The  The Glasgow Chamber Orchestra is a charity registered in Scotland No SC022256 The Orchestra is affiliated to Making Music Scotland - Supporting and Championing Voluntary Music
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 - 2000 to 2009
2020 - present 2020 - present 2010 - 2019 2010 - 2019 2000 - 2009 2000 - 2009 1990 - 1999 1990 - 1999 1980 - 1989 1980 - 1989 1967 - 1979 1967 - 1979
2009 Saturday 12 December 2009 Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Rossini : Overture ‘The Italian Girl in Algiers’ Mozart : Symphony No 35 ‘Haffner’ Dvorak : Czech Suite Haydn : Symphony No 99 Saturday 13 June 2009 Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Gershwin : Cuban Overture Barber : Violin Concerto - Tony Moffat Gershwin: An American in Paris Copland : Billy the Kid Suite Sunday 26 April 2009 Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow Conductor – John Gormley Mendelssohn : Elijah - the Eastwood Choral Society Saturday 7 March 2009 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Brahms : St Anthony Variations Mozart : Exsultate Jubilate – Clare Tucker Beethoven : Symphony No 3 ‘Eroica’ 2008 Saturday 29 November 2008 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones V Williams :Overture ‘The Wasps Dvorak : Cello Concerto – Rudi de Groote Elgar : Enigma Variations Saturday 24 May 2008 Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Bach : Sinfonia No 2 in B flat Haydn : Trumpet Concerto – Brian McGinley Delius : Hassan Intermezzo & Serenade Delius : Fennimore & Gerda Intermezzo Mendelssohn : Symphony No 4 ‘Italian’ Saturday 8 March 2008 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Faure : Masques & Bergamasques Ibert : Flute Concerto – Richard Craig Ravel : Le Tombeau de Couperin Saint-Saens : Symphony No 2 2007 Sunday 2 December 2007 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Borodin : Prince Igor Overture Bartok : Viola Concerto – Veronika Toth Tchaikovsky : Symphony No 5 Saturday 9 June 2007 St Silas Church, Glasgow Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Mendelssohn : The Fair Melusina Overture Strauss : Horn Concerto No 2 Christine Smith Brahms : Symphony No 4 Sunday 27 May 2007 City Halls, Glasgow Conductor – Christopher Bell Brahms : Ein Deutsches Requiem - the Come and Sing Scotland choir Saturday 10 March 2007 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Rossini : The Italian Girl in Algiers Overture Canteloube : Songs of the Auvergne Alison McNeill Faure : Pavane Poulenc : Sinfonietta 2006 Saturday 2 December 2006 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Stravinsky : Suites 1 & 2 for small orchestra Shostakovich : Piano Concerto No 2 Jill Morton Copland : Quiet City Beethoven : Symphony No 1 Saturday 3 June 2006 Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Berkeley : Divertimento in B flat Rodrigo : Concierto de Aranjuez Laura Husbands Kodaly : Dances of Marosszek Schubert : Symphony No 4 ‘Tragic’ Sunday 23 April 2006 Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow Conductor – John Gormley Handel : Messiah - the Eastwood Choral Society Saturday 25 March 2006 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Nielsen : Helios Overture Sibelius : Violin Concerto – Eszter Krulik Dvorak : Symphony No 8 Sunday 19 March 2006 Ardgowan Parish Church, Greenock Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Puccini : Messa di Gloria Rossini : Stabat Mater - the Greenock Philharmonic Society 2005 Saturday 3 December 2005 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama, Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Mozart : Marriage of Figaro overture Haydn : Symphony No 103 ‘Drum Roll’ Brahms : Piano Concerto No 1 Graeme McNaught Saturday 4 June 2005 Renfield St Stephens church, Glasgow Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Glinka : Russlan & Ludmilla overture Tchaikovsky : Cello Variations on a Rococo Theme - Rudi de Groote Prokofiev : A Summer Day suite Tchaikovsky : Symphony No 2 ‘Little Russian’ Sunday 24 April 2005 Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow Conductor – John Gormley Brahms : Choral Preludes - Stuart Campbell (organ) Brahms : Ein Deutsches Requiem - the Eastwood Choral Society Saturday 12 March 2005 Adelaides, Bath Street, Glasgow Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones McGuire : Symphonies of Trains Weber : Clarinet Concerto No 1 - Soloist - Lawrence Gill Delius : On hearing the first cuckoo in Spring Delius : Summer night on the river Beethoven : Symphony No 5
