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The Glasgow Chamber Orchestra has been giving concerts since 1967. These pages contain details of all the main concerts held since that date. Use the buttons below to navigate to each decade.
The GCO Concert Archive
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Previous Concerts - 1967 to 1979
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1979 Thursday 15 November 1979 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Bach : Violin Concerto in E major - Sam Bor Mozart : Sinfonia Concertante in E flat for flute, oboe, bassoon & horn Sheila Hay, Tom Hay, Barbara Mooney & Colin Suckling Faure : Masques et Bergamasques Milhaud : Saudades do Brazil Thursday 26 April 1979 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Haydn : Symphony No 96 ‘Miracle’ Mozart : Piano Concerto No 20 - Raymond O’Connell Schubert : Symphony No 5 Thursday 1 February 1979 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Pachelbel : Canon in D Vivaldi : Concerto for Two Trumpets - Robert Jenner & Trevor Green Mozart : Symphony No 34 Copland : Quiet City Dvorak : Czech Suite 1978 Thursday 9 November 1978 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Beethoven : Coriolan Overture Mozart : Violin Concerto No 4 - Sam Bor Berkeley : Divertimento Beethoven : Symphony No 8 Thursday 27 April 1978 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Haydn : Symphony No 92 ‘Oxford’ Mozart : Symphony No 35 ‘Haffner’ Beethoven : Symphony No 1 Thursday 9 February 1978 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Cimarosa : The Secret Marriage Overture Strauss : Oboe Concerto - Robin Miller Grieg : Two Elegiac Melodies for Strings Haydn : Symphony No 101 ‘Clock’ 1977 Tuesday 29 November 1977 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Bach : Violin Concerto No1 - Sam Bor Haydn : Symphony No 96 Gounod : Petite Symphonie Delius : On hearing the first Cuckoo in Spring Mozart : Symphony No 36 Thursday 14 April 1977 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Boieldieu : Overture The Caliph of Bagdad Boieldieu : Concerto for Harp - Karen Vaughan Debussy : Petite Suite Beethoven : Symphony No 4 Thursday 3 February 1977 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Mozart : Symphony No 31 ‘Paris’ Beethoven : 12 Contratanze Weber : Bassoon Concerto - Melville Jerome Skalkottas : Three Greek Dances Haydn : Symphony No 100 ‘Military’ 1976 Thursday 18 November 1976 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Mendelssohn : The Hebrides Overture Mozart : Sinfonia Concertante for violin & viola - Dorothie Bor & James Durrant Schubert : Symphony No 2 Thursday 22 April 1976 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Vivaldi : The Four Seasons - John Tunnell Beethoven : Symphony No 2 Thursday 19 February 1976 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Mozart : Serenade for Winds Bellini _ Romanze de Riccardo from ‘I Puritani’ - Gordon Sandison Copland : Old American Songs - Gordon Sandison Haydn : Symphony No 82 1975 Monday 27 October 1975 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Mozart : Symphony No 25 Francaix : L’Horloge de Flore - Philip Hill (oboe) Handel : Concerto Grosso No 10 Haydn : Symphony No 101 ‘The Clock’ Monday 21 April 1975 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Mozart : Overture ‘Lucio Silla’ Haydn : Cello Concerto - Joan Dickson Gounod : Petite Symphonie Beethoven : Symphony No 1 Monday 17 February 1975 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Warlock : Capriol Suite Mozart : Scena ‘Bella ma fiamma’ & Aria ‘Resta o caro’ - Patricia Hay (soprano) Rossini : Aria ‘Una vice poco fa’ - Patricia Hay Haydn : Symphony No 99 1974 Monday 25 November 1974 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Haydn : Symphony No 53 Strauss : Horn Concerto - Michael Thompson Mozart : Symphony No 36 Monday 20 May 1974 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Mozart : Overture ‘Lucia Silla’ Mozart : Clarinet Concerto - Janet Hilton Wilson : Pas de Qoui Haydn : Symphony No 94 ‘Surprise’ Monday 1 April 1974 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Dorward : Picayune Suite - (Commissioned by and dedicated to the GCO) Handel : Concerto Grosso in A minor Mozart : Concerto for Flute and Harp - David Nicolson (flute) & Sanchia Pielou (harp) Haydn : Symphony No 77
