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  • 12/03/2017: Philip Glass premiere

  • [Partnership: ambient lighting by Paul Flook]

    St John's, RWaterloo Rd, London SE1

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra
    with Peter Fender (conductor); Zoe South (soprano)

    Webern  Passacaglia Op.1
    Wagner  Prelude & Liebestod from Tristand & Isolde
    Philip Glass  Symphony No.8 (UK Premiere)

  • 12/11/2016: Mahler 5

  • St Andrew Holborn, 5 St Andrew St, London EC4A

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra
    with Peter Fender (conductor)

    Mahler   Symphony No.5

  • 28/08/2016: Baroque music playday

  • St Silas Church, Risinghill St, London N1 9UL

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra
    with Dario Peluso (conductor)

    Bach  Brandenburg Concertos 1-6
    Vivaldi  Double cello concerto
    Albinoni  Oboe Concerto

  • 23/01/2016: Shostakovich 7

  • St John's Church, Waterloo, London SE1 8TY

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra
    with Peter Fender (conductor)

    Shostakovich  Symphony No.7 (Leningrad)

  • 23/01/2016: Mahler 10

  • St John's Church, Waterloo, London SE1 8TY

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra
    with Peter Fender (conductor)

    Mahler (comp.Cooke)   Symphony No.10

  • 11/10/2015: Film Music Concert

  • Candid Arts, 3-5 Torrens St, London EC1V 1NQ

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra
    with Peter Fender (conductor)

    Rossini   William Tell Overture
    L Bernstein   West Side Story (arr.Mason)
    Beethoven   Allegretto from Symphony No.7
    Bach   Toccata & Fugue (arr P Fender)
    L Shifrin   Mission Impossible
    Mahler   Adagietto from Symphony No.5
    M Norman   James Bond Theme
    J Horner   My Heart Will Go On (Titanic)
    Tchaikovsky   Swan Lake Suite
    R Strauss   Also Sprach Zarathustra

  • 15/03/2015: David Bozzo Violin Concerto premiere

  • St James's Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra
    with Peter Fender (conductor); Francisco Jimeno (violin)

    Arriaga   Overture 'Los esclavos felices'
    Beethoven   Romance for violin in F
    David Bozzo   Violin Concerto (world premiere)
    Beethoven   Symphony No.3 (Eroica)

  • 17/01/2015: Shostakovich 15

  • London Welsh Centre, Grays Inn Rd, London WC1

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra
    with Peter Fender (conductor)

    Shotakovich   Symphony No.15

  • 04/10/2014: Film Music Concert

  • St John's Church, Waterloo, London SE1 8TY

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra
    with Peter Fender (conductor)

    Badelt   Pirates of the Caribbean
    Lerner & Loewe   My Fair Ladys
    John Williams   Star Wars Suite
    John Williams   Harry Potter Suite
    John Williams   Schindlers List

  • 29/03/2014: Concert with Colliers Wood Chorus

  • St Barnabas Church, Thirsk Road, Mitcham, Surrey CR4 2BD

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra
    with Christopher Killerby (conductor)

    Rutter   Sprig of Thyme
    Copland   Old American Songs
    Vaughan Williams   Fantasia on Greensleeves
    Elgar   Chanson de Matin
    Trad arr Killerby   The Water is Wide

  • 11/01/2014: Schubert 9 Day

  • London Welsh Centre, Grays Inn Rd, London WC1

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra
    with Peter Fender (conductor)

    Schubert  Symphony no.9 in C ("The Great")

  • 08/06/2013: George Lloyd Centenary Concert

  • [Partnership: Talk by Peter Fender on the importance of performing British music in Britain]

    St John's Smith Square, London SW1

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra
    with Peter Fender (conductor); Tamsin Waley-Cohen (violin)

    Elgar  In the South
    Vaughan Williams  The Lark Ascending
    George Lloyd  Symphony No.5

  • 16-17/03/2013: Tosca

  • St John's Church, Waterloo Road, London SE1

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra
    Midsummer Opera Chorus

    with Peter Fender (conductor)
    Becca Marriott (Tosca)
    John Upperton (Cavaradossi)
    Stephen Holloway (Scarpia)

    Puccini  La Tosca

  • 01/12/2012: Music of Revolution

  • [Partnership: Talk by Daniel Jaffé on the historical roots of Shostakovitch's 11th symphony]

    St John's Church, Waterloo Road, London SE1

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra
    Colliers Wood Chorus
    with Peter Fender & Christopher Killerby (conductors)

    Beethoven  Egmont Overture
    John Beeman  Fiat Lux (world première)
    Ethel Smythe  March for the Women (arr. P Fender)
    Verdi  Va Pensiero from Nabucco
    S African national anthem 
    Shostakovitch  Symphony 11

  • 06/10/2012: An Evening in Persia

  • [Partnership: Iranian nuts & sweets available free for all!]

