Peter Stark



One of the things that continually drives me is that ‘it can always be better’! It doesn’t matter how much you work at something, it can always be improved. We never stop learning.



Peter Stark

Conductor, Educationalist, Consultant

Adams, John
Short Ride in a Fast Machine

Addinsell, Richard
Warsaw Concerto

Adès, Thomas
… but all shall be well

Albinoni, Tomaso
Concerto for Oboe

Anderson, Julian

Anderson, Leroy
Belle of the ball; Fiddle Faddle; Plink, Plank, Plunk; Sleigh Ride

Antoniou, Theodore
Concerto Fantasia for Violin & Orch

Arnell, Richard
Concerto for Piano; Fanfare for a Lifeboat; Lord Byron; Six Lawrence Poems

Arnold, Malcolm
Bridge on the River Kwai Concert Suite; Concertos for Clarinet, Cor Anglais, Trumpet, Two Violins and Viola; Cornish Dances, English Dances 1 & 2; Homage to the Queen; Overtures – Grand Grand, Tam O’Shanter and Peterloo; Padstow Lifeboat March; Scottish Dances; Symphonies 2, 4, 5, 8;

Arutyunyan, Alexander
Concerto for Trumpet

Auric, Georges
Phèdre Suite

Bach, JS
Brandenburg nos 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; Concertos for Violin 1 & 2, Double, Violin & Oboe, Keyboard in D mi; Magnificat; Prelude & Fugue in E flat (orch Schoenberg)

Barber, Samuel
Adagio for Strings; Concerto for Violin; Symphony 1; Essay 1

Bartok, Bela
Bluebeard’s Castle; Concerto for Orch; Concertos for Piano 3, Violin 2; Dance Suite; Miraculous Manda-rin; Romanian Folk Dances

Bax, Arnold
Garden of Fand; In Memoriam; Symphony 1; Tintagel

Beethoven, Ludwig van
Concertos – Piano 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Violin, ‘Triple’; Overtures – Consecration of the House, Coriolan, Egmont, Fidelio, Leonora 1 & 3, Prometheus; Symphonies 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9; Romance for Violin & Orch, F ma; Wellington’s Sieg

Bellini, Vincenzo
‘O quante volte’ (I Capuletti e Montecchi)

Berkeley, Michael
Concerto for Cello; Garden of Earthly Delights; Glass Tears

Berg, Alban
Chamber Concerto, Seven Early Songs, Violin Concerto

Berio, Luciano
Variations for Chamber Orch

Berlioz, Hector
Overtures – Beatrice & Benedict, Benvenuto Cellini, Carnival Romain, Corsaire, Franc-juges; Sympho-nies – Fantastique, Funebre et Triomphale; Grande messe des morts; Harold in Italy; Hungarian March (Faust); Les Troyens – Ballet Music, Overture, Royal Hunt & Storm; Nuits d’été

Bernstein, Leonard
Chichester Psalms; On the Town Dance Episodes; On the Waterfront Concert Suite; Overture Candide; West Side Story Symphonic Dances

Bizet, Georges
Carmen Suites 1 & 2, Habanera (Carmen); Jeux D’Enfants; L’Arlesienne Suites 1 & 2

Bliss, Arthur
Colour Symphony; Suite, Things to Come

Bloch, Ernest
Schelomo; Symph for Trombone & Orch

Boieldieu, François-Adrien
Concerto for Harp

Borodin, Alexander
Prince Igor – Overture, Polovtsian Dances; Symphony 2

Bouregois, Derek
Concerto for Double Bass

Brahms, Johannes
Concertos – Violin, ‘Double’, Piano 1 & 2; Overtures – Academic Festival, Tragic; Serenade 1; Sympho-nies 1, 2, 3, 4; Hungarian Dances; Schicksalslied; St Anthony Variations