1973 Monday 26 November 1973 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Corelli : Concerto Grosso in G minor Bach : Concerto for Two Violins and Strings - Sam Bor & Dorothie Bor Purser : Music for Small orchestra Haydn : Symphony No 48 Monday 9 April 1973 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductors – Sam Bor & Adrian Secchi Handel : Concerto Grosso in G - Maureen Duffy (flute) Haydn : Symphony No 73 Dvorak : Serenade for Strings Secchi : Expansions (conducted by the composer) Monday 29 January 1973 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Bach : Symphony in B flat Mozart : Ch’io mi scordi di te? - Margaret Marshall Mozart : Piano Concerto in A - Julian Dawson Frame : Three Hebridean Songs - Margaret Marshall Suk : Serenade for String orchestra 1972 Monday 20 November 1972 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Bach : Brandenburg Concerto No 5 Mozart : Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola & Orchestra - Sam Bor (violin) & Stephen Shakeshaft (viola) Telemann : Concerto for viola & string orchestra - Stephen Shakeshaft Holst : St Paul’s Suite Monday 10 April 1972 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Julian Dawson Mozart : Symphony No 24 Mozart : Serenade in D ‘Haffner’ Dorward : Concerto for Violin & String Orchestra - Leonard Friedman Haydn : Symphony No 45 Monday 31 January 1972 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Julian Dawson Stravinsky : Apollon Musagete Mozart : Piano Concerto in G - Julian Dawson Wagner : Siegfried Idyll Bach : Orchestral Suite No 4 1971 Monday 15 November 1971 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Julian Dawson Hellendaal : Concerto in Eb for String orchestra Haydn : Cello Concerto in D - Joan Dickson Mozart : Symphony No 29 Handel : Music for the Royal Fireworks Monday 19 April 1971 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Julian Dawson Bach : Brandenburg Concerto No 5 Cimarosa : Il Maestro di Cappella - Ronald Morrison Mozart : Serenade No 9 in D major Wednesday 10 February 1971 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Julian Dawson Mozart : Overture ‘Lucio Silla’ Bach : Fuga Ricercata Mozart : Violin Concerto in G - Miles Baster Dorward : Ode for Small Orchestra Mozart : Symphony in D ‘Prague’ 1970 Monday 27 April 1970 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Julian Dawson Hellendaal : Concerto Grosso Mozart : Oboe Concerto in C - Valerie Taylor Purser : Commissioned work Telemann : Oboe Concerto in E minor - Valerie Taylor Haydn : Symphony No 73 Monday 23 February 1970 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Julian Dawson Bach : Brandenburg Concerto No 1 Mozart : Horn Concerto No 1 - Anthony Halstead Schutz : Motet ‘Du Schalksknecht’ for Tenor, 2 Violas, 2 Cellos, 2 Bassoons & Bass Elgar : Introduction & Allegro for Strings Britten : Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings - Clifford Hughes (tenor) & Anthony Halstead (horn) Mozart : Symphony No 14 1969 Monday 24 November 1969 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Julian Dawson Mozart : Serenata Notturna Pachabel : Chaconne Mozart : Piano Concerto in D minor - Julian Dawson Vivaldi : Concerto in D minor for 2 oboes and Strings - Charles Dodds & Margaret Kennedy Haydn : Symphony No 48 ‘Maria Theresa’ Monday 28 April 1969 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Julian Dawson Handel : Overture to ‘Solomon’ Handel : Arrival of the Queen of Sheba Mozart : Exsultate Jubilate - Helen MacArthur Bach : Suite in B minor for Flute and Strings - Maureen Duffy Britten : Les Illuminations Mozart : Symphony No 33 1968 Monday 9 December 1968 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Julian Dawson Purcell : Suite ‘The Old Bachelor’ Handel : Concerto Grosso in A minor Mozart : Violin Concerto in A - Manough Parikian Rameau : Suite ‘Castor and Pollux’ Haydn : Symphony No 55 Monday 22 April 1968 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Eoin Hamilton Handel : Concerto Grosso No 7 Haydn : Cello Concerto in C - Joan Dickson Bach : Brandenburg Concerto No 3 Bach : Brandenburg Concerto No 4 Warlock : Capriol Suite Schubert : Symphony No 5 Monday 19 February 1968 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Eoin Hamilton Handel : Suite from ‘Solomon’ Mozart : Violin Concerto in D - Leonard Friedman Bach : Brandenburg Concerto in G Mozart : Symphony No 29 Britten : Sinfonietta 1967 Monday 20 November 1967 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Eoin Hamilton Bach : Orchestral Suite No 1 Mozart : Piano Concerto in A - Wight Henderson Larsson : Divertimento for Small Orchestra Michael Haydn/Mozart : Symphony No 37 in G Stanley : Concerto No 3 for String Orchestra Arnold : Sinfonietta The Glasgow String Orchestra Monday 1 May 1967 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Eoin Hamilton Handel : Overture ‘Alexander Severus’ Marcello : Concerto for Oboe and Strings - Margaret Rennie Moncrieff Handel : Concerto Grosso in F Boyce : Overture ‘Pan and Syrinx’ Walton : Two Pieces for Strings Elgar : Serenade for Strings
The GCO is a charity registered in Scotland No SC022256
The Glasgow Chamber Orchestra has been giving concerts since 1967. These pages contain contains details of all the main concerts held since that date. Use the buttons below to navigate to each decade.
