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The Bombay Chamber Orchestra



January, 2018 in Mumbai       Conductor: Karen Gorden

Wolfgang A. Mozart  

Overture “Idomeneo” K.366


Wolfgang A. Mozart


Concertone for 2 Violins and Orchestra in C Major K. 190
(Transcribed for Flute and Violin)
Allegro spiritoso
Andantino grazioso
Tempo di Menuetto – Vivace

Soloist: Dilshad Posnock (Flute)

Farhad Billimoria (Violin)

Cécile Chaminade Concertino for Flute and orchestra in D Major, Op. 107
Moderato – Piu animato – tempo I – Presto.

Soloist: Dilshad Posnock (Flute)


Franz Schubert Symphony No. 8 in B Minor (“Unfinished”),
D 759
First Movement: Allegro Moderato
Peter Iliyich Tchaikovsky  

Sérénade Mélancolique for Violin and orchestra, Op. 26

Soloist: Farhad Billimoria (Violin)


Domenico Cimarosa Concerto for 2 Flutes and Orchestra in G Major, G. 1077
(Transcribed for Flute and Violin)Allegro
Rondo – Allegretto ma non tanto.

Soloists:Dilshad Posnock (Flute)

Farhad Billimoria (Violin)


November, 2017 in Mumbai    Conductor: Dr. Santiago Lusardi Girelli

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy


Overture Fingal’s Cave “The Hebrides”


Frédéric Chopin Concerto No.2 for Piano and Orchestra in F Minor, Op. 21
Allegro Vivace
Soloist: Julian Clef
Sergei Rachmaninov “Adagio” from Symphony No. 2, Op.27


Peter Iliyich Tchaikovsky Ballet Suite- Selections from various Ballets

The Nutcracker
Danse des Mirlitons
Valse des Fleurs
Swan Lake
Danse des Petits Cygnes
The Sleeping Beauty



August, 2017 in Mumbai                       Conductor: Roit Feldenkreis

Giuseppe Verdi


Overture “La Forza del Destino”


Henri Wieniawski Concerto No.1 for Violin and Orchestra in F sharp minor Op. 14
(first performance in India)Allegro Moderato
Preghiera (Largetto)
Soloist: Hadar Rimon
Camille Saint-Saens Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso for Violin and Orchestra

Soloist: Hadar Rimon

Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op.67
Allegro con Brio
Andante con moto

January, 2017 in Mumbai                    Conductor: Karen Gordon

Wolfgang A. Mozart Overture “The Magic Flute”


Jean Sibelius Valse Triste
Franz Liszt “Hungarian Fantasia for Piano and Orchestra, Soloists: Marialena Fernandes
Gioacchino Rossini Overture to “Tancredi”
Antonin Dvorak Slavonic Dances, Op 46
No. 7 in C minor(Skǒná)
No. 8 in G minor (Fluriant)
Arranged by John Moss Salute to Ol’ Blue Eyes(Medley)
I got under my skin-Starngers in the Night-That’s Life-The Lady is a Tramp
George and Ira Gershwin Gershwin in Concert(Medley)
I’ve got Rhythm-Someone to watch over me-‘S wonderful-Rhapsody in Blue
Irving Berlin Irving Berlin’s Americas(Medley)
There’s no Business like Show Business-Alexander’s Ragtime Band-Puttin’ On the Ritz-Always-God Bless America


December, 2016 in Mumbai                Conductor: Nicholas Pendlebury

Wolfgang A. Mozart Overture “The marriage of Figaro


Robert Schumann “Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 16

I.              Allegro affectuoso – Andante espressivo- Allegro molto

II.            Intermezzo (Andantino grazioso)

III.           Allegro vivace

Soloists: Marina Grozdanovic

Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93

I.              Allegro vivace e con brio

II.            Allegretto scherzando

III.           Tempo di Menuetto

IV.          Allegro Vivace

Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dances 1, 3, & 10
(Orchestral arrangement by the composer)No. 1 in G Minor – Allegro Molto
No3. In F Major – Allegretto
No. 10 in F Major – Presto

October 20, 2016 in Mumbai               Conductor: George Mathew
October 23, 2016 in Delhi                   


Aaron Copland Appalachian Spring
Indian Premier
Rabindranath Tagore Kon Kela Ekla Cholo
Amjad Ali Khan (Sarod)
Anubrata Chatterjee (Tabla)
Amjad Ali Khan Samaagam – A concerto for Sarod and Orchestra
Indian Premier
Amjad Ali Khan (Sarod)
Anubrata Chatterjee (Tabla)
Elmira Darvarova, Solo Violin and Concert Master
Mary Ann Mumm, second Violin
Ronald Carbone, Viola
Peter Thomas, Cello
Melisa Diniz, Flute
Alaric Diniz, Clarinet
Andrea Herr, Bassoon

September 25, 2016             Conductor: Ernst Hoetzl

Ludwig van Beethoven Fantasia in C Minor, Op 80 for Piano and Orchestra.

