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Past Programmes

2022

Celebrating 60 years of the Bombay Chamber Orchestra!

Sheroo Jal Vakil Centenary Concert

13th November 2022
conducted by
Joe Yamaji

Edward Elgar
    Nimrod - Variation IX from Enigma Variations, Op.36
Ludwig van Beethoven
    Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67
    1. Allegro con brio
    2. Andante con moto
    3. Allegro
    4. Finale: Allegro - Presto
Frederic Chopin
    Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11
    1. Allegro maestoso
    2. Romanze: Larghetto
    3. Rondo: Vivace

        Soloist: Daniele Buccio (Piano)

Note: Concerts were on hiatus between 2020 - 2022, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

2019

November 2019
conducted by
Ramiro Arista

Part I – Romantic Passions
    Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy        

        The Hebrides, Op. 26 Fingal’s Cave
    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
        Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35
            1. Allegro moderato
            2. Canzonetta: Andante
            3. Finale: Allegro vivacissimo

    Soloist:  Nicolas Koeckert

Part II - A Musical Journey in Latin America
    Manuel Penella
(arr. M. Pérez Acha)
        El Gato Montés  (The Wildcat)
    Macedonio Alcalá (arr. A. Carrasco)
        Dios Nunca Muere  (God Never Dies)  
    Daniel Alomía Robles
        El Cóndor Pasa   (The Condor Passes)  
    Astor Piazzolla
        Libertango    
    Anonymous Folkloric
        El Sanjuanero   (The Boy From San Juan)
    Víctor Vargas (arr. A. Carrasco)
        Atlántico  (The Atlantic Ocean)
    Anonymous (arr. Fritz Romero)
        La Bamba     
    Lucho Bermúdez (arr. R. Gómez)
        Colombia Tierra Querida (Columbia, My Beloved land)

September 2019
conducted by
Ernst Hötzl

Otto Nicolai
    Overture, The Merry Wives of Windsor

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    
    Rondo from the Haffner Serenade, K. 250
Pablo de Sarasate
    Zigeunerweisen (Gypsy Airs), Op. 20
Jules Massenet
    Meditation from Thais

        Soloist: Mika Nishimura (Violin)

George Bizet    
    Carmen, Suite No. 1
Ernst Toch
    Geographical Fugue
Jerry Bock
    Fiddler on the Roof

        Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
        Arranged by Philip J. Lang
        Choral arrangement by Mario Nazareth

Richard Rodgers
    Richard Rodgers in Concert

        Choral arrangement by Mac Huff 
        Band and String arrangement by Paul Murtha

Andrew Lloyd Webber    
    A Concert Celebration

        Choral arrangement by Mark Brymer
        String and Band arrangement by Calvin Custer

March 2019
conducted by
Philip Mackenzie

Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op 68 "Pastorale"
    1. Awakening of happy feelings on arriving in the country
    2. Scene by the brook
    3. Peasants merrymaking
    4. Thunderstorm
    5. Shepherd’s Hymn: Thanksgiving after storm
George Gershwin
    Rhapsody in Blue for Piano and Orchestra

        Soloist: Malcolm Forbes-Peckham
Three American Sketches (arranged by Peter Hope)
    Stephen Foster
        Camptown Races
    Traditional folk melodies
        Black is the Color of my True Love's Hair
   
    Marching through Georgia

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2018

2017

2016

2015

Burjor D. Shroff
Memorial Concert

28th November 2015
conducted by
Patrick Bailey

Georges Bizet
    Children's Games (Jeux D'enfants) Petite Suite, Op. 22
    (arr. Herman Fink)
        I Marche: Trumpet and Drum
        II Berceuse: The Doll
        III Impromptu: The Top
        IV Duo: Little Husband, Little Wife
        V Galop: The Ball

Camille Saint-Saëns
    Concerto No. 2 in G minor for Piano and Orchestra
        Andante sostenuto
        Allegro scherzando
        Presto

        Soloist:  Karl Lutchmayer    
Claude Debussy
    Children's Corner Suite (Le coin des enfants)
        I Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum
        II The Little Shepherd 
        III Serenade for a Doll
        IV Gollowogg’s Cakewalk

Camille Saint-Saëns
    Carnival of the Animals (Le Carnaval des Animaux)

    Soloists:
        Karl Lutchmayer (piano)
        Nadine Crasto (piano)
        Sherna Doongaji (cello)
        Dushyanthi Perera (double bass)

