2015-2016 Season

Concert on Saturday 17 October 2015 

7.30 pm

Wessex Auditorium, Brentwood School, Middleton Hall Lane, Brentwood, Essex CM15 8EE

Brahms            Violin Concerto                                

Beethoven        Symphony No 6 (the Pastoral)          

Violin                 Beth Spendlove

Leader               Charles Clark

Conductor          Bradley Winand

"Music for the New Year" performed by members of the Brentwood Philharmonic Orchestra

Concert on Sunday 10 January 2016

2.30 pm

Brentwood Theatre, 15 Shenfield Road, Brentwood, Essex CM15 8AG 

Sullivan                Overture to "Iolanthe"

Beethoven            Allegretto scherzando from Symphony No 8

Debussy               Clair de Lune

Debussy               Golliwogg's Cakewalk

Elgar                    Chanson de Matin

Grieg                    March of the Trolls

Ezra Read             Fire! Fire!

Ponchielli              Dance of the Hours from La Gioconda

McDowell              To a Wild Rose

Ketelbey               In a Persian Market

J Strauss II           Pizzicato Polka

J Strauss II           Blue Danube Waltz

J Strauss I            Radetzky March

Leader                  Charles Clark

Conductor             John Hawkins          

Concert on Saturday 13 February 2016

7.30 pm

Wessex Auditorium, Brentwood School, Middleton Hall Lane, Brentwood, Essex CM15 8EE

 Music by and about émigrés

We start with Leonard Bernstein's lively overture to Candide (who is constantly changing country) as a prelude to welcoming prize-winning Essex double bass soloist Matthew Paris to play Serge Koussevitsky's double bass concerto. 

We then continue the broad theme of émigrés with more music from screen and stage, including:

Where Eagles Dare

Once Upon a Time in America

My Fair Lady

The Magnificent Seven

Raging Bull

The World at War

The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey

The Jungle Book

Joseph & the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat

Double Bass      Matthew Paris

Leader               Charles Clark

Conductor          David Pickthall

Concert on Saturday 14 May 2016

7.30 pm

St Thomas' Church, St Thomas Road, Brentwood, Essex CM14 4DB

Stravinsky           Circus Polka              

Ibert                    Flute Concerto            

Satie                   Gymnopédie no 3 (orch. Debussy)   

Saint-Saëns        Symphony No 3 (Organ Symphony) 

Flute                    Hazel Arnill

Organ                  Sam Adams

Leader                Charles Clark

Conductor           Brian Lynn

Preview of 2016/17 Season

Concert on Saturday 15 October 2016 

7.30 pm

Brentwood Ursuline Convent High School, Queens' Road, Brentwood, Essex CM14 4EX

Mendelssohn    Overture The Hebrides

Beethoven         Piano Concerto No 5 - the Emperor

Brahms              Symphony No 2

Piano                 David Silkoff

Conductor          Bradley Winand