Marialena Frenandes (piano)
Natasha Colaco (soprano)
Paya John (soprano)
Sashikala Charles (contralto)
Edward Mendes (tenor)
Winston Travasso (tenor)
Joseph Gomes (baritone)

Richard Adensell “Warsaw Concert” for Piano and orchestra
Soloists: Marialena Frenandes
A Selection of Beatles’ Favourites


April 10, 2016                        Conductor and Soloist: Hugo Ticciati

Collaboration of Bombay Chamber Orchestra and O/MODӘRNT

Per Erik Olsson Swedish Folk Songs
(arranged: Liana Svensson)
1. Till Far
2. New Delhi
(Soloist: Liana Svensson)
Antonio Vivaldi
Astor Piazzolla
A Fusion of the 4 Seasons and Improvisations
(Vivaldi – Piazzolla Mix)

Franz Joseph Haydn

Soloist: Hugo Ticciati

Symphony No. 103 in E flat Major
1. Adagio – Allegro con spirit
2. Andante piu tosto allegretto
3. Menuetto and Trio
4. Finale: Allegro con spiritp

Hans Zimmer The Rock – Main Theme
(arranged by Nicolus Glenie Smith)

February 21, 2016                Conductor: Santiago Lusardi Girelli

Ketevan Festival – World Sacred Music festival

(With Goa University Choir)

Karl Jenkins Cantus Lacrimous
Armed Man
Vidit Jesum
Mother did weepFrom Stabat Mater – Armed Man and Requim
G. Geshwin Lullaby for Strings

M. Ravel


Pavanne Pour enfant Defunte

Karl Jenkins Sanctus
The Dove
Agnus Dei
Pie Jesu
From Stabat Mater – Armed Man and Requim

January 31, 2016                  Conductor: Philip Mackenzie
Solo Violin: Fahrad Billimoria

A Musical Soirée of delightful Viennese and European works

Wolfgang A. Mozart Serenade No. 7 in D Major, K250 “Haffner”

  Allegro Maestoso – Allegro Molto
Rondeau: Allegro


Jean Sibelius Valse Triste


Arvind Raganathan Aequinoctium (Equinox) [First performance]

Franz Lehar


Paganini – Melody
Introduction and Violin Solo

Edward Grieg Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46

Morning Mood
Death of Åse
Anitra’s Dance
In the Hall of the Mountain King

Edward Elgar Chanson de Martin, Op. 15 No2
Salut d’Amour, Op. 12
John Williams Remembrances (from Schindler’s list)
For Solo Violin and Orchestra
Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 5
For Solo Violin and Orchestra



November 28, 2015             Conductor: Patrick Bailey

The Burjor D. Shroff  Memorial Concert

George Bizet Children’s Games (“Jeux D’enfants) Petite Suite, Op.22
(arranged by Herman Fink)
I       Marche     : Trumpet and Drum
II     Berceuse   : The Doll
III    Impromtu: The Top
IV    Duo            : Little Husband, Little Wife
V      Galop         :  The Ball
Camille Saint-Saëns Concerto No. 2 in G minor for Piano and Orchestra
Andante sostenuto
Allegro scherzando
Soloist:  Karl Lutchmayer
Claude Debussy Children’s Corner Suite (“Le coin des enfant”)
I           Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum
II         The Little Shepard
III        Serenade for a Doll
IV        Gollowogg’s Cakewalk
Camille Saint-Saëns Carnival of the Animals (“Le Carnaval des Animeux”)
Pianos                        : Karl Lutchmayer and Nadine Crasto
Cello               :Sherna Doogaji
Double Bass  : Dushyanthi Perera



August 23, 2015                    Conductor: Santiago Lusardi Girelli

The Jal H. A. Vakil Memorial Concert

Astor Piazzolla Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas
(The four seasons of Buenos Aires)
1. Verano Porteño (Buenos Aires  Summer )
2. Invierno Porteño (Buenos Aires  Winter)
Joaquin Roridgo Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra
Allegro con Spirito
Allegro gentile
Soloist: Ignacio Lusardi Monteverde
Manual de Falla Dance No. 1 from “La Vida Breve”
Heitor Villa-Lobos ·         Bachianas Brasileiras No 4
Prelúdio (Introdução)
Coral (Canto do sertão)
Ária (Cantiga)
Toccata (O trenzinho do caipira: The Little Train of Caipira)
Arturo Márquez Danzón No. 2 for Orchestra


April 26, 2015                   Conductor: Barbar Hofko

The Jal H. A. Vakil Memorial Concert

Ludwig van Beethoven Overture “King Stephan” Op. 117
George Frederick Handel Aria: “Lascia ch’io pianga” from Opera “Rinaldo”  HWV7

Tara Sutaria (Soprano)