2004 Saturday 4 December 2004 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Strauss : Die Fledermaus overture Delius : Sleigh Ride Tchaikovsky : Swan Lake Suite Humperdinck : Hansel & Gretel overture Tchaikovsky : Nutcracker Suite Saturday 25 September 2004 Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones McGuire : The Caledonian Muse Chilcott : Tandem for Two Orchestras performed by the BBC SSO and GCO combined, as part of the BBC Listen Up! Festival of Orchestras 2004 Saturday 6 June 2004 Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Smetana : Bartered Bride overture Strauss : Oboe Concerto – Joe Houghton Dvorak : Symphony No 5 Saturday 24 April 2004 Hamilton College School Hall, Hamilton Conductor - Aidan Broadbridge Beethoven : Mass in C Mozart : Requiem - the Strathaven Choral Society Saturday 3 April 2004 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Beethoven : Coriolan overture Brahms : Violin Concerto - Feargus Hetherington McGuire : The Caledonian Muse Schubert : Symphony No 5 2003 Saturday 30 November 2003 Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Mozart : Symphony No 31 ‘Paris’ Grieg : Piano Concerto – Javier Negrin Beethoven : Symphony No 3 ‘Eroica’ Sunday 18 May 2003 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Beethoven : Leonora III overture Bottesini : Double Bass Concerto No 2 - Anthony Alcock Beethoven : Symphony No 9 ‘Choral’ - the City of Glasgow Chorus Saturday 8 March 2003 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Arnold : Serenade Bottesini : Double Bass Concerto No 2 - Anthony Alcock Kodaly : Dances of Galanta Wagner : Siegfried Idyll Mendelssohn : Symphony No 3 ‘Scottish’ 2002 Saturday 7 December 2002 City Hall, Glasgow Conductor – Peter Jones Rossini : La Cenerentola overture Blake : The Snowman – Anne Lorne Gilles Ravel : Mother Goose Suite Prokofiev : Symphony No 1 ‘Classical’ Saturday 8 June 2002 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Jones Weber : Der Freischutz overture Schumann : Cello Concerto – Rudi de Groote Brahms : Symphony No 1 Saturday 17 March 2002 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Jones Mackenzie : Cricket on the Hearth overture Wiren : Sinfonietta Geddes : A Caledonian Pageant Larsson : Pastoralsuit 2001 Saturday 1 December 2001 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Jones Bach : Sinfonia Beethoven : Piano Concerto No 5 ‘Emperor’ - Javier Negrin Boyce : Symphony No 5 Haydn : Symphony No 99 Saturday 9 June 2001 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Jones Tchaikovsky : Romeo & Juliet overture Mendelssohn :Violin Concerto - Elizabeth Layton Brahms : Symphony No 2 Saturday 12 May 2001 Dunblane Cathedral, Dunblane Mendelssohn : Elijah - the Stirling University Choir Saturday 3 March 2001 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Jones Debussy : Petite Suite Ravel : Pavane pour une Infante Defunte Saint-Saens : Cello Concerto No 1 Josephine Knight Ravel : Le Tombeau de Couperin Poulenc : Sinfonietta 2000 Saturday 9 December 2000 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Jones Schubert : Overture in the Italian Style Prokofiev : Sinfonietta Sibelius : Pelleas & Melisande Suite Beethoven : Symphony No 8 Saturday 3 June 2000 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Jones Grieg : Peer Gynt Suites No 1 & 2 Mozart : Clarinet Concerto - Yann Ghiro Sibelius : Symphony No 1 Saturday 11 March 2000 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Jones Rossini : Silken Ladder overture Weber : Bassoon Concerto - Paul Boyes Beethoven : Symphony No 2