23rd August 2015
conducted by
Santiago Lucardi Girelli

Astor Piazzolla
    Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas (The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires)
        1. Verano Porteño (Buenos Aires Summer)
        2. Invierno Porteño (Buenos Aires Winter)
Joaquin Rodrigo
    Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra
        Allegro con Spirito
        Adagio
        Allegro gentile
        Soloist: Ignacio Lucardi Monteverde
Manuel de Falla
    Dance No. 1 from La Vida Breve
Heitor Villa-Lobos
    Bachianas Brasileiras No. 4
        Prelúdio (Introdução)
        Coral (Canto do sertão)
        Ária (Cantiga)
        Toccata (O trenzinho do caipira - The Little Train of Caipira)
Arturo Márquez
    Danzón No. 2 for Orchestra

26th April 2015
conducted by
Barbar Hofko

Ludwig van Beethoven
    Overture, King Stephan Op. 117
Georg Frederic Handel
    Aria: Lascia ch'io piang from Rinaldo, HWV 7
        Soloist: Tara Sutaria (Soprano)
Léo Delibes
    Flower Duet: Sous le dôme épais from Lakmé
    Soloists:
        Tara Sutaria (Soprano)
        Marie Paul (Soprano)
Franz Schubert
    Ave Maria, Op. 52 No. 6, D. 839
        Soloist: Tara Sutaria (Soprano)
Giacomo Puccini
    Aria: O mio babbino caro from Giani Schicchi
        Soloist: Tara Sutaria (Soprano)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Concerto No. 24 in C minor for Piano and Orchestra, K. 491
        Allegro
        Larghetto
        Allegretto
        Soloist: Emma Gilljam Tillu

1st February 2015
conducted by
Johannes Steinwender

Leonard Bernstein
    West Side Story – Selections for Orchestra (arr. Jack Mason)
George Gershwin
    Rhapsody in Blue for Piano and Orchestra

        Soloist: Karl Lutchmayer
Songs by John Lennon & Paul McCartney
    Beatles Medley (arr. Manny Mendelson)
The Music of MGM
    A Choral Medley (arr. Greg Gilpin)
   
Orchestration: Pete Schmutte
Richard Rodgers in Concert
    (For Choir and Orchestra)

    Instrumental Arrangement: Paul Murtha 
    Choral Arrangement: Mac Huff

Andrew Lloyd Webber: A Concert Selection
    (arr. Mark Brymer, Calvin Custer)

2014

19th October 2014
conducted by
Bernard Wacheux

Gioacchino Antonio Rossini
    String Sonata No 3 in C major
Edvard Grieg
    Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34
        1. Herzwunden (Heart’s Wound)
        2. Letzter Frühling (Last Spring)
Joseph Lanner
    Die Romantiker Waltz, Op. 167
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
    Serenade for Strings in C Major
        Pezzo in forma di Sonatina: Andante non troppo - Allegro moderato
        Waltzer: Moderato – Tempo di Valse
        Élégie: Larghetto elegiac
        Finale (Tema Russo): Andante – Allegro con Spirito

31st August 2014
conducted by
Ernst Hötzl

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Overture, The Impresario, K. 486
Ludwig van Beethoven
    Concerto in D Major for Violin and Orchestra, Op 61 
        Allegro ma non troppo
        Larghetto
        Rondo - Allegro

        Soloist: Hugo Ticciati
Georges Bizet
    L'Arlésienne (Suite No. 1 for Orchestra)
        Overture: Allegro Deciso
        Carillon: Allegretto Moderato 
    L'Arlésienne (Suite No. 2 for Orchestra)
        Pastorale: Andante sostenuto assai
        Menuetto: Andantino quasi allegretto
        Farandole: Allegro Deciso
Johannes Brahms
    Hungarian Dance No. 1
Johann Strauss II
    Morgenblätter Valse (Morning Papers)

11th May 2014
conducted by
Leonti Wolf

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
    Overture, The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave), Op. 26
Ludwig van Beethoven
    Symphony No 6 in F major "Pastoral", Op. 68
        Awakening of happy feeling on arrival in the country
        Scene by the Brook
        Peasants merrymaking
        Thunderstorm
        Shepherd's Hymn: Thanksgiving after the Storm

