Previous Repertoire

2016

Overture for Winds – Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809–1847)

Four Scottish Dances – Malcolm Arnold (1921–2006)(arr. John P. Paynter)
   No.1 Pesante
   No. 2, Vivace
   No. 3, Allegretto
   No. 4, Con brio

Irish Tune from County Derry – Percy Grainger (1882-1961)

Paris Sketches – Martin Ellerby (b.1957)
   I. Saint-­Germain-­des-­Prés
   II. Pigalle
   III. Pere Lachaise
   IV. Les Halles

A Weekend In New York – Philip Sparke (b.1951)

Bugs – Roger Cichy (b.1956)
   Prelude
   Dragonfly
   Praying Mantis
   Black Widow Spider
   Tiger Swallowtail
   Army Ants

Saga Candida  – Bert Appermont (b.1973)
    Opening
   Accusations
   Innocence (Love)
   Tango
   Sabbath
   Death
   Transformation

 

2015

Soloist: Aileen Cahill, Piano

Hafabra Overture – Derek Bourgeois (b.1941)

Arabesque – Samuel R Hazo (b.1966)

Symphonic Dances from West Side Story – Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)(arr. Paul Lavender)

Africa, Ceremony Song and Ritual – Robert W Smith (b.1958)

Rhapsody in Blue – George Gershwin (1898-1937)(arr. Fred Grofé)

Star Wars Trilogy – John Williams (b.1932)(arr. Donald Hunsberger)

 

2014

The Seventh Night of July – Itaru Sakai (b.1970)

Fantasy Variations on a Theme of Paganini – James Barnes (b.1949)

Extreme Beethoven – Johan de Meij (b. 1953)
   Metamorphoses on themes by Ludwig van Beethoven

Porgy and Bess Gershwinn arr – James Barnes (b.1949)

Armenian Dances – Alfred Reed (1921-2005)
   Armenian Dances Part I
   Armenian Dances Part II

 

2013

Soloist: Michael Marshall, Trombone

Alvamare Overture – James Barnes (b. 1949)

Molly on the Shore – Percy Grainger (1882-1961)

Second Suite in F (Op. 28 No. 2) – Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
   March
   Song Without Words, ‘I’ll Love My Love’
   Song of the Blacksmith
   Fantasia on the Dargason

Kol Nidrei (Op. 47) – Max Bruch (1838-1920), arranged by Ronan O’Reilly

Serenade in E-flat (Op. 7) – Richard Strauss (1864-1949)

Concerto for Cello and Winds – Jacques Ibert (1890-1962)
   Pastorale: Allant
   Romance: Souple
   Gigue: Anime

Timelines – Kit Turnbull (b. 1969)

Irish Tune from County Derry – Percy Grainger (1882-1961)

Euphonium Concerto – Martin Ellerby (b. 1957)
   Fantasy
   Capriccio
   Rhapsody (for Luis)
   Diversions

Dances from West Side Story – Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)(arr. by Ian Polster)
   Scherzo
   Mambo
   Cha-cha
   Fugue

 

2012

Soloist: Conor Sheil, Clarinet

Poet and Peasant Overture – Franz von Suppé (1819-1895)

Theme and Variations, Op 43a – Arnold Schoenberg (187-1951)

Saltatio Diabolica – Eddy Debons (b. 1968)

Variations on an Original Theme – Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
   x Nimrod – (arranged by Alfred Reed)

Trittico – Vaclav Nelhybel (1919-1996)
   i Allegro Maestoso
   ii Adagio
   iii Allegro Marcato

Windblitz – Derek Bourgeois (b. 1941)

A Little Tango Music – Adam Gorb (b. 1958)

Carmen Fantasy – John Glenesk Mortimer (b. 1951)

Paris Sketches – Martin Ellerby (b. 1957)
   i Saint-Germain-des-Prés
   ii Pigalle
   iii Pére Lachaise
   iv Les Halles

 

2011

Soloist: Kenneth Edge, Alto Saxophone

Hafabra Overture – Derek Bourgeois (b.1941)

Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Wind Ensemble – Derek Bourgeois (b.1941)
   Moderato con moto
   Andante cantabile
   Presto

Symphony in B flat for Windband – Paul Hindemith (1895 – 1963)
   Moderately Fast, With Vigor
   Andantino Grazioso
   Fugue

‘Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral’from Lohengrin – Richard Wagner (1813 – 1883)

eXceL – Sean O’Boyle (b.1963)
   Fanfare, Scherzo and Theme

Bugs (Suite for Wind Ensemble) – Roger Cichy (b.1956)
   Prelude
   Dragonfly
   Praying Mantis
   Black Widow Spider
   Tiger Swallowtail
   Army Ants

Suite of Old American Dances – Robert Russell Bennett (1894 – 1981)
   Cakewalk
   Schottische
   Western One-Step
   Wallflower Waltz
   Rag

 

2010

Soloist: James Dunne, Percussion

UFO – Michael Daugherty (b.1954)

English Folk Song Suite – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872 – 1958)

Divertimento for Band – Vincent Persichetti (1915 – 1987)

Bonaparte – Otto M Schwarz (b.1967)

Arabesque – Samuel R. Hazo (b.1966)

A Weekend in New York – Philip Sparke (b.1951)

 

2009

Soloists: Martin Johnson, Cello; Gary Curtin, Euphonium

Alvamar Overture – James Barnes (b. 1949)

Molly on the Shore – Percy Grainger (1882-1961)

Second Suite in F (Op. 28 No. 2) – Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
   March
   Song Without Words, ‘I’ll Love My Love’
   Song of the Blacksmith
   Fantasia on the Dargason

Kol Nidrei (Op. 47) – Max Bruch (1838-1920) (arr. Ronan O’Reilly)

Serenade in E-flat (Op. 7) – Richard Strauss (1864-1949)

Concerto for Cello and Winds – Jacques Ibert (1890-1962)
   Pastorale: Allant
   Romance: Souple
   Gigue: Anime

Timelines – Kit Turnbull (b. 1969)

Irish Tune from County Derry – Percy Grainger (1882-1961)

Euphonium Concerto – Martin Ellerby (b. 1957)
   Fantasy
   Capriccio
   Rhapsody (for Luis)
   Diversions

Dances from West Side Story – Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)(arr. Ian Polster)
   Scherzo
   Mambo
   Cha-cha
   Fugue

 

2008

Soloist: Conor O’Riordan, Tuba

A Festive Overture – Alfred Reed

Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral from Lohengrin – Richard Wagner (arr. John Glenesk Mortimer)

Wind Blitz – Derek Bourgeois

Don Victor – Ferren Ferrar

Tuba Concerto – Martin Ellerby

Concert Prelude – Philip Sparke

The Inferno from The Divine Comedy – Robert W. Smith

First Suite in E flat for Military Band – Gustav Holst

Man in the Ice – Otto M. Schwarz

Porgy and Bess – George Gershwin (arr. James Barnes)