Past Concerts

Fairytales and Fantasy

1 April 2017, 7:30pm
Venue: Southgate (The Bourne) Methodist Church, Bourne Hill, Southgate, London N14 6RS

• Quilter Children's Overture

• Coates The Three Bears Suite

• Kleinsinger Tubby The Tuba (tuba: Roland Marshall; narrator: Sue Jeffreys)

• Elgar Wand of Youth (Suites 1 and 2)

Romanssical

26 November 2016, 7:30pm
Venue: Southgate (The Bourne) Methodist Church, Bourne Hill, Southgate, London N14 6RS

• Schubert Rosamunde Overture

• Beethoven Piano Concerto no. 3 in C minor (Piano: Jenna Sung)

• Dvorak Symphony no 6

Music in British Summertime

3 July 2016, 7:30pm
Venue: Saint Mary Magdalene Church, Windmill Hill, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 7AJ

• Butterworth A Shropshire Lad

• Delius 'Cello Concerto ('Cello: Daniel Benn)

• Elgar/Payne Symphony no 3

That Spring Frühling

16 April 2016, 7:30pm
Venue: Southgate (The Bourne) Methodist Church, Bourne Hill, Southgate, London N14 6RS

• Schumann Overture, Scherzo and Finale

• Mozart Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major (Violin: Naomi Warburton)

• Beethoven Symphony no 6 in F major, "Pastoral"

Step, Pluck, Polish

21 November 2015, 7:30pm
Venue: Southgate (The Bourne) Methodist Church, Bourne Hill, Southgate, London N14 6RS

• Borodin In the Steppes of Central Asia

• Gliére Harp Concerto (Harp: Juliana Myslov)

• Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 3 in D major, "Polish"

2 B Franck

5 July 2015, 7:30pm
Venue: Saint Mary Magdalene Church, Windmill Hill, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 7AJ

• Bizet L'Arlésienne Suites 1 & 2 (selection)

• Bellini Oboe Concerto in E-Flat major (Oboe: Suzannah Knight)

• Franck Symphony in D minor

Enfield Choral and Orchestral Music Festival Part of the Enfield Choral and Orchestral Music Festival

Strikingly Simple Gifts

18 April 2015, 7:30pm
Venue: Southgate (The Bourne) Methodist Church, Bourne Hill, Southgate, London N14 6RS

• Copland Appalachian Spring

• Haydn Symphony no 100 in G major, "Military Symphony"

• Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor (Piano: Alexander Soares)

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EBB Flowing

22 November 2014, 7:30pm
Venue: Southgate (The Bourne) Methodist Church, Bourne Hill, Southgate, London N14 6RS

• Elmer Variations on "Harwich" - WORLD PREMIÈRE

• Bruch Violin Concerto no 1 in G minor (Violin: Gavin Davies)

• Beethoven Symphony no 3 in E-Flat major, "Eroica"

5 Winds a' Blowing

6 July 2014, 7:30pm
Venue: Saint Mary Magdalene Church, Windmill Hill, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 7AJ

• Nicolai Merry Wives of Windsor (Overture)

• Mozart Horn Concerto no 4 in E Flat major, K. 495 (Horn: Christopher McKay)

• Dvorak Symphony no 5 in F

Open Rehearsal (part of the 1st Annual Enfield Choral and Orchestral Festival)

7 May 2014, 7:30pm
Venue: Dugdale Centre, Thomas Hardy House, 39 London Road, Enfield EN2 6DS

• Gioachino Rossini: The Barber of Seville (Overture)

• Nicolai Merry Wives of Windsor (Overture)

• Dvorak Symphony no 5 in F

Hans Engel Memorial Concert

5 April 2014, 7:30pm
Venue: Southgate (The Bourne) Methodist Church, Bourne Hill, Southgate, London N14 6RS

• Gioachino Rossini: The Barber of Seville (Overture)

• Edward Elgar 'Cello concerto in E minor ('cello: Ariana Kashefi)

• Brahms Symphony no 4 in E minor

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Iberian Imaginings

23 November 2013, 7:30pm
Venue: Southgate (The Bourne) Methodist Church, Bourne Hill, Southgate, London N14 6RS

• Joly Braga Santos: Symphonic Overture No. 3

• Bizet Carmen Suites No. 1 and No. 2

• Lalo Symphonie Espagnole (violin: Fenella Humphreys)

Blow, Blow, Bow, Stop

7 July 2013, 7:30pm
Venue: Saint Mary Magdalene Church, Windmill Hill, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 7AJ

• Mozart "Magic Flute" Overture

• Haydn Trumpet Concerto (with Max Bronstein)

• Samuel Barber Adagio for strings

• Saint-Saens Symphony No. 3 (Organ Symphony)

Les Six Plus Sieben

20 April 2013, 7:30pm
Venue: Southgate (The Bourne) Methodist Church, Bourne Hill, Southgate, London N14 6RS

• Debussy Petite Suite

• Poulenc orch. Berkeley Flute Sonata (Julie Groves, flute)

• Mozart Andante in C major, K.315/285e, for flute and orchestra (Julie Groves, flute)

• Beethoven Symphony No. 7 in A major

Multiple Stops to Scotland

24 November 2012, 7:30pm
Venue: Southgate (The Bourne) Methodist Church, Bourne Hill, Southgate, London N14 6RS

• Elmer. Scherzo; The Uistman who couldn't tell a story. World premiere.