Niccolo Paganini
    Concerto No. 1 for Violin and Orchestra in D major, Op. 6
        Allegro Maestoso
        Adagio 
        Rondo - Allegro spiritoso

        Soloist: Hadar Rimon

2013

1st December 2013
conducted by
Philip Mackenzie

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
    Overture, Ruy Blas, Op. 95 
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Symphony No 40 in G minor, K. 550
        Molto Allegro 
        Andante
        Minuetto & Trio, Allegretto
        Allegro Assai

Jean Sibelius
    Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D minor, Op. 47
        Allegro Moderato
        Adagio di Molto
        Allegro ma non tanto

        Soloist: Hadar Rimon

6th October 2013
conducted by
Ksenia Zharko

BCO 50-year celebration series: #6

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Overture, The Magic Flute, K. 620
Ludwig van Beethoven
    Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15

        Soloist: Maxim Puryzhinskiy

Moritz Moszkowski
    Spanish Dances, Op. 12, No. 1 & 2
Dmitri Sho
stakovich
    The Assault on Beautiful Gorky (from the Unforgettable year of 1919)
        Soloist: Priya Fernandes
Jacques Offenbach
    Overture Symphoni

25th August 2013
conducted by
Leonti Wolf

BCO 50-year celebration series: #5

Antonio Vivaldi
    Concerto for Cello and String Orchestra in B minor, RV 424
        Allegro non Molto
        Largo
        Allegro

        Soloist:Alexander Kotlyar
Ernest Bloch
    Concerto Grosso for String Orchestra and Piano Obligato
        Prelude - Allegro energeco e pesante
        Dirge - Andante moderato
        Pastoral and Rustic dances - Assai lento
        Fugue – Allegro

        Soloist: Roshan Chowna
Samuel Barber
    Adagio for strings (from string quartet, Op. 11)
Antonin Dvorak
    Serenade for Strings in E Major, Op. 22
        Moderato
        Tempo di Valse
        Scherzo - vivace
        Larghetto
        Finale - Allegro Vivace 

12th April 2013
conducted by
Ksenia Zharko

BCO 50-year celebration series: #4

Ludwig Van Beethoven
    Overture, Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43
Ludwig Van Beethoven
    Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73

        Soloist : Kenneth O'Neill
Johann Strauss
    Overture, Die Fledermaus
Franz Liszt
    Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
Emmerich Kálmán

    Overture, Die Csárdásfűrstin (operetta)
Emmerich Kálmán
    Fantasy on Themes from Gräfin Mariza (operetta)

2012

Celebrating 50 years of the Bombay Chamber Orchestra!

December 2012
conducted by
Patrick Bailey

BCO 50-year celebration series: #3

Gioachino Rossini
    William Tell Overture
Sergei Rachmaninov
    Concerto No. 1 for Piano and Orchestra

        Soloist : Kenneth O'Neill
Georges Bizet
    Selections from Carmen Suites 1 and 2
Nikolia Rimsky-Korsakov
    Capriccio Espagnol

September 2012
conducted by
Josef Suilen

BCO 50-year celebration series: #2

Ludwig van Beethoven
    Overture, Leonare No 3 , Op. 72a
Franz Liszt
    Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No 2 in A major
        Adagio sostenuto assai-Allegro agitato assai
        Allegro moderato
        Allegro desico-Marziale un poco meno allegro

        Soloist:  Balázs Fülei
Giuseppe Verdi
    Anvil Chorus (from Il Travatore)
Georg Frederic Handel
    Piangero La Sorte Mia (from Julius Cæsar*
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Motette "Exsultate Jubilate" (K. 165) *
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Ave Verum Corpus (K. 618)
Camille Saint-Saëns
    Softly awakes my heart (from Samson and Delilah*
Giacamo Puccini
    O Mio Babbino Caro (from Gianni Schicchi*
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Laudate Diminum (K. 339) *
George Freideric Handel
    Zadok the Priest - Coronation Anthem 1 (HWV 258)


* Soloist: Sunanda Rao-Erdem (Soprano)
The Cathedral Choir and the Songsters

March 2012
conducted by
Keiko Kobayashi

BCO 50-year celebration series: #1

Carl Maria von Weber
    Overture, Der Freischütz
Max Bruch
    Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in G Minor, Op. 26
        Allegro Moderato
        Adagio
        Finale - Allegro energico