The GCO Concert Archive
 2020 - present 2020 - present 2010 - 2019 2010 - 2019 2000 - 2009 2000 - 2009 1990 - 1999 1990 - 1999 1980 - 1989 1967 - 1979
Previous Concerts - 1967-1979
1979 Thursday 15 November 1979 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Bach : Violin Concerto in E major - Sam Bor Mozart : Sinfonia Concertante in E flat for flute, oboe, bassoon & horn Sheila Hay, Tom Hay, Barbara Mooney & Colin Suckling Faure : Masques et Bergamasques Milhaud : Saudades do Brazil Thursday 26 April 1979 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Haydn : Symphony No 96 ‘Miracle’ Mozart : Piano Concerto No 20 - Raymond O’Connell Schubert : Symphony No 5 Thursday 1 February 1979 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Pachelbel : Canon in D Vivaldi : Concerto for Two Trumpets - Robert Jenner & Trevor Green Mozart : Symphony No 34 Copland : Quiet City Dvorak : Czech Suite 1978 Thursday 9 November 1978 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Beethoven : Coriolan Overture Mozart : Violin Concerto No 4 - Sam Bor Berkeley : Divertimento Beethoven : Symphony No 8 Thursday 27 April 1978 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Haydn : Symphony No 92 ‘Oxford’ Mozart : Symphony No 35 ‘Haffner’ Beethoven : Symphony No 1 Thursday 9 February 1978 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Cimarosa : The Secret Marriage Overture Strauss : Oboe Concerto - Robin Miller Grieg : Two Elegiac Melodies for Strings Haydn : Symphony No 101 ‘Clock’ 1977 Tuesday 29 November 1977 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Bach : Violin Concerto No1 - Sam Bor Haydn : Symphony No 96 Gounod : Petite Symphonie Delius : On hearing the first Cuckoo in Spring Mozart : Symphony No 36 Thursday 14 April 1977 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Boieldieu : Overture The Caliph of Bagdad Boieldieu : Concerto for Harp - Karen Vaughan Debussy : Petite Suite Beethoven : Symphony No 4 Thursday 3 February 1977 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Mozart : Symphony No 31 ‘Paris’ Beethoven : 12 Contratanze Weber : Bassoon Concerto - Melville Jerome Skalkottas : Three Greek Dances Haydn : Symphony No 100 ‘Military’ 1976 Thursday 18 November 1976 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Mendelssohn : The Hebrides Overture Mozart : Sinfonia Concertante for violin & viola - Dorothie Bor & James Durrant Schubert : Symphony No 2 Thursday 22 April 1976 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Vivaldi : The Four Seasons - John Tunnell Beethoven : Symphony No 2 Thursday 19 February 1976 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Mozart : Serenade for Winds Bellini _ Romanze de Riccardo from ‘I Puritani’ - Gordon Sandison Copland : Old American Songs - Gordon Sandison Haydn : Symphony No 82 1975 Monday 27 October 1975 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Mozart : Symphony No 25 Francaix : L’Horloge de Flore - Philip Hill (oboe) Handel : Concerto Grosso No 10 Haydn : Symphony No 101 ‘The Clock’ Monday 21 April 1975 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Mozart : Overture ‘Lucio Silla’ Haydn : Cello Concerto - Joan Dickson Gounod : Petite Symphonie Beethoven : Symphony No 1 Monday 17 February 1975 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Warlock : Capriol Suite Mozart : Scena ‘Bella ma fiamma’ & Aria ‘Resta o caro’ - Patricia Hay (soprano) Rossini : Aria ‘Una vice poco fa’ - Patricia Hay Haydn : Symphony No 99 1974 Monday 25 November 1974 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Haydn : Symphony No 53 Strauss : Horn Concerto - Michael Thompson Mozart : Symphony No 36 Monday 20 May 1974 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Mozart : Overture ‘Lucia Silla’ Mozart : Clarinet Concerto - Janet Hilton Wilson : Pas de Qoui Haydn : Symphony No 94 ‘Surprise’ Monday 1 April 1974 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Dorward : Picayune Suite - (Commissioned by and dedicated to the GCO) Handel : Concerto Grosso in A minor Mozart : Concerto for Flute and Harp - David Nicolson (flute) & Sanchia Pielou (harp) Haydn : Symphony No 77
