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2017

La Vie Parisienne

Tuesday 10 October 2017

Debussy Prélude à l’après midi d’un faune
A pair of French nineteenth century operatic arias:
Offenbach “Les oiseaux dans la charmille”
(The Doll Song) (from ‘The Tales of Hoffmann’)
Bizet “Me voilà seule dans la nuit”
(from ‘Le Pêcheurs de Perles’)
Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto no. 1 in A minor, Op. 33
Beethoven Symphony no. 7 in A, Op. 92

Conductor Jonathan Bloxham
Cello Aleksei Kiseliov
Soprano He Wu

Celestial Grandeur

Celestial Grandeur

Tuesday 13 June 2017

Mozart Overture to Le Nozze di Figaro, K. 492
Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16
Beethoven Symphony no. 5 in C minor, Op. 67

Conductor Michael Thrift
Piano Marc Corbett-Weaver

Vienna

From London to Vienna

Sunday 12 February 2017

Mozart Overture to Cosí fan Tutte, K. 588
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
Mozart “Come Scoglio” (from Cosí fan Tutte) “Porgi Amor” (from Le Nozze di Figaro)
Haydn Symphony no. 103 in E flat, H. 1/103 (‘The Drum Roll’)

Conductor George Jackson
Violin Benjamin Baker
Soprano Suzanne Fischer

This concert was generously sponsored by the Morris-Venables Charitable Foundation

Heroics & Hijinx

Heroics and Hijinx

Thursday 16 March 2017

Handel
Overture to Rinaldo, HWV. 7
Two arias from Rinaldo: “Lascia ch’io pianga” & “Vo’ far guerra”
Haydn
Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Hob. VIIb/1
Lance Chung-Yiu Mok
Two Loves (World Première)
Mozart
Symphony No. 36 in C Major, K.425 ‘Linz’

Conductor Nicolas Nebout
Cello Steffan Morris
Soprano Suzanne Fischer

2016

Fingal's Cave

Classical Landscapes

Thursday 11 October 2016

Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture, Op. 26 (‘Fingal’s Cave’)
Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A, K. 622
Beethoven Symphony no. 6 in F, Op. 68 (‘Pastorale’)

Conductor Jonathan Bloxham
Clarinet Matthew Hunt

From Russia With Love

Thursday 16 June 2016

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op. 18
Tchaikovsky Symphony no. 5 in E minor, Op. 64

Conductor Michael Thrift
Piano Marc Corbett-Weaver

Orchestra

Firebird at Kings Place

Sunday 8 May 2016

Mozart Overture to Le Nozze di Figaro, K. 492
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
Mozart Two Arias from Le Nozze di Figaro
Haydn Symphony no. 103 in E flat, H. 1/103 (‘Drumroll’)

Conductor Jonathan Bloxham
Soprano Lisa Rijmer
Violin Benjamin Baker

Fantasia

Fantasia

Wednesday 24 February 2016

Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Elgar Introduction & Allegro
Beethoven Symphony no. 7 in A, Op. 92

Conductor Michael Thrift

2015

Jennifer Pike

From Darkness To Light

Tuesday 20 October 2015

Mozart Overture to Don Giovanni
Sibelius Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47
Dvorak Symphony no. 8 in G, Op. 88

Conductor George Jackson
Violin Jennifer Pike

Firebird

Firebird Summer Concert 2015

Tuesday 16 June 2015

Barnaby Martin “Stillness” from the Kalamos Suite (World Première)
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto no. 1 in B flat, Op. 23
Sibelius Symphony no. 5 in E flat, Op. 82

Conductor Edward Farmer
Composer Barnaby Martin
Piano Marc Corbett-Weaver

Thomas Gould

A Night of Beethoven (with Thomas Gould)

Tuesday 21 April 2015

Beethoven Violin Concerto in D, Op. 61
Beethoven Symphony no. 3 in E flat, Op. 55

Conductor William Kunhardt
Violin Thomas Gould

Raphael Wallfisch

Firebird with Wallfisch (Kings Place debut)

Sunday 8 February 2015

J S Bach Air & Gavotte from Orchestra Suite no. 3 in D, BMV1068
Haydn Cello Concerto no. 1 in C, Hob.VIIb:1
Rossini Une Larme
Mozart Symphony no. 41 in C, K. 551 (‘Jupiter’)

Conductor Jonathan Bloxham
Guest Leader Sarah Sew
Cello Raphael Wallfisch

2014

A Viennese Whirl

A Viennese Whirl

Tuesday 14 October 2014

Strauss Overture to Die Fledermaus
Strauss Overture to Zigeunerbaron
Strauss Kaiser Waltz
Strauss Thunder and Lightening Polka, Trisch-Tratch Polka, Zigeunebaron Overture, and many others
Haydn “Farewell” Symphony, no. 45 in F sharp minor
and other popular Viennese pieces
and a selection of Operatic Arias

