Concerts 2011

4th December 2011, St Andrew’s on The Terrace

Conductor: Michael Joel

  • Lilburn Drysdale Overture
  • Mozart Violin Concerto No 5 (soloist Anna Van Der Zee)
  • Warlock Capriol Suite
  • Gounod Petite Symphonie for Winds
  • Bizet Carmen suite No.1

25th September 2011, St Andrew’s on The Terrace

Conductor: Rachel Hyde
Programme

  • Copland Quiet City (soloist Cheryl Hollinger)
  • Copland Appalachian Spring
  • Dvorak Symphony No 9 (‘From the New World’)

3rd July 2011, St Andrew’s on The Terrace

Conductor: Kenneth Young
Soloist: Emma Sayers
Programme

  • Debussy Petite Suite
  • Mozart Piano Concerto No 25 in C, K503
  • Brahms Symphony No 2

Rosemary Collier posted a review on Middle-C:

Another ambitious programme from Wellington’s major amateur orchestra was this time conducted by a leading and very experienced musician. His encouraging attitude was very apparent, and the orchestra responded well…

17th April 2011, St Andrew’s on The Terrace

Conductor: Michael Vinten
Soloists: Linden Loader & Roger Wilson
Programme

  • Sibelius Scaramouche Suite
  • Mahler Songs
  • Schubert Symphony No 10 – completed by Michael Vinton

Lindis Taylor reviewed the concert on Middle-C.

This will go down as one of the most unusual concerts of the year. An orchestral concert entirely of works completed and/or orchestrated by the conductor. Few would claim all three exercises to have been an unmitigated success, but all three had singular virtues and elements of great interest…

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