Holst: The Planets
with the Band of the Household Cavalry
and the Military Wives Choirs
Sunday 22nd October 2017
Holst Suite No. 1
Coles Behind the Lines
Holst The Planets
Claude-Michel Schönberg, Arr. Mark Brymer
Bring Him Home from Les Misérables
Joanna and Alexander L’Estrange
We Will Remember Them (world premiere)
Orion Orchestra, the Band of the Household Cavalry, Military Wives Choirs, Toby Purser (conductor), Major Craig Hallatt (conductor)
Orion Orchestra and
Saturday 29th July 2017
Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Mozart Symphony No 32 in G, K418
Kenneth Hesketh Concerto Salmigondis
Mozart Piano Concerto No 23 in A, K488
Rachmaninov Vocalise, Op 34 No 14
Brahms Hungarian Dance Book 1 No 4
Orion Orchestra, Toby Purser (conductor),
Tom Poster (piano)
Orion Orchestra with Sacconi Quartet, Guy Johnston and Jamie Campbell
Wednesday 26th July 2017
Beethoven Egmont Overture
Elgar Introduction and Allegro Op 47*
Brahms Double Concerto for violin and cello in A minor Op 102
Orion Orchestra, Toby Purser (conductor), Sacconi Quartet, Guy Johnston (cello) Jamie Campbell (violin) with students from MusicFest's strings courses.
Marylebone Music Festival 2017
The Landmark London,
23th June 2017
Mozart: Overture to Le Nozze di Figaro, Deh vieni non tardar from Le Nozze di Figaro, Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön, from Die Zauberflöte, Là ci darem la mano, from Don Giovanni, Soave sia il vento, from Così fan Tutte
Delibes: Duet from Lakmé
Bizet: Flower Song from Carmen, Duet from Les Pêcheurs de Perles
Mascagni: Intermezzo from Cavaleria Rusticana, Voi lo sapete from Cavaleria Rusticana
Puccini: Humming Chorus from Madama Butterfly
Verdi: Va Pensiero, from Nabucco, Quartet from Rigoletto, Brindisi from La Traviata
Toby Purser - Conductor, Mary Bevan – Soprano, Clare Presland – Mezzo-Soprano, Nick Prichard - Tenor, Duncan Rock – Baritone, The Landmark Choir & Friends, Orion Orchestra.
Portraits and Premieres
Wednesday 10th May 2017
The Guard's Chapel, Birdcage Walk
A evening of music performed by the Band of the Household Cavalry together with The Orion Orchestra, Rick Wakeman, and Sarbel. A programme composed of popular classics, and premieres of newly composed music.
Orion Orchestra, The Band of the Household Cavalry, Rick Wakeman, Sarbel.
The Genius of Mozart
St James's Piccadilly, London
19th February 2017
Symphony No.1 in E flat, K.16
Alleluia, from Exsultate, Jubilate
Arias and Duets from Don Giovanni, Die Zauberflote and Le Nozze di Figaro
A programme celebrating the diversity of Mozart's genius, beginning with his first symphony and stretching to opera from his final year. They are joined by two of the UK's finest New Generation Instrumental Soloists, and two opera singers from the Peace and Prosperity Trust.
Sinfonia Concertante for violin, viola and orchestra.
Toby Purser, conductor, Jamie Campbell, violin, Meghan Cassidy, viola, Nicola Said, Soprano, Julien van Mellaerts, Baritone.
Mozart at Queen's Club
The Queen's Club
9th February 2017
Symphony No.1 in E-flat, K.16
Flute Concerto No.1 in G, K.313
Alena Lugovkina - flute
Sarah-Jane Lewis - soprano
Margate Winter Gardens
29th January 2017
Sue Perkins conducts and presents music for Children in a spectacular show with the Orion Orchestra
Sue Perkins as presenter and conductor
The Notet Dancers
Programme included music from the Nutcracker, plus songs from Shrek, Aladdin, Frozen and a chance to meet The Simpsons, alongside the opportunity for children to try out instruments before the concert.