Bridge, Frank
Dance Rhapsody

Britten, Benjamin
A time there was…; Canadian Carnival; Concerto for Violin; Gloriana Courtly Dances; Les Illuminations; Noye’s Fludde; Peter Grimes Four Sea Interludes; Prince of the Pagodas; Serenade for Tenor Horn; Simple Symphony; Sinfonia da Requiem; Soirées Musicales; Turn of the Screw; Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge; War Requiem; Young Person’s Guide

Bruch, Max
Concertos for Violin 1 & 2, Clarinet & Viola; Kol Nidrei; Scottish Fantasy; Kol Nidrei

Bruckner, Anton
Symphonies – 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9

Burrell, Diana
Black. Starlight. Bright. Cinnamon. Earth

Butler, Martin
Concertino for Chamber Orchestra

Butterworth, George
A Shropshire Lad

Camilleri, Charles
The World of Music

Chabrier, Emmanuel
España; Joyeuse Marche

Chausson, Ernest

Chopin, Frederic
Concertos for Piano 1 & 2

Cimarosa, Domenico
Concerto for 2 Flutes

Coates, Eric
Cinderella Suite; London Suite

Copland, Aaron
Appalacian Spring; Billy the Kid Suite; Concerto for Clarinet; El salón México; Fanfare for the Common Man; Lincoln Portrait; Quiet City; Rodeo; Symphony 3; Two Pieces for Strings

Coppens, Mathias
s’Levens Nevels

Corelli, Arcangelo
Concerto Grossi – no 3 Cmi, Op 6 No.8 (Christmas)

Curington, David

Curtis, Matthew
Paths to Urbina

Dallapiccola, Luigi
Piccola musica notturna

Davidoff, Karl
Concerto for Cello 2

Debussy, Claude
Children’s Corner; Ibéria; Images, Rondes de Printemps; La Mer; Nocturnes; Petite Suite; Prélude à l’aprés-midi d’un faune; Premiere Rhapsodie for Clarinet

de Falla, Manuel
El Amor Brujo; Nights in the Gardens of Spain; Three-Cornered Hat

Delibes, Léo
Coppelia Suite

Delius, Frederick
Koanga, La Calinda; Two Pieces for Small Orchestra; Walk to the Paradise Garden

Donizetti, Gaetano
‘O luce quest’ anima’ (Linda di Chamounix)

Dohnányi, Ernst von
Variations on a Nursery Song

Doppler, Franz
Concerto for 2 Flutes

Dubois, Pierre Max
Alto Saxophone Concerto

Dubugnon, Richard
Pyrophony; Sandwich

Dukas, Paul
Sorcerer’s Apprentice; La Péri Fanfare

Dvoràk, Antonín
Concertos – Cello B mi, Violin; Czech Suite; Carnival Overture; Symphonies – 5, 7, 8, 9; Noonday Witch; Romance for Violin; Serenades – Op 22, 44; Scherzo Cappriccioso; Serenades – Strings, Wind; Slavonic Dances; ‘Song to the Moon’ (Rusalka); Symphonic Variations; Watersprite; Wood Dove

Elgar, Edward
Concertos – Cello, Violin; Overture Cockaigne; Symphonies – 1, 2, 3 (Payne); Enigma Variations; Fal-staff; Introduction and Allegro; In the South; Pomp and Circumstance Marches – 1, 2, 4; Romance for Bassoon; Sea Pictures; Serenade for Strings; Three Characteristic Pieces; Wand of Youth Suite 2

Englishby, Paul
The Last Clarinet

Fauré, Gabriel
Dolly Suite; Elegy; Masques et bergamasques; Pavane; Pelléas et Mélisande; Requiem

Feshareki, Shiva
TT Konzert

Fine, Irving
Toccata for Orchestra

Finzi, Gerald
Romance for Strings

Franck, César
Symphony in D mi; Symphonic Variations for Piano; Psyché

Fujikura, Dai
Reconciliation; Subtle Falling

Gaukroger, David
Romany Wood

Gershwin, George
American in Paris; Concerto for Piano; Cuban Overture; Porgy and Bess Symphonic Picture; Rhapsody in Blue; Strike Up The Band

