Repertoire

Major works list

Abe

Prism Fantasy

Adams

Short Ride in a Fast Machine
The Chairman Dances

Ades

Three Studies after Couperin

Anderson

Alhambra Fantasy

Arnold

Cornish Dances
English Dances Set 1
English Dances Set 2
Horn Concerto No.1
Concerto for Two Violins
Clarinet Concerto No.2
Tam O’Shanter
Symphony No.5

Arriaga

Symphony in D

Arutunian

Trumpet Concerto

Bantock

Fifine at the Fair
Pagan Symphony
Thalaba the Destroyer
The Frogs Overture

Barber

Adagio
Cello Concerto
Violin Concerto

Bartok

Concerto for Orchestra
Divertimento
Piano Concerto No.3
Romanian Dances
The Wooden Prince

Bax

Overture to a Picaresque Comedy
The Garden of Fand
Tintagel

Beamish

Diodati

Beethoven

Coriolan Overture
Egmont Overture
Fidelio Overture
Leonore No.3 Overture
Paino Concerto No.3
Piano Concerto No.4
Piano Concerto No.5
Triple Concerto
Violin Concerto
Symphonies 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

Berio

Folk Songs
Sinfonietta

Berlioz

Beatrice & Benedict Overture
King Lear Overture
Le Corsair Overture
Le Franc-Juges Overture
Roman Carnival Overture
Waverley Overture
Harold in Italy
Symphonie Fantastique

Bernstein

Candide Overture
Divertimento
Symphonic Dances from ‘West Side Story’
Three Dance Episodes from ‘On the Town’

Bhatia

Sinfonia Concertante (World Premiere)

Bizet

Carmen (Assisted)
Jeux D’Enfants
Symphony in C

Bliss

Suite – ‘Things to Come’

Borodin

Polotsvian Dances

Brahms

Academic Festival Overture
Tragic Overture
Variations on a theme by Haydn (St. Anthony Variations)
Hungarian Dances 1,5 & 19
Double Concerto
Piano Concerto No.1
Piano Concerto No.2
Violin Concerto
Symphonies 1,2,3 & 4

Bridge

Summer
The Sea

Britten

Peter Grimes (Assisted)
Diversions
Four Sea Interludes from ‘Peter Grimes’
Gloriana: Symphonic Suite
Prelude & Fugue
Les Illuminations
Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings
Sinfonia da Requiem
Suite on English Folk Tunes
Violin Concerto
War Requiem

Bruch

Violin Concerto No.1

Bruckner

Symphony No.4

Butterworth

A Shropshire Lad
Banks of Green Willow
Two English Idylls

Causton

Between Two Waves of the Sea (World Premiere)

Chabrier

Espana

Chopin

Piano Concerto No.1
Piano Concerto No.2

Coleridge-Taylor

Violin Concerto

Coles

Behind the Lines

Copland

Appalachian Spring (both versions)
Billy the Kid
Fanfare for the Common Man
Quiet City
Rodeo

Crosse

Symphony No.3 (World Premiere)

Davismoon

God’s Own Caught in No Man’s Land (World Premiere)

Debussy

Images
La Mer
L’Apres midi d’un Faune

Delius

On hearing the first cuckoo in spring

Dello-Joio

The Triumph of St.Joan

D’hoe

Festival Anthem

Dove

A Portrait of Aung San Suu Kyi

Dukas

Sorcerers Apprentice

Dvorak

Carnival Overture
Serenade
Silent Woods
The Water Goblin
Cello Concerto
Violin Concerto
Symphonies 6,7,8 & 9

Elgar

Chanson de Matin
Cockaigne Overture
Dream Children
In the South
Enigma Variations
Introduction & Allegro
Pomp & Circumstance Marches No. 1 & 4
Serenade for Strings
The Wand of Youth Suite No.1
The Wand of Youth Suite No.2
Cello Concerto
Violin Concerto
Symphony No.2

De Falla

Nights in the Gardens of Spain
The Three-Cornered Hat Suite No.2

Finzi

Clarinet Concerto

Fitkin

Metal

Foulds

April-England

Gershwin

American in Paris
Cuban Overture
Girl Crazy Overture
Piano Concerto in F
Rhapsody in Blue
Strike up the Band Overture

Ginestera

Dances from ‘La Estancia’

Girling

The Water Nixie (World Premiere)

Glazunov

Concerto for Alto Saxophone
Violin Concerto

Glinka

Ruslan & Ludmilla Overture

Grainger

Suite ‘In a Nutshell’
The Warriors

Grant-Still

Kaintuck’

