Hitchin Symphony Orchestra

Past & Future

10 Jul 2021

St Mary's Church

Leader:

Conductor:

Janet Hicks

Rowan Baker

Vaughan Williams
'Rhosymedre'
Jean Sibelius
2 Pieces from Kuolema, Op. 44
Gerald Finzi
Bagatelles for Clarinet and Orchestra
Alison Eales
Gustav Holst
Brook Green Suite
Franz Schubert
Symphony No. 5 in B flat major

Hitchin Festival Concert

16 May 2020

St Mary's Church

Leader:

Conductor:

Janet Hicks

Rowan Baker

Rutland Boughton
A Summer Night
Paul Adrian Rooke
Symphony No. 2 in C
Max Bruch
Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor
Fenella Humphreys

Cancelled due to Covid-19

23 Nov 2019

St Mary's Church

Leader:

Conductor:

Janet Hicks

Malcolm Hicks

Antonín Dvořák
Romance for Violin and Orchestra
Peter Bussereau
Edward German
Suite of Incidental Music from 'Romeo and Juliet'
George Butterworth
The Banks of Green Willow
Robert Schumann
Violin Concerto in D minor, WoO 23
Peter Bussereau

Janet Hicks' Golden Jubilee Concert

03 Jul 2019

St Mary's Church

Leader:

Conductor:

Janet Hicks

Paul Adrian Rooke

Edward Elgar
'Chanson de matin', 'Chanson de nuit'
Edward Elgar
'Salut d’amour', 'Carissima'
Johan Svendsen
Romance for Violin and Orchestra
Eugenie Dalgleish
Beethoven
Romance for Violin and Orchestra
Eugenie Dalgleish
Mozart
Symphony No. 31 in D, K. 297 ('Paris')
Joseph Haydn
Symphony No. 86 in D

Hitchin Festival Summer Serenade

11 May 2019

St Mary's Church

Leader:

Conductor:

Janet Hicks

Paul Adrian Rooke

George Gershwin
Rhapsody in Blue
Ben Ward
Antonín Dvořák
Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70
Johannes Brahms
Tragic Overture, Op. 7

24 Nov 2018

St Mary's Church

Leader:

Conductor:

Janet Hicks

Paul Adrian Rooke

Richard Strauss
Horn Concerto No. 2
Ben Goldscheider
Louise Farrenc
Symphony No. 3 in G minor
Tom Croysdill
War and Time

04 Jul 2018

Tilehouse Street Baptist Church

Leader:

Conductor:

Janet Hicks

Paul Adrian Rooke

Mozart
Adagio from Clarinet Concerto in A major
Alison Eales
Jean Sibelius
Ballade from Karelia Suite
Robert Schumann
Entr'acte No. 3 from Rosamunde
Delibes
Flower Duet from Lakmé
Massenet
Méditation from Thaïs
Eugenie Dalgleish
Gabriel Fauré
Pavane, Berceuse
Joseph Haydn
Symphony No. 53 in D major

Hitchin Festival Concert

19 May 2018

St Mary's Church

Leader:

Conductor:

Janet Hicks

Paul Adrian Rooke

John McCabe
Concerto for Chamber Orchestra
Malcolm Arnold
Concerto for Viola and Chamber Orchestra, Op. 108
Helen Sanders-Hewett
Mendelssohn
Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56 (‘Scottish’)
Mendelssohn
Wedding March (for Harry and Megan)

25 Nov 2017

St Mary's Church

Leader:

Conductor:

Janet Hicks

Paul Adrian Rooke

Paul Ibbotson
Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra (first performance)
Lydia Dobson
Mozart
Overture: Così fan tutte
Beethoven
Symphony No. 7

13 May 2017

St Mary's Church

Leader:

Conductor:

Janet Hicks

Paul Adrian Rooke

Joaquín Rodrigo
Concierto de Aranjuez
Tom McLauchlan
Friedrich Kuhlau
Overture: Trylleharpen ('The Magic Harp'), Op. 27
Franz Schubert
Symphony No. 3 in D
Mozart
Symphony No. 31 in D, K. 297 ('Paris')

Programme information available from November 1985 to the present.