North East Recorder Orchestra

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2024

25th May, Jesmond United Reform Church, Jesmond

Handel arr. Hooker: Fireworks Music, Wilbye arr Hooker: The Lady Oriana, Robinson: Cantilena, Viadana arr Hooker: La Florentina, Joplin arr. Kemp: Country Club, Lassus arr. Marshall: Iam Lucis Orto Sidere, Watkins: Igor’s Day  Out, Parsons: A Songe called Trumpetts, Fasch: Christe Eleison, Gershwin arr Kemp: Rialto Ripples Rag, Hall: The Rabbi’s Pupil, Coperario arr. Lane: Fantasia ‘In te mio novo sole’, Shostakovich arr Hooker: Waltz No.2 from Jazz Sute No.2, Styne arr Bloodworth: Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend


2023

3rd June, Jesmond United Reform Church, Jesmond

Allan arr. Hooker: March : Knight Templar, Bach arr Hooker: Esurientes Impelevit Bonis,

Sarti: Fuga á 8 in C, Host arr. Hawkes: Brook Green Suite, East arr Hooker: Fantasia No. 1.

Byrd: Fantasia No.1 á 6, Hall: Hopping Down in Kent, Mozart arr Hooker: Minuetto K. 543,

Byrd arr. Hawkes: Sing Joyfully, Pearsall arr. Hooker: Take O take those lips away,

Staeps: The Unicorn’s Grace, Canale: La Bevilacqua á 8, Hilling: Picton


2022

29th October , Church of St John the Evangelist, Kingston Park

Bonsor: Festivo, Fauré arr H. Hooker: Pie Jesu from Requieem Op. 48,

Hilling: Midsummer Meadow Suite; Mvmt.1-The Battle of Northampton, Mvmt .3 - Northampton Canival, Vitali: Canone a sei soprani all’unisono,

Brade: Three Consort Pieces; Pavan, Galliard & Allmand

Marshall: Three Recorder Blues; Jazzy Blues, Sleazy Blues & Rocky Blues,

Victoria: Dixit Dominus, Gershwin arr Bonsor: Let’s call the whole thing off,

Boyce: Spirituoso, Susato arr Hooker: Three Susato Dances; Allemande, Mille Regretz & Pavane “La Bataillle”, Youmans arr Marshall: Tea for Two,

Ireland arr Martin: Elegy & Minuet from A Downland Suite,

Scheidt: Canzon super Cantionem Belgicum,

Bach arr Hooker: Magnificat BWV243, 1 Suscepit Israel  and 3 Sicut locutus est,

Lin: Water Falling from Sky


2019

4th  May, Church of St John the Evangelist, Kingston Park

Bonsor: Hebridean Suite, Vivaldi: Concerto RV120 (Movements 1 & 2) Silcocks: Flow

Avison: Concerto No. 3 (2nd Movement), Susato arr Bloodworth: Pavane & Ronde

Bucalossi: Grasshopper Dance, Bloodworth: Three Swiss Minatures no 2 Ländler

Gastoldi: Concerto de pastori á 8, Marshall: The Dream-Country

Franck arr Hooker: Panis Angelicus, Holzmann arr Handscombe: Blaze Away


2018

5th May, Church of St John the Evangelist, Kingston Park and 2nd June, St Andrew’s Church, Roker

Fucik: Entry of the Gladiators Op.68, Bach: Gavottes 1 & 2 from Orchestral Suite no.1,

Shostakovich: Waltz no 2 from Jazz Suite no 2, Banchieri: Battaglia a Doppio Coro

von Suppé: March, Boccacio, Hall:Take 8,  Styne: Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend,

Porter: Night and Day Bach: Menuets 1 & 2 from Orchestral Suite No 1,

Maxwell Davies: Farewell to Stromness, Holst: I love My Love

Watkins: Igor’s Day Out


2017
22nd July 15th, Central Hall,  Dolphin Centre, Darlington
Joint concert with the Darlington Orchestra.
Recorder Orchestra

Mozart: Divertimento K270, Vaughan Williams: Folk Song Suite,
Clark: Variations on Scarborough Fair, Seiber: Dance Suite.

21st March 4th. Humshaugh Village Hall
Byrd: Vigilate,  Mozart: Divertimento K270, Mancini: Moon River,
Clark: Variations on Scarborough Fair, Purcell: Music to Dioclesian,
Seiber: Dance Suite, Hall: Scottish Border Suite,

2016

20th June 5th. Seaton Delaval Hall
Gabrielli: Sonata Pian e Forte, Bach: Zion Hears the Watchmen's Voices,
Brade: English Consort,   Fischer: Suite no 4, Schwartz: Chinatown,
Black: Paper Doll, Handel: Concerto Grosso Op 6 no 1,
Delibes: Airs de Dance,  Scott-Joplin: The Entertainer.

