Peter Stark

CONDUCTOR
Hon DMus, Hon FTCL, Hon ARAM, GRSM, ARCM

 

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.

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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

Khorovod

 

Anderson, Leroy

Belle of the ball

 

Antoniou, Theodore

Concerto Fantasia for Violin & Orch

 

Arnell, Richard

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

 

Arnold, Malcolm

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

 

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 Mandarin; Rumanian Folk Dances

 

Bax, Arnold

Garden of Fand; 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

 

Bellini, Vincenzo

‘O quante volte’ (I Capuletti e Montecchi)

 

Berkeley, Michael

Concerto for Cello; Garden of Earthly Delights; Glass Tears

 

Berg, Alban

Chamber Concerto

 

Berio, Luciano

Variations for Chamber Orch

 

Berlioz, Hector

Overtures – Beatrice & Benedict, Benvenuto Cellini, Carnival Romain, Corsaire, Franc-juges; Symphonies – Fantastique, Funebre et Triomphale; Grande messe des morts; Harold in Italy; Hungarian March (Faust); Nuits d’été; Royal Hunt & Storm (Trojans)

 

Bernstein, Leonard

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

 

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

Overture Prince Igor; Symphony 2; Polovtsian Dances

 

Bouregois, Derek

Concerto for Double Bass

 

Brahms, Johannes

Concertos – Violin, ‘Double’, Piano 1 & 2; Overtures – Academic Festival, Tragic; Serenade 1; Symphonies 1, 2, 3, 4; Hungarian Dances; 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; Four Sea Interludes (Peter Grimes); 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

Poème

 

Chopin, Frederic

Concertos for Piano 1 & 2

 

Cimarosa, Domenico

Concerto for 2 Flutes

 

Coates, Eric

London Suite

 

Copland, Aaron

Appalacian Spring; Billy the Kid Suite; Concerto for Clarinet; El salón México; Fanfare for the Common Man; Rodeo; Quiet City; 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

Session

 

Curtis, Matthew

Paths to Urbina

 

Dallapiccola, Luigi

Piccola musica notturna

 

Davidoff, Karl

Concerto for Cello 2

 

Debussy, Claude

Children’s Corner; Ibéria; Rondes des 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

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

 

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 for Wind & Strings; 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; Falstaff; Introduction and Allegro; In the South; Pomp and Circumstance – 1, 2, 4; 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

 

Fine, Irving

Toccata for Orchestra

 

Franck, César

Symphony in D mi; Symphonic Variations for Piano; Psyché

 

Fujikura, Dai

Reconciliation; Subtle Falling

 

Gaukroger, David

Romany Wood

 

Gershwin, George

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

 

Grainger, Percy

Handel in the Strand

 

Ginastera, Alberto

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

 

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

Ballet Music from Faust; Juliet’s Waltz Song (Romeo & Juliet); Petite Symphonie; Symphony 1

 

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

Concerto for Harp, Op4 no6; Gloria; Messiah; Music from Royal Fireworks; 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 – 55, 61, 82, 83, 85, 92, 94, 100, 101, 103, 104, Toy

 

Hewitt Jones, Thomas

War

 

Hindemith, Paul

Metamorphoses on Themes of Weber

 

Holst, Gustav

Brook Green Suite; Perfect Fool Suite; Planets Suite; St Paul’s Suite; Somerset Rhapsody

 

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

 

Janàcek, Leos

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

 

Krommer, Franz

Octet Op 57

 

Lawrence, Phillip

Illusion of Time

 

LeFanu, Nicola

Farne

 

Lehar, Franz

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

 

Lutoslawski, Witold

Concerto for Orchestra; Chain 1

 

Lumbye, H.C.

Copenhagen Steam Railway Galop

 

Maconchy, Elizabeth

Concertino for Bassoon & Strings

 

McCabe, John

Concerto for Piano, 3; Golden Valley; 5 Elegies for High V’ce & Ch Orch; Nottuni ed Alba

 

MacMillan, James

Cantos Sagrados; Confession of Isobel Gowdie

 

Mahler, Gustav

Symphonies 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10(i); Des Knaben Wunderhorn

 

Márquez, Arturo

Danzón No.2

 

Martinu, Bohuslav

Concerto for Oboe; Overture; Rhapsody Concerto; Sinfonietta ‘La Jolla’; Symphonies 1 & 5

 

Maw, Nicholas

Spring Music

 

Matthews, David

Introit

 

Maxwell Davies, Peter

Mavis in Las Vegas; Orkney Wedding & Sunrise

 

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; Turangalila

 

Milhaud, Darius

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

 

Moeran, Ernest

Sinfonietta

 

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, WWind; Overtures to Don Giovanni, Figaro, Idomineo, Magic Flute, Seraglio; Symphonies 20, 29, 31, 34, 35, 36, 38, 39, 40, 41; numerous Divertimentos and Serenades; Exsultate Jubilate

 

Muldowney, Dominic

Polka

 

Mussorgsky, Modeste

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

 

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

 

Pearson, Tommy

Rant

 

Pitkin, Jonathan

Mesh

 

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; Lieutenant Kijé; March for Love of Three Oranges; Peter and the Wolf; Romeo & Juliet Suites 1, 2; Winter Bonfire Siute

 

Puccini, Giacomo

‘O mio babbino caro (

Gianni Schicchi); I Crysantemi, La Boheme, ‘Visi d’Arte’ (Tosca)

 

Purcell, Henry

Didio & Aeneas; 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 Espagnole; Scheherezade; 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

Cappriccio Espagnole; Coq d’or; Flight of the Bumblebee; Sheherezade

 

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

Sun-treader

 

Rutter, John

Suite for Strings

 

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 Cappriccioso

 

Sarasate, Pablo

Carmen Fantasie; Zigeunerweisen

 

Schoenberg, Arnold

Gurre-Lieder; Verklärte Nacht

 

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; Concertstüke for 4 Horns; Symphonies 1, 2, 3

 

Shostakovich, Dmitri

Concerto for Cello 1, Piano 2; Festive Overture; 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

 

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; 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; 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; 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

 

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

Overtures – 1812, Manfred, Romeo & Juliet, Tempest; Concertos for Piano 1, Violin; Symphonies 1, 2, 4, 5, 6; Cappriccio Italien; Eugene Onegin Polonaise and Waltz; Francesca da Rimini; Nutcracker; 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

Kai

 

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, 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 (various) 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, Emile

Skaters Waltz

 

Wallen, Errollyn

Percussion Concerto

 

Walton, William

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

 

Warlock, Peter

Capriol Suite

 

Weber, Carl Maria von

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

 

Webern, Anton

Passacaglia Op 1

 

Weinberger, Jaromir

Schwanda the Bagpiper

 

Weir, Judith

Isti Mirant Stella; Music Untangled; Piano Concerto

 

Wesley, Samuel

Symphony 2

 

Wieniawski, Henri

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

 

Williams, John

Harry Potter & the Philosopher’s Stone, Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban; Symphonic 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

Paean

 

Zografski, Tomislav

The Ancient Wall