Northern Chamber Orchestra

Formed 1967
Northern Chamber Orchestra
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Northern Chamber Orchestra

Biography (Wikipedia)

The Northern Chamber Orchestra (or NCO) is a chamber orchestra based in Manchester, England. Established in 1967, the orchestra gives concerts at Heritage Centre, Macclesfield and The Stoller Hall, Manchester as well as a Christmas concert at Tatton Park, Knutsford and one off engagements around the country. They are also currently the resident orchestra for the Buxton Festival.

As of the 2010-2011 season, the orchestra contains 19 musicians. Diana Cummings was leader and soloist of the NCO for 10 years from 1975 to 1985. Since 1984, the orchestra's musical director and leader has been the violinist Nicholas Ward.

The orchestra has recorded commercially for the Naxos label, including works by composers such as Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Georg Philipp Telemann.

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Sasha Johnson Manning
Annunciation (The Manchester Carols)
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Annunciation (The Manchester Carols)

Annunciation (The Manchester Carols)

Choir
Manchester Carollers
Conductor
Richard Tanner
Last played on
Felix Mendelssohn
Concert piece no 1 for clarinet, basset horn and piano or orchestra op 113
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Concert piece no 1 for clarinet, basset horn and piano or orchestra op 113
John Manduell
Diversions for chamber orchestra (4th mvt, excerpt)
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Diversions for chamber orchestra (4th mvt, excerpt)
Sasha Johnson Manning
New Boy Born
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New Boy Born

New Boy Born

Choir
Manchester Carollers
Conductor
Richard Tanner
Raphael Wallfisch
Cello concerto no.10 in D major, 3rd mvt
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Cello concerto no.10 in D major, 3rd mvt
Antonio Vivaldi
Magnificat in D Major, BMV 243
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Magnificat in D Major, BMV 243
Geoffrey Bush
Natus est Immanuel (feat. Nicholas Ward & Northern Chamber Orchestra)
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Natus est Immanuel (feat. Nicholas Ward & Northern Chamber Orchestra)
Georg Philipp Telemann
Les Danois anciens; Les Danois modernes (Les Nations) (feat. Nicholas Ward & Northern Chamber Orchestra)
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Les Danois anciens; Les Danois modernes (Les Nations) (feat. Nicholas Ward & Northern Chamber Orchestra)
Georg Philipp Telemann
Overture, 'Des nations anciens et modernes' (Overture) (feat. Nicholas Ward & Northern Chamber Orchestra)
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Overture, 'Des nations anciens et modernes' (Overture) (feat. Nicholas Ward & Northern Chamber Orchestra)
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