Ginastera, Alberto
Concerto for Harp; Dances from Estancia; Overture to a Creole Faust

Glass, Philip

Glazunov, Alberto
Chopiniana; Concerto for Violin; The Seasons

Gliere, Reinhold
Concerto for Horn

Glinka, Mikhail
Overtures – Life for the Tsar, Ruslan and Ludmilla

Goodwin, Ron
633 Squadron

Gounod, Charles
Faust Ballet Music;Romeo & Juliet Juliet’s Waltz Song; Petite Symphonie; Symphony 1

Grainger, Percy
Handel in the Strand

Grieg, Edward
Concerto for Piano 1; Holberg Suite; Homage March, Sigurd Jorsalfar no 3; Norwegian Dances; Peer Gynt, Suites 1&2; Symphonic Dances

Grofé, Ferde
Grand Canyon Suite

Hancock, Stuart
Concerto for 2 Flutes

Handel, George Frederick
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba; Concerto for Harp, Op4 no6; Gloria; Messiah; Music from Royal Fire-works; Overture Rodrigo; Saul; Semele; Suite from the Overtures (arr Liddell); Water Music

Harris, Roy
Symphony 3

Haydn, Franz Joseph
Concertos for Cello in C & D, Trumpet, Violin in C; Symphonies – 6, 8, 11, 21, 23, 34, 40, 55, 61, 82, 83, 85, 92, 94, 97, 100, 101, 103, 104, Toy

Hewitt Jones, Thomas

Hindemith, Paul
Fünf Stücke; Symphonic Metamorphoses on themes by Weber

Holst, Gustav
A Somerset Rhapsody ; Brook Green Suite; Perfect Fool Suite; Planets Suite; St Paul’s Suite

Honneger, Arthur
Symphony 4; Pacific 231; Rugby

Horovitz, Joseph
Concerto for Trumpet

Humperdinck, Engelbert
Hansel & Gretel (Ov. + extracts)

Ibert, Jacques
Bacchanale; Concerto for Flute, Divertissement

Ives, Charles
Symphony 2; Unanswered Question

Janáček, Leoš
Cunning Little Vixen Suite; Idyll; Rikadla; Sinfonietta; Suite for Strings; Taras Bulba

Joseph, Jeffrey
Adagio & Caprice; Concerto for Oboe

Kabalevsky, Dmitri
Concerto for Violin; Overture, Colas Breugnon

Kakinuma, Yui
To the Cherry Blossom

Khachaturian, Aram
Concertos for Flute, Violin; Masquerade Suite; Spartacus Suite

Kleisinger, George
Tubby the Tuba

Kodály, Zoltán
Dances from Galanta; Háry János Suite; Peacock Variations

Korngold, Erich
Concerto for Violin; Sea Hawk

Koussevitsky, Serge
Concerto for Double Bass

Krommer, Franz
Octet Op 57

Lawrence, Phillip
Illusion of Time

Lee, Jia Yee

LeFanu, Nicola

Lehar, Franz
Count of Luxembourg Waltz; Merry Widow Selection

Liadov, Anatoly
The Enchanted Lake

Liebermann, Lowell
Concerto for Flute

Liszt, Franz
Concertos for Piano 1, 2; Les Preludes; Mazeppa Suite

Litolff, Henry Charles
Scherzo fo Piano & Orch

Lutosławski, Witold
Concerto for Orchestra; Chain 1

Lumbye, H.C.
Copenhagen Steam Railway Galop

MacMillan, James
Cantos Sagrados; Confession of Isobel Gowdie

Maconchy, Elizabeth
Concertino for Bassoon & Strings

Mahler, Gustav
Blumine; Des Knaben Wunderhorn; Das Lied von der Erde; Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen; Sympho-nies – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10(i);