Léo  Delibes Flower Duet: Sous le dôme épais fro Opers Lakmé

Tara Sutaria (Soprano) and Marie Paul (Soprano)

Franz Schubert Ave Maria, Op 52 No 6, D839

Tara Sutaria (Soprano)

Giacoma Puccini Aria: “O mio babbino caro” from opera “Giani Schicchi”

Tara Sutaria (Soprano)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto No. 24 in c Minor for Piano and Orchestra, KV 491




Soloist: Emma Gilljam Tillu

Franz Schubert Symphony No 3 in D Major, D200

Adagio maestoso – Allegro con brio


Menuetto and Trio – Vivace

Presto vivace



February 1, 2015                              Conductor: Johannes Steinwender


Leonard Bernstein West Side Story – Selections for Orchestra
(Arrenged by Jack Mason)
George Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue for Piano and Orchestra
Soloist: Karl Lutchmayer
Songs by John Lennon &
Paul McCartney
Beatles Medley
(Arranged by Many Mendelson)
Arranged by Greg Gilpin
Orchestrated by Pete SchmutteInstrumental Arrangement by
Paul Murtha and Choral Arrangement by Mac HuffAndrew Lloyd Webber
The Music of MGM
(A Choral Medley) Richard Rodgers in Concert
(For Choir and Orchestra)Andrew Lloyd Webber: A Concert Selection
Arranged by Mark Brymer and Calvin Custer



October 19, 2014                              Conductor: Bernard Wacheux

Gioachino Antonio Rossini String Sonata No 3 in C major
Edvard Grieg Elegiac Melodies, Op 34
1. Herzwunden (Heart’s Wound)
2. Letzter Frühling (Last Spring)
Joseph Lanner “Die Romantiker” Waltz, Op 167
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings in C Major
       Pezzo in forma di Sonatina: Andante non troppo –
Allegro moderato
Waltzer : Moderato – Tempo di Valse      Élégie :   Larghetto elegiac
 Finale (Tema Russo): Andante – Allegro con Spirito


August 31, 2014                    Conductor: Ernest Hoetzl

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Overture “The Impressario”, K. 486
Ludwig van Beethoven Concerto in D Major for Violin and Orchestra, Op 61
Allegro, ma non troppo
Rondo: Allegro
Soloist: Hugo Ticciati
George Bizet L’Arlésienne (Suite No 1 for Orchestra)
Overture: Allegro Deciso
Carillon: Allegretto Moderato
 L’Arlésienne (Suite No 2 for Orchestra)
Pastoral:Andante sostenuto assai
Menuetto: Andantino quasi allegretto
Farandole: Allegro Deciso
Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 1
Johann Strauss II Morgenblätter Valse (Morning Papers)



May  11, 2014                Conductor:  Leonti Wolf

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Overture “The Hebrides” (Fingals Cave) , Op… 26
Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No 6 in F major , Op…. 68 “Pastoral”Awakening of happy feeling on arrival in the countryScene by the BrookPeasants merrymakingThunderstormShepherd’s Hymn: Thanksgiving after the Storm
Nicola Paganini Concerto No. 1 for Violin and Orchestra in D major , Op… 6
Allegro Maestoso
 Rondo: Allegro spiritso
 Soloist, Hadar Rimon


December 1, 2013                Conductor, Philip Mackenzie

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Overture “Ruy Blas” , Op. 95
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No 40 in G minor, K550Molto Allegro Andante
Minuetto & Trio, Allegretto
Allegro Assai
Jean Sibelius Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D minor, Op.. 47
Allegro Moderato
Adagio di Molto
 Allegro ma non tanto
 Soloist, Hadar Rimon


October 6, 2013                Conductor, Ksenia Zharko

Celebrating 50 Years

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Overture “The Magic Flute”, K620
Ludwig van Beethoven Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 1 in C Major, Op..15
Soloist, Maxim Puryzhinskiy
Moritz Moszkowski,  Spanish Dances, Op..12 Nos 1 & 2
Dmitri Shostakowich,  The Assault on Beautiful Gorky (from the Unforgettable year of  1919) Soloist, Priya Fernandes
Jaques Offenbach,  Overture ,Orpheus in the Underworld

August 25, 2013                Conductor, Leonti Wolf

Celebrating 50 Years

Antonio Vivaldi  Concerto for Cello and String Orchestra in B minor, RV 424
  Allegro non Molto
Solist:Alexander Kotlyar
Ernest Bloch Concerto Grosso for String Orchestra and Piano Obligato
  Prelude – allegro energeco e pesante
  Dirge – andante moderato
  Pastoral and Rustic dances – assai lento
  Fugue – allegro
  Soloist: Roshan Chowna
Samuel Barber Adagio for strings (from string quartet , Op. 11)
Antonin Dvorak Serenade for Strings in E Major, Op.. 22
  Tempo di Valse
  Scherzo – vivace
Finale – Allegro Vivace 


