English Chamber Orchestra

Formed 1960
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 the ECO 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 ECO.

The ECO 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, Owen Wingrave, Curlew River and several other of his works. Britten conducted the orchestra on several occasions, and made a number of records with the group.

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Antonio Vivaldi
Concerto No. 4 in F minor
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Concerto No. 4 in F minor
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Canzonetta Sull'aria
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Canzonetta Sull'aria
Gerald Finzi
Eclogue
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Eclogue
English Chamber Orchestra
Piano Concerto In A Major / Larghetto
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Piano Concerto In A Major / Larghetto
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Concerto No 16 in D major, K 451 (3rd mvt)
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Piano Concerto No 16 in D major, K 451 (3rd mvt)
Benjamin Britten
Eternal Father (Noye's Fludde)
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Eternal Father (Noye's Fludde)

Eternal Father (Noye's Fludde)

Orchestra
Chorus and orchestra of children from East Suffolk
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Grace Williams
Calm Sea in Summer (Sea Sketches)
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Calm Sea in Summer (Sea Sketches)
Frank Bridge
Sir Roger de Coverley
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Sir Roger de Coverley
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Concerto No 13 in C major, K 415 (1st mvt)
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Piano Concerto No 13 in C major, K 415 (1st mvt)
Carl Maria von Weber
Concertino in E flat major, Op 26
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Concertino in E flat major, Op 26
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)
George Frideric Handel
Israel in Egypt: Sing ye to the Lord
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Israel in Egypt: Sing ye to the Lord
Joseph Canteloube
Baïlèro (Chants d'Auvergne, Set 1)
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Baïlèro (Chants d'Auvergne, Set 1)
Gustav Holst
A Fugal Concerto Op.40 No.2
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A Fugal Concerto Op.40 No.2
Traditional American, Aaron Copland, Marilyn Horne, English Chamber Orchestra & Carl Davis
Ching-a-ring-Chaw (Old American Songs, Set 2)
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Ching-a-ring-Chaw (Old American Songs, Set 2)
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
Rondo for Piano and Orchestra in D major, K 382
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Rondo for Piano and Orchestra in D major, K 382
Jeremiah Clarke
Trumpet Voluntary, 'The Prince of Denmark's March'
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Trumpet Voluntary, 'The Prince of Denmark's March'
English Chamber Orchestra
Symphony Rhif 1 yn Eb – 2il symudiad – Andante
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Symphony Rhif 1 yn Eb – 2il symudiad – Andante
Luigi Denza
Funiculi, funicula
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Funiculi, funicula
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony No 29 in A major, K 201 (1st mvt)
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Symphony No 29 in A major, K 201 (1st mvt)
Antonín Dvořák
Serenade for Strings in E major, Op 22 (1st mvt)
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Serenade for Strings in E major, Op 22 (1st mvt)
Benjamin Britten
Johnson over Jordan (Spider Dance - The Spider and the Fly)
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Johnson over Jordan (Spider Dance - The Spider and the Fly)
Benjamin Britten
Simple symphony for string orchestra (Op.4), 2nd mvt; Playful pizzicato
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Simple symphony for string orchestra (Op.4), 2nd mvt; Playful pizzicato
Benjamin Britten
Simple Symphony
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Simple Symphony
Johann Nepomuk Hummel
Trumpet Concerto in E major (1st mvt)
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Trumpet Concerto in E major (1st mvt)
Nigel Kennedy
Vivaldi - Spring - Allegro from The Four Seasons
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Vivaldi - Spring - Allegro from The Four Seasons
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Concerto No 17 in G major, K 453 (3rd mvt)
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Piano Concerto No 17 in G major, K 453 (3rd mvt)
George Frideric Handel
Zadok the priest, HWV 258
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Zadok the priest, HWV 258
Johann Nepomuk Hummel
Trumpet Concerto in E major (3rd mvt)
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Trumpet Concerto in E major (3rd mvt)
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Bachianas Brasileiras
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Bachianas Brasileiras
Michel Colombier
Emmanuel
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Emmanuel
Gustav Holst
Fugal Concerto for flute, oboe and strings, Op 40 No 2
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Fugal Concerto for flute, oboe and strings, Op 40 No 2
English Chamber Orchestra
A Fugal Concerto For Flute, Oboe And String Orchestra
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A Fugal Concerto For Flute, Oboe And String Orchestra
Benjamin Britten
The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37 - Flowers bring to every year
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The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37 - Flowers bring to every year
Patrick Doyle
Henry V: A Concert Suite For Actor And Orchestra - Excerpt
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Henry V: A Concert Suite For Actor And Orchestra - Excerpt
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony in F major, K 76
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Symphony in F major, K 76
Percy Grainger
Shallow Brown
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Shallow Brown
Joseph Canteloube
Baïlèro (Chants d'Auvergne, Set 1)
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Baïlèro (Chants d'Auvergne, Set 1)
George Frideric Handel
Oboe concerto in G minor, HWV.287 (1st mvt: Grave)
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Oboe concerto in G minor, HWV.287 (1st mvt: Grave)
Benjamin Britten
The Company Of Heaven: There Came Out Also At This Time/Ye Watchers & Ye Holy
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The Company Of Heaven: There Came Out Also At This Time/Ye Watchers & Ye Holy
Johann Sebastian Bach
Weh der Seele from Cantata no.2, BWV.102 "Herr, deine Augen sehen nach dem Glauben"
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Weh der Seele from Cantata no.2, BWV.102 "Herr, deine Augen sehen nach dem Glauben"
Johann Sebastian Bach
Keyboard Concerto no.3 in D major BWV 1054 (1st movement)
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Keyboard Concerto no.3 in D major BWV 1054 (1st movement)
Benjamin Britten
Simple Symphony, op. 4 - Playful Pizzicato - Presto possibile pizzicato sempre
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Simple Symphony, op. 4 - Playful Pizzicato - Presto possibile pizzicato sempre
Benjamin Britten
Pastoral from Serenade for tenor, horn and strings
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Pastoral from Serenade for tenor, horn and strings
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Antiphon (Five Mystical Songs)
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Antiphon (Five Mystical Songs)
Edward Elgar
Where Corals Lie; The Swimmer (Sea Pictures)
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Where Corals Lie; The Swimmer (Sea Pictures)
Percy Grainger
Shepherd's Hey!
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Shepherd's Hey!
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No 2 in D major (4th mvt, Allegro molto)
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Symphony No 2 in D major (4th mvt, Allegro molto)
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2013: Proms Saturday Matinee 4: English Chamber Orchestra
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Cadogan Hall
2013-08-24T16:11:16
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2013
Proms 2013: Proms Saturday Matinee 4: English Chamber Orchestra

Proms 2013: Proms Saturday Matinee 4: English Chamber Orchestra

15:00
Cadogan Hall
Proms 2002: Prom 29
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Royal Albert Hall
2002-08-10T16:11:16
10
Aug
2002

Proms 2002: Prom 29

19:30
Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2000: Prom 46
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Royal Albert Hall
2000-08-18T16:11:16
18
Aug
2000

Proms 2000: Prom 46

19:30
Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1996: Prom 10
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Royal Albert Hall
1996-07-27T16:11:16
27
Jul
1996

Proms 1996: Prom 10

19:30
Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1993: Prom 48
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Royal Albert Hall
1993-08-26T16:11:16
26
Aug
1993

Proms 1993: Prom 48

19:30
Royal Albert Hall

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