Richard Jenkinson plays Prokofiev

Sergei ProkofievSaturday 6 July 2013 at 1930
Shirley Methodist Church

Mendelssohn: Overture ‘The Hebrides’
Prokofiev: Sinfonia Concertante op.125
Brahms: Symphony no.4 op.98

Solihull Symphony Orchestra
Richard Jenkinson, ‘cello
Martin Leigh, conductor

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‘Rising Stars’ tenth anniversary concert, and a world premiere

BeethovenSaturday 16 March 2013 at 1800
Shirley Methodist Church

Stephen Webster: Three Experiences 
(first performance, Solihull Symphony commission)
Debussy: Première rapsodie (Joshua Warhurst)
Sammartini: Recorder Concerto in F (Fazal Shah)
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto (Felix Pong)
Cimarosa: Concerto for two flutes
(Catherine and Sarah O’Connor)
Beethoven: Symphony No 4

Solihull Symphony Orchestra
Martin Leigh, conductor

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Verdi, Wagner, and Tchaikovsky

Pyotr Ilych TchaikovskySaturday 24 November 2012 at 1930
Shirley Methodist Church

Verdi: Aïda, Grand March and Ballabile
Wagner (orch. Mottl and Wagner): ‘Wesendonck’ Lieder
Tchaikovsky: Symphony no.4

Solihull Symphony Orchestra
Caroline Lester, soprano
Martin Leigh, conductor

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‘The Four Temperaments’

Saturday 30 June 2012 at 1930
Shirley Methodist Church

Thomas: King Fergus and the Magic Shoes
Barber: Violin Concerto
Strauss: Serenade op.7 in E flat
Nielsen: Symphony no.2 op.16 ‘The Four Temperaments’

Solihull Symphony Orchestra
Amy Littlewood, violin
Martin Leigh, conductor

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For the The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee:

Solihull Symphony’s ‘Prom in the Park’ 2011

credit: Brian Jones
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Schnelzer: ‘A Freak in Burbank’

Saturday 24 March 2012 at 1930 – ‘Rising Stars 2012’
Shirley Methodist Church

Albert Schnelzer: A freak in Burbank
Weber: Clarinet Concerto no.1 op.73 (Alvin Chu)
Beethoven Piano Concerto no.1 (Michael Buckland)
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto K622 (Bethan Irving)
Harvey: Saxophone Concerto (Isobel Williams)
Mozart: Violin Concerto no.5 K216 (Prishita Maheshwari)
Mendelssohn: Symphony no.4 op.90 ‘Italian’

Concerto movements performed by outstanding young soloists.

Solihull Symphony Orchestra
Martin Leigh, conductor

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Mahler in Solihull: rehearsal photographs

credit: Brian Jones

credit: Brian Jones

credit: Brian Jones

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