West Road


Mozart Double Concerto
Shostakovich Symphony No 10

Mark Austin (Conductor)
2011-13 Concerts
   

8pm - Friday 18 November 2011 - West Road
Music inspired by Fairy tales

Humperdinck H‰nsel and Gretel Overture
Richard Strauss Double concerto Clarinet and Bassoon
Jean Sibelius En Saga
Carl Nielsen Aladdin Suite

Conductors Peter Britton and Freddie Brown
Soloists Sarah Whitworth and Simon Bond

   

8pm - Friday 9 March 2012 - West Road

Tchaikovsky Violin concerto
Holst The Planets

Conductor Mark Austin
Soloist Guy Button

Programme Notes

   

8pm - Saturday 14 April 2012 - West Road
German/Austria

Mozart Overture Don Giovanni
Beethoven Violin concerto
Mendelssohn Scottish Symphony

Conductor Mark Austin
Soloist Robbie Stern

   

8pm - Friday 29 June 2012 - West Road
Summer Concert

Arnold Scottish Dances
Martinu Oboe Concerto
Keiko Abe Prism Rhapsody for Marimba and Orchestra
Dvorak New World Symphony (No 9)

Conductor Freddie Brown
Soloists Jemma Bausor and Yin-Shan (Eva) Hsieh

   

8pm - Saturday 1st December 2012 - West Road
Russian History and Music

Glazunov Autumn
Prokofiev Piano Concerto 2
Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition

Conductor Mark Austin
Soloist Diana Brekalo (Piano)

   

8pm - Friday 8 March 2013 - West Road
Science Festival: The Mechanics of Musical
Instruments with Prof Jim Woodhouse
Pre concert talk 7.15pm Prof Jim Woodhouse:
"Why is the violin so hard to play?"


Saint-SaÎns Dance macabre
Wieniawsky Faust Phantasy
Beethoven Romance
Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique

Conductor William Salaman
Soloist Magdalena Filipczak (Violin)

   

8pm - Friday 12 April 2013 - West Road
German Composers

Brahms Violin Concerto
Schumann Spring Symphony

Conductor Mark Austin
Soloist Kristine Balanas (Violin)

   

8pm - Friday 28 June 2013 - West Road
Summer Concert

Beethoven Leonora Overture No 3 (Op 72b)
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 2
Brahms/Schoenberg Piano Quartet arr for Orchestra

Conductor Peter Britton
Soloist Alice Pinto (Piano)

   

CGO Tour 2013 - Dusseldorf Concert

Elgar Gavotte
Mozart Piano Concerto No 24
Beethoven Symphony No 7

Conductor Mark Austin
Soloist Jean Luc Wietor (Horn)

   

CGO Tour 2013 - Aachen Concert

Elgar Gavotte
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 2
Beethoven Symphony No 7

Conductor Mark Austin
Soloist Diana Brekalo (Piano)

2010-11 Programme
   

8pm - Friday 26 November 2010 - West Road


Wagner Prelude to Tristan and Isolde
Bruch Violin Concerto No 1
Sibelius Symphony No 1

Conductors Peter Britton and Mark Austin
   

8pm - Friday 11 March 2011 - West Road


Mahler Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
(soloist Ashley Riches)
Mahler Symphony No 5

Conductor Mark Austin
   

8pm - Friday 15 April 2011 - West Road


Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture
Mozart Bassoon Concerto (soloist Nina Ashton)
Haydn Symphony No 104

Conductors Carlos del Cueto
   

8pm - Friday 24 June 2011 - West Road


Elgar Cockaigne
Finzi Clarinet Concerto
Brahms Symphony No 1

Conductors Peter Britton and Mark Austin
2009-10 Programme
   

8pm - Friday 13 November 2009 - West Road


Debussy Prelude a l'Apres Midi d'un Faune
Liebermann Flute Concerto (with Emily Andrews)
Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet Suites
   

8pm - Friday 26 February 2010 - West Road


Wagner Ride of the Valkyrie
Tomasi Saxophone Concerto (with Francesca Reich)
Stravinsky Rite of Spring

Rehearsals for Stravinsky will begin before Christmas holiday
   

8pm - Thursday 22 April 2010 - West Road


R Strauss Symphony for Winds
Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Beethoven Symphony no. 6
   

8pm - Friday 25 June 2010 - West Road


Mascagni Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1(with Alex Ievins)
Bizet Carmen Suites
Offenbach Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld
2008-9 Programme
   

8pm - Saturday 8 November 2008 - West Road


Strauss Overture to Die Fledermaus
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor"
Sibelius Symphony No. 2

Carlos del Cueto (Conductor)
Richard Uttley (Piano)

   

8pm - Thursday 26 February 2009 - West Road


Glinka Overture to "Russlan and Ludmilla"
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3
Nielsen Symphony No. 4 "The Inextinguishable"

Peter Britton (Conductor)
Alex Soares (Piano)

   

8pm - Friday 3 April 2009 - West Road


Stravinsky Pulcinella Suite
Mozart Symphonia Concertante for Violin and Viola
Beethoven Symphony No. 7

Peter Britton (Conductor)
Susie Furphy (Violin) Gillian Hunter (Viola)

   

8pm - Monday 29 June 2009 - West Road


Bernstein Symphonic Dances from "West Side Story"
Gershwin An American in Paris
Gene de Paul Music from "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers"
Korngold Theme from the film "Sea Hawk"

Peter Britton, Joe Fort (Conductors)

   