Márquez, Arturo
Danzón No.2

Martinu, Bohuslav
Concerto for Oboe; Overture; Rhapsody Concerto; Sinfonietta ‘La Jolla’; Symphonies 1 & 5; Thunder-bolt P-47

Massenet, Jules
Cavalleria Rusticana Intermezzo; Le Cid Ballet Music; Thais Meditation

Matthews, David

Maw, Nicholas
Spring Music

Maxwell Davies, Peter
Mavis in Las Vegas; Orkney Wedding & Sunrise

McCabe, John
Concerto for Piano, 3; Golden Valley; 5 Elegies for High Voice & Chamber Orchestra; Notturni ed Alba; The Golden Valley

Mendelssohn, Felix
Concertos – Piano in G mi, Violin; Midsummer Night’s Dream; Overtures –
Fair Melusine, Hebrides, Ruy Blas, Trumpet; Symphonies – 3, 4, 5

Messiaen, Olivier
Et exspecto resurrectionem mortuorum; L’Ascension; Les offrandes oubliées; Oiseaux exotiques; Tu-rangalila

Milhaud, Darius
Concertos – Cello no 1, Percussion and small orchestra; Suite française

Moeran, Ernest

Monteverdi, Claudio
Coronation of Poppea

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Concertos – Oboe, Flute (Dma & Gma), Flute & Harp, Horn 1, 2, 3, 4, Piano 12, 14, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27, Violin 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Sinfonia Concertantes for Violin/Viola, Woodwind; Overtures to Don Giovanni, Figaro, Idomineo, Magic Flute, Seraglio; Symphonies – 20, 27, 29, 31, 33, 34, 35, 36, 38, 39, 40, 41; nu-merous Divertimentos and Serenades; Exsultate Jubilate

Muldowney, Dominic

Mussorgsky, Modeste
Pictures at an Exhibition (arr Goehr, & orch Ravel); Khovantchina Prelude; Night on a Bare Mountain (original, & orch Rimsky Korsakov)

Nicolai, Otto
Overture Merry Wives of Windsor

Nielsen, Carl
Concertos for Flute & Violin; Little Suite for Strings; Overture Helios; Symphonies 2, 3, 4, 5

Nyman, Michael
Concerto for Saxophone Quartet

Offenbach, Jacques
Overture Orpheus in the Underworld

O’Regan, Tarik
Hudson Lullaby

Orff, Carl
Carmina Burana

Paganini, Niccolo
Concerto for Violin 1

Panufnik, Andrzej
Concerto Festivo; Harmony; Procession for Peace; Sinfonia Sacra

Pärt, Arvo
Symphonies 2, 3

Parry, Hubert
Blest Pair of Sirens; I Was Glad

Patterson, Paul
At the Still Point of the Turning World; Little Red Riding Hood

Pearson, Tommy

Pitkin, Jonathan

Poulenc, Francis
Concertos for Organ, Piano; Sinfonietta; Les Biches

Powers, Anthony
Zlata’s Diary

Prokofiev, Serge
Concertos for Piano 3, Violin 1, 2; Symphonies 1, 5; Cinderella Suite; Lieutenant Kijé; March for Love of Three Oranges; Peter and the Wolf; Romeo & Juliet Suites 1, 2; Winter Bonfire Suite

Puccini, Giacomo
‘O mio babbino caro’ (Gianni Schicchi); I Crysantemi, La Boheme, ‘Nessun Dorma’ (Turandot; ’Visi d’Arte’ (Tosca)

Purcell, Henry
Dido & Aeneas; Golden Sonata; Gordian Knot Untied

Rachmaninov, Sergei
Concertos for Piano nos 2, 3, 4; Symphonies 2, 3; Isle of The Dead; Rhapsody on Theme of Paganini; The Rock; Symphonic Dances

Ravel, Maurice
Concertos for Piano, G ma, left hand; Bolero; Daphnis & Chloe; Mother Goose; Pavane; Rhapsodie Espa-gnole; Shéhérazade; Tombeau de Couperin; Tzigane; La Valse