• Brahms Violin Concerto in D major (Gavin Davies, violin)

• Mendelssohn Symphony No. 3 in A minor; "Scottish"

Queen's Diamond Jubilee Concert

1 July 2012, 7:30pm
Venue: Saint Mary Magdalene Church, Windmill Hill, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 7AJ

• Walton 'Crown Imperial'

• Handel (arr Elgar) 'Overture in D minor'

• Vaughan Williams 'The Lark Ascending' (Mathieu van Bellen, violin)

• Elgar 'Variations on an Original Theme for orchestra ("Enigma")'

Spring Legends

21 April 2012, 7:30pm
Venue: Southgate (The Bourne) Methodist Church, Bourne Hill, Southgate, London N14 5RS

• Dvorak 'Legends'

• Chausson 'Poeme' (violin, Verity Thirkettle)

• Schumann Symphony No. 1 in B-flat major, Spring; op. 38

Winter Daydreams

26 November 2011, 7:30pm
Venue: Ashmole Academy, Cecil Road, Southgate, London N14 5RJ

• Hawes Alla Marcia. World premiere

• Elgar Dream Children, op 43

• Saint Saens Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor ('cello Linda Lin)

• Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 1 in G minor, Winter Daydreams

Manual, Czech

3 July 2011, 7:30pm
Venue: Saint Mary Magdalene Church, Windmill Hill, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 7AJ

• Félix-Alexandre Guilmant: Sonate No. 1/Symphonie No. 1 for organ and orchestra, Op. 42
Soloist: Huw Williams

• Antonin Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 in E Minor "From the New World", Op. 95, B. 178

S50

9 April 2011, 7:30pm
Venue: The Bourne Methodist Church, The Bourne, Southgate, London N14 6RS

• Alexander Borodin: Symphony No. 2 in B minor

• Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18
Soloist: Masa Tayama

• Richard Wagner: Prelude from Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, W.W.V. 96

BBMSS

27 November 2010, 7:30pm
Venue: The Bourne Methodist Church, The Bourne, Southgate, London N14 6RS

• Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 31 "Paris" in D major, K. 300a

• Ludwig van Beethoven: Romance for Violin and Orchestra No. 2 in F major, Op. 50.
Soloist: Giles Thirkettle

• Camille Saint-Saëns: Introduction and Rondo capriccioso, Op. 28.
Soloist: Giles Thirkettle

• Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68

Waltz and All

4 July 2010, 7:30pm
Venue: Saint Mary Magdalene Church, Windmill Hill, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 7AJ

• Terry Hawes: Waltz from Vanity Fair

• Carl Maria von Weber: Clarinet Concerto No. 1 in F minor, Op. 73.
Soloist: Stephen Bennett

• Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64

One Romantic Evening

17 April 2010, 7:30pm
Venue: The Bourne Methodist Church, The Bourne, Southgate, London N14 6RS

• Der Freischutz Overture, Opus 77. Carl Maria von Weber

• Violin Concerto in D major, Opus 35. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

• Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Opus 120. Robert Schumann

Violin solo: Gavin Davies

Information on the composers and pieces can be found on the following Wikipedia pages.

• Der Freischutz Overture. Carl Maria von Weber. Listen on Spotify. (What is Spotify?)

• Violin Concerto in D major. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Listen on Spotify: Movement 1, Movement 2, Movement 3.

• Symphony No. 4 in D minor. Robert Schumann. Listen on Spotify: Movement 1, Movement 2, Movement 3, Movement 4.

Czech & Tartan? Tragic, Darling!

28 November 2009, 7:30pm
Venue: The Bourne Methodist Church, The Bourne, Southgate, London N14 6RS

• Hebrides Overture / "Fingal's Cave", opus 26. Felix Mendelssohn

• Violin Concerto in A minor, Opus 53. Antonín Dvorák

• Symphony No. 4 in C minor, D. 417. Franz Schubert

Violin solo: Mathieu van Bellen

The Finest Blend of Music

28 June 2009, 7:30pm
Venue: Saint Mary Magdalene Church Windmill Hill, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 7AJ

• 3 Southgate Tales for orchestra, children's choir and narrators; Elmer (World Premier)

• Concertino for Flute and Orchestra in D major; Chaminade

• Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67; Beethoven

B AN' D TOGETHER

4 April 2009, 7:30pm
Venue: The Bourne Methodist Church, The Bourne, Southgate, London N14 6RS

• Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in B minor, Op. 104. Dvorak (Linda Lin, Cello)

