Past Concerts


A Musical Farewell

Sun, 26 Nov 2023
Andrew Lowen, Musical Director of the Canterbury Orchestra conducts his final concert with the orchestra. 
  • Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770-1827)  “Les Adieux” (arr. Lowen)
  • Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934) Angel’s Farewell from The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38
  • Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) Symphony No. 45 in F# minor, the “Farewell” Symphony
  • Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) Symphony No.1 in C minor, Op.68


Forgotten French Masterpieces

Sun, 2 Jul 2023
  • Gabriel Faure - Masques et Bergamasques Op.112
  • Henri Duparc - Songs with Orchestra
  • Louise Farrenc - Symphony No. 3
Conductor: Andrew Lowen
Leader: Flo Peycelon
 


Rachmaninov 150th Anniversary

Sun, 2 Apr 2023
Celebrating the birth of Sergei Rachmaninov in 1873,
  • Sergei Rachmaninov - Vocalise
  • Sergei Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No.2
  • Antonin Dvorak - Symphony No.9 From the New World
Soloist: Christoper Weston
Conductor: Andrew Lowen
Leader: Flo Peycelon

 

A Celebration of American Independence

Sun, 3 Jul 2022
  • Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever
  • Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue and Porgy and Bess Suite
  • Copland: Four Dance Interludes from Rodeo and John Henry
  • John Williams arr. Robert Smith: Star Wars Epic II
  • Philip Glass: Company
  • Bernstein arr. Mason: West Side Story Selection
Conductor: Andrew Lowen
Leader: Ben Jones

Tchaikovsky Swan Lake/Symphony No.5

Sat, 26 Mar 2022
A concert given in collaboration with Dance Whistable
  • Excerpts from Swan Lake (Act 1)
  • Symphony No.5
Conductor: Andrew Lowen
Leader: Amanda Wyatt

The Romantic Classics

Sat, 27 Nov 2021
  • Schubert: 4th Symphony
  • Dvorak: Czech Suite
  • Brahms: St Anthony Variations
Conductor: Andrew Lowen
Leader: Amanda Wyatt

Classical Masterworks

Sat, 14 Mar 2020
  • Haydn: Notturno no.4
  • Mozart: Divertimento K136, Symphony No.31 The Paris
  • Beethoven: Symphony No.7
Conductor: Andrew Lowen
Leader: Amanda Wyatt

Russian Masterpieces

Sat, 30 Nov 2019
  • Prokofiev: Montagues & Capulets from Romeo and Juliet
  • Shostakovich: 2nd Piano Concerto 
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.4
Soloist: Christopher Weston
Conductor: Andrew Lowen
Leader: Amanda Wyatt

Drumroll into the 19th Century

Sat, 6 Jul 2019
  • Schumann: Overture, Scherzo & Finale
  • Hummel :Trumpet concert
  • Haydn: Symphony No.103 in E flat
Soloist: Jamie Phillips
Conductor: Andrew Lowen
Leader: Amanda Wyatt

A Slavonic Journey

Sat, 6 Apr 2019
  • Grieg: Wedding Day at Troldhaugen
  • Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
  • Dvorak: Symphony No.8
Soloist: Ana Vandepeer
Conductor: Andrew Lowen
Leader: Amanda Wyatt

Concert Masterpieces

Sat, 24 Nov 2018
  • Mozart: Magic Flute Overture
  • Dvorak: Cello Concerto
  • Beethoven: Symphony No.5
Soloist: Laura MacDonald
Conductor: Andrew Lowen
Leader: Amanada Wyatt

Summer Children's Concert: French Tales

Sun, 8 Jul 2018
  • Ravel: Pavane pour une infante defaunte
  • Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals
  • Faure: Sicilienne
  • Debussy: Petite Suite
  • Ravel: Mother Goose Suite
Conductor: Andrew Lowen
Leader: Amanda Wyatt

Musical Friends

Sat, 5 May 2018
With Lees Court Music and Georgina Mae Bishop
  • Wagner: Oversture to The Mastersingers
  • Brahms: Alto Rhapsody
  • Vaughan Williams: Serenace to Music
  • Britten Hymn to St Cecilia
  • Elgar: Enigma Variations
Conductor: Andrew Lowen
Leader: Amanda Wyatt

Russian Romantics

Sat, 25 Nov 2017
  • Glinka: Overture to Ruslan and Ludmilla
  • Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Them by Paganini
  • Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
Soloist: Christopher Weston
Conductor: Andrew Lown
Leader: Amanda Wyatt