Rawsthorne, Alan
Concerto for Piano 2

Recknell, Tom
King Solomon’s Mines

Reid, Alasdair
Music for a film too expensive to make; Triathlon

Reinecke, Carl
Concerto for Flute

Respighi, Ottorino
La Boutique Fantasque; Feste Romane; Fountains of Rome; Pines of Rome; Trittico Botticelliano

Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolai
Capriccio Espagnole; Coq d’or; Flight of the Bumblebee; Sheherazade

Rodrigo, Joaquín
Concerto for Guitar

Rooney, Clement
Five Pieces for Orchestra

Rossini, Gioacchino
Overtures to Barber of Seville, Cenerentola, Italian Girl in Algiers, Semiramide, Thieving Magpie, William Tell; ‘Une voce poco fa’ (Barber of Seville)

Roussel, Albert
Sinfonietta, Suite 2 Bacchus e Ariane

Roxburgh, Edwin
“Es ist genug…”; Saturn

Ruggles, Carl

Rutter, John
Suite for Strings; The Colours of Christmas

Sackman, Nicholas
Cecelia Dances

Saint-Saëns, Camille
Concertos for Cello 1, Piano 2; Violin 3; Symphony 3; Allegro Appassionato; Carnival of the Animals; Danse macabre; Havanaise; Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso

Sarasate, Pablo
Carmen Fantasie; Zigeunerweisen

Schoenberg, Arnold
Chamber Symphony 1; Gurre-Lieder; Verklärte Nacht

Schrecker, Franz
Chamber Symphony

Schubert, Franz
Overture Alfonse und Estrelle; Symphonies 3, 4, 5, 8, 9; Overture and Ballet Music from Rosamunde

Schumann, Robert
Overture to Faust; Concertos for Cello, and Piano in A mi; Konzertstück for 4 Horns; Symphonies 1, 2, 3

Shostakovich, Dmitri
Concerto for Cello 1, Piano 2; Festive Overture; Gadfly Romance; Golden Age Suite; Symphonies 1, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 12, 15; Dance Suite no 4; Jazz Suite no 2

Sibelius, Jean
Concerto for Violin; En Saga; Finlandia; Karelia Suite; Oceanides; Pohjola’s Daughter; Rakastava; Swan of Tuonela; Symphonies 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7; Tapiola; Valse Triste

Simpson, Mark
“It was as if the world stood still…”

Skalkottas, Nikos
Greek Dances, II.12, III.10, I.12, II.6, I.9, II.5

Skram, Henrik
The Hamlet Complex

Smetena, Bedrich
Overture to Bartered Bride; Moldau from Ma Vlast

Strauss, Johann I
Radetsky March

Strauss, Johann II
Overture to Die Fledermaus; Polkas – Champagne, Pizzicato, Thunder and Lightening, Tritsch Tratsch; Waltzes – Blue Danube, Emperor, Roses from the South, Tales from Vienna Woods, Wine Women and Song; Egyptian March

Strauss, Richard
Bourgeois Gentilhomme; Concertos for Horn, 1&2, Oboe; Don Quixote; Orchestral Songs – Cäcillie, Morgen, Ruhe Meine Seele, Wiegenlied, Zuiegnung; Alpine Symphony; Also Sprach Zarathustra; Domestic Symphony; Don Juan; Four Last Songs; Heldenleben; Metamorphosen; Rosenkavalier Suite & Waltzes; Serenade; Till Eulenspiegel; Tod und Verklärung

Stravinsky, Igor
Apollon Musagète; Cantata; Concertos for Piano & Violin; Concerto in D; Dumbarton Oaks; Firebird Suites (’19 & ’45); Petrouchka (’47); Pulcinella (Suite & Ballet); Rite of Spring; Symphonies in C, of Winds & in Three Movements