• Symphony No. 2 in D, Op. 73, Brahms

Spotify users can find these pieces at the following locations:

• Dvorak Cello Concerto; Movement 1

• Dvorak Cello Concerto; Movement 2

• Dvorak Cello Concerto; Movement 3

• Brahms symphony 2; Movement 1

• Brahms symphony 2; Movement 2

• Brahms symphony 2; Movement 3

• Brahms symphony 2; Movement 4

Paddington Bear's First Concert

6 December 2008, 3:30pm and 7:30pm
Venue: Gladys Aylward Theatre, Windmill Road, Edmonton, London, N18 1NB

• Nutcracker Suite (excerpts). Tchaikovsky

• Paddington Bear's First Concert. Herbert Chappell.

• Symphony No. 7 in C-Sharp Minor "Children's". Prokofiev (Joe Shefer, Narrator)

The London Connection

28 June 2008, 7:30pm
Venue: The Bourne Methodist Church, The Bourne Methodist Church, The Bourne, Southgate, London N14 6RS

• Royal Fireworks Music Suite. Georg Frideric Handel

• Violin Concerto in E Minor. Felix Mendelssohn (Gavin Davies, Violin)

• Symphony No. 104 in D Major "London". Joseph Haydn

The London Connection

2 Perfect 5ths

15 March 2008, 7:30pm
Venue: The Bourne Methodist Church, The Bourne, Southgate, London N14 6RS

Celebrating the Southgate Symphony Orchestra's new status as a registered charity, we will be presenting some of the newest music we've played - Ralph Vaughan Williams' Symphony Number 5 in D (also commemorating the 50th anniversary of the composer's death).

• Symphony No. 5 in D major (1938-1943). Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

• Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, op. 73 (1809). Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770-1827)

2 Perfect 5ths

Adrian Brown Inaugural Concert

8 December 2007, 7:30pm
Venue: St. Peter's Church, Vera Avenue, N21 1DN

A full programme of two symphonies and a modern concerto to inaugurate Adrian Brown, new conductor of Southgate Symphony Orchestra.

• Symphony No. 35 "Haffner" in D major, K. 385 (1782). Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

• Guitar Concerto No. 1 in D major, op. 99 (1939). Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895-1968)

• Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88 (1889). Antonín Leopold Dvorák (1841-1904)

Adrian Brown Inaugural Concert

Summer Concert

23 June 2007, 7:30pm
Venue: St. Peter's Church, Vera Avenue, N21 1DN

Programme: Beethoven Coriolan Overture; Mozart Clarinet concerto in A major, K. 622; Mendelssohn Symphony No. 3 in A-Minor ("Scottish").

Summer Concert 2007

Forty Hall Courtyard Concert

3 June 2007, 5pm
Venue: Forty Hall, Forty Hill, Enfield, EN2 9HA

Programme includes Mozart Bassoon Concerto (with Tom Hardy), and works by Sullivan, Elgar and Bizet.

Spring Concert

31 March 2007, 7:30pm
Venue: The Bourne Methodist Church, The Bourne, Southgate, London N14 6RS

Featuring Enfield young soloist, Sam Ricketts, playing the Rimsky-Korsakov Trombone Concerto, plus the world premiere of Elmer's The Happy Prince.

Also includes music by Beethoven, Mozart, Schubert and Elgar.

Trombone with Spring Flowers

Duets & Deutschen

2 December 2006
Venue: Church Hall, The Green, Waterfall Road, Southgate, London, N14 7EG

A concert of operatic arias and duets sung by Lee Mason and Shirley Pilgrim, and orchestral music by the German greats: Overture; Fingal's Cave by Mendelssohn, Variations of St. Anthony Chorale by Brahms, and Symphony No. 2 by Beethoven.

Meet The Orchestra!

2 July 2006
Venue: Aylward School, Windmill Road, N18
A Sunday matinee for the young at heart. This light-hearted set of popular classics is sure to entertain and educate anyone aged 5 to 95.

Programme will include Trepak from Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky, Vltava by Smetana, Alla Marcia from the Kerelia Suite by Sibelius, excerpts from The Royal Fireworks Music by Handel, and the March from the Love of Three Oranges by Prokofiev, as well as John Williams Star Wars theme.

To take advantage of the reduced advance booking prices, please download the flyer (PDF, 95KB) and return the booking form.

Meet the Orchestra

Inaugural Concert

11 December 2005
St. Peter's Church, Vera Avenue, Grange Park, N21 1DN

Marking the re-creation of Southgate Symphony Orchestra as an independent orchestra, this concert was a programme of romantic masterpieces: Weber's Overture to Oberon, Beethoven's Violin Concerto in D (Gavin Davies: solo violin), and Dvorak's Symphony No. 7.

You can download the programme as a PDF file (526KB).