Conductor George Jackson
Mezzo-Soprano Silvia Hauer

Firebird Summer Concert 2014

Firebird Summer Concert 2014

Thursday 12 June 2014

Beethoven Overture to Egmont, Op. 84
Bruch Violin Concerto no. 1 in G minor, Op. 26
Mozart Arias (selection)
Brahms Symphony no. 1 in C minor, Op. 68

Conductor Jonathan Bloxham
Violin Mathieu van Bellen
Soprano Raphaela Papadakis

Rainer Hersch

Royal Festival Hall 2014

Monday 21 April 2014

April Fools Comedy Concert

Conductor/Host Rainer Hersch
Rich Hall
Crouch End Festival Chorus
Oompah Brass
Christopher Turner Tenor
James Oldfield Baritone
London Firebird Orchestra

Jennifer Pike

A Night of Tchaik

Tuesday 25 February 2014

Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35
Tchaikovsky Symphony no. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 (Pathetique)

Conductor Will Kunhardt
Violin Jennifer Pike

2013

Susanna Hurrell

Romanticism: From dawn until dusk

Tuesday 12 November 2013

Bach/Elgar Fantasy and Fugue in C minor
Strauss Four Last Songs
Beethoven Symphony no. 5 in C minor, Op. 67

Conductor Jonathan Bloxham
Soprano Susanna Hurrell

Jonathan Bloxham

1001 Arabian Nights

Wednesday 18 September 2013

Smetana Vltava (from “Ma Vlast”)
Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104
Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade, Op. 34

Conductor: Edward Farmer
Cello: Jonathan Bloxham
Leader: Sarah Sew

Firebird summer concert 2013

Firebird Summer Concert 2013

Tuesday 18 June 2013

Grieg Two pieces from ‘Peer Gynt’:
Morgenstemning (Morning Mood)
I Dovregubbens hall (In the Hall of the Mountain King)
Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16
Tchaikovsky Symphony no. 5 in E minor, Op. 64

London Firebird Orchestra
Conductor: Edward Farmer
Piano: Marc Corbett-Weaver

Rainer Hersch

April Fool’s Day Comedy Concert 2013

Monday 1 April 2013

Rainer Hersch – ‘the world’s first classical music hooligan’ (The Sun) – brings together the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain with full symphony orchestra and stars of the classical world for an afternoon of comedy, music and mayhem.

Opening Concert of the 2013 Season

Wednesday 13 March 2013

Beethoven Overture to Egmont, Op. 84
Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A, K. 622
Elgar Enigma Variations, Op. 36

Principal Conductor: Achim Holub
Guest Conductor / Comedian: Rainer Hersch
Assistant Conductor: Michael Thrift
Clarinet: James Meldrum

2012

A Feast of Mozart

A Feast of Mozart

Tuesday 6 November 2012

Mozart Overture to Lucio Silla
Mozart Selection of arias from “Il Re Pastore” and “Le Nozze di Figaro
Mozart Piano Concerto no. 21 in C, K. 545
Mozart Symphony no. 41 in C, K. 551 (‘Jupiter’)

London Firebird Orchestra
Principal Conductor Achim Holub
Soprano Lisa Rijmer
Piano Marc Corbett-Weaver

Celebrating 35 years of The Story of Christmas

Thursday 27 September 2012

Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture, Op. 26 (‘Fingal’s Cave’)
Dvorak Song to the Moon
Bruch Violin Concerto no. 1 in G minor, Op. 26
Dvorak Symphony no. 9 in E minor,  Op. 95 (“From the New World”)

London Firebird Orchestra
Principal Conductor Achim Holub
Solo Violin Leonard Schreiber
Solo Soprano Lisa Rijmer

Aleksei Returns to London

Aleksei Returns to London!

Tuesday 12 June 2012

Beethoven Overture to the Creatures of the Prometheus, Op. 43
Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85
Wagner Vorspiel und Liebestod (from ‘Tristan und Isolde’)
Stravinsky The Firebird Suite (1919)

Principal Conductor: Achim Holub
Solo Cello: Aleksei Kiseliov
Soprano: Julietta Demetriades

Firebird flies to Russia

Firebird flies to Russia!

Wednesday 16 May 2012

Glinka Overture to Rulsan and Ludmilla
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23
Rachmaninoff Symphony no. 2 in E minor, Op. 27

Principal Conductor: Achim Holub
Piano: Marc Corbett-Weaver

April Fool’s Day Concert 2012

Sunday 1 April 2012

Queen Elizabeth Hall

Conductor/Comedian Rainer Hersch

Inaugural Concert

Tuesday 20 March 2012

Mozart Overture to ‘The Magic Flute’
Mozart A selecon of popular arias (from ‘The Magic Flute’)
Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending
Beethoven Symphony no. 5 in C minor, Op. 67

Principal Conductor Achim Holub
Solo Violin Thomas Gould
Soprano Lisa Rijmer
Baritone Adam Gilbert

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