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We've been busy!

Leys Orchestra has given more than 100 concerts from 1990 to 2022.

These include full symphony orchestra concerts, chamber orchestra concerts, matinees organised by the Lions Club, concerts with other groups, and performances at retirement villages. 

Leys Orchestra has participated in every Auckland Heritage Festival held since 2007.

Soloists have performed on violin, viola, double bass, flute, oboe, cor anglais, clarinet, bassoon, french horn, trumpet, harp, tenor, baritone, recorder, piano, guitar, saxophone, piano accordion, erhu (Chinese violin), pippa (Chinese lute), Irish whistle. 

Concert Venues:

86 concerts given at Leys Institute 1972-2019 [Leys Institute closed for repairs from 2020-?].

Other venues include:

7 Saint Vincent Retirement Home, Remuera
All Saints Church, Ponsonby
Auckland Boys Grammar School Centennial Theatre
Fairview Retirement Village, Oteha Valley
Freemans Bay Community Hall
Glen Eden Playhouse Theatre
Mt Albert War Memorial Hall
Mt Eden War Memorial Hall
Orewa Centre Stage Theatre
Selwyn Village
St Andrew's Hall
St Mary's College School Hall, Ponsonby
Stella Maris Hall, St Mary's College, Ponsonby

Warkworth Town Hall, Warkworth

Repertoire Highlights (with recent performance dates)

1812 Overture: Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich (2015)
A Modern Cinderella: Marsden, Evan (2018)

Aotearoa Overture: Lilburn, Douglas (2019)

A Sommerset Rhapsody: Holst, Gustav (2018)
Adrift: Jagger, Bryony (2018)
Andromeda Overture: Curtis, Eric (2017)
Aria for Cor Anglais and Small Orchestra: Jagger, Bryony (1992)

Ballade for Flute and Orchestra: Reinecke, Carl (2023)

Capriccio Italien: Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich (2013)

Carissima: Elgar, Edward (2023)

Chanson de Matin: Elgar, Edward (2023)

Chanson de Nuit: Elgar, Edward (2023)

Chop-Sticks (with Variations): Thompson, John (2023)

Clarinet Concerto in A (2): Mozart, WA (2021)

Clog Dance: Lanchbery, John (2023)

Concertante for Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn and Orchestra: Crusell, Bernhard (2021)

Concerto in G for Flute, Oboe and Viola BWV 333: Graupner, Christoph (2021)

Concerto for Two Violas: Telemann, Georg Philipp (2023)

Concerto Grosso D15: Fasch, Johann Friedrich (2019)
Concerto Grosso F3: Fasch, Johann Friedrich (2019)

Concerto Grosso in F Minor (Christmas Concerto): Locatelli, Pietro (2023)
Concerto for Two Flutes in C: Vivaldi, Antonio (2019)
Country Gardens: Grainger, Percy (2015)
Country Song: Holst, Gustav (2017)
Crushed Petals: Marsden, Evan (2013)
Dancing with Death: Jagger, Bryony (2018)
Dream Children: Elgar, Edward (2016)
Entr' Acte No. 2 from Rosamunde: Schubert, Franz (2011)
Folk Songs of the Four Seasons: Vaughn Williams, Ralph (2017)
For Kay: Jagger, Bryony (2017)
From Meadow to Mayfair: Coates, Eric (2015)
Frühlingswogen: Scharwenka, Philipp (2016)
Funeral March of a Bumblebee: Marsden, Evan (2013)
Gallimathias Musicum: Mozart, WA (2016)
Guitar Concerto: Vivaldi, Antonio (2013)
Haeremai March: Pechotsch, Raimund (2013)
Haffner Symphony: Mozart, WA (2013)

If "Red" be Read: Jagger, Bryony (2008)
In Memoriam 3: Jagger, Bryony (2006)
Jessonda Overture: Spohr, Louis (2017)
King Arthur (selection of 14 movts): Purcell, Henry (2018)
L'Arlésienne Suite No. 1: Bizet, Georges (2011)
La Tempesta di Mare (Cesare in Farmacusa): Salieri, Antonio (2011)
Les Danaïdes Overture: Salieri, Antonio (2011)
Lustspiel Overture: Kéler, Béla (2015)

