The Orchestra on the Hill

The orchestra presents one concert in Michaelmas term and one in Lent term each year. Details of future concerts will appear on this page when repertoire, conductors and soloists have been selected. Full rehearsal schedules for upcoming concerts are sent out by e-mail and published on the "Rehearsal schedules" page.

2016/2017 season

Lent Concert

The Dome, Murray Edwards
Saturday 4th March 2017, 19:30

Poster

Mozart: Symphony No. 40

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 4

Massenet: Meditation from Thais

Lalo: Symphonie Espagnole

Soloists: Jonathan Lee and Christopher Leighton

Conductors: Anna Bennett and Joanna Ward

Tickets £10, £5 concessions, £3 students, available on the door



Michaelmas Concert

The Auditorium, Fitzwilliam College
Sunday 20th November 2016, 19:30

Strauss: Serenade for Winds

Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.5

Soloists: Jack Mainwaring, Lawrance Chiang, and Edward Lilley.

Beethoven: Symphony No.1

Conductor: Anna Bennett.

2015/2016 season

Easter Concert

The Chapel at Churchill College
Saturday 11th June 2016, 19:30

Bach: B minor mass extracts and other works

Poster

Churchill College Chapel Choir and The St Faiths Singers

The Orchestra on the Hill, with Adrian Bradbury (VC) and David Chung (hpd)

Mark Gotham, conductor

Tickets £10, £5 concessions, £3 students

Repertoire:

'Jesus Bleibet Meine Freude' from Cantata BWV 147

Viola da gamba Sonata no. 2 in D major BWV 1028

Brandenburg Concerto no. 4, first movement

--Interval

B minor mass extracts

Lent Concert

The Dome, Murray Edwards
Saturday 27th February 2016, 19:30

Poster

Crusell: Clarinet Concerto in F minor
Clarinet: Phoebe McFarlane

Bach: Double Violin Concerto in D minor
Violin: Jonathan Lee and Hannah Roper

Warlock: Capriol Suite

Respighi: "The Dove" from "The Birds"

Conductors: Tom Ainge, Anna Thomas, James Martin

Tickets £10, £5 concessions, £3 students, available on the door

Michaelmas Concert

The Auditorium, Fitzwilliam College
Saturday 21st November 2015, 19:30

Poster

Handel: Messiah
Conductor: Mark Gotham

The Orchestra on the Hill

The St. Faiths Singers

Mark Gotham, conductor

Tickets £10, £5 concessions, £3 students, available on the door

2014/2015 season

Lent Concert

The Dome, Murray Edwards
Saturday 28th February 2015, 19:30

Tchaikovsky: Miniature Overture from the Nutcracker Suite
Conductor: Jonathan Lee

Bach Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor
Conductor: David Rice

Sibelius: Valse Triste
Conductor: Jasper Lee

Haydn: Missa in Angustiis
Soloists: Anna Lush (soprano), Giverny McAndry (alto), Jonathan Schranz (tenor), Ben Chapple (bass). With singers from Churchill Chorus, Murray Edwards Choir, and Fitzwilliam Chapel Choir
Conductor: Tom Ainge

Michaelmas Concert

Chapel at Churchill College
Saturday 22nd November 2014, 19:30

PosterGrieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
Conductor: Jonathan Lee

Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 1
Horn: Jasper Lee
Conductor: Richard 'Miffy' Mifsud

Rameau: Suite from La temple de la Gloire
Conductor: Edward Lilley

Bach: Magnificat
Conductor: Mark Gotham

2013/2014 season

Lent Concert

The Dome, Murray Edwards
Saturday 1st March 2013, 19:30

Brahms: Academic Festival Overture
Conductor: Kate Massey

Shostakovich Cello concerto in Eb Major
Soloist: Raphael Colman
Conductor: Giverny McAndry

