Concerts from 1980 - 1989

Sunday 17th February 1980
Various ensembles and Soloists at McClelland Gallery and Navy Band
Free concert sponsored by Frankston City Council and FMS

Saturday 29th March 1980
The Messiah Handel
Peninsula Continuing Choir and soloists with FSO

Sunday 28th September 1980
Light Cavalry Overture Suppe
Piano Concerto No 1 in A Major Grieg
Showboat Medley Kern
Also featuring Frankston Regional Concert Band

Saturday 22nd November 1980
Finlandia Sibelius
Concerto in A Major for clarinet and orchestra K 622 Mozart
Symphony No 4 in G Opus 88 Dvorak

December 8th 1980
FSO performed at Sydney Myer Music Bowl.

Sunday 1st March 1981
Navy band, Blue Dolphin Jazz Band and various ensembles and soloists
at McClelland Gallery. Free concert Sponsored by Frankston City Council and FMS.

Saturday 21st March 1981
Egmont Overture Beethoven
Concerto in C Major K467 Mozart
Symphony in D Minor “Reformation” Opus 107 Mendelssohn

Friday 10th April and Sunday 12th April 1981
Oratorio “Elijah”. Peninsula Continuing Choir and Soloists Mendelssohn

Sunday 5th July 1981
Adagio and Allegro Opus 6 No 6 Corelli
Concerto in D Minor for oboe and strings Marcello
Concert Overture Symphonic Dance Opus 64 Grieg
Soiree Musicales Suite of 5 movements