April 12, 2013                Conductor, Ksenia Zharko

Celebrating 50 Years

Ludwig Van Beethoven Overture “Creatures of Promethius” , Op.. 43
Ludwig Van Beethoven Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 5 in Eflat major , Op. 73
Soloist : Kenneth O’Neill
Johann Strauss Oveture “Die Fledermaus”
Franz Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
Emmerich Kálmán Overture from , Op.eretta “Die Csárdásfűrstin”
Emmerich Kálmán Fantasy on Themes from , Op.eretta “Gräfin Mariza”



December, 2012                Conductor, Patrick Bailey

Celebrating 50 Years

Gioachino Rossini William Tell Overture
Sergei Rachmaninov Concerto No 1 for Piano and Orchestra
Soloist : Kenneth O’Neill
Georges Bizet Selections from Carmen Suites 1 and 2
Nikolia Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio Esplagnol


September, 2012                Conductor, Josef Suilen

Celebrating 50 Years


Ludwig van Beethoven Overture “Leonare” No 3 , Op. 72a
Franz Liszt Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No 2 in A major
  Adagio sostenuto assai-Allegro agitato assai
  Allegro moderato
  Allegro desico-Marziale un poco meno allegro
  Soloist:  Balázs Fülei
Giuseppe Verdi Anvil Chorus (from Il Travatore
George Freideric Handel  Piangero La Sorte Mia (from Julius Cæsar)*
Wolfgand Amadeus Mozart Motette “Exsultate Jubilate” (K165)*
Wolfgand Amadeus Mozart  Ave Verum Corpus (K618)
Camille Saint-Saën  Softly awakes my heart (from Samson and Delliah)*
Giacamo Puccini  O Mio Babbino Caro (from Gianni Schicchi)*
Wolfgand Amadeus Mozart Laudate Diminum (K 339)*
George Freideric Handel Zadok the Priest – Coronation Anthem 1 (HWV 258)


* Soloist, Sunanda Rao-Erdem (s, Op.rano)

The Cathedral Choir and the Songsters


March, 2012                Conductor, Keiko Kobayashi

Celebrating 50 Years

Carl Maria von Weber                 Overture “Der Freischütz”
Max Bruch Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in G Minor, Op.. 26
    Allegro Moderato
  Finale – Allegro energico
Soloist: Farhad Billimoria
Antonin Dvorak  Polka and Finale (Furiant) from Czech Suite in D major, Op.. 39
Sergei Rachmaninov Scherzo for Orchestra in D minor (1887)
Bedrich Smetana  Vltava (Die Moldau), from “Ma Vlást
Leroy Anderson Plink  Plank Plunk! (1951)



November, 2011                Conductor, Keiko Kobayashi

Ludwig van Beethoven  Overture, “Creatures of Promethius”  , Op. 43
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  Concerto for Flute and Orchestra in D Major, K 314
   Allegro aperto
  Andante ma non tr, Op.po
Soloist, Dilshad Posnock
Eiji Suzuki (1965-     ) “Entrada” for Orchestra
Antonin Dvorak  Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in B Minor, Op.. 104
  Adagio ma non tr, Op.po
  Finale – Allegro Moderato
Soloist, Dushyamthi Perera


September, 2011                Conductor, Roman Moiseyev

Franz von Suppė Overture “Poet and Peasant”
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto for Clarinet & Orchestra in A Major, K622
Soloist:  Alaric Diniz
 Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 1  in B flat Minor , Op.. 23
  Allegro non tr, Op.po e molto maestoso
  Andantino simplice
  Allegro con Fuoco
Soloist: Yaron Kohlberg  

April, 2011                Conductor, Celia Paige Vickery

My Fair Lady Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Music by Frederick Loewe
(Transcribed for Orchestra by Robert Russell Bennett)
Granada  Augustine Lara
Soloist:  Naveen Fernando (Trumpet)
King and I – Selections Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Music by Richard Rodgers
Arranged by Bob Lowden
A Concert Selection Andrew Lloyd Webber
(Arranged by Mark Brymer and Calvin Custer)
West Side Story – Selection for Orchestra Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Music by Leonard Bernstein
(Arranged by Jack Mason)
The Assault on Beautiful Gorky Dmitri Shostakovich
(From the Unforgettable Year of 1919) Soloist:  Chelsea de Souza (Piano)
Pirates of the Caribbean   Music by Klaus Badelt
(Arranged by Ted Ricketts)


November, 2010                Conductor, Ksenai Zharko

Firdauz H. J. Talerarkhan Memorial Concert

Commemorates the 175th birth anniversary of Peter IlichTchaikovsky

 Franz von Suppé Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna
 Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D Major, Op… 35
 Allegro Moderato
                                                               Canzonetta –Andante
                                                                 Finale –  Allegro Vivacissimo
Soloist: Hadar Rimon
 Aram Khachaturian Masquerade Waltz – Suite from the Music for the Drama by Mikhail Lemontov
Aram Khachaturian Adagio from Spartacus
 Alexander Boridin Polovitsian Dances from “Prince Igor” for Choir and Orchestra