Beethoven: Symphony No.4
Conductor: Jon Schranz

Michaelmas Concert

Chapel at Churchill College
Saturday 16th November 2013, 19:30

Rossini: Overture to La Cenerentola

Wagner: Siegfried Idyll

Handel: Part I of The Messiah

Conductors: Kate Massey, Matt Swanson, and Jon Schranz

Soprano - Bethany Partridge

Alto - Chloe Allison

Tenor - Will Hann

Bass - Jonathan Pacey

Continuo: Edward Lilley

2012/2013 season

Lent Concert

The Dome, Murray Edwards
Saturday 2nd March 2013, 19:30

Rossini: The Barber of Seville
Conductor: Sophie Fennerty

Vaughan Williams: Mystical Songs
Soloist: Adrian Ball
Conductor: Joe Donlan

Bizet: L'Arl&esienne Suite No. 1
Conductor: Sophie Fennerty

Schubert: Symphony No.8 (Unfinished)
Conductor: Sophie Fennerty

Michaelmas Concerts

Film Music Concert

Auditorium, Fitzwilliam College
Saturday 3rd November 2012, 18:00

A selection of music from the movies, including Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Chronicles of Narnia, and Star Wars

Saint-SaŽns Concert

The Chapel, Churchill College
Sunday 18th November 2012, 14:30

Saint-SaŽns: Symphony No.3, "Organ"
Soloist: Edward Lilley
Conductor: Sophie Fennerty

2011/2012 season

Michaelmas Concert

Lent Concert

The Dome, Murray Edwards
Saturday 3rd March 2012, 19:30

Beethoven: Egmont Overture
Conductor: Yarden Brody

Vaughan Williams: English Folk Song Suite
Conductor: Joe Donlan

Ivan Moody: Linnunlaulu Piano Concerto
Soloist: Lliam Paterson
Conductor: Francis Knights

Mendelssohn: Symphony No.3
Conductor: Sophie Fennerty

Dining Hall, Churchill College
Saturday 19th November 2011, 19:30

Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture
Conductor: Sophie Fennerty

Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
Violin: Lydia Murphy
Conductor: Sophie Fennerty

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2
Conductor: Mark Miller

2010/2011 season

Lent Concert

The Dome, Murray Edwards
Saturday 5th March 2011, 19:30

Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Festival Overture
Conductor: Sophie Fennerty

Saint-SaŽns: Cello Concerto No. 1 in A Minor
Soloist: Morwenna Del Mar
Conductor: Dominic Wyse

Beethoven: Symphony No.3
Conductor: Dominic Wyse

Michaelmas Concert

Wolfson Hall, Churchill College
Sunday 21st November 2010, 19:30

Vivaldi: Winter
Violin: Tanya Goldhaber
Conductor: Anthony Ridge

Delius: Sleigh Ride
Conductor: Joe Donlan

Borodin: Polovtsian Dances
Conductor: Dominic Wyse

Bach: Excerpts, Christmas Oratorio
Conductor: Alexander Shannon

2009/2010 season

Lent Concert

The Dome, Murray Edwards

Dvorak: Slavonic Dances
Conductor: Peter Nickalls

Grieg: Peer Gynt
Conductor: Anthony Ridge

Michaelmas Concert

Wolfson Hall, Churchill
Wednesday 25th November 2009, 20:00

Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf
Conductor: Daniel Tse

Beethoven: Symphony no. 8
Conductor: James Brady

Smetena: Vltava
Conductor: Jamie Conway

Freshers' Concert

Fitzwilliam College Auditorium
Saturday 31st October 2009, 20:00

Rossini: William Tell Overture
Conductor: Yarden Brody

Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor
Piano: Helena Dukić
Conductor: Nia Llewelyn

Schubert: Symphony No 5
Conductor: Dominic Wyse

2008/2009 season

Lent Concert

The Dome, Murray Edwards
Saturday 21st February 2008, 20:00

Mozart: Requiem

Michaelmas Concert

Wolfson Hall, Churchill
Tuesday 2nd December 2008, 20:00

Mendelssohn: 'The Hebrides' Overture
Conductor: Jamie Conway

Weber: Clarinet Concerto no. 1 in F minor
Clarinet: Emma Dyer
Conductor: Dominic Wyse