        Soloist: Farhad Billimoria
Antonin Dvorak
    Polka and Finale (Furiant) from Czech Suite in D major, Op. 39
Sergei Rachmaninov
    Scherzo for Orchestra in D minor (1887)
Bedrich Smetana
    Vltava ("The Moldau"), from Ma Vlást
Leroy Anderson
    Plink Plank Plunk! (1951)

2011

November 2011
conducted by
Keiko Kobayashi

Ludwig van Beethoven
    Overture, Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Concerto for Flute and Orchestra in D Major, K. 314
        Allegro aperto
        Andante ma non troppo
        Allegro

        Soloist: Dilshad Posnock
Eiji Suzuki (1965-     )
    Entrada for Orchestra
Antonin Dvorak
    Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in B Minor, Op. 104
        Allegro
        Adagio ma non troppo
        Finale - Allegro Moderato

        Soloist: Dushyamthi Perera

September 2011
conducted by
Roman Moiseyev

Franz von Suppė
    Overture, Poet and Peasant
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Concerto for Clarinet & Orchestra in A Major, K. 622

        Soloist:  Alaric Diniz
 Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 1  in B flat Minor, Op. 23
        Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso
        Andantino simplice
        Allegro con fuoco

        Soloist: Yaron Kohlberg  

April 2011
conducted by
Celia Paige Vickery

My Fair Lady
    Lyrics: Alan Jay Lerner 
    Music: Frederick Loewe

    (Transcribed for Orchestra by Robert Russell Bennett)
Granada
    Augustine Lara
    Soloist:  Naveen Fernando (Trumpet)
Selections from The King and I

    Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
    Music by Richard Rodgers
    Arranged by Bob Lowden

A Concert Selection
    Andrew Lloyd We
bber
   
(Arranged by Mark Brymer and Calvin Custer)
Selections from West Side Story
    Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim
    Music: Leonard Bernstein
    (Arranged by Jack Mason)

The Assault on Beautiful Gorky (From the Unforgettable Year of 1919)    
    Dmitri Shostakovich

    Soloist:  Chelsea de So
uza (Piano)
Pirates of the Caribbean

    Music: Klaus Badelt
    (Arranged by Ted Ricketts)

2010

Firdauz H. J. Talerarkhan Memorial Concert

November 2010
conducted by
Ksenai Zharko

in commemoration of
Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky's
175th Birth Anniversary

Franz von Suppé
    Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna
Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D Major, Op. 35
        Allegro Moderato
        Canzonetta – Andante
        Finale -  Allegro Vivacissimo

        Soloist: Hadar Rimon
Aram Khachaturian
    Masquerade Waltz - Suite from Music for the Drama by Mikhail Lemontov 
    Adagio from Spartacus
Alexander Boridin
    Polovitsian Dances from Prince Igor for Choir and Orchestra

August 2010
conducted by
Ernst Hötzl

in commemoration of
Fryderyk Chopin's
200th Birth Anniversary

In memoriam:
Mr. Burjor Shroff (cellist)
Trustee, Hon. Treasurer

Fryderyk Chopin
    Polonaise in A Major, Op. 40 No. 1 (Millitaire) (orchestrated by Alexandra Glazunov)
    Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise in E-flat for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 22

        Soloist:  Pawal Sobowiec   
Camille Saint-Saëns
    La Cygne (The Swan) from The Carnival of the Animals 
    (in memory of the late Burjor Shroff)

        Soloist: Dushyanthi Perera (cello)
Fryderyk Chopin
    Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11
        Allegro maestoso
        Romance - Larghetto
        Rondo - Vivace

        Soloist: Krzysztof Trzaskowski

April 2010
conducted by
Cristoph Rehli

in commemoration of
Robert Schumann's
200th Birth Anniversary

L. Van  Beethoven
    Overture, The Creatures of Prometheus Op. 43
Robert Schumann
    Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 54

        Soloist: Yaron Kohlberg   
George Bizet
    Symphony in C Major
        Allegro Vivace
        Adagio
        Allegro vivace
        Allegro vivace

February 2010
conducted by
Hans-Jürgen Nagel

in collaboration with
Junge Philharmonie Brandenburg

Richard Wagner
    Prelude, Master Singers of Nuremburg
Karl Jenkins
    The Armed Man - A Mass for Peace

    Soloists:
        Natasha Collaco (Soprano)
        Rachel Gilmore (Mezzo-soprano)
        Charles Vincenti (Tenor)
        Michael Rapke (Baritone)
        Samar Uraizee (Treble)