CGO Tour 2009 - Leuven, Mechelen and Brussels Cathedral

Strauss Overture to Der Rosenkavalier
Mozart Clarinet Concerto
Ravel Ma Mere l'Oye

Conductor Alex Reid
Soloist Sarah Whitworth (Clarinet)

2005-8 Seasons
   

7 March 2005 - West Road

Schnittke (K)ein sommernachtstraum
Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade

Alex Reid (Piano)
Peter Tregear (Conductor)
   

10 July 2005 - Trinity College Chapel

Pablo de Sarasate Zigeunerweisen
Montsalvatge Cinco Canciones Negras
Saint-Saens Symphony No 3 ('organ')

Jonathan Coffey (Violin)
Lynette Alc·ntara (Mezzo Soprano)
Stephen Rose (Organ)
Peter Tregear (Conductor)
By kind permission of the Master and Fellows of Trinity College
   
   

23 September 2005 - Emmanuel United Reformed Church

Haydn Nelson Mass

Cambridge Graduate Orchestra
Event part of the Cambridge Alumni Weekend
   
   

20 October 2005 - West Road

Mozart Concert Aria Ch'io mi scordi di te?, K. 505
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor, Op. 37
Stravinsky Firebird Suite (1919)

Lynette Alc·ntara (Mezzo Soprano)
David Earl (Piano)
Peter Tregear (Conductor)
   
   

3 February 2006 - West Road

Dukas Villanelle for horn and orchestra
Gershwin Rhapsody in blue
Shostakovich Symphony No 6, Op. 54

Jean-Luc Wietor (Horn)
Nick Collins (Piano)
George Corbett (Conductor)
   
   

30 June 2006 - West Road

Dvorak In Nature's Realm
Elgar Cello Concerto
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 1
Respighi Pines of Rome

Mark Galtrey (Cello)
Alex Reid (Piano)
Peter Britton (Conductor)
   
   

22 September 2006 - Emmanuel United Reformed Church

Mozart Requiem

Cambridge Graduate Orchestra
Event part of the Cambridge Alumni Weekend
   
   

16 November 2006 - West Road

Shostakovich Cello Concerto No 1, op. 107
Piazzolla Concierto para BandoneÛn y Orquesta
Stravinsky Petrushka

Natalie Clein (Cello)
Karl Sandeman (Accordion)
George Corbett, Tim Murray (Conductors)
   
   

26 February 2007 - West Road

Ravel Valses Nobles et Sentimentales
Schumann Konzertst¸ck for four horns and orchestra
Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances, op. 45

Peter Britton (Conductor)
Guy Llewellyn, Jean-Luc Wietor, Carole Lewis, Deborah Hayden (Horns)    

   

14 June 2007 - West Road

Mahler Symphony No 4
David Earl Piano Concerto No 2
Chabrier Espana

Peter Britton (Conductor)
David Earl (Piano), Helen-Jane Howells (Mezzo-soprano)    

   

21 September 2007 - Kings College Chapel

Handel Zadok the Priest
Elgar The Music Makers

Event presented by Cambridge University Development Office
Alumni Weekend Chorus
Stephen Cleobury (Conductor)    

   

2 November 2007 - West Road

John Adams Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Saints-Saens Cello Concerto
Bartok Concerto for Orchestra

Sophie Gledhill (Cello)
Carlos del Cueto, Peter Britton (Conductors)    

   

27 February 2008 - West Road

Copland Hoedown
Sibelius Violin Concerto
Walton Symphony No. 1

Carlos del Cueto (Conductor) Akane Oshima (Violin)    

   

24 April 2008 - West Road

Rossini Overture to the Italian Girl in Algiers
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante K. 297b
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4 ëItalianí

Peter Britton (Conductor)
Camilla Haggett, Sarah Whitworth, Paul Ryder, Simon Bond (Soloists)

   

8pm - Thursday 22 May 2008 - West Road

Smetana Bartered Bride Overture
Chopin Piano Concerto no 1 in E minor
Dukas Sorcerer's Apprentice
Prokofiev Symphony no 1 'The Classical'

Peter Britton (Conductor)
Warren Mailley-Smith (Piano)

   

8pm - Friday 27 June 2008 - West Road


M·rquez DanzÛn No. 2
Rodrigo Concierto De Aranjuez
De Falla Noches en los Jardines de EspaÒa
Moncayo Huapango

Carlos del Cueto (Conductor)
Stewart French (Guitar), Alex Reid (Piano)

   

8pm - Saturday 8 November 2008 - West Road


Strauss Overture to Die Fledermaus
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor"
Sibelius Symphony No. 2

Carlos del Cueto (Conductor)
Richard Uttley (Piano)

   

8pm - Thursday 26 February 2009 - West Road


Glinka Overture to "Russlan and Ludmilla"
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3
Nielsen Symphony No. 4 "The Inextinguishable"

Peter Britton (Conductor)
Alex Soares (Piano)

   

8pm - Friday 3 April 2009 - West Road


Stravinsky Pulcinella Suite
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola
Beethoven Symphony No. 7

Peter Britton (Conductor)
Susie Furphy (Violin), Gillian Hunter (Viola)

   

8pm - Monday 29 June 2009 - West Road


Bernstein Symphonic Dances from "West Side Story"
Gershwin An American in Paris
Gene de Paul Music from "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers"
Korngold Theme from the film "Sea Hawk"

Peter Britton, Joe Fort (Conductors)

   

8pm - Friday 13 November 2009 - West Road


Debussy Prelude a l'Apres Midi d'un Faune
Liebermann Flute Concerto (with Emily Andrews)
Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet Suites


Mark Austin (Conductor)

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