August, 2010                Conductor, Dr. Ernest Hoetzl

Commemorates the 200th birth anniversary of Fryderyk Chopin

This Concert was in Memory of our late cellist Trustee and Hon. Treasurer Mr. Burjor Shroff


Fryderyk Ch, Polonaise in A Major , OP. 40 No. 1 (Millitaire) (orchestrated by Alexandra Glazunov)
Fryderyk Chopin Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise in E Flat for Piano and Orchestra  , Op. 22
Soloist:  Pawal Sobowiec
Camille Saint-Saëns La Cygne (The Swan) from “Carnival of the Animals”
  (in memory of the late Burjor Shroff)
Soloist: Dushyanthi Perera (Cello)
Fryderyk Chopin Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 1 in E minor  , Op.. 11
  Allegro Maestoso
  Romance –  Larghetto
  Rondo –  Vivace
  Soloist: Krzysztof Trzaskowski                                                       


April, 2010                Conductor, Crist, Op.h Rehli

Commemorates the 200th birth anniversary of Robert Schumann

L.Van  Beethoven Overture to the Ballet “The Creatures of Prometheus”  , Op.. 43
Robert Schumann Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in A minor  , Op.. 54
Soloist Yaron Kohlberg
George Bizet Symphony in C Major
  Allegro Vivace
  Allegro vivace
  Allegro vivace


February, 2010                Conductor, Hans-Jürgen Nagel

In Collaboration with Junge Philharmonie Brandenburg


Richard Wagner Prelude to the , Op.era “Master Singers of Nuremburg”
Karl Jenkins The Armed Man –  A Mass for Peace
Soloist:  Natasha Collaco    S, Op.rano
Rachel Gilmore     Mezzo-S, Op.rano
Charles Vincenti    Tenor
Michael Rapke      Baritone
Samar Uraizee       Treble


November, 2009            Conductor, Joe Yamaji

With musicians from the The World Federation of Amateur Orchestras (WFAO)





Gabriel Fauré Pie Jesu from Requiem
Franz Schubert Ave Maris (Orchestrated byWilliam Ryden)
César Franck Panis Angelicus ( O Lord Most Holy)
Soloist: Natasha Colaco
Tatsurou Mashiko  Hanamizuki (Dogwood)
Hachidai Nakamura Namida wo Koeto ( Beyond The Tears)
Sakura-kai Chorus
Oboe Solo: Alex Beveren
Horn Solo: Shiro Miyata
Percussion: Hironori Hara
Peter I. Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5 in E Minor  , Op. 64
2nd Movement- Andante cantabile con alcuna licenza
Gioachino Rossini Overture “La Gazza Ladra” (The Thieving Magpie)
Wolfgang Mozart Concerto No. 24 for Piano and Orchestra  KV 491
Soloist: Soully Chang


August, 2009            Conductor, Johannes Steinwender

Leopold Mozart Cassatio in G (Toy Symphony)
Sergei Rachmaninov Vocalise
Soloist: Payal John
Camille Saint-Saens “Wedding Cake” Caprice , Op.. 76 for Piano and Orchestra
Soloist : Ayesha Gagrat

Songs from “The Sound of Music”
presented through special arrangement with R & H Theatricals
Music by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, Book by Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse. Suggested by “The Story of the Trapp Family Singers”.

Main Theme ; The Sound of Music; Interlude; Marie; My Favorite Things
I have Confidencs; Do-Re-Mi; Sixteen Going on Seventeen;The Lonely Goatherd;
Reprise Sond of Music; So Long, Farwell; Climb Ev’ry Mountain; Something Good;
Edelweiss; Bows and Exit Music


Payl John (Soprano)
Edvard Mendes (Tenor)
Fiona Dias-Miranda
Ella Atai
Sneha Sundaram
Raynah Braganza (Alto)
Ranzelle Fernandes
Lenin Pinto

Supported by  Children’s Choir of the Muktangan School

April, 2009              Conductor: Brian Northcott

Gabriel Fauré Élégie for Cello and Orchestra , Op. 24
(1824 – 1924 Soolist : Dushyanthi Perera
David P, Op.per Tarantelle for Cello and Orchestra , Op.. 13
(1843 – 1013) Solist: Dushyanthi Perera
Benjamin Britten The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra , Op. 34
(1913 – 1976) Theme and Variations A to M and Fugue
Edward Elgar
(1857 – 1934)
Selectiond from Variations on an Original Theme for Orchestra (“Enigma”)  , Op.36
Variation 8 (Allegretto) “W.N.”
Variation 9
(Adagio) “Nimrod”
Edvard Grieg Concerto in A Minor , Op. 16 for Piano and Orchestra
Solist: Soundarie David