    St John's Church, Waterloo Road, London SE1

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra
    with Peter Fender (conductor)

    André Caplet  Suite Persane
    Mehran Rouhani  Sinfonietta Synthetical
    Rimsky Korsakov  Scheherezade

  • 15/09/2012: Double Piano Concertos

  • St John's Smith Square, London SW1

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra
    with Peter Fender (conductor); Arzu & Gamze Kirtil (pianos)

    Mendelssohn  Hebrides Overture
    Mozart  Concerto for 2 pianos K365
    Poulenc  Concerto for 2 pianos
    Beethoven  Symphony No.5

  • 26/05/2012: Best of British

  • [Arts' partnership: Display of George Lloyd memorabilia]

    St John's Church, Waterloo Road, London SE1

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra
    with Peter Fender (conductor); Jonathan Ayling ('cello)

    Ethel Smyth  Overture & On the Cliffs of Cornwall, from The Wreckers
    Elgar  Cello Concerto
    George Lloyd  Symphony No.6

  • 25/02/2012: Battle of the Somme

  • [Arts' partnership: Battle of the Somme film from the War Museum]

    St John's Church, Waterloo Road, London SE1

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra
    with Levon Parikian (conductor)

    Laura Rossi  The Battle of the Somme

  • 03/12/2011: Mahler 3

  • [Arts' partnership: Display of Mahler-inspired paintings by Caroline Tate]
    St John's Church, Waterloo Road, London SE1

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra
    with Peter Fender (conductor); Norma Ritchie (mezzo-soprano)
    Newland House School Choir; Colliers Wood Chorus

    Mahler  Symphony No.3

  • 01/10/2011: 'Questions, Questions'

  • [Arts' partnership: Questionnaire]
    St John's Church, Waterloo Road, London SE1

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra
    with Peter Fender (conductor); Kaija Lukas (violin)

    Rossini  Barber of Seville Overture
    Prokofiev  Violin Concerto No.2 in G minor
    Charles Ives  The Unanswered Question
    Beethoven  Symphony No.4 in Bb

  • 28/05/2011: 'Two Enigmas'

  • [Arts' partnership: Talk by William Lloyd]
    St John's Church, Waterloo Road, London SE1

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra
    with Peter Fender (conductor); Bartholomew LaFollette (cello)

    John Adams  The Chairman Dances
    George Lloyd  Cello Concerto (English Première)
    Elgar  Enigma Variations

  • 19/02/2011: 'The Sea'

  • [Arts' partnership: Maritime poetry]
    St James's Church, Piccadilly, London SW1

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra,
    with Peter Fender (conductor), Lilly Papaioannou (Mezzo-soprano)

    Mendelssohn  Overture, Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
    Elgar  Sea Pictures for contralto and orchestra
    Ravel  Miroirs: Une barque sur l’océan
    Britten  Peter Grimes: Four Sea Interludes and Passacaglia

  • 04/12/2010: Mahler 2

  • [Arts' partnership: Display of materials about 'Resurrection']
    St John's Church, Waterloo Road, London SE1

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra,
    Colliers Wood Chorus,
    with Peter Fender (conductor)

    Mahler  Symphony No.2 in C min

  • 11/07/2010: 'Now then Mr Mahler, are you having a laugh?'

  • [Arts' partnership: Comedy]
    St John's Church, Waterloo Road, London SE1

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra,
    with Peter Fender (conductor); Rainer Hersch (comedian)

    Various  Rainer Hersch's comedy spot!
    Mahler  Symphony No.1 in D

  • 02/04/2010: 'St Matthew Passion'

  • St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, London

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra,
    with Peter Fender (conductor); Sarah Blood (Soprano);
    Norma Ritchie (Mezzo-Soprano); Aidan Smith (baritone);
    John Upperton (Evangelist); Stephen Holloway (Jesus)

    Bach  St Matthew Passion

  • 20/02/2010: 'A Night at the Movies'

  • [Arts' partnership: Acting]
    St James's Church, Piccadilly, London SW1

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra,
    with Peter Fender (conductor); Norma Ritchie (Maria);
    Christopher Killerby (Capt. von Trapp); Lord Vader (as himself)

    John Williams  Raiders March
    John Williams  Star Wars Suite
    John Kander  Chicago
    Mahler  Adagietto from Symphony No.5
    Klaus Badelt  Pirates of the Caribbean
    Rodgers/Hammerstein  Sound of Music Suite
    Jerry Brubaker  'What's up at the Symphony?'