19th April 30th.  St Gabriel's, Heaton.
Bach: Zion Hears the Watchmen's Voices, Brade: English Consort,  
Corelli: Oboe Concerto*, Delibes: Airs de Dance,  Holst: Jupiter,
Gabrielli: Sonata Pian e Forte, Fischer: Suite no 4, Hawkes: Oboe Concerto m1*,  
Handel: Concerto Grosso Op6 no 1, Moszkowski: 3 Pieces from Foreign Parts,
 
Scott-Joplin: The Entertainer.
*Solo Oboe:
Anita Arris.

2015

18th June 14th. Seaton Delaval Hall
Willaert: Inviolata,  Purcell: Suite in G, Schein: Suite no 3,
Handel: Water Music, Suite 1,  Marg Hall: Scottish Border Suite
Erbach: Canzon, Corelli: Concerto Grosso, Handel: Water Music, Suite 2,
Mozart: Divertimento 11, mov.1, Wenrich: Dixie Blossom.

17th March 7th Jesmond URC
A joint concert with the
Felling Male Voice Choir
Choir
Recorder orchestra:
Purcell: Suite in G, Handel: Water Music.
Choir
Recorder orchestra:
Mozart: Divertimento no. 11, Marg Hall: Scottish Border Suite, Wenrich: Dixie Blossom.
Choir
Recorder orchestra:
Erbach: Canzon., Bizet: L'Arlesienne Suite no 1, Buttall: The Lone Ar-ranger.
Choir and Orchestra: Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus.

2014

16th July 12th Lowick Village Hall
A joint concert with the
Belford Singers.
Recorder orchestra:
Palestrina: Ricercare 8, Handel: Music from the Royal Fireworks,
Holst: Brook Green Suite, Sherwin: A NightingaleSang in Berkely Square.
Choir
Recorder orchestra:

Haydn: Feld Parthie, Grieg: Holberg Suite,
Sullivan: Overture to Patience.
Choir
Choir and Orchestra: Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus, Morley: Sing we and Chant it.

15th May 24th St George's Church, Jesmond
Music in May A joint concert with the Durham Scratch Choir.
Recorder orchestra:
Purcell: Symphony, Mozart: Overture to Idomineo,  
Elgar: Chanson de Nuit, Hawkes: Symphony no 2 (movs 2,3)
Choir
Recorder orchestra: Arne: Symphony in F,
 
Lewin: Midsummer Morris, Sullivan: Overture to H.M.S. Pinafore.
Choir
Choir and Orchestra: Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus, Morley: Sing we and Chant it.

2013

14th September 8th. Aydon castle
Palestrina: Sicut Cervus, Shein: Suite no 2, Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks,
Dvorak: Slavonic Dance,  Bonsor: The 17ths Farewell to Alva
Gabrielli: Ricercare per Sonar a 8, Haydn: Feld Parthie,
Mozart: Non Piu Andrai Sullivan: Overture to 'Patience',
Sherwin: A Nightingale Sang in Berkely Square, Warren: Chattenooga Choo Choo.

13th June 29th Brinkburn Priory
Palestrina: Sicut Cervus, Geminiani: C.G. op3 no 3, Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks,
Dvorak: Slavonic Dance, Holst: 1st Suite for Band, Hilling: Midsommer Meadow Suite,
Gabrielli: Ricercare per Sonar a 8, Various: Suite of Early English Keyboard Music,
Mozart: Overture La Clemenza di Tito Delibes:  Airs de dance,
Bonsor: The 17ths Farewell to Alva, Warren: Chattenooga Choo Choo.

2012

12th May 5th, St Anne's Church, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Clemens non Papa: O Magnum Mysterium,   Marcello: Oboe Concerto (Oboe solo: Anita Arris)
Allegri: Suite,  Haydn: Feld Parthie, Moszkowski: 3 Pieces from Foreign Parts.
Various: Royal Wind Music, Gounod: Petite Symponie (mov. 1), Purcell: Music to Dioclesian.
Delius: Summer Night on the Water, Garner: Misty (Solo clarinet: Sue McGregor)
Pennick: Trees?

2011

11th September 3rd, Hall 2, The Sage, Gateshead
'
Songs and Dances', a joint concert with the Cobweb Cabaret Ensemble and Bridie Jackson
Recorder orchestra
Miller: Moonlight Serenade, Scott-Joplin: The Entertainer,
Bloodworth: Suite Pastiche, Mancini: Moon River
Marshall: Wired for Sound, Richards: Joshua!
The  Cobwebs Cabaret Ensemble
Trad. Mexican: Cuenca, Trad. Cuban: La Tarde, Jackson: Tijuana Twilight
Bridie and The  Cobwebs Cabaret Ensemble
Donida:  I.... who have nothing, Trenet: La Mer, Dumont: Je ne regrette rien
Recorder orchestra
Challinger: Ballad, Blues and Riffs, Jackson: Incantation and Jubilation
The  Cobwebs Cabaret Ensemble
Ravel: Bolero
Bridie and The  Cobwebs Cabaret Ensemble
Eaton: Mood Indigo, Jackson,  A Better Thing
Bridie, The  Cobwebs Cabaret Ensemble and the Recorder Orchestra
Jackson: Sally,  This Little Light of Mine.

