Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2 with Yan Lim as soloist - opening bars
An extract from the first movement of Dvorak’s Symphony No. 7
An extract from Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony
The closing bars of Weber’s Bassoon Concerto with Siona Crosdale as soloist
The opening bars of the slow movement to Mendelssohn’s Scottish Symphony
An extract from the last movement of Berlioz’ Symphonie Fantastique
The opening of The Miller’s Dance from de Falla’s ‘The Three Cornered Hat’ with Sarah Birchall (Horn) and Martin Somers (Cor Anglais)
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Our 2004 Summer Chamber Concert featured the first performance of a work by Patrick Jones called Super String Theory. The pianist is Per Nielsen and the MBO strings are conducted by Patrick Jones.
Our 2006 Summer Chamber Concert included the first performance of another work by Patrick Jones called The Grass Grows Tall. The pianist is Ann Dixon.
The closing minutes of Schumann’s Konzertstucke for 4 horns