The orchestra presents one concert in Michaelmas term and one in Lent term each year, and occasionally one in Easter term. Details of future concerts will appear on this page when repertoire, conductors and soloists have been selected. Full rehearsal schedules for upcoming concerts are sent out by e-mail and published on the “Rehearsal schedules” page.

2019/2020 season

Michaelmas Concert

Churchill Wolfson Hall
November 29 2019, 19:30
Conductor: Rebecca Doherty


TBA

2018/2019 season

Easter Concert

St Edmund’s College Chapel
May 16 2019, 19:30
Conductors: Jacqueline Siu, Rebecca Doherty
*Soloist: Waltraut Knop


Bach Violin Concerto in E Major*
Piazzolla Libertango arr. James Brady
Schubert Symphony No.5

Lent Concert

The Dome, Murray Edwards College
February 23 2019, 19:30
Conductor: Rebecca Doherty


Kamen Suite from Robin Hood ‘Prince of Thieves’
Ravel Pavane pour une infante defunte
Boulanger Troix Morceaux (orchestrated by Caroline Grint, Ewan Campbell)
Beethoven Symphony No.3 ‘Eroica

Michaelmas Concert

Fitzwilliam College Auditorium
November 19 2018 20:00
Conductor: Rebecca Doherty
*Soloist:
Jacqueline Siu


Haydn ‘Clock’ Symphony 101
Tchaikovsky Serenade Melancolique*
John Williams Selections from ‘Indiana Jones’, ‘Jurassic Park’ & ‘E.T’

2017/2018 season

Easter Concert

Fitzwilliam College Auditorium
May 14 2018 19:30


Sammartini ‘Recorder Concerto [recorder: Rebecca Doherty]
Bruch Kol Nidrei [cellist: Daniel Rothchild]
Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2, mvt 1 [pianist: Andreas Wildner, conductor: Dale Christmas]
Mozart Piano Concerto in Bb Major, kv 456 [pianist: Pierre Riley]

Lent Concert

St. Edmund’s College Chapel
March 13 2018 19:30

Concertos for clarinet, guitar, and flute.

Michaelmas Concert

The Chapel at Churchill College
May 14 2018 19:30


Schubert Symphony No. 8 (Unfinished)
Schubert Entr’acte from Rosamunde
Brahms Eine Deutsches Requiem (1-3)

2016/2017 season

Lent Concert

The Dome, Murray Edwards College
March 4 2017, 19:30
Conductors: Anna Bennett, Joanna Ward
Soloists: Jonathan Lee, Christopher Leighton


Mozart  Symphony No. 40
Mozart  Violin Concerto No. 4
Massenet  Meditation from Thais
Lalo Symphonie Espagnole

Michaelmas Concert

The Auditorium, Fitzwilliam College
November 20 2016, 19:30
Conductors: Anna Bennett
Soloists:
Jack Mainwaring, Lawrance Chiang, Edward Lilley


Strauss  Serenade for Winds
Bach  Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
Beethoven  Symphony No. 1

2015/2016 season

Easter Concert

The Chapel at Churchill College
June 11 2016, 19:30
Conductors: Mark Gotham
with Churchill College Chapel Choir, The St. Faiths Singers
and Adrian Bradbury (cello), David Chung (harpsichord)


Bach  ‘Jesus Bleibet Meine Freude’ from Cantata BWV 147
Bach  Viola da gamba Sonata no. 2 in D major BWV 1028
Bach  Brandenburg Concerto no. 4, first movement
Bach  Extracts from b minor mass

Lent Concert

The Dome, Murray Edwards
Saturday 27th February 2016, 19:30
Conductors: Tom Ainge, Anna Thomas, James Martin
Soloists: Phoebe McFarane (clarinet), Jonathan Lee (violin), Hannah Roper (violin)


Crusell  Clarinet Concerto in F minor
Bach  Double Violin Concerto in D minor
Warlock  Capriol Suite
Respighi  “The Dove” from “The Birds”

Michaelmas Concert

The Auditorium, Fitzwilliam College
Saturday 21st November 2015, 19:30
Conductors: Mark Gotham
with Churchill College Chapel Choir, The St. Faiths Singers


