Glasgow Chamber Orchestra

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The Orchestra is affiliated to Making Music Scotland - Supporting & Championing Voluntary Music

Previous Concerts - 2010 to present

Session 2011-2012

Saturday 9 June 2012

Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow

Conductor : Peter Cynfryn Jones

Schubert : Symphony No 8  ‘Unfinished’

Sibelius : King Christian II Suite

Brahms : Symphony No 2


Saturday 19 May 2012

The Cathedral, Glasgow

Conductor : Colin Mackay

Handel : Coronation Anthems


Saturday 10 March 2012

Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow

Conductor : Peter Cynfryn Jones

Haydn : Symphony No 44 ‘Trauer’

Mathais ; Dance Variations

Beethoven : Symphony No 7


Saturday 10 December 2011

Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow

Conductor : Peter Cynfryn Jones

Beethoven : Egmont Overture

Nina Rota : Trombone Concerto – Soloist Simon Johnson

Grieg : Peer Gynt Suite No 1

Schumann : Symphony No 1 ‘Spring’

Saturday 4 June 2011

Bute Hall, Glasgow University, Glasgow

Conductor : Peter Cynfryn Jones

Beethoven : Fidelio Overture

Tchaikovsky : Piano Concerto No 1
                                       – Soloist Aleksander Kudajczyk

Dvorak : Symphony No 7


Saturday 13 March 2011

Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama, Glasgow

Conductor : Peter Cynfryn Jones

Edward McGuire : Caledonian Muse

Tchaikovsky : Violin Concerto – Soloist Ani Batikian

Sibelius : Symphony No 5


Saturday 11 December 2010

Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow

Conductor : Peter Cynfryn Jones

Mendelssohn : Hebrides Overture ‘Fingal’s Cave’

Sibelius : Pelleas & Melisande Suite

Brahms : Symphony No 3


Saturday 5 June 2010

Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow

Conductor : Peter Cynfryn Jones

Kodaly : Dances of Galanta

John McLeod : Guitar Concerto – Soloist Ian Watt

Boyce : Symphony No 1

Mendelssohn : Symphony No 3 ‘Scottish’


Saturday 13 March 2010

Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama, Glasgow

Conductor : Peter Cynfryn Jones

Glinka : Russlan & Ludmilla Overture

Rachmaninov : Piano Concerto No 2 – Soloist Jill Morton

Sibelius : Symphony No 2

Session 2010-2011

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The Glasgow Chamber Orchestra Concert Archive


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Session 2012-2013

Saturday 1 June 2013

Bute Hall, Glasgow University, Glasgow

Guest Conductor : Gordon Bragg

Wagner : Siegfried Idyll

Berlioz : Les nuits d’ete  - Soloist Jemma Brown

Mozart : Marriage of Figaro Overture

Mendelssohn : Symphony No 4 ‘Italian’


Saturday 11 May 2013

Ruchill Parish Church, Glasgow

Conductor : Jenny Cunningham

Mozart : Requiem - with the Kelvin Choir


Saturday 23 March 2013

Lyle Kirk, Greenock

Conductor : Alejandro de Palma Garrido

Handel : Coronation Anthems

Mozart : Requiem - with the Greenock Phiharmonic Society


Saturday 9 March 2013

Sherbrooke St Gilberts Church, Glasgow

Conductor : Peter Cynfryn Jones

Faure : Suite Masques et Bergamasques

Bizet : Jeux d’Enfants

Bizet : Petite Suite

Debussy : Petite Suite

Poulenc : Sinfonietta


Saturday 1 December 2012

Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow

Conductor : Peter Cynfryn Jones

Prokofiev : Symphony No 1 ‘Classical’

Bruch : Violin Concerto No 1 - Soloist Fiona Robertson

Beethoven : Symphony No 6 ‘Pastoral’




Session 2013-2014

Saturday 21 June 2014

Paisley Martyrs’ Sandyford Church, Paisley

Soiree Musicale - An informal evening of chamber music,
played by members and friends of the GCO


