Past Concerts

Saturday 13th May 2023 at 7:30 pm - Square Chapel, Halifax 

A Festival of Popular Film Music

A collection of film music from...

Harry Pottter, Pirates of the Caribbean, Les Misérables,

Phantom of the Opera, Finlandia, The Blue Danube and more.

Saturday 11th March 2023 at 7:30 pm - Square Chapel, Halifax

A celebration of English Composers

Little Suite #1 - Malcolm Arnold

Viola Concerto - Walton with soloist Hannah Borlase

Suite on English Folk Songs - Vaughan Williams

Enigma Variations - Elgar

Sunday 27th November 2022 at 3:00 pm - Square Chapel, Halifax

From Europe with Love

Euryanthe - Weber
Double Concerto for Violin & Cello - Brahms with soloists Caroline & Jonathan Pether
Symphony #8 in B minor - Schubert
Rosamunde Entre'acte #1 - Schubert
Rosamunde Ballet Music #2 - Schubert

Saturday 14th May 2022 at 7:30 pm - Square Chapel, Halifax

Sounds of Summer

Walk to the Paradise Garden - Delius
Midsummer night's Dream Overture - Mendelssohn
Land of the Mountain and the Flood - McCunn
Summer Evening - Kodaly
Pastoral Symphony (last two movements) - Beethoven
Beach Boys Medley
Crown Imperial March - Walton

Saturday 26th March 2022 at 7:30 pm - Square Chapel, Halifax

Springs Eternal

Ruy Blas - Felix Mendelssohn
Piano Concerto #1 - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky with soloist - Teleri Sian
Symphony #3 - Jean Sibelius

Sunday, November 21st, 3:00pm at Square Chapel, Halifax


Cosi fan Tutte - Mozart
Variations on a theme by Hadyn - Brahms
Symphony #3 - Beethoven

Sunday, March 8th 2020, 3:00pm at Square Chapel, Halifax

North and South

Grand March from Aida - Verdi
Carmen Fantasy with solist Manu Brazo - Bizet
Peer Gynt Suites (extracts) - Grieg
Symphony #4 - Nielson

Saturday, November 23rd 2019, 7:30pm at Square Chapel, Halifax

From Russia with Love

Ruslan and Ludmilla Overture – Glinka
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini with soloist Teleri-Siân – Rachmaninov
Symphony No. 4 – Tchaikovsky

Saturday, May 18th 2019, 7:30pm at Square Chapel, Halifax

Big screen, Small screen

Music from the world of movies, TV and Gaming including hits from:
The Greatest Showman, Star wars, Gabriel’s Oboe. TV themes and Classic Gaming tunes.

Saturday, March 9th 2019, 7:30pm at Square Chapel, Halifax

Romantic Masterpieces

Overture: Marriage of Figaro - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Violin Concerto with violin - Savva Zverev - Felix Mendelssohn
Symphony #4 with Soprano - Charlotte Trepess - Gustav Mahler

Saturday, November 24th 2018, 7:30pm at Square Chapel, Halifax

Reflections of War

Pomp and Circumstance #4 in G - Edward Elgar
Spitfire Prelude and Fugue - William Walton
War Elegy - Ivor Gurney
Mars - Gustav Holst
Symphony #5 - Vaughan Williams

Sunday, May 13th 2018, 3pm at Square Chapel, Halifax

Heart of the Dance

A selection of dances including Grieg's Norwegian dances
Dvorak's Slavonic dances, extracts from Bernstein's West Side Story
Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty and others

Saturday, March 10th 2018, 7.30pm at Square Chapel, Halifax

Masters of Europe

Overture Die Meistersinger - Wagner
Cello Concerto with soloist Gunda Baranauskaite - Dvorak
Symphony No1 - Sibelius

Monday, 11th December 2017

Christmas Concert

A selection of Christmas Music and Carols

Saturday, November 25th 2017, 7.30pm at Square Chapel, Halifax

Romantic Encounters

Khovanschina: Overture - Modest Mussorgsky
Piano Concerto No.2 with soloist Joshua Kelly - Sergei Rachmaninov
Scheherazade - Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Saturday, May 13th 2017, 7.30pm at Square Chapel, Halifax

A Festival of Film Music

Star Wars (A Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far Away) – John Williams
The King’s Speech (Symphony No. 7) – Beethoven
James Bond featuring soloist Lesley Kirkham
and more!

Saturday, March 11th 2017, 7.30pm at Square Chapel, Halifax

Masters of Melody

Rosamunde Overture D.644 - Franz Schubert
Piano Concerto - Edvard Grieg featuring Iyad Sughayer on Piano
Symphony No.7 in D minor - Antonín Dvořák

Sunday 4th December 2016 at Square Chapel, Halifax

The 55th Parallel

Sabre Dance - Khachaturian
Scottish Fantasia for Violin and Orchestra  featuring Iona McDonald  on Violin - Bruch
Symphony No.5 - Shostakovich