2009

Dedicated to the victims of the 26/11/2008 attacks

November 2009
conducted by
Joe Yamaji

In collaboration with musicians from the The World Federation of Amateur Orchestras (WFAO)

Gabriel Fauré
    Pie Jesu from Requiem
Franz Schubert
    Ave Maris (orchestrated by William Ryden)
César Franck
    Panis Angelicus (O Lord Most Holy)

        Soloist: Natasha Colaco    
Tatsurou Mashiko
    Hanamizuki (Dogwood)
Hachidai Nakamura
    Namida wo Koeto (Beyond The Tears)

        Sakura-kai Chorus
        Oboe Solo: Alex Beveren
        Horn Solo: Shiro Miyata
        Percussion: Hironori Hara

Peter I. Tchaikovsky
    Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64
    2nd Movement - Andante cantabile con alcuna licenza
Gioachino Rossini
    Overture, La Gazza Ladra (The Thieving Magpie)
Wolfgang Mozart
    Concerto No. 24 for Piano and Orchestra  KV. 491

        Soloist: Soully Chang

August 2009
conducted by
Johannes Steinwender

Leopold Mozart
    Cassatio in G (Toy Symphony)
Sergei Rachmaninov
    Vocalise

        Soloist: Payal John    
Camille Saint-Saens
    Wedding Cake Caprice, Op. 76 for Piano and Orchestra

        Soloist : Ayesha Gagrat    
Son
gs from The Sound of Music
  presented through special arrangement with R & H Theatricals
  Music: Richard Rodgers
  Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II
  Book by Howa
rd Lindsay & Russel Crouse.
  Suggested by The Story of the Trapp Family Singers.

    • Main Theme • The Sound of Music •
    • Interlude • Marie • My Favorite Things •
    • I Have Confidence • Do-Re-Mi •
    • Sixteen Going on Seventeen •
    • The Lonely Goatherd •
    • Sound of Music
(reprise) • So Long, Farewell •
    • Climb Ev'ry Mountain • Something Good •
    • Edelweiss • Bows and Exit Music •

    Soloists:
        Payal John (Soprano)
        Edvard Mendes (Tenor)
        Fiona Dias-Miranda
        Ella Atai
        Sneha Sundaram
        Raynah Braganza (Alto)
        Ranzelle Fernandes
        Lenin Pinto

    Supported by the Children's Choir of the Muktangan School

April 2009
conducted by
Brian Northcott

Gabriel Fauré (1824 - 1924) 
    Élégie for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 24
       
Soloist : Dushyanthi Perera
David Popper (1843 - 1013)
    Tarantelle for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 13
       
Soloist: Dushyanthi Perera
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
    The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34
    Theme and Variations A to M and Fugue
Edward Elgar (1857 - 1934)
    Selections from "Variations on an Original Theme for Orchestra" (Enigma), Op. 36
        Variation VIII - Allegretto (W.N.)
        Variation IX - Adagio (Nimrod)
Edvard Grieg
    Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16 for Piano and Orchestra

        Soloist: Soundarie David

2008

Firdauz H. J. Talerarkhan Memorial Concert

November 2008
conducted by
Joe Yamaji

Beethoven
    Overture, Ruins of Athens
Mozart
    Concerto for Flute and Orchestra in D Major, K. 314

        Soloist: Yanami Sakahashi
Sarasate
    Malaguena for Violin

Mendelssohn
    Concerto for Violin in E Minor

        Soloist: Hyangryo Ryu
Toyama
    Rhapsody for Orchestra (Indian Premier)

September 2008
conducted by
James Ham

Chabrier
    Espana
Canio
    'O surdato 'nnammurato – voice and orchestra

Capua
    O Sole Mio – voice and orchestra

        Soloist: Prabhat Chandola
Hensal
    Fantasia Sobre un Choclo
Weill
    Zuhälterballade
    Youkali
Rodriguez
    La Cumparsita

        Soloist: Lothar Hensal (bandoneón)
    Hungarian Rhapsody for cello and orchestra
        Soloist: Dushyanthi Perera
    Santa Lucia – voice, choir and orchestra
    Funiculi Funicula – voice,  choir and orchestra

        Soloist: Prabhat Chandola
Piazzolla
    Tanguedia
    Michelangelo 70
    Oblivion
    Libertango

        Soloist: Lothar Hensal (bandoneón)