2009 Saturday 12 December 2009 Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Rossini : Overture ‘The Italian Girl in Algiers’ Mozart : Symphony No 35 ‘Haffner’ Dvorak : Czech Suite Haydn : Symphony No 99 Saturday 13 June 2009 Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Gershwin : Cuban Overture Barber : Violin Concerto - Tony Moffat Gershwin: An American in Paris Copland : Billy the Kid Suite Sunday 26 April 2009 Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow Conductor – John Gormley Mendelssohn : Elijah - the Eastwood Choral Society Saturday 7 March 2009 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Brahms : St Anthony Variations Mozart : Exsultate Jubilate – Clare Tucker Beethoven : Symphony No 3 ‘Eroica’ 2008 Saturday 29 November 2008 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones V Williams :Overture ‘The Wasps Dvorak : Cello Concerto – Rudi de Groote Elgar : Enigma Variations Saturday 24 May 2008 Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Bach : Sinfonia No 2 in B flat Haydn : Trumpet Concerto – Brian McGinley Delius : Hassan Intermezzo & Serenade Delius : Fennimore & Gerda Intermezzo Mendelssohn : Symphony No 4 ‘Italian’ Saturday 8 March 2008 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Faure : Masques & Bergamasques Ibert : Flute Concerto – Richard Craig Ravel : Le Tombeau de Couperin Saint-Saens : Symphony No 2 2007 Sunday 2 December 2007 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Borodin : Prince Igor Overture Bartok : Viola Concerto – Veronika Toth Tchaikovsky : Symphony No 5 Saturday 9 June 2007 St Silas Church, Glasgow Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Mendelssohn : The Fair Melusina Overture Strauss : Horn Concerto No 2 Christine Smith Brahms : Symphony No 4 Sunday 27 May 2007 City Halls, Glasgow Conductor – Christopher Bell Brahms : Ein Deutsches Requiem - the Come and Sing Scotland choir Saturday 10 March 2007 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Rossini : The Italian Girl in Algiers Overture Canteloube : Songs of the Auvergne Alison McNeill Faure : Pavane Poulenc : Sinfonietta 2006 Saturday 2 December 2006 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Stravinsky : Suites 1 & 2 for small orchestra Shostakovich : Piano Concerto No 2 Jill Morton Copland : Quiet City Beethoven : Symphony No 1 Saturday 3 June 2006 Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Berkeley : Divertimento in B flat Rodrigo : Concierto de Aranjuez Laura Husbands Kodaly : Dances of Marosszek Schubert : Symphony No 4 ‘Tragic’ Sunday 23 April 2006 Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow Conductor – John Gormley Handel : Messiah - the Eastwood Choral Society Saturday 25 March 2006 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Nielsen : Helios Overture Sibelius : Violin Concerto – Eszter Krulik Dvorak : Symphony No 8 Sunday 19 March 2006 Ardgowan Parish Church, Greenock Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Puccini : Messa di Gloria Rossini : Stabat Mater - the Greenock Philharmonic Society 2005 Saturday 3 December 2005 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama, Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Mozart : Marriage of Figaro overture Haydn : Symphony No 103 ‘Drum Roll’ Brahms : Piano Concerto No 1 Graeme McNaught Saturday 4 June 2005 Renfield St Stephens church, Glasgow Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Glinka : Russlan & Ludmilla overture Tchaikovsky : Cello Variations on a Rococo Theme - Rudi de Groote Prokofiev : A Summer Day suite Tchaikovsky : Symphony No 2 ‘Little Russian’ Sunday 24 April 2005 Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow Conductor – John Gormley Brahms : Choral Preludes - Stuart Campbell (organ) Brahms : Ein Deutsches Requiem - the Eastwood Choral Society Saturday 12 March 2005 Adelaides, Bath Street, Glasgow Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones McGuire : Symphonies of Trains Weber : Clarinet Concerto No 1 - Soloist - Lawrence Gill Delius : On hearing the first cuckoo in Spring Delius : Summer night on the river Beethoven : Symphony No 5
