Repertoire

Since the orchestra’s inception in 1962, our programmes have featured major works from the Baroque, Classical and Romantic eras to prominent 20th Century works.

Below is a representative list of some of the many works the BCO has performed.

OVERTURES

Beethoven - Egmont

Gluck - Ïphigenie in Aulis

Mendelssohn - Hebrides

Mozart - Idomeneo

Mozart -Magic Flute

Nicolai - Merry Wives of Windsor
Offenbach
- Orpheus in the Underworld

Rossini - Barber of Seville

Rossini - Tancredi

Verdi - La Forza del Destino

SYMPHONIES

Beethoven - N. 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Bizet
- N. 1 in C major

Dvorak - N9 (New World)

Haydn - N. 94 (Surprise), 103 (Drumroll), 104 (London)

Mozart - N. 40
Schubert - N. 3, 5, 8

 

OPERA / BALLET

Adam - Giselle (with the Sadler's Wells Ballet Company)
Delibes - Lakme
Manuel - Fakir of Benares
Rossini - Barber of Seville
Verdi - La Traviata

CONCERTOS

Amjad Ali Khan - Samaagam (Concerto for Sarod and Orchestra)

Beethoven - All 5 Piano Concertos, Violin Concerto, Triple Concerto
Chopin - Concerto N. 1, 2

Grieg - Concerto for Piano and Orchestra
Liszt - Piano Concerto N. 1, 2

Mozart - Piano Concertos, Violin Concertos, Clarinet Concerto and Horn Concerto
Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto N 1, 2

Schumann - Piano Concerto
Saint-Saens - Concerto for Piano and Orchestra N. 2
Tchaikovsky
- Piano Concerto N. 1, Violin Concerto N. 1

Vivaldi - several Concerto Grossos

Wieniawski - Concerto N. 1 for Violin and Orchestra

ORCHESTRAL WORKS

Bizet - Carmen Suite

Bizet - L’Arlésienne (Suite No. 1 for Orchestra)

Grieg - Peer Gynt Suite No. 1

Mozart - Rondo from Haffner Serenade
Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio Espagnol
Saint-Saens - Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso for Violin and Orchestra

CHORAL WORKS

Beethoven - Choral Fantasia
Handel - Messiah
Jenkin - Armed Man
Karl Orff - Carmina Burana
Mozart - Requiem