April 2008
conducted by
Philip Mackenzie

Auber
    Overture, The Crown Diamonds
Beethoven
    Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 4 in G major, Op. 58

        Soloist: Shani Diluka
Mozart
    Adagio for Strings in C minor, K 546
Huan-zhi
    Spring Festival Overture from Spring Festival Suite
Handel
    Zadok the Priest Coronation Anthem No. 1
Verdi
    Va, Pensiero – Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves from Nabucco
    Coro di Zingari – Anvil Chorus from Il Trovatore

February 2008
conducted by
Alaric Diniz

 A Fiesta of Light Classical Music
 Viennese Waltzes, Polkas, Broadway Hits, Show Music

2007

Celebrating 45 years of the Bombay Chamber Orchestra!

November 2007
conducted by
Robin Green

BCO 45-year celebration series: #3

Handel
    Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Weber
    Concertino for Clarinet and Orchestra, Op. 26

        Soloist: Alaric Diniz 
Bridge
    The Sea Suite for Orchestra
Khachaturian
    Adagio from Spartacus (arr. David Stone)
Tchaikovsky
    Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23

        Soloist: Asiya Koreponova

September 2007
conducted by
Ernst Hötzl

BCO 45-year celebration series: #2

Orff
    Selections from Carmina Burana
Lehar
    Ballsirenen Waltz from the operetta The Merry Widow
Lehar
    Vilja’s Aria from the operetta The Merry Widow
Johann Strauss II
    Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, Op. 214
Lehar
    Gold and Silver Waltz, Op. 79
Delibes
    Flower Duet from the opera Lakmé

    Soloists:
        Lisa Smith
        Sherry Verghese

Stolz
    Viennese Coffeehouse Waltz
Gershwin
    Summertime from the musical Porgy and Bess
Gershwin
    Rhapsody in Blue

        Soloist: Maiko Mori (Piano)

22nd March 2007
conducted by
Joji Hattori

Elgar
    Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op. 20
Stamitz
    Flute Concerto in G major, Op. 29

    Soloist: Renate Linortner
Haydn
    Cello Concerto No. 2 in D major

    Soloist: Bernard Naoki Hedenborg

4th March 2007
conducted by
Walter-Michael Vollhardt

BCO 45-year celebration series: #1

Beethoven
    Overture, Leonora No. 3, Op. 72a
Puccini
    Un Bel Di Vedremo ("One Fine Day") (Butterfly’s aria from Madam Butterfly)

Strauss Jr.
    Adele’s "Laughing Song" from Die Fledermaus (sung in English)

Puccini
    O Mio Babbini Caro ("Oh My Dearest Papa") (Lauretta’s aria from Gianni Schicchi)

Rossini
    Una Voce Poco Fa ("A Voice Just Now") from The Barber of Seville

        Soloist: Christine Matovich
Liszt
    Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major

        Soloist: Irina Chkourindina
Berlioz
    Hungarian (Rákóczy) March, Op. 24 from The Damnation of Faust

2006

November 2006
conducted by
Jörg Zwicker

Handel
    Overture, Music For The Royal Fireworks
Fauré
    Élégie for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 24

 Bruch
    "Kol Nidrei" – Adagio on Hebrew Melodies for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 47

        Soloist: Bernadette Köbele
Suppé
    Overture. Poet and Peasant
Liszt
    Hungarian Fantasia for Piano and Orchestra

        Soloist: Ernő Fehér
Falla
    Dance No. 1 from La Vida Breve

September 2006
conducted by
David Murphy

in commemoration of
Mozart’s 250th Birth Anniversary
Schumann’s 150th Death Anniversary

Mozart
    Overture, Don Giovanni
Mozart
    Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 5 in A major, KV 219

        Soloist: Julia Barker
Schumann
    Konzertstück - Introduction and Allegro Appassionato, Op. 92 for Piano and Orchestra

        Soloist: Maiko Mori
Mozart
    Missa in C ("Coronation Mass"), KV 317, Kyrie – Gloria – Credo

    Soloists:
        Natasha Collaco (soprano)
        Sashikala Charles (Alto)
        Patrick Coelho (Tenor)
        Gerry Coelho (Bass)
        Glenn Mascarenhas (Bass)

Franck
    Panis Angelicus ("O Lord Most Holy")