2004 Saturday 4 December 2004 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Strauss : Die Fledermaus overture Delius : Sleigh Ride Tchaikovsky : Swan Lake Suite Humperdinck : Hansel & Gretel overture Tchaikovsky : Nutcracker Suite Saturday 25 September 2004 Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones McGuire : The Caledonian Muse Chilcott : Tandem for Two Orchestras performed by the BBC SSO and GCO combined, as part of the BBC Listen Up! Festival of Orchestras 2004 Saturday 6 June 2004 Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Smetana : Bartered Bride overture Strauss : Oboe Concerto – Joe Houghton Dvorak : Symphony No 5 Saturday 24 April 2004 Hamilton College School Hall, Hamilton Conductor - Aidan Broadbridge Beethoven : Mass in C Mozart : Requiem - the Strathaven Choral Society Saturday 3 April 2004 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Beethoven : Coriolan overture Brahms : Violin Concerto - Feargus Hetherington McGuire : The Caledonian Muse Schubert : Symphony No 5 2003 Saturday 30 November 2003 Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Mozart : Symphony No 31 ‘Paris’ Grieg : Piano Concerto – Javier Negrin Beethoven : Symphony No 3 ‘Eroica’ Sunday 18 May 2003 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Beethoven : Leonora III overture Bottesini : Double Bass Concerto No 2 - Anthony Alcock Beethoven : Symphony No 9 ‘Choral’ - the City of Glasgow Chorus Saturday 8 March 2003 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Cynfryn Jones Arnold : Serenade Bottesini : Double Bass Concerto No 2 - Anthony Alcock Kodaly : Dances of Galanta Wagner : Siegfried Idyll Mendelssohn : Symphony No 3 ‘Scottish’ 2002 Saturday 7 December 2002 City Hall, Glasgow Conductor – Peter Jones Rossini : La Cenerentola overture Blake : The Snowman – Anne Lorne Gilles Ravel : Mother Goose Suite Prokofiev : Symphony No 1 ‘Classical’ Saturday 8 June 2002 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Jones Weber : Der Freischutz overture Schumann : Cello Concerto – Rudi de Groote Brahms : Symphony No 1 Saturday 17 March 2002 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Jones Mackenzie : Cricket on the Hearth overture Wiren : Sinfonietta Geddes : A Caledonian Pageant Larsson : Pastoralsuit 2001 Saturday 1 December 2001 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Jones Bach : Sinfonia Beethoven : Piano Concerto No 5 ‘Emperor’ - Javier Negrin Boyce : Symphony No 5 Haydn : Symphony No 99 Saturday 9 June 2001 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Jones Tchaikovsky : Romeo & Juliet overture Mendelssohn :Violin Concerto - Elizabeth Layton Brahms : Symphony No 2 Saturday 12 May 2001 Dunblane Cathedral, Dunblane Mendelssohn : Elijah - the Stirling University Choir Saturday 3 March 2001 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Jones Debussy : Petite Suite Ravel : Pavane pour une Infante Defunte Saint-Saens : Cello Concerto No 1 Josephine Knight Ravel : Le Tombeau de Couperin Poulenc : Sinfonietta 2000 Saturday 9 December 2000 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Jones Schubert : Overture in the Italian Style Prokofiev : Sinfonietta Sibelius : Pelleas & Melisande Suite Beethoven : Symphony No 8 Saturday 3 June 2000 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Jones Grieg : Peer Gynt Suites No 1 & 2 Mozart : Clarinet Concerto - Yann Ghiro Sibelius : Symphony No 1 Saturday 11 March 2000 Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama Conductor – Peter Jones Rossini : Silken Ladder overture Weber : Bassoon Concerto - Paul Boyes Beethoven : Symphony No 2
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 - 2000-2009