  • 12/12/2009: 'The Planets'

  • [Arts' partnership: Live video]
    St Columba's Church, Pont Street, London SW1

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra,
    with Peter Fender (conductor); Sam Fisher (video art)

    Mendelssohn  Hebrides Overture (Fingal's Cave) Op.26
    Mussorgsky/Rimsky-Koraskov  Night on Bare Mountain
    Holst  The Planets

  • 07/11/2009: 'Out with the Old?'

  • [Arts' partnership: Electroacoustics]
    St James's Church, Piccadilly, London SW1

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra,
    with Peter Fender (conductor); Edward Wright (live electronics)

    Mozart  Overture to Don Giovanni
    Peter Fender  All For Love (world premiere)
    Edward Wright  Polarities (London premiere)
    Dvorak  Symphony No.9 in E minor

  • 19/09/2009: 'Seeing Sounds'

  • [Arts' partnership: Art display]
    St James's Church, Piccadilly, London SW1

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra,
    with Peter Fender (conductor); Stephanie Corley (Soprano)

    Mozart  Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
    Mozart  'Ach Ich Fuhls' from The Magic Flute
    Mozart  'Dove Sono' from The Marriage of Figaro
    Mahler  Symphony No.4 in G

  • 06/06/2009: 'The Genius of Beethoven'

  • [Arts' partnership: Acting]
    St James's Church, Piccadilly, London SW1

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra,
    with Peter Fender (conductor); Brian Lloyd Wilson (violin); Charlie Coldfield (Beethoven)

    Beethoven  Overture to Coriolan
    Beethoven  4 Scottish Songs Op 108 (Arr. P Fender)
    Beethoven  Romance in F for Violin and Orchestra
    Beethoven  Symphony No.6 in F ('Pastoral')

  • 10/04/2009: J S Bach: St John Passion

  • St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, London

    Philharmonia Britannica Baroque Orchestra
    with Peter Fender (conductor); Sarah Blood (soprano) ; Norma Ritchie (mezzo-soprano); Simon Berridge (tenor); Michael Burke (baritone); Philip Shakesby (bass)

    J S Bach  St John Passion

  • 04/04/2009: J S Bach: St John Passion

  • St James's Church, Piccadilly, London SW1

    Philharmonia Britannica Baroque Orchestra
    with Peter Fender (conductor); Sarah Blood (soprano) ; Norma Ritchie (mezzo-soprano); Simon Berridge (tenor); Michael Burke (baritone); Philip Shakesby (bass)

    J S Bach  St John Passion

  • 16/11/2008: 'Up Close & Personal:
    Schubert and Vaughan Williams'

  • St Silas' Church, Risinghill Street, London N1

    Philharmonia Britannica Chamber Players,
    with Peter Fender (director); Eleanor Briggs (soprano)

    Vaughan Williams  Merciless Beauty
    Vaughan Williams  Household Music
    Schubert  Octet, D 803

  • 01/11/2008: 'Symphony of Sorrowful Songs'

  • [Arts' partnership: Live video]
    St Columba's Church, Pont Street, London SW1

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra,
    with Peter Fender (conductor); Monika Sawa (soprano); Hannah Riches (alto saxophone); Sam Fisher (video art)

    Peter Fender  Canzona 1 (world première)
    John Cage  4'33"
    Glazunov  Saxophone Concerto in Eb, Op.109
    Gorecki  Symphony No.3 'Symphony of Sorrowful Songs'

  • 05/10/2008: 'Up Close & Personal:
    Beethoven and Mozart'

  • St Silas' Church, Risinghill Street, London N1

    Philharmonia Britannica Chamber Players,
    with Peter Fender (director); Norma Ritchie (mezzo-soprano)

    Beethoven  String Quartet in F, Op.18 No.1
    Beethoven  4 Scottish Songs Op.108
    Mozart  Flute Quartet in G, (arr. F.A. Hoffmeister: orig. Oboe Quartet, K.370)
    Mozart  Two Pieces for Mechanical Clock (arr. D Brooker):
    1. Andante fur eine Walze in eine kleine Orgel K 616
    2. Ein Stuck fur Orgelwerk in einer Uhr K 594

  • 13/09/2008: 'Top of the Pops!'