    Soloists:
        Joseph Gomes
        Edward Mendes

Verdi
    Coro di Zingare ("Anvil Chorus") from Il Trovatore

March 2006
conducted by
Ksenia Jarko

Saint-Saëns
    Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso for Violin and Orchestra

        Soloist: Vladlen Ovanesiyants
Tchaikovsky
    Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a
Rimsky-Korsakov
    Capriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
Borodin
    Polovetsian Dances from Prince Igor

2005

November 2005
conducted by
Paul Peter Spiering

Nicolai
    Overture, The Merry Wives of Windsor
Saint-Saëns
    Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61

        Soloist: Jeroen van der Wel 
Beethoven
    Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21
Khachaturian
    Adagio from Spartacus

September 2005
conducted by
Ernst Hötzl
An evening of Viennese music

Haydn
    Kinder Symphonie (Children’s Symphony) Hob II/47
Mozart
    Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat major for Oboe Clarinet Horn Bassoon and Orchestra KV. 279

    Soloists:
        Louise Hayter (Oboe)
        Alaric Diniz (Clarinet)
        Claire Gibb (Horn)
        Siona Crossdale (Bassoon)

Strauss Jr.
    Zigeunerbaron Ouvertüre (Gypsy Baron Overture)
Brahms
    Hungarian Dance No. 6
Strauss Jr.
    Vergnugungszug (Pleasure Train Polka)
Stolz
    Spring Parade Overture (from the film Spring Parade)
Strauss Jr.
    An der Schönen blauen Donau Walzer (Blue Danube Waltz), Op. 314

August 2005
conducted by
Timothy Murray

Vivaldi
    Concerto for 3 Violins, Strings, and Cembalo in F major

    Soloists:
        Zubin Behram-Kamdin
        Freddy Dinshaw
        Ruskin Menezes

Domazlicky
    Lied Ohne Worte (First performance in India)
Bridge
    Suite for String Orchestra
Elgar
    Serenade for String Orchestra, Op.20
Mendelssohn
    Symphony No. 7 in D Major
Piazzolla
    Oblivion (arr. Natalia Luis-Bassa)

        Soloist: Zubin Behram-Kamdin (violin)

February 2005
conducted by
Christopher O'Reilly

Mendelssohn
    Overture, Fingal's Cave (The Hebrides), Op. 26
Rachmaninov
    Vocalise, Op. 34 No. 14
Schubert
    Symphony No. 3 in D major, D. 200
Fauré
    Pavane, Op. 50
Saint-Saëns
    Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2 in G minor, Op.. 22

        Soloist: Danny Driver

2004

December 2004

A joint venture with the Bruno Maderna di Forli orchestra and singers
Three performances of Verdi’s "La Traviata" at the Indo-Italian Festival 2004

November 2004
conducted by
Vishwanath Subbaraman

Beethoven
    Overture, Egmont Op. 84 from the music to Goethe’s tragedy
Haydn
    Symphony No. 104 in D major, Hob I "London"
Chopin
    Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11

        Soloist: Maiko Mori
Bizet
    Carmen, Suite No. 1

September 2004
conducted by
Ernst Hötzl

Strauss Jr.
    Overture, A Night in Venice
Bruch
    Kol Nidrei – Adagio on Hebrew Melodies for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 47

        Soloist: Alistair MacRae
Dvorák
    Slavonic Dance, Op. 46 No. 1
Brahms
    Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90
Wieniawski
    Violin Concerto No.2 in D minor, Op. 22

        Soloist: Farhad Billimoria

July 2004
conducted by
Vahid Khadem-Missagh

Pachelbel
    Canon and Gigue for Three Violins and Bass
Mozart
    Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major, KV 219

        Soloist: Vahid Khadem-Missagh
Albinoni
    Adagio in G minor for Strings and Organ
Grieg
    Suite for Strings, Op. 40 "Holberg"

February 2004
conducted by
Celia Paige Vickery

Gluck
    Overture, Iphigenia in Aulis
Beethoven
    Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36
Liadov
    Prelude (arr. Celia Paige Vickery)
    Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18

        Soloist: Irina Chkourindina

2003

November 2003
conducted by
Gregory Rose

Rossini
    Overture, Il Signor Bruschino
Cherubini
    Sinfonia in D Major (1815)
Puccini
    Messa di Gloria

    Soloists:
        Chul Young Hur (Tenor)
        Nise Meruno (Baritone)