Handel  Messiah

2014/2015 season

Lent Concert

The Dome, Murray Edwards
Saturday 28th February 2016, 19:30

Conductors: Jonathan Lee, David Rice, Jasper Lee, Tom Ainge


Tchaikovsky  Miniature Overture from the Nutcracker Suite
Bach  Orchestral Suite No. 2 in b minor
Sibelius  Valse Triste
Haydn  Missa in Angustiis
Soloists: Anna Lush (soprano), Giverny McAndry (alto), Jonathan Schranz (tenor), Ben Chapple (bass)
With singers from Churchill Chorus, Murray Edwards Choir, Fitzwilliam Chapel Choir

Michaelmas Concert

Chapel at Churchill College
Saturday 22nd November 2014, 19:30

*Soloist: Jasper Lee
Conductors: Jonathan Lee, Richard ‘Miffy’ Mifsud, Edward Lilley, Mark Gotham


Grieg  Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
Mozart Horn Concerto No. 1 *
Rameau  Suite from La temple de la Gloire
Bach  Magnificat

2013/2014 season

Lent Concert

The Dome, Murray Edwards
Saturday 1st March 2013, 19:30

*Soloist: Raphael Colman
Conductors: Kate Massey, Giverny McAndry, Jon Schranz


Brahms  Academic Festival Overture
Shostakovich Cello concerto in Eb Major*
Beethoven Symphony No. 4

Michaelmas Concert

Chapel at Churchill College
Saturday 16th November 2013, 19:30

Conductors:  Kate Massey, Matt Swanson, and Jon Schranz


Rossini  Overture to La Cenerentola
Wagner  Siegfried Idyll
Handel  Part I of The Messiah
Soloists: Bethany Partridge (soprano), Chloe Allison (alto), Will Hann (tenor), Jonathan Pacey (bass)
Continuo: Edward Lilley

Michaelmas 2013

2012/2013 season

Lent Concert

The Dome, Murray Edwards
Saturday 2nd March 2013, 19:30

Soloist: Adrian Ball
Conductors:  Sophie Fennerty, Joe Donlan


Rossini  The Barber of Seville
Vaughan Williams Mystical Songs
Bizet L’Arlesienne Suite No. 1
Schubert  Symphony No.8 (Unfinished)

Michaelmas Film Music Concert

Auditorium, Fitzwilliam College 
Saturday 3rd November 2012, 18:00


A selection of music from the movies, including Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Chronicles of Narnia, and Star Wars

Michaelmas Saint-Saens Concert

The Chapel, Churchill College 
Sunday 18th November 2012, 14:30

Soloist: Edward Lilley
Conductors:  Sophie Fennerty


Saint-Saens  Symphony No. 3, “Organ”

2011/2012 season

Lent Concert

The Dome, Murray Edwards
Saturday 3rd March 2012, 19:30

*Soloist: Lliam Paterson
Conductors:  Yarden Brody, Joe Donlan, Francis Knights, Sophie Fennerty


Beethoven  Egmont Overture
Vaughan Williams English Folk Song Suite
Ivan Moody Linnunlaulu Piano Concerto*
Mendelssohn  Symphony No. 3

Michaelmas Concert

Dining Hall, Churchill College 
Saturday 19th November 2011, 19:30

*Soloist: Lydia Murphy
Conductors:  Sophie Fennerty, Mark Miller


Mendelssohn  Hebrides Overture
Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending*
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 2

2010/2011 season

Lent Concert

The Dome, Murray Edwards
Saturday 5th March 2011, 19:30

*Soloist: Morwenna Del Mar
Conductors:  Sophie Fennerty, Dominic Wyse


Rimsky-Korsakov  Russian Easter Festival Overture
Saint-Saens Cello Concerto No. 1 in A Minor
Beethoven Symphony No. 3

Michaelmas Concert

Wolfson Hall, Churchill College 
Sunday 21st November 2010, 19:30

*Soloist: Tanya Goldhaber
Conductors:  Anthony Ridge, Joe Donlan, Dominic Wyse, Alexander Shannon


Vivaldi  Winter from Four Seasons*
Delius Sleigh Ride
Borodin Polovtsian Dances
Bach Excerpts from Christmas Oratorio