Grieg

Holberg Suite
Peer Gynt Suite No.1
Two Elegiac Pieces
Piano Concerto

Grofe

Grand Canyon Suite

Gurney

A Gloucestershire Rhapsody

Handel

Ariodante Overture & Ballet Music
Water Music
Various Arias from ‘Acis & Galatea’, ‘Ariodante’, ‘Rinaldo’, ‘The Messiah’ and ‘Xerxes’

Haydn

Cello Concerto in C
Cello Concerto in D
Trumpet Concerto
Symphonies No.70,101 & 104

Holst

St.Pauls Suite
The Perfect Fool
The Planets Suite

Honegger

Pacific 231

Howard

Argentum (World Premiere)

Howells

Elegy

Hummel

Trumpet Concerto

Humperdinck

Hansel & Gretel Prelude

Ibert

Bacchanale
Divertissement
Flute Concerto

Ives

Yale-Princetown Football Game

Jalava

Symphony No.3: Chamber Orchestra version (World Premiere)
Symphony No.5 ‘Drifting Continents’ (World Premiere)

Janacek

On an overgrown Path arr.Seal
Sinfonietta
Taras Bulba

Jolivet

Concertino for Piano, Trumpet & Strings

Kabalevsky

Cello Concerto No.2

Khachaturian

Adagio from ‘Spartacus’
Sabre Dance from ‘Gayaneh’
Waltz from ‘Masquerade’

Knibbs

When the rocks meet the sea (World Premiere)

Kodaly

Dances from Galanta
Marosszek Dances

Korngold

Maerchenbilder
Marietta’s Lied from ‘Die Tote Stadt’
Much Ado about Nothing: Suite
Schauspiel Overture
Violin Concerto
Symphony in F Sharp

Ligeti

Concerto Romanesc

Lilburn

Drysdale Overture
Forest

Lindberg

Aventures
Clarinet Concerto

Liszt

Hungarian Rhapsody No.2
Piano Concerto No.1
Piano Concerto No.2

Lutoslawski

Chain 1
Symphony No.4

Mahler

Kindertotenlieder
Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Symphonies No.1,2,4,5,7,9,10

Marcello

Oboe Concerto in C min

Martinu

Oboe Concerto

Marquez

Conga del Fuego Nuevo

Mathias

Flute Concerto

Matthews, D

Towards Sunrise

Maxwell Davies

A Spell for Green Corn
Orkney Wedding with Sunrise
Throstle’s Nest Junction
Worldes Blis

Mendelssohn

Fingals Cave Overture
Midsummer Nights Dream Overture
Konzertstucke for Clarinet and Bassethorn
Violin Concerto
String Symphony No.5
Symphonies No.1,3 & 4

Milhaud

Creation du Monde
Percussion Concerto

Mozart

Cosi fan Tutte Overture
Don Giovanni Overture
Marriage of Figaro Overture
Horn Concerto No.2,3, & 4
Sinfonia Concertante
Violin Concerto No.3,4 & 5
Piano Concerto No.12,19,22,23,24,26 & 27
Symphonies No.29,35,36,39,40 & 41

Musgrave

The Seasons

Mussorgsky

Night on a Bare Mountain
Picture at an Exhibition (Ravel)

Neruda

Trumpet Concerto

Nielsen

Helios Overture
Paraphrase on “Nearer to God are thee”
Saga Drom
Clarinet Concerto
Violin Concerto
Symphonies 1,2,3,4,6

Orff

Carmina Burana

Panufnik, A

Piano Concerto
Symphony No.2

Parry

Symphony No.5

Part

Cantus in memoriam B.Britten

Patterson

Little Red Riding Hood

Pearson

Time Dances

Portman

Endangered

Poulenc

Organ Concerto

Prokofiev

Cinderella Suite No.1
Peter & the Wolf
Romeo & Juliet Suites
Piano Concerto No.1,2 & 3
Violin Concerto No.1 & 2
Classical Symphony
Symphony No.5

Puccini

Gianni Schicchi
Il Tabarro
Suor Angelica

Rachmaninov

Isle of the Dead
Vocalise
Piano Concerto No.1,2 & 3
Rhapsody on a theme by Paganini
Symphony No.2

Rameau

Dances from ‘Les Boreades’

Ravel

Bolero
Daphnis & Chloe (Both Suites)
Le Tombeau de Couperin
La Valse
Mother Goose (both complete and suite)
Pavane pour une infante défunte
Piano Concerto in G
Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
Sheherezade