1973 Monday 26 November 1973 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Corelli : Concerto Grosso in G minor Bach : Concerto for Two Violins and Strings - Sam Bor & Dorothie Bor Purser : Music for Small orchestra Haydn : Symphony No 48 Monday 9 April 1973 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductors – Sam Bor & Adrian Secchi Handel : Concerto Grosso in G - Maureen Duffy (flute) Haydn : Symphony No 73 Dvorak : Serenade for Strings Secchi : Expansions (conducted by the composer) Monday 29 January 1973 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Bach : Symphony in B flat Mozart : Ch’io mi scordi di te? - Margaret Marshall Mozart : Piano Concerto in A - Julian Dawson Frame : Three Hebridean Songs - Margaret Marshall Suk : Serenade for String orchestra 1972 Monday 20 November 1972 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Sam Bor Bach : Brandenburg Concerto No 5 Mozart : Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola & Orchestra - Sam Bor (violin) & Stephen Shakeshaft (viola) Telemann : Concerto for viola & string orchestra - Stephen Shakeshaft Holst : St Paul’s Suite Monday 10 April 1972 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Julian Dawson Mozart : Symphony No 24 Mozart : Serenade in D ‘Haffner’ Dorward : Concerto for Violin & String Orchestra - Leonard Friedman Haydn : Symphony No 45 Monday 31 January 1972 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Julian Dawson Stravinsky : Apollon Musagete Mozart : Piano Concerto in G - Julian Dawson Wagner : Siegfried Idyll Bach : Orchestral Suite No 4 1971 Monday 15 November 1971 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Julian Dawson Hellendaal : Concerto in Eb for String orchestra Haydn : Cello Concerto in D - Joan Dickson Mozart : Symphony No 29 Handel : Music for the Royal Fireworks Monday 19 April 1971 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Julian Dawson Bach : Brandenburg Concerto No 5 Cimarosa : Il Maestro di Cappella - Ronald Morrison Mozart : Serenade No 9 in D major Wednesday 10 February 1971 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Julian Dawson Mozart : Overture ‘Lucio Silla’ Bach : Fuga Ricercata Mozart : Violin Concerto in G - Miles Baster Dorward : Ode for Small Orchestra Mozart : Symphony in D ‘Prague’ 1970 Monday 27 April 1970 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Julian Dawson Hellendaal : Concerto Grosso Mozart : Oboe Concerto in C - Valerie Taylor Purser : Commissioned work Telemann : Oboe Concerto in E minor - Valerie Taylor Haydn : Symphony No 73 Monday 23 February 1970 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Julian Dawson Bach : Brandenburg Concerto No 1 Mozart : Horn Concerto No 1 - Anthony Halstead Schutz : Motet ‘Du Schalksknecht’ for Tenor, 2 Violas, 2 Cellos, 2 Bassoons & Bass Elgar : Introduction & Allegro for Strings Britten : Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings - Clifford Hughes (tenor) & Anthony Halstead (horn) Mozart : Symphony No 14 1969 Monday 24 November 1969 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Julian Dawson Mozart : Serenata Notturna Pachabel : Chaconne Mozart : Piano Concerto in D minor - Julian Dawson Vivaldi : Concerto in D minor for 2 oboes and Strings - Charles Dodds & Margaret Kennedy Haydn : Symphony No 48 ‘Maria Theresa’ Monday 28 April 1969 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Julian Dawson Handel : Overture to ‘Solomon’ Handel : Arrival of the Queen of Sheba Mozart : Exsultate Jubilate - Helen MacArthur Bach : Suite in B minor for Flute and Strings - Maureen Duffy Britten : Les Illuminations Mozart : Symphony No 33 1968 Monday 9 December 1968 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Julian Dawson Purcell : Suite ‘The Old Bachelor’ Handel : Concerto Grosso in A minor Mozart : Violin Concerto in A - Manough Parikian Rameau : Suite ‘Castor and Pollux’ Haydn : Symphony No 55 Monday 22 April 1968 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Eoin Hamilton Handel : Concerto Grosso No 7 Haydn : Cello Concerto in C - Joan Dickson Bach : Brandenburg Concerto No 3 Bach : Brandenburg Concerto No 4 Warlock : Capriol Suite Schubert : Symphony No 5 Monday 19 February 1968 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Eoin Hamilton Handel : Suite from ‘Solomon’ Mozart : Violin Concerto in D - Leonard Friedman Bach : Brandenburg Concerto in G Mozart : Symphony No 29 Britten : Sinfonietta 1967 Monday 20 November 1967 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Eoin Hamilton Bach : Orchestral Suite No 1 Mozart : Piano Concerto in A - Wight Henderson Larsson : Divertimento for Small Orchestra Michael Haydn/Mozart : Symphony No 37 in G Stanley : Concerto No 3 for String Orchestra Arnold : Sinfonietta The Glasgow String Orchestra Monday 1 May 1967 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow Conductor – Eoin Hamilton Handel : Overture ‘Alexander Severus’ Marcello : Concerto for Oboe and Strings - Margaret Rennie Moncrieff Handel : Concerto Grosso in F Boyce : Overture ‘Pan and Syrinx’ Walton : Two Pieces for Strings Elgar : Serenade for Strings
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