English Chamber Orchestra
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English Chamber Orchestra

Biography (Wikipedia)

The English Chamber Orchestra (ECO) is a British chamber orchestra based in London. The full orchestra regularly plays concerts at Cadogan Hall, and their ensemble performs at Wigmore Hall. The orchestra regularly tours in the UK and internationally, and holds the distinction of not only having the most extensive discography of any chamber orchestra, but also of being the most well-travelled orchestra in the world; no other orchestra has played concerts in as many countries as the English Chamber Orchestra.[better source needed]

The English Chamber Orchestra has its roots in the Goldsbrough Orchestra, founded in 1948 by Lawrence Leonard and Arnold Goldsbrough. The group took its current name in 1960, when it expanded its repertoire beyond the Baroque period for the first time. Its repertoire remained limited by the group's size, which has stayed fairly consistently at around the size of an orchestra of Mozart's time.

Shortly afterwards, it became closely associated with the Aldeburgh Festival, playing in the premieres of Benjamin Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream (1960), Owen Wingrave (1970), Curlew River and several other of his works. The occasions on which Britten conducted the orchestra included the opening concerts of the Queen Elizabeth Hall and Snape Maltings in 1967. He also made a number of records with the group.

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Constant Lambert
Romeo and Juliet,1st tableau: Rondino; Gavotte & Trio
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Romeo and Juliet,1st tableau: Rondino; Gavotte & Trio
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Bachiana brasileira No 5 (Aria)
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Bachiana brasileira No 5 (Aria)

Bachiana brasileira No 5 (Aria)

