Previous Concert Programs
2004 - 2009

26 November 2009

Hawthorn Town Hall
Conductor:    Christopher Martin

Soloist: Michael Trauer

Haydn: Symphony No.83 "La Poule"
Bruch; Romanze for viola and orchestra
soloist: Michael Trauer
Massenet; Scenes Pittoresques
Saint Saëns Danse Macabre

13 August 2009

Hawthorn Town Hall
Conductor:   Willem van der Vis

Khachaturian: Waltz from Masquerade
Copland; Variations on a Shaker Melody.
Mussorgsky; A Night on Bare Mountain.

Barry McKimm

Barry McKimm Dandenong Suite
click for biography

with narrator: Beverley Menzies

Narrator: Beverley Menzies

14 May 2009

Hawthorn Town Hall
Conductors:
    Christopher Martin and Willem van der Vis

Strauss: Overture to Die Fledermaus
Haydn: Concerto in D for Cello and Orchestra

Soloist: Faye Goldsmith
soloist: Faye Goldsmith

Haydn: Symphony No.49 "La Passione"
Elgar: Three Bavarian Dances

27 November 2008

Hawthorn Town Hall
Conductor: Christopher Martin

Dvořák: Slavonic Dances Op.46 Nos. 4 & 8
Grieg: Norwegian Dances Op.35

Strauss: The Emperor Waltz, Op. 437
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante, K364

soloists:
Rebecca Chan, violin;
Stefanie Farrands, viola

Soloist: Rebecca Chan

Soloist: Stefanie Farrands

18 September 2008

Hawthorn Town Hall
Conductor: Willem van der Vis

Bizet: L'Arlesienne Suite no 1
Lehar: Gold and Silver Waltz
Mozart: Overture to Magic Flute
Bottessini: Concerto for Double Bass


Featuring: Ben Farrands

22 May 2008

Hawthorn Town Hall
Conductor: Christopher Martin

Walton: Crown Imperial March
Beethoven: Symphony No. 8
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
Featuring: Christopher Martin
and Patricia King
with the Orchestra's strings
and Ruth Muir [harpsichord]

22 November 2007

Hawthorn Town Hall
Conductor: Christopher Martin
10th Year Anniversary

Rossini: Overture to Barber of Seville
Haydn: Symphony No. 104 [The London]
Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 cellos and strings

Soloists: Annette Martin and Faye Goldsmith

Eric Coates: March from "The Dam Busters"
Sousa: The Liberty Bell March ***
Strauss: Radetzky March

* featuring Naham Warhaft with the mighty Sousaphone

9 August 2007

Hawthorn Town Hall
Conductor: Willem van der Vis

Weber: Clarinet Concerto No.1
Soloist Pamela Bloom

Massenet: Le Cid Ballet
Borodin: Polovetsian Dances from the opera Prince Igor
with U3A Hawthorn Choir

Offenbach: Intermezzo to Tales of Hoffman

17 May 2007

Hawthorn Town Hall
Conductor: Christopher Martin

Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks
- Mackerras arrangement

Grieg: Piano Concerto in A Minor
Soloist Benjamin Martin
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5

9 December 2006

Leonda Receptions
Conductor: Christopher Martin
U3A Hawthorn's
21st Birthday Celebrations

26 October 2006

Hawthorn Town Hall
Conductor: Christopher Martin

Soloist Annette Martin

Bruch - Kol Nidrei for Cello and Orchestra
Fauré - Elegie opus 24 for Cello and Orchestra
Soloist: Annette Martin
Schubert - Overture in C "In the Italian Style"
Dvořák - Symphony No.4 in G major, opus 88

10 August 2006

Hawthorn Town Hall
Conductor: Willem van der Vis

Mendelssohn: "Ruy Blas" Overture
Max Bruch: Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 1 in G minor

Soloist: Suyeong Kang
Beethoven: Symphony No.6 "Pastoral"

11 May 2006

Hawthorn Town Hall
Conductor: Christopher Martin

Mozart - Overture: La Clemenza di Tito
Mozart - Concerto for violin & orchestra No.4 in D
Soloist: Gillian Rosefield
Dvořák- 2 Movements from Symphony No.9 in E minor
{"From the New World")

3 November 2005

Hawthorn Town Hall
Conductor: Christopher Martin

Conductor Christopher Martin

Haydn - Symphony No. 92 (the "Oxford")
Telemann - Concerto for viola and strings
Soloist: Christopher Martin
Walter Leigh - Concertino for piano and strings
soloist: Stefan Cassomenos
Sibelius - Finlandia
Grainger - Country Gardens

11 August 2005

Hawthorn Town Hall
Conductor: Christopher Martin

Rossini - Overture to "The Barber of Seville"
Mozart - Sinfonia Concertante for violin, viola and orchestra
soloists: Rebecca Chan, violin
Nicholas Clifford, viola

Schubert - Symphony No 8 [the 'Unfinished']
Strauss - Waltz "The Blue Danube"

12 May 2005

Hawthorn Town Hall
Conductor: Christopher Martin

Mendelssohn - “ Hebrides ” Overture
Haydn - Symphony no 54 in G major
Bizet - Carmen Suite no 2

4 November 2004

Hawthorn Town Hall
Conductor: Christopher Martin

Haydn - Symphony no 101 “The Clock”
Handel - Sonata for 2 cellos and strings
soloists: Henry Wenig, Annette Martin, cello
Couperin - Pieces en concert for solo cello and strings
soloist: Henry Wenig
Bizet - Carmen Suite no 1

29 July 2004

Hawthorn Town Hall
Conductor:Christopher Martin

Beethoven - “Coriolan” Overture
Bach - Brandenburg Concerto no 5
soloists: Juliette Zeelander,violin;
Ben Martin,piano; Eleanor Donelan, flute

Borodin - In the Steppes of Central Asia
Massenet - Scenes Pittoresques

22 April 2004

St John’s Anglican Church, Camberwell
Conductor: Christopher Martin

Haydn - Symphony no 53 “L’Imperiale”
Beethoven - Romance no 2 in F for violin and orchestra
soloist: Holly Piccoli
Bach arr. – Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
Saint-Saëns - Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso for violin and orchestra

soloist: Holly Piccoli
Walton - “Crown Imperial” Coronation March