September 2003
conducted by
Philip Mackenzie

Hérold
    Overture, Zampa
Bruch
    Romanze for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 42

        Soloist: Farhad Billimoria
Bizet
    L'Arlésienne – Suite No. 1
Saint-Saëns
    Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso for Violin and Orchestra

        Soloist: Farhad Billimoria
Haydn
    Symphony No. 94 in G Major "Surprise"

August 2003
conducted by
Coomi Wadia

Mozart
    Ave Verum Corpus
Bach, J.S.
    Concerto in A minor for Flute and Strings

        Soloist: Dilshad Posnock
Mozart
    Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor,  K. 466

        Soloist: Sorab Wadia 
Beethoven
    "An die Freude" – "Ode to Joy" from Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125

    Soloists:
        Natasha Collaco (soprano)
        Zarin Ghadialy-Hodiwala (Contralto) 
        Daniel Paul (Tenor)
        Martin Snell (Bass)

February 2003
conducted by
Jörg Zwicker

Elgar
    March No. 1 "Pomp and Circumstance", Op. 39A
Tchaikovsky
    Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23

        Soloist: Irina Chkourindina 
Schubert
    Symphony No. 5 in B flat major, D. 485
Liszt
    Malédiction for Piano and String Orchestra

        Soloist: Irina Chkourindina

2002

Celebrating 40 years of the Bombay Chamber Orchestra!

November 2002
conducted by
Tamas Csurgó

BCO 40-year celebration series: #5

Bartók
    Romanian Folk Dances for String Orchestra
Liszt
    Piano Concerto No.1 in E-flat major

        Soloist: Tünde Csoba 
Mozart
    Symphony No. 40 in G minor, KV 550
Brahms
    Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G minor

September 2002
conducted by
Ernst Hötzl

BCO 40-year celebration series: #4

Mozart
    Overture, The Marriage of Figaro
Mozart
    Recitative and Aria - "Deh Vieni Non Tardar" from "The Marriage of Figaro"

        Soloist: Aude-Priya Wacziarg (soprano)
Mascagni
    Intermezzo from "Cavalleria Rusticana"
Puccini
    Aria - "O Mio Babbino Caro" from Gianni Schicchi
    "Musetta’s Waltz" from La Bohème

        Soloist: Aude-Priya Wacziarg (Soprano) 
Orff
    Selections from Carmina Burana

August 2002
conducted by
Herman Dechant

BCO 40-year celebration series: #3

Haydn
    Overture, "La Vera Costanza", Hob Ia/15
Mozart
    Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, KV 491

        Soloist: Margit Haider-Dechant 
Haydn
    Violin Concerto in G major, Hob VIIa/4

        Soloist: Jason Posnock 
Mozart
    Flute Concerto No. 1 in G major, KV 313

        Soloist: Dilshad Posnock

April 2002
conducted by
Sam Zebba

BCO 40-year celebration series: #2

Verdi
    La Traviata – Prelude, Act I
Schumann
    Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54

        Soloist: Dorel Golan
Beethoven
    Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92

February 2002
conducted by
Kemal Akçag

BCO 40-year celebration series: #1

Weber
    Overture, Oberon
Beethoven
    Triple Concerto for Piano, Violin, and Violoncello in C major, Op. 56

    Soloists:
        Galina Vracheva (piano)
        Werner Hink (violin)
        Christoph Hink (violoncello)

Dvorák
    Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95 "From the New World"

2001

November 2001
conducted by
Nicholas Jenkins

Mozart
    Overture, Don Giovanni
Beethoven
    Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36
Bruch
    Violin Concerto in G minor, Op. 26

        Soloist: Olga Tchepijnaia 
Dvorák
    Slavonic Dance, Op. 46 No.1

September 2001
conducted by
Robert Ryker

Rossini
    Overture, The Barber of Seville (1816)
Beethoven
    Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor"

        Soloist: Galina Vracheva 
Schubert
    Symphony No. 4 in C minor, D. 417 "Tragic"

April 2001
conducted by
Natalia Luis-Bassa

Beethoven
     Overture, The Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43
Haydn
    Symphony No. 104 in D major Hob. I "London"
Bach, J.S.
    Concerto for Keyboard in D minor, BWV 1052
        Soloist: Roberta Swedien
Piazzolla
    Oblivion (arr. Natalia Luis-Bassa)
        Soloist: Zubin Behram-Kamdin (violin)
Brahms
    Hungarian Dance No. 7

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