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Wessex Youth Orchestra, Gala Concert

25th March 2017

Poole Lighthouse

  • Britten
    Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
  • Addinsell
    Warsaw Concerto (Soloist: Helen Nicholas)
  • Vaughan-Williams
    Symphony No. 2
    “A London Symphony”

Conductor: Susanna Riddell


Purcell School Symphony Orchestra
20th March 2017
Cadogan Hall.

  • Berlioz
    Roman Carnival Overture
  • Dvořák
    Cello Concerto
    Soloist: Yong Jun Lee
  • Fawcett
  • Shostakovich
    Symphony No.5

Conductor: Dominic Grier

Purcell School Opera Orchestra
12th March 2017
CP Hall, The Purcell School

  • Blow: Venus & Adonis

Conductor: Edward Longstaff


Purcell School Opera Orchestra
10th March 2017
CP Hall, The Purcell School

  • Blow: Venus & Adonis

Conductor: Edward Longstaff


5th March 2017

Bushey Academy

George Vass conductor

  • Edward Longstaff
    Sator Arepo – world premiere
  • Ludwig van Beethoven
    Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat, Op 19
    Soloist: Tim Horton
  • Johannes Brahms
    Serenade No 2 in A, Op 16*

Principal Viola (*leader)


16th October 2016
Watford Colosseum
Purcell School Symphony Orchestra Concert.
Robin O’Neil conductor

  • Debussy La Mer
  • Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, Op. 26 (Soloist: Bocheng Wang)
  • Dvorak Symphony No. 7

Purcell School Opera Orchestra
18th March 2016
CP Hall, The Purcell School

Purcell: Dido and Aeneas

Conductor: Mary-Kate Gill

Purcell School Symphony Orchestra
29th February
Royal festival Hall

Tom Sparkes: Kakoethes for orchestra
Dmitry Shostakovich: Festive Overture
Sergey Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.2
Nicolay Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade

Karina Canellakis conductor
Alim Beisembayev piano



4 July 2015
The Purcell School

Bushey Symphony Orchestra Concert

  • Beethoven: Overture, the Ruins of Athens, Op. 113
  • Barber: Violin Concerto, Op. 14
    Fenella Humphreys
  • Brahms: Serenade No. 1 in D, Op. 11

Conducted by George Vass
Principal Viola

Purcell School Symphony Orchestra
19th October
Watford Colosseum.

Vaughan-Williams: Wasps Overture
Ravel: Mother Goose suite
Elgar: Enigma Variations

Conductor: Alexander Walker

Purcell School String Orchestra
2nd July 2014
St Alban’s Abbey.

Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis

Viola 1st Orchestra, conducted by Charles Sewart


15th June 2014
Conway Hall, London

Purcell School Orchestras

  • Grieg, Holberg Suite. Op. 40
    Junior string orchestra
  • Wagner, Siegfried Idyll. WWV. 103
    conducted by Ed Longstaff

2nd violin

10th March 2014
Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank.
Purcell School Symphony Orchestra Concert.
Stephen Bell conductor

  • Bernstein West Side Story Symphonic Dances
  • Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 1 (Sasha Gracheva piano)
  • Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4
  • Sophie Sparkes New work for flutes, marimba, harp and strings