2009/2010 season

Lent Concert

The Dome, Murray Edwards

Conductors:  Peter Nickalls, Anthony Ridge


Dvorak  Slavonic Dances
Grieg Peer Gynt

Michaelmas Concert

Wolfson Hall, Churchill College 
Wednesday 25th November 2009, 20:00

Conductors:  Daniel Tse, James Brady, Jamie Conway


Prokofiev  Peter and the Wolf
Beethoven Symphony No. 8
Smetena Vltava 

Freshers’ Concert

Auditorium, Fitzwilliam College 
Saturday 31st October 2009, 20:00

*Soloist: Helena Dukić
Conductors:  Yarden Brody, Nia Llewelyn, Dominic Wyse


Rossini William Tell Overture
Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor
Schubert Symphony No 5

2008/2009 season

Lent Concert

The Dome, Murray Edwards 
Saturday 21st February 2009, 20:00


Mozart Requiem

Michaelmas Concert

Wolfson Hall, Churchill College 
Tuesday 2nd December 2008, 20:00

*Soloist: Emma Dyer
Conductors:  Jamie Conway, Dominic Wyse, Peter Nickalls


Mendelssohn ‘The Hebrides’ Overture
Weber Clarinet Concerto no. 1 in F minor *
Tchaikovsky ‘Nutcracker’ Suite

Freshers’ Concert

Auditorium, Fitzwilliam College 
Wednesday 29 October 2008, 20:00

*Soloist: Daniel Tse
Conductors:  Peter Nickalls, Alex West, Dominic Wyse


Verdi Overture from La Forza del Destino
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 20 in d minor*
Haydn Symphony No 45, “Farewell”

2007/2008 season

Lent Term Choral Concert

The Dome, New Hall
Saturday 9th February 2008, 20:00

*Soloist: Graham Waterhouse
Conductors:  James Brady, Dominic Wyse, Michael Downes, Fergus Macleod


Beethoven Egmont Overture
Graham Waterhouse Cello Concerto (British première) *
Elgar Serenade for Strings
Bernstein Chichester Psalms

Michaelmas End-of-Term Concert

Fitzwilliam College Auditorium
Monday 26th November 2007, 20:00

*Soloist: David Burgoyne
Conductors:  Jamie Conway, Carl Fulbrook, Madeline de Berrié


Arnold Little Suite for Orchestra No. 1
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 2 *
Brahms Second Serenade

Michaelmas Start-of-Term Concert

Wolfson Hall, Churchill College
Saturday 27th October 2007, 20:00

*Soloist: Catherine White
Conductors:  Alex West, David Burgoyne, Carl Fulbrook


Sibelius Valse Triste
Mozart Horn Concerto No. 2 *
Ravel Pavane pour une infant défunte
Bartók Hungarian Pictures

2006/2007 season

Lent Term Concert

The Dome, New Hall
Saturday 10th March 2007, 20:00

*Soloist: Carl Fulbrook
+Soloist: Laura Sheldon (flute), Alice Reed (harp)
Conductors:  Christopher Eberhardt, Fergus MacLeod, Danyal Dhondy


Saint-Saens Danse Macabre*
Mozart Flute and Harp Concerto+
Schubert Symphony no. 3 in D Major

Michaelmas End-of-Term Concert

Fitzwilliam College Auditorium
Wednesday 22th November 2006, 20:00

*Soloist: Andrew Robertson
Conductors:  Rebecca Lowe,
Michael Downes, Carl Fulbrook


Mozart The Magic Flute overture
Weber Bassoon Concerto in F minor*
Haydn Symphony no. 104, ‘London’

Michaelmas Start-of-Term Concert

Fitzwilliam College Auditorium
Saturday 21st October 2006, 20:00

*Soloists: Carl Fulbrook and Ryan Mark


Fauré Masques et Bergamasques
J.S. Bach Concerto in D minor for Two Violins*
Stravinsky ‘Pulcinella’ Suite

2005/2006 season

Lent Term Concert

The Dome, New Hall
Thursday 16th March 2006, 20:00


Programme including works by Nielsen, Saint-Saens and Arnold

Michaelmas End-of-Term Concert

Wolfson Hall, Churchill College
Saturday 26th November 2005, 20:00

*Soloist: Richard Dawson



Corelli Concerto grosso no. 8, ‘Christmas’
Mozart Clarinet Concerto*
Sibelius Karelia Suite

Michaelmas Start-of-Term Concert

Fitzwilliam College Auditorium
Saturday 15th October 2005, 20:00

Conductors: Ellie Goodfield, Jon Lewis, Danyal Dhondy


Khachaturian Masquerade Suite
Dvorak Hussite Overture
Beethoven Symphony no. 7 in A Major