Suk, Josef
Serenade for Strings

Sullivan, Arthur
‘Is Life a Boon?’; Pineapple Poll (arr Mackerras); ‘Take a Pair of Sparkling Eyes‘

Suppé, Franz von
Overture Light Cavalry

Svendsen, Johan
Norwegian Rhapsody 3

Szymanovsky, Karol
Concerto for Violin 2

Takemitsu, Toru
Twill by Twighlight

Tallis, Thomas
Spem in Alium

Taylor, Matthew
In Spring

Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich
Andante Cantabile; Cappriccio Italien; Eugene Onegin Polonaise and Waltz; Francesca da Rimini; Ham-let; Manfred Symphony; Marche Slave; Nutcracker (Suite & Ballet); Overtures – 1812, Manfred, Romeo & Juliet, Tempest; Concertos for Piano 1, Violin; Symphonies 1, 2, 4, 5, 6; Serenade for Strings; Sleeping Beauty Suite; Swan Lake Suite; Variations on a Rococo Theme, Voyévode Ballad

Telemann, George Philip
Concertos for Viola, Oboe in D mi

Tippett, Michael
Concerto for Double String Orchestra; Symphony 2; Divertimento on Sellinger’s Round; Ritual Dances from Midsummer Marriage

Tournemire, Charles
Symphony 3 (Moscow)

Tubin, Eduard
Concerto for Double Bass

Tucapsky, Antonin
Stabat Mater

Turnage, Mark-Anthony

Vaughan Williams, Ralph
Charterhouse Suite; Concerto Grosso; Concerto for Tuba; Fantasia on Greensleeves; Job; Lark Ascending; Overture The Wasps; Serenade to Music; Symphonies 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8; Tallis Fantasia

Velhuis, Jacob Ter
Tallahatcie Concerto

Verdi, Guiseppe
Overture to Force of Destiny; Rigoletto

Villa-Lobos, Heitor
Bachianas Brasilieras nos 1, 2, 4; Ciranda das Sete Notas

Vivaldi, Antonio
Concertos for 3 violins, 4 violins, cello, 2 cellos; Four Seasons; Gloria

Wagner, Richard
Overtures to Faust, Flying Dutchman, Rienzi; Preludes to Lohengrin (I & III), Meistersinger; Forest Murmurs from Siegfried; Good Friday Music from Parsifal; Prelude & Liebestod from Tristan; Ride of the Walkyries; Siegfried Idyll; Siegfried’s Funeral Music (Gotterdamerung), Wesendonck Lieder

Waldteufel, Émile
Skater’s Waltz

Wallen, Errollyn
Percussion Concerto

Walton, William
Belshazzar’s Feast; Concertos for Viola and Violin; Crown Imperial March; Facade; Henry V Suite; Im-provisations on an Impromptu by Benjamin Britten; Overtures – Johannesburg Festival, Portsmouth Point; Symphony 1; Prelude & Fugue ‘The Spitfire’

Warlock, Peter
Capriol Suite

Weber, Carl Maria von
Concerto for Clarinet, 1; Concertinos for Bassoon, Clarinet, Horn; Overtures – Euryanthe, Freischütz, Oberon; Symphony 2

Webern, Anton
Passacaglia Op 1

Weill, Kurt
Symphony 2

Weinberger, Jaromir
Schwanda the Bagpiper

Weir, Judith
Isti Mirant Stella; Music Untangled; Concerto for Piano

Wesley, Samuel
Symphony 2

Wieniawski, Henri
Concertos for Violin 1 & 2; Legend; Polonaise no1 “Brillante’

Willcocks, Jonathan
Theatre Ghost

Williams, John
Harry Potter & the Philosopher’s Stone, Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban; Raiders March; Sym-phonic Suite (arr. Brubaker); Schindler’s List Main Theme; Star Wars Main Theme

Wiren, Dag
Serenade for Strings

Wood, Henry
Fantasia on British Sea Songs

Young, Toby

Zografski, Tomislav
The Ancient Wall