Programmes - 2008

Conductor Noel Bertram


29 November Queen Elizabeth School, Kirkby Lonsdale.


Thunderbirds March                                                 Barry Gray
“Be Glad then America” from New England Triptych    William Schuman
Firestorm and the Pheonix                                        Matthew Bell     FIRST PERFORMANCE
For Your Eyes Only                                                  Bill Conti
Harry Potter Symphonic Suite                                   John Williams
Medley from The Empire Strikes Back                        John Williams
Concert Suite “Dances With Wolves”                          John Barry
Mission Impossible Theme                                       Lalo Schifrin
Star Trek Through the Years                                    arr Calvin Custer



28 June  60th Anniversary Concert - Kendal Parish Church 
Soloists: Catherine Bott (Soprano), John Kenny (Didgeridoo & Carnyx)


Deus in Adjutorium from Vespers of 1610                    Claudio Monteverdi
The Voice of the Carnyx                                              John Kenny
       Soloist: John Kenny
Intrada from Suite for Birthday of Prince Charles           Michael Tippett

Music by Caccini, Chilcott, Adams and Mendelssohn performed by Amabile

“Where’er you walk” from Semele                                Handel
Nulla in Mundo Pax  Sincera                                        Vivaldi
      Soloist: Catherine Bott

Overture to Candide                                                   Leonard Bernstein
Musick’s Empire                                                         Anthony Milledge

World Premiere. Commissioned to celebrate WYO’s 60th anniversary.
Earth Cry                                                                  Peter Sculthorpe
      Soloist: John Kenny (Didgeridoo)

“Summertime” from Porgy and Bess                            George Gershwin
    Soloist: Catherine Bott
Sea Songs                                                                Henry Wood
Rule Britannia                                                           Thomas Arne
Jerusalem                                                                 Hubert Parry



 14th March  St Mary’s Church, Windermere


On the Steppes of Central Asia                                          Alexander Borodin
Passacaglia op4                                                               Berthold Goldschmidt
Meditation from Thais                                                      Jules Massanet
Prelude from Te Deum                                                     Charpentier
Fantasia on Greensleeves                                                  Vaughan – Williams
The Ashokan Farewell                                                      Jay Ungar
Overture  Candide                                                            Bernstein

This concert also featured some solo and small ensemble items.