  • [Arts' partnership: Live video]
    St Columba's Church, Pont Street, London SW1

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra,
    with Peter Fender (conductor); Francesca Barritt (violin); Sam Fisher (video art)

    Bach  Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G, BWV1048
    Mendelssohn  Concerto for Violin & Orchestra in E minor, Op.64
    Beethoven  Symphony No.5 in C minor, Op.67

  • 29/06/2008: 'Up Close & Personal:
    Bach and Mozart'

  • St Silas' Church, Risinghill Street, London N1

    Philharmonia Britannica Chamber Players,
    with Peter Fender (director)

    Mozart  String Quartet in C K 157
    Mozart  String Quartet in Bb K 172
    Mozart  Duo for Violin & Viola in G K423
    Mozart  Palindrome Duo
    Bach  Contrapunctus I & II from The Art of Fugue BWV 1080
    Bach  3 Three-Part Inventions
    Bach  Sonata for Solo Violin in A minor (Andante & Allegro) BWV 1003

  • 24/05/2008: "The Genius of Mozart"

  • [Arts' partnership: Acting]
    St James's Church, Piccadilly, London SW1

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra,
    with Peter Fender (conductor); Janina Byrne (flute); Daniel de-Fry (harp); Norma Ritchie (mezzo-soprano); Charlie Coldfield (actor)

    Mozart  German Dances K586
    Mozart  Songs K520 & K523
    Mozart  Flute & Harp Concerto in C K299
    Mozart  Divertimento in Eb K561 (Adagio)
    Mozart  Symphony No 40 in Gmin K550

  • 23/02/2008: "Something Old, Something New"

  • [Arts' partnership: Display of paintings]
    St Giles Church, Barbican, London EC2Y

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra,
    with Peter Fender (conductor); Alicja Smietana (violin); Annie Barrett, Heidi Ferid, and John Hounam (artists)

    Mozart  La Clemenza di Tito Overture
    Brahms  Violin Concerto in D
    Peter Fender 'Speechless' - 3 Songs (World Première)
    Sibelius  Valse Triste
    Beethoven  Symphony No 1 in C

  • 19/01/2008: "A Viennese New Year"

  • [Arts' partnership: Dancing]
    St Mary Brookfield Church, London NW5

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra,
    with Peter Fender (conductor); Sarah Blood (soprano); Norma Ritchie (mezzo-soprano); Brian Lloyd Wilson (violin); Ian Sharpe & Victoria Lawrence (dancers)

    Suppe  Light Cavalry Overture
    Schubert  Symphony No 8 in B min ("Unfinished")
    Fritz Kreisler  Schon Rosmarin
    Johann Strauss I & II  The Blue Danube; Radetsky March; Wine, Women and Song; Pizzicato Polka; Champagne Polka; Tritsch Tratsch Polka
    Johann Strauss II  Arias from Die Fledermaus

  • 20/10/2007: "Beethoven's Greatest Achievement"

  • [Arts' partnership: Visual display]
    St Columba's Church, London SW1

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra and Chorus, and Roehampton University Chorus,
    with Peter Fender (conductor); Sarah Blood (soprano);
    Norma Ritchie (mezzo-soprano); Simon Berridge (tenor); Oliver Parker (bass-baritone)

    Mendelssohn  Hebrides Overture (Fingal's Cave) Op.26
    Beethoven  Symphony 9 in D min Op.125

  • 16/09/2007: "Brahms 1st or Beethoven's 10th?"

  • [Arts' partnership: Poetry]
    St Silas Church, London N1

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra with Peter Fender (conductor); Anthony Halstead (horn); John Hands (poet)

    Beethoven  Egmont Overture Op.84
    Mozart  Horn Concerto 4 in Eb K495
    Brahms  Symphony 1 in C min Op.68

  • 23/06/2007: "The Genius of Mozart"

  • [Arts' partnership: Acting]
    St Pancras Church, London NW1

    Philharmonia Britannica Orchestra with Peter Fender (conductor); Chris White (piano); Norma Ritchie (mezzo-soprano); Jonathan Race (actor)

    Mozart  German Dances K571
    Mozart  Songs K520 & K523
    Mozart  Piano Concerto No 17 in G K453
    Mozart  Divertimento in Eb K561 (Adagio)
    Mozart  Symphony No 41 in C ("Jupiter") K551

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