Rawsthorne

Practical Cats

Rebel

Les Elemens

Respighi

The Pines of Rome

Revueltas

Homage to F.G.Lorca
Sensemaya

Rimsky-Korsakov

Capriccio Espanol
Scheherazade

Rodrigo

Concerto de Aranjuez

Rossini

The Barber of Seville Overture
The Italian Girl in Algiers Overture
Thievish Magie Overture
The Silken Ladder Overture
William Tell Overture

Roxburgh

Concerto for Piano and Winds

Saint Saens

Carnival of the Animals
Africa Fantasy
Piano Concerto No.2
Cello Concerto No.1 & 2
Symphony No.3

Schubert

Overture & Incidental music from ‘Rosamunde’
Grande Marche Heroique (arr Liszt)
Wanderer Fantasy (arr Liszt)
Death & the Maiden (arr Mahler)
Rendering for Orchestra (arr Berio)
Various Songs (arr Reger & Webern)
Symphonies No.4,5,8 & 9

Schumann

Cello Concerto

Scriabin

Piano Concerto
The Poem of Ecstasy

Sculthorpe

Kakadu

Shchedrin

Carmen Ballet Suite
Concerto No.1 for Orchestra ‘Naughty Limericks’
Humoreske (arr. Seal)

Shostakovich

Festive Overture
October
Tahiti Trot
Cello Concerto No.1
Piano Concerto No.1 & 2
Violin Concerto No.1
Chamber Symphony
Symphonies No.1,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11

Sibelius

Finlandia
The Oceanides
The Swan of Tuonela
Violin Concerto
Symphonies No.1,2,3,5,6,7

Sorensen

Exit Music

Strauss, R

An Alpine Symphony
Burleske
Der Rosenkavalier (Assisted)
Der Rosenkavalier Suite
Festmusik der Stadt Wien
Horn Concerto No.1
Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme
Metamorphosen
Oboe Concerto
Till Eulenspiegel
Wind Serenade Op.7

Stravinsky

Circus Polka
Concertino
Danses Concertantes
Ebony Concerto
Greetings Prelude
In Memoriam Dylan Thomas
Octet
Petrouchka
Praeludium
Pulcinella (Complete and Suite)
Ragtime
Scherzo a la Russe
Suites No.1 & 2
Symphony in Three Movements
The Firebird (all versions)

Sutton

A Fistful of Fives (World Premiere)
Warhorse Suite

Tchaikovsky

Capriccio Italien
Marche Slave
Overture ‘1812’
Romeo & Juliet Overture
Serenade for Strings
Sleeping Beauty Suite
Swan Lake Suite
The Nutcracker (Complete and Suite)
Variations on a Rococo Theme
Pezzo Capriccioso
Piano Concerto No.1
Violin Concerto
Symphonies 1,2,4,5,6

Torke

Bright Blue Music

Varese

Ionisation

Vaughan Williams

English Folk Song Suite
Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis
Fantasia on Greensleeves
On Wenlock Edge
The Lark Ascending
The Wasps Overture
Serenade to Music
Symphony No.2 (Original and revised version)
Symphony No.5 & 6

Verdi

Force of Destiny Overture

Villa Lobos

Bachianas Brasileiras No. 2 & 7
Guitar Concerto

Vinter

Hunters Moon

Vivaldi

The Four Season

Wagner

Die Meistersinger Overture
Prelude & Liebestod from ‘Tristan & Isolde’
Siegfried Idyll
The Flying Dutchman Overture
The Ride of the Valkyries
Lohengrin (Assisted)
The Flying Dutchman (Assisted)
Tristan & Isolde (Assisted)

Walton

Belshazzar’s Feast
Crown Imperial
Henry V Suite
Orb & Sceptre
Viola Concerto
Violin Concerto
Symphony No.1

Warlock

Capriol Suite

Weber

Der Freischütz Overture
Overture & Marches from ‘Turandot’
Bassoon Concerto
Clarinet Concerto No. 1 & 2

Weir

A Welcome arrival of rain

Widmann

Con Brio

Wood, H

Piano Concerto

York Bowen

Horn Concerto
Viola Concerto
Symphony No.2

 

Michael has also conducted Film Music by the following composers

Adinsell
Armstrong
Arnold, D
Barry
Bernstein, E
Conti
Doyle
Elfman
Farnon
Fenton
Giacchino
Goldenthal
Goldsmith
Goodwin
Gregson-Williams
Heffes
Herrmann
Hopkins
Horner
Jarre
Lai
Mancini
Morricone
Newman
Powell
Rahman, AR
Rodney Bennett
Rota
Schifrin
Shore
Steiner
Tan Dun
Williams
Wiseman
Zimmer