Tchaikovsky: 'Nutcracker' Suite
Conductor: Peter Nickalls

Freshers' Concert

Fitzwilliam College Auditorium
Wednesday 29th October 2008, 20:00

Verdi: Overture from La Forza del Destino
Conductor: Peter Nickalls

Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 20 in D minor
Piano: Daniel Tse
Conductor: Alex West

Haydn: Symphony no. 45 'Farewell'
Conductor: Dominic Wyse

2007/2008 season

Lent Term Choral Concert

The Dome, New Hall
Saturday 9th February 2008, 20:00

Beethoven: Egmont Overture
Conductor: James Brady

Graham Waterhouse: Cello Concerto (British première)
Cello: Graham Waterhouse
Conductor: Dominic Wyse

Elgar: Serenade for Strings
Conductor: Michael Downes

Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
Conductor: Fergus Macleod



Michaelmas End-of-Term Concert

Fitzwilliam College Auditorium
Monday 26th November 2007, 20:00

Arnold: Little Suite for Orchestra no. 1
Conductor: Jamie Conway

Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 2
Piano: David Burgoyne
Conductor: Carl Fulbrook

Brahms: 2nd Serenade
Conductor: Madeline de Berrié

Michaelmas Start-of-Term Concert

Wolfson Hall, Churchill College
Saturday 27th October 2007, 20:00

Sibelius: Valse Triste
Conductor: Alex West

Mozart: Horn Concerto no. 2
French Horn: Catherine White
Conductor: David Burgoyne

Ravel: Pavane pour une infant défunte
Conductor: Carl Fulbrook

Bartók: Hungarian Pictures
Conductor: Carl Fulbrook

2006/2007 season

Lent Term Concert

The Dome, New Hall
Saturday 10th March 2007, 20:00

Saint-Saens: Danse Macabre
Violin: Carl Fulbrook
Conductor: Christopher Eberhardt

Mozart: Flute and Harp Concerto
Flute: Laura Sheldon
Harp: Alice Reed
Conductor: Fergus MacLeod

Schubert: Symphony no. 3 in D Major
Conductor: Danyal Dhondy

Michaelmas End-of-Term Concert

Fitzwilliam College Auditorium
Wednesday 22nd November 2006, 20:00

Mozart: The Magic Flute overture
Conductor: Rebecca Lowe

Weber: Bassoon Concerto in F minor
Bassoon: Andrew Robertson
Conductor: Michael Downes

Haydn: Symphony no. 104, 'London'
Conductor: Carl Fulbrook

Michaelmas Start-of-Term Concert

Fitzwilliam College Auditorium
Saturday 21st October 2006, 20:00

Fauré: Masques et Bergamasques

J.S. Bach: Concerto in D minor for Two Violins
Violins: Carl Fulbrook and Ryan Mark

Stravinsky: 'Pulcinella' Suite




2005/2006 season

Lent Term Concert

The Dome, New Hall
Thursday 16th March 2006, 20:00

Programme including works by Nielsen, Saint-Saens and Arnold

Michaelmas End-of-Term Concert

Wolfson Hall, Churchill College
Saturday 26th November 2005, 20:00

Corelli: Concerto grosso no. 8, 'Christmas'

Mozart: Clarinet Concerto
Clarinet: Richard Dawson

Sibelius: Karelia Suite

Michaelmas Start-of-Term Concert

Fitzwilliam College Auditorium
Saturday 15th October 2005, 20:00

Khachaturian: Masquerade Suite
Conductor: Ellie Goodfield

Dvorak: Hussite Overture
Conductor: Jon Lewis

Beethoven: Symphony no. 7 in A Major
Conductor: Danyal Dhondy


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