November, 2008              Conductor: Joe Yamaji

Firdauz H. J. Talerarkhan Memorial Concert

Beethoven Oveture “Ruins of Athens”
Mozart Concerto for Flute and Orchestra in D Major, K314
Solist: Yanami Sakahashi
Sarasate Malaguena for Violin
Solist: Hyangryo Ryu
Mendelssohn Concerto for Violin in E Minor
Solist: Hyangryo Ryu
Toyama Rhapsody for Orchestra (Indian Premier)


September, 2008                     Conductor: James Ham

Chabrier Espana
Canio Surdato nnamurato — Voice and Orchestra
Capua O Sole Mio – Voice and Orchestra
Solist: Prabhat Chandola
Hensal Fantasia  Sobre un Choclo
Weill   Zuhälterballade
Weill Youkali
Rodriguez Cumparsita Tango
Soloist: Lothar Hensal – Bandoneon
Hungarian Rhapsody – cello and orchestra
Soloist: Dushyanthi Perera
Santa Lucia – Voice, choir and Orchestra
 Funiculi Funicula for Voice,  choir and Orchestra
Piazzolla Tanguedia
Piazzolla Michelangelo 70
Piazzolla Oblivion
Piazzolla Libertango
Soloist Lothar Hensal – BandoneÓn   


April 2008             Conductor:  Philip Mackenzie

Auber Overture “The Crown Diamonds”
Beethoven Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 4 in G major , Op.. 58
Soloist: Shani Diluka
Mozart Adagio for Strings in C minor, K 546
Huan-zhi Spring Festival Overture from “Spring Festival Suite”
Handel “Zadok the Priest” Coronation Anthem No. 1
Verdi “Va’ Pensiero” – Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves from “Nabucco”
Verdi “Coro di Zingari” – Anvil Chorus from “Il Trovatore”

February, 2008            Conductor: Alaric Diniz

 A Fiesta of Light Classical Music

 Viennese Waltzes, Polkas, Broadway Hits, Show Music



November 2007             Conductor:  Robin Green

Third Concert of the series to celebrate completion of 45 years by the Bombay Chamber Orchestra

Handel Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Weber Concertino for Clarinet and Orchestra , Op.. 26
Soloist: Alaric Diniz
Bridge “The Sea” Suite for Orchestra
Khachaturian Adagio from “Spartacus” (arr. David Stone)
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor , Op.. 23
Soloist: Asiya Koreponova


September 2007             Conductor:  Ernst Hötzl

Second Concert of the series to celebrate completion of 45 years by the Bombay Chamber Orchestra


Orff Selections from “Carmina Burana”
Lehar “Ballsirenen” Waltz from the , Op.eretta “The Merry Widow”
Lehar Vilja’s Aria from the , Op.eretta “The Merry Widow”
Johann Stauss II Tritsch-Tratsch Polka , Op.. 214
Lehar Gold and Silver Waltz , Op..79
Delibes Flower Duet from the , Op.era “Lakmé”
Soloists: Lisa Smith Sherry Verghese)
Stolz Viennese Coffeehouse Waltz
Gershwin “Summertime” from the Musical “Porgy and Bess”
Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue for Piano and Orchestra
Soloist: Maiko Mori (Piano)

March 22, 2007             Conductor: Joji Hattori

Elgar Serenade for Strings in E minor , Op.. 20
Stamitz Flute Concerto in G major , Op.. 29
Soloist: Renate Linortner
Haydn Cello Concerto No. 2 in D major
Soloist: Bernard Naoki Hedenborg


March 4, 2007             Conductor: Walter-Michael Vollhardt

First Concert of the series to celebrate completion of 45 years by the Bombay Chamber Orchestra


Beethoven Overture “Leonora” No. 3  , Op.. 72a
Puccini Un Bel Di Vedremo (One Fine Day) Butterfly’s aria from “Madam Butterfly”
Strauss Jr. Adele’s “Laughing Song from Die Flederrmaus (sung in English)
Puccini O Mio Babbini Caro (Oh My Dearest Papa)
Lauretta’s aria from Gianni Schicchi
Rossini Una Voce Poco Fa (A Voice Just Now) from “The Barber of Seville”
Soloist: Christine Matovich
Liszt  Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major
Soloist: Irina Chkourindina
Berlioz Hungarian (Rákóczy) March  , Op.. 24 from “The Damnation of Faust”



November 2006             Conductor:Jörg Zwicker

Handel Overture – Music For The Royal Fireworks
Fauré Élégie for ’Cello and Orchestra , Op.. 24
Soloist: Bernadette Köbele
Bruch “Kol Nidrei” – Adagio on Hebrew Melodies for ’Cello and Orchestra , Op.. 47
Soloist: Bernadette Köbele
Suppé Overture – “Poet and Peasant”
Liszt Hungarian Fantasia for Piano and Orchestra
Soloist: Ernő Fehér
Falla Dance No. 1 from “La Vida Breve”