2010
10th November 6th, Grange Road Baptist Church, Darlington
Hand: Fanfare for a Festival,   Schein: Suite no 2 Pergolesi: Stabat Mater,
Warlock: Capriol Suite, Gibbons: O Clap Your Hands,  Mozart: Divertimento K270
Clark: variations on Scarborough Fair,    Bloodworth: Suite Pastiche
Buttall: The Lone Ar-Ranger

9th May 15th, St Mary's Church, Ponteland, joint concert with the Morpeth Waites
Recorder Orchestra
Hand: Fanfare for a Festival,  Schein: Suite no 2, Pergolesi: Stabat Mater,
Hawkes: Serenade for Cor Anglais and Recorder orchestra, Cor Anglais: Anita Arris
Morpeth waites
Recorder orchestra
Gibbons: O Clap Your Hands, Mozart: Divertimento K270, Pitt: Mist Over the Mountain,
Bloodworth: Suite Pastiche, Buttall: The Lone Ar-Ranger.

2009
8th May 30th,  Morpeth Methodist Church, Howard Terrace, Morpeth. Joint concert with the Hadrian Saxophone Quartet.
Recorder Orchestra

Hawkes: Festival Overture, Boyce: Concerto Grosso, Sammons: Three American Cities (Peter Lamb: Euphonium).
Elgar: Chanson de Matin, Byrd: Sing Joyfully, Holst: Brook Green Suite
Pärt: Summa, Marshall: Recorder Concerto no 1 (Sandra Foxall: Solo recorder)

2008
7th November 29th,  St George's Church, Jesmond
Byrd: Vigilate,  Holst: This have I done. Walker:  Folksong                   
Corelli: Christmas Concerto , Walker: Andante, Berlin: White Christmas
Bach: Zion hears the Watchmens Voices,
Templeton: Bach Goes to Town (clarinet ensemble)           :
Northumbrian Folksongs (Moira Clarke: melodian)              
Faure: Pavane,  Holst: Brook Green Suite, Pärt: Summa, Robinson: On Christmas Night

6th May 16th, Carrville methodist Church. Joint concert with the Belmont Ladies Choir
Recorder Orchestra

Lassus: Videntes Stellam Magi,  Dvorak: Slavonic Dance op 46 no 4.
Sullivan: Overture HMS Pinafore, Geminiani: Concerto Grosso op3 no 4
Miller: Moonlight Serenade,  Mozart: Overture Don Giovanni,
Grieg:2 movs from the Holberg Suite,  Challinger: Ballad, Blues and Riffs.

2007
5th June 23rd St Peter's Church, Sunderland Road, Harton,  South Shields
Choir items ('Voices Together').
Recorder Orchestra
Gabrielli motet:  Angelus Domini descendit de caelo, Purcell: Symphony,
Liadov: 6 Russian Folksongs, Delibes: Airs de dance, Albinoni: Adagio.                          
Scot Joplin: The Entertainer, Elgar: Serenade, Sammons: Nocturnal (Solo violin: Louise Khazaee).
Choir items ('Voices Together')

4th May 26th, Nunthorpe Methodist Church (concert in aid of cancer research)
Recorder Orchestra
Gabrielli motet:  Angelus Domini descendit de caelo, Purcell: Symphony, Part: Arbos.
Violin + piano (Louise Khazaee violin and Gila Robinson piano):
Recorder orchestra:
Delibes: Airs de dance.
Violin + piano

Recorder Orchestra
Albinoni: Adagio, Scot Joplin: The Entertainer, Elgar: Serenade.
Items from Orchestral members:
Telemann: Scherzando from Sonata No.5 (2 treble recorders),    Telemann: Aria "Nicht uns, nur dir allein" for soprano, treble recorder and basso continuo.
Recorder orchestra:
Sammons: Nocturnal (Solo violin: Louise Khazaee).   Liadov: 6 Russian Folksongs.

2006
3rf May 6th Carrville Methodist Church, joint concert with the Belmont Ladies Choir.
Recorder Orchestra

Mozart: Overture La Clemenza di Tito , Warlock: Capriol Suite. Schwartz: Chinatown,
Bach: Air from Suite in D, Various: A Suite of Early English keyboard Music.
Holst: Finale from St Paul's Suite, Buttall: The Lone Ar-Ranger.

2nd  March 25th St George's Church, Cullercoats. Joint concert with the Newcastle Concert band
See the programme for the May 6th concert.

2005
1) March 15th  St George's Church, Morpeth, joint concert with the Cobweb Orchestra
Recorder Orchestra

Palestrina: Sicut Cervus,  Boyce: Symphony no 1,
Holst; Brook Green Suite,  Clark: Variations on Scarborough Fair

List of Previous NERCO concerts and programmes (in reverse order)

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