Mauerische Trauermusik: Mozart, WA (2023)

May Song: Elgar, Edward (2023)
Military Fantasia: Dutton, Henry (2018)

Mock Morris: Grainger, Percy (2023)
Notturno for Four Orchestras (Serenade No. 8): Mozart, WA (2015)
Nursery Suite: Elgar, Edward (2016)
Oboe Concerto in D Minor: Albinoni, Tomaso (2018)
Oboe Concerto in D Minor: Vivaldi, Antonio (2019)
On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring: Delius, Frederic (2012)

Overture, Der Teufel als Hydraulicus: Schubert, Franz (2023)

Overture in D Minor: Mayer, Emilie (2021)
Overture in G Minor: Bruckner, Anton (2011)
Overture in the Italian Style: Schubert, Franz (2014)
Pavane for Orchestra: Faure, Gabriel (2013)
Peacock Land: Marsden, Evan (2013)
Pelléas et Mélisande: Fauré, Gabriel (2016)
Pohutukawa: Hamilton, David (2021)

Prayer for Ukraine: Lysenko, Mykola (2022)

Rangatira March: Don, Archie (2016)

Ricercar a 8: Gabrieli, Andrea (2021)
Romanze for Viola and Orchestra Op. 85: Bruch, Max (2020)
Ruins of Athens Overture: Beethoven, Ludwig van (2020)
Rumanian Folk Dances: Bartok, Bela (2019)
Sci-Fi Suite: Kershaw, Richard (2018)
Sevilliaña - Scène Espagnol: Elgar, Edward (2019)
Sigurd Jorsalfar: Grieg, Edvard (2017)
Sinfonia Concertata: Schuster, Josef (2015)
Sinfonia di Requiem: Jagger, Bryony (2008)
Sinfonia in D: Torelli, G (2018)
Sinfonia rv122: Vivaldi, Antonio (2019)

Sinfonia Funebre: Locatelli, Pietro (2023)
Sonnet for Horn and Orchestra: Jagger, Bryony (1996)
Sonnets II: Jagger, Bryony (1998)
Suite D7: Fasch, Johann Friedrich (2019)
Suite Pastorale: Chabrier, Emmanuel (2021)
Suite: Kabalevsky, Dmitri (2015)
Summer Night on the River: Delius, Frederic (2012)
Symphony No. 1 (Titan). 3, funeral march: Mahler, Gustav (2018)
Symphony No. 1 in D: Bach, CPE (2016)

Symphony No. 2. 1, prelude; 3, introduction.: Lilburn, Douglas (2019)

Symphony No. 3 'Eroica'. 2, marcia funebre; 4, finale: Beethoven, Ludwig van (2014)

Symphony No. 3 in F: Bach, CPE (2015)

Symphony No. 4: Boyce, William (2019)
Symphony No. 5 in B flat: Schubert, Franz (2012)
Symphony No. 7 for Two Orchestras: Spohr, Louis (2015)

Symphony No. 47. 3, Mennuetto Roverso: Haydn, Joseph (2020)
Symphony No. 97 in C Major: Haydn, Joseph (2013)

Symphony No. 101 in D ('Clock'): Haydn, Joseph (2012)

Symphony No. 104 in D: Haydn, Joseph (2011)
The Celestial Gate of Praise: Hamilton, David (2022)

The Creatures of Prometheus Overture: Beethoven, Ludwig van (2012)
The Fairy Queen Suite (selection): Purcell, Henry (2022)

The Fairy Tale of the Beautiful Melusine: Mendelssohn, Felix (2017)
The World Forgetting: Marsden, Evan (2013)
Three Bavarian Dances: Elgar, Edward (2017)

Toccata from Orfeo: Purcell, Henry (2021)
Towards the Light: Jagger, Bryony (2001)

Toy Symphony: Haydn, Joseph (2011)

Trumpet Concerto in D. 2 allegro.: Mozart, Leopold (2014)
Trumpet Concerto: Hummel, Johann Nepomuk (2016)
Viola Concerto in G: Telemann, George Phillip (2019)
Westward Ho!: Marsden, Evan (2011)
William Tell Overture: Rossini, Gioacchino (2012)

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