 September 2006              Conductor: David Murphy

Special Concert to jointly commemorate Mozart’s 250th Birth Anniversary and Schumann’s 150th Death Anniversary


Mozart Overture – “Don Giovanni”
Mozart Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 5 in A major, KV 219
Soloist: Julia Barker
Schumann Konzertstück – Introduction and Allegro appassionato , Op.. 92 for Piano and Orchestra
Soloist: Maiko Mori
Mozart Missa in C (“Coronation Mass”), KV 317 Kyrie – Gloria – Credo
Soloists: Natasha Collaco (S, Op.rano), Sashikala Charles (Alto)
Patrick Coelho (Tenor), Gerry Coelho (Bass), Glenn Mascarenhas (Bass)
Franck Panis Angelicus (“O Lord Most Holy”)
Soloists: Joseph Gomes Edward Mendes
Verdi Anvil Chorus (“Coro di Zingare”) from “Il Trovatore”


March 2006             Conductor: Ksenia Jarko

Saint-Saëns Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso for Violin and Orchestra
Soloist: Vladlen Ovanesiyants
Tchaikovsky Nutcracker Suite , Op.. 71a
Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol , Op.. 34
Borodin Polovetsian Dances from “Prince Igor”



November 2005             Conductor: Paul Peter Spiering

Nicolai Overture – The Merry Wives of Windsor
Saint-Saëns Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 3 in B minor , Op.. 61
Soloist: Jeroen van der Wel
Beethoven Symphony No. 1 in C major , Op.. 21
Khachaturian Adagio from “Spartacus”


September 2005              Conductor: Ernst Hötzl

An Evening of Viennese Music


Haydn “Kinder Symphonie” (Children’s Symphony) Hb II 47
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in E flat major for Oboe Clarinet Horn Bassoon and Orchestra, KV 279
Soloists: Louise Hayter (Oboe), Alaric Diniz (Clarinet), Claire Gibb, (Horn) Siona Crossdale (Bassoon)
Strauss Jr.  Zigeunerbaron Ouvertüre (Gypsy Baron Overture)
Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 6
Strauss Jr. Vergnugungszug (Pleasure Train Polka)
Stolz Spring Parade Overture (from the film Spring Parade)
Strauss Jr. An der Schönen blauen Donau Walzer (Blue Danube Waltz), Op.. 314


August 2005             Conductor: Timothy Murray

Vivaldi Concerto for 3 Violins Strings and Cembalo in F major
Soloistss: Zubin Behram-Kamdin Freddy Dinshaw Ruskin Menezes
Domazlicky Lied Ohne Worte (1st Performance in India)
Bridge Suite for String Orchestra
Elgar Serenade for String Orchestra , Op..20
Mendelssohn  Symphony No. 7 in D Major
Piazzolla “Oblivion” (arr. Natalia Luis-Bassa)
Solo Violin: Zubin Behram-Kamdin

February 2005             Conductor: Christ, Op.her O’ Reilly

Mendelssohn Overture Fingal’s Cave (The Hebrides) , Op.. 26
Rachmaninov Vocalise , Op.. 34 no. 14
Schubert Symphony No. 3 in D major D 200
Fauré Pavane , Op.. 50
Saint-Saëns Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2 in G minor , Op.. 22
Soloist: Danny Driver

December 2004                                                               

Three performances of Verdi’s “La Traviata” at the Indo-Italian Festival 2004

A joint venture with the Bruno Maderna di Forli orchestra and Singers



November 2004             Conductor: Vishwanath Subbaraman

Beethoven Overture “Egmont” Op. 84 from the music to Goethe’s tragedy
Haydn Symphony No. 104 in D major, Hob I “London”
Chopin Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 1 in E minor,  Op. 11
  Soloist: Maiko Mori
Bizet Carmen Suite No. 1




September 2004            Conductor: Ernst Hötzl

Strauss Jr. Overture “A Night in Venice”
Bruch “Kol Nidrei” – Adagio on Hebrew Melodies for ’Cello and Orchestra , Op.. 47
Soloist: Alistair MacRae
Dvorák Slavonic Dance , Op.. 46 No. 1
Brahms Symphony No. 3 in F major , Op.. 90
Wieniawski Violin Concerto No.2 in D minor , Op.. 22
Soloist: Farhad Billimoria


July 2004            Conductor: Vahid Khadem-Missagh

Pachelbel Canon and Gigue for Three Violins and Bass
Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major, KV 219
Soloist: Vahid Khadem-Missagh
Albinoni Adagio in G minor for Strings and Organ
Grieg Suite for Strings , Op.. 40 “Holberg


February 2004            Conductor: Celia Paige Vickery

Gluck Overture “Iphigenie in Aulis”
Beethoven Symphony No. 2 in D Major , Op.. 36
Liadov Prelude (arr. Celia Paige Vickery)
Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor , Op.. 18
Soloist: Irina Chkourindina