Ensemble
Lynn Harrell & Instrumental Ensemble
Conductor
Ambroise Thomas
Oui, pour ce soir (Mignon)
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Oui, pour ce soir (Mignon)
Claude Debussy
L'Isle Joyeuse
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L'Isle Joyeuse
Reinhold Moritzevich Glière
Harp Concerto, Op 74 (3rd mvt)
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Harp Concerto, Op 74 (3rd mvt)
Antonio Vivaldi
Beatus vir, RV597 (Gloria Patri)
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Beatus vir, RV597 (Gloria Patri)
Joseph Haydn
Cello Concerto no.1 in C major (3rd mvt: Allegro molto)
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Cello Concerto no.1 in C major (3rd mvt: Allegro molto)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G Major BWV 1048
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Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G Major BWV 1048
Frank Bridge
Sir Roger de Coverley
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Sir Roger de Coverley
Percy Grainger
Shepherd's Hey!
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Shepherd's Hey!
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Clarinet Quintet in A major, K 581 (1st mvt)
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Clarinet Quintet in A major, K 581 (1st mvt)
Malcolm Arnold
Clarinet Concerto No 2: Allegro Vivace
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Clarinet Concerto No 2: Allegro Vivace
George Frideric Handel
Zadok the priest, HWV 258
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Zadok the priest, HWV 258
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony No 5 in B flat major, K 22
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Symphony No 5 in B flat major, K 22
Gustav Holst
A Fugal Concerto, Op.40 no.2
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A Fugal Concerto, Op.40 no.2
Benjamin Britten
Matinees Musicales and Soirees Musicales - after Rossini
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Matinees Musicales and Soirees Musicales - after Rossini
Gioachino Rossini
La Scala di seta: Act 1 (extract)
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La Scala di seta: Act 1 (extract)
Benjamin Britten
Playful Pizzicato from the Simple Symphony
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Playful Pizzicato from the Simple Symphony
Grace Williams
Calm Sea in Summer (Sea Sketches)
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Calm Sea in Summer (Sea Sketches)
José‐Luis García
J.S.Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No5 in D, BWV1050 - 3. Allegro
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J.S.Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No5 in D, BWV1050 - 3. Allegro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Concerto No.4 in G major, K41
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Piano Concerto No.4 in G major, K41
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Recordare (Requiem, K.626)
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Recordare (Requiem, K.626)
Percy Grainger
Shallow Brown
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Shallow Brown
Frederick Delius
Aquarelle No 2 for string orchestra
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Aquarelle No 2 for string orchestra
Frederick Delius
Aquarelle No 1 for string orchestra
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Aquarelle No 1 for string orchestra
Johann Friedrich Fasch
Trumpet Concerto in D major
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Trumpet Concerto in D major
Henry Purcell
When I am laid in earth (Dido and Aeneas)
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When I am laid in earth (Dido and Aeneas)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Concerto No 23 in A major, K 488 (3rd mvt)
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Piano Concerto No 23 in A major, K 488 (3rd mvt)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Rondo in D major K.382 for piano and orchestra
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Rondo in D major K.382 for piano and orchestra
Domenico Cimarosa
Il matrimonio segreto (Overture)
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Il matrimonio segreto (Overture)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony no. 34 (K.338) in C major, 1st movement - Allegro vivace
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Symphony no. 34 (K.338) in C major, 1st movement - Allegro vivace
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Concerto no.22 in E flat K.482 - 1st movement
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Piano Concerto no.22 in E flat K.482 - 1st movement
Mauro Giuliani
Guitar Concerto No.1 in A Major, Op.30: II. Siciliana (Andantino)
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Guitar Concerto No.1 in A Major, Op.30: II. Siciliana (Andantino)
Benjamin Britten
Simple Symphony Op.4 (Boisterous Bouree)
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Simple Symphony Op.4 (Boisterous Bouree)
Nigel Kennedy
Vivaldi's 'Autumn' from 'The Four Seasons'
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Vivaldi's 'Autumn' from 'The Four Seasons'
Alexander Scriabin
Canon
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Canon
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Concerto No 22 in E flat major, K 482 (3rd mvt)
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Piano Concerto No 22 in E flat major, K 482 (3rd mvt)
Benjamin Britten
Simple symphony Op.4 (Playful pizzicato)
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Simple symphony Op.4 (Playful pizzicato)
Edward Elgar
Introduction and Allegro Op. 47
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Introduction and Allegro Op. 47
Charles‐François Gounod
O Dieu! que de bijoux... Ah! je ris (Faust)
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O Dieu! que de bijoux... Ah! je ris (Faust)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Concerto No.15 in B flat, K450
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Piano Concerto No.15 in B flat, K450
William Walton
Death of Falstaff; Touch her soft lips (Henry V)
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Death of Falstaff; Touch her soft lips (Henry V)
Gabriel Fauré
Pavane, Op 50
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Pavane, Op 50
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Concerto in E flat major for two pianos, K 365 (3rd mvt)
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Concerto in E flat major for two pianos, K 365 (3rd mvt)
Edward Elgar
Introduction and Allegro Op. 47
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Introduction and Allegro Op. 47
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Rondo in D major, K 382
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Rondo in D major, K 382
Benjamin Britten
Simple Symphony (Frolicsome Finale)
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Simple Symphony (Frolicsome Finale)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
4 Kontratanze (K.267)
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4 Kontratanze (K.267)
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Upcoming Events

19
Feb
2019
English Chamber Orchestra, Ana de la Vega
Cadogan Hall, London, UK

Past BBC Events

Proms 2013: Proms Saturday Matinee 4: English Chamber Orchestra
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Cadogan Hall
2013-08-24T23:20:55
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24
Aug
2013
Proms 2013: Proms Saturday Matinee 4: English Chamber Orchestra

Proms 2013: Proms Saturday Matinee 4: English Chamber Orchestra

Cadogan Hall
Proms 2002: Prom 29
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ej8rzc
Royal Albert Hall
2002-08-10T23:20:55
10
Aug
2002

Proms 2002: Prom 29

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2002: Proms Chamber Music 03
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Victoria & Albert Museum
2002-08-05T23:20:55
5
Aug
2002

Proms 2002: Proms Chamber Music 03

Victoria & Albert Museum
Proms 2000: Prom 46
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Royal Albert Hall
2000-08-18T23:20:55
18
Aug
2000

Proms 2000: Prom 46

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1996: Prom 10
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e3h5v2
Royal Albert Hall
1996-07-27T23:20:55
27
Jul
1996

Proms 1996: Prom 10

Royal Albert Hall

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