Saturday 31 May 2014

Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow

Conductor : Peter Cynfryn Jones

Sibelius : Finlandia

Sibelius : Violin Concerto - Soloist Fiona Robertson

Sibelius : Symphony No 3


Saturday 8 March 2014

Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow

Conductor : Peter Cynfryn Jones

Schubert : Overture to Rosamunde

Schumann : Cello Concerto - Soloist Martin Storey

Brahms : Symphony No 1


Saturday 14 December 2013

Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow

Guest Conductor : Gordon Bragg

Mozart : Magic Flute Overture

Haydn : Symphony No 104 ‘London’

Beethoven : Symphony No 4

2000 - 2009

Shall we Dance

Session 2014-2015

Saturday 20 June 2015

Martyr’s Sandiford Church, Paisley

The Sound of Chamber Music - An informal evening of chamber music, played by members and friends of the GCO




Saturday 6 June 2015

Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow

Conductor : Peter Cynfryn Jones

Guest Leader : John Thompson

Rossini:  Overture to The Silken Ladder

Brahms:  Concerto for Violin and Cello
         - Soloists Kanako Ito (violin) & Martin Storey (cello)

Stravinsky:  Pulcinella Suite

Mendelssohn:  Symphony No 4 Italian




Saturday 14 March 2015

Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow

Conductor : Peter Cynfryn Jones

Guest Leader : Hazel McDonald

Haydn:  Symphony No 103 Drum Roll

Prokofiev:  Peter and the Wolf - Narrator Jamie MacDougall

Cimarosa:  The Secret Marriage overture

Mozart:  Symphony No 35 Haffner




Saturday 29 November 2014

Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow

Conductor : Peter Cynfryn Jones

Guest Leader : Ben Buurman

Tchaikovsky:  Extracts from Swan Lake suite

Delius:  La Calinda

Strauss:  Die Fledermaus overture

Malcolm Arnold:  Tam O'Shanter  overture

Delius:   Sleigh Ride

Tchaikovsky:  Nutcracker suite

Session 2015-2016


Saturday 4 June 2016

Bute Hall, The University of Glasgow

Conductor - Peter Cynfryn Jones

Leader - Hazel McDonald

Shostakovich : Festive Overture

Tchaikovsky : Violin Concerto - Soloist Gungbo Jiang

Shostakovich : Symphony No 5





Saturday 12 March 2016

Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow

Conductor - Peter Cynfryn Jones

Leader - John Thompson

Brahms : Variations on a Theme by Haydn

Elgar : Serenade in E minor for Strings

Dvorak : Symphony No 6





Saturday 28 November 2015

Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow

Conductor : Peter Cynfryn Jones

Leader : Hazel McDonald

Mozart: Overture to Don Giovanni

Strauss: Serenade in E flat for 13 Wind Instruments

Kodaly: Dances of Galanta

Beethoven: Symphony No 5

Session 2016-2017


Saturday 10 June 2017

Martyr’s Sandiford Church, Paisley

Music for a summer’s evening - An informal evening of chamber music, played by members and friends of the GCO







Saturday 3 June 2017

Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow

Conductor : Peter Cynfryn Jones

Leader : John Thompson

Larsson : Pastoral Suite Opus 19

Sibelius : Pelleas et Melisande Suite Opus 46
Sibelius : Symphony No 1 in E minor, Opus 39




Saturday 18 March 2017

Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow

Conductor : Peter Cynfryn Jones

Leader : Hazel McDonald

Saint-Saens : Symphony No 2

R Strauss : Horn Concerto No 2
                     - Soloist : Alberto Menendez Escribano

Brahms : Serenade No 1



Saturday 26 November 2016

Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Glasgow

Conductor : Peter Cynfryn Jones

Leader : John Thompson

J C Bach : Sinfonia in B flat major

Weber : Clarinet Concerto No 2 in E flat major
                     - Soloist Maximiliano Martin

Boyce : Symphony V in D major

Beethoven : Symphony No 2 in D major