November 2003            Conductor: Gregory Rose

Rossini Overture “Il Signor Bruschino”
Cherubini Sinfonia in D Major (1815)
Puccini “Messa di Gloria”
Soloists: Chul Young Hur (Tenor) Nise Meruno (Baritone)

Septemeber 2003            Conductor: Philip Mackenzie

Hérold Overture “Zampa”
Bruch Romanze for Violin and Orchestra , Op.. 42
Soloist: Farhad Billimoria
Bizet L’Arlésienne – Suite No. 1
Saint-Saëns Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso for Violin and Orchestra
Soloist: Farhad Billimoria
Haydn Symphony No. 94 in G Major “Surprise”


August 2003            Conductor: Coomi Wadia

Mozart “Ave Verum Corpus”
  1. S. Concerto in A minor for Flute and Strings
Soloist: Dilshad Posnock
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor,  K466
Soloist: Sorab Wadia
Beethoven “An die Freude” – Ode to Joy from Symphony No. 9 in D minor , Op.. 125
Soloists: Natasha Collaco (S, Op.rano) Zarin Ghadialy-Hodiwala (Contralto)
Daniel Paul (Tenor) Martin Snell (Bass)

February 2003            Conductor: Jörg Zwicker

Elgar March No 1 “Pomp and Circumstance” , Op.. 39A
Tchaikowsky Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor , Op.. 23
Soloist: Irina Chkourindina
Schubert Symphony No. 5 in B flat major,  D 485
Liszt “Malédiction” for Piano and String Orchestra
Soloist: Irina Chkourindina



November 2002            Conductor: Tamas Csurgó

Fifth Concert of the series to celebrate completion of 40 years by the Bombay Chamber Orchestra


Bartók Roumanian Folk Dances for String Orchestra
Liszt Piano Concerto No.1 in E flat major
Soloist: Tünde Csoba
Mozart Symphony No. 40 in G minor, KV 550
Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G minor


September 2002             Conductor: Ernst Hötzl

Fourth Concert of the series to celebrate completion of 40 years by the Bombay Chamber Orchestra

 Mozart Overture “The Marriage of Figaro
Mozart Recitative and Aria – “Deh Vieni Non Tardar” from “The Marriage of Figaro”
Soloist: Aude-Priya Wacziarg (S, Op.rano)
 Mascagni Intermezzo from “Cavalleria Rusticana”
Puccini Aria – “O Mio Babbino Caro” from “Gianni Schicchi”
Musetta’s Waltz from “La Bohème”
Soloist: Aude-Priya Wacziarg (S, Op.rano)
Orff Selections from “Carmina Burana”


August 2002             Conductor: Herman Dechant


Third Concert of the series to celebrate completion of 40 years by the Bombay Chamber Orchestra

An Evening of Concertos

 Haydn Overture “La Vera Costanza”, Hob Ia/15
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, KV 491
Soloist: Margit Haider-Dechant
Haydn Violin Concerto in G major, Hob VIIa/4
Soloist: Jason Posnock
Mozart Flute Concerto No. 1 in G major, KV 313
Soloist: Dilshad Posnock

April 2002            Conductor: Sam Zebba

Second Concert of the series to celebrate completion of 40 years by the Bombay Chamber Orchestra


Verdi “La Traviata” – Prelude Act I
Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor , Op.. 54
Soloist: Dorel Golan Beethoven Symphony No. 7 in A major , Op.. 92


February 2002            Conductor: Kemal Akçag

First Concert of the series to celebrate completion of 40 years by the Bombay Chamber Orchestra

 Weber Overture “Oberon”
Beethoven Triple Concerto for Piano, Violin and  Violoncello in C major , Op.. 56
Soloists: Galina Vracheva (piano)
Werner Hink (violin)
Christ, Op.h Hink (violoncello)
Dvorák Symphony No. 9 in E minor , Op.. 95 “From the New World”



November 2001            Conductor: Nicholas Jenkins

Mozart Overture to “Don Giovanni”
Beethoven Symphony No. 2 in D major , Op.. 36
Bruch Violin Concerto in G minor , Op.. 26
Soloist: Olga Tchepijnaia
Dvorák Slavonic Dance , Op.. 46 No.1


September 2001            Conductor: Robert Ryker

Rossini Overture – The Barber of Seville (1816)
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5  in E flat major , Op.. 73 “Emperor”
Soloist: Galina Vracheva
Schubert Symphony No. 4 in C minor, D 417 “Tragic”


April 2001            Conductor: Natalia Lui-Bassa

Beethoven Overture “The Creatures of Prometheus” , Op.. 43
Haydn Symphony No. 104 in D major Hob I ” London”
  1. S. Concerto for Keyboard in D minor, BWV 1052
Soloist: Roberta Swedien
Piazzolla “Oblivion” (arr. Natalia Luis-Bassa)
Soloist: Zubin Behram-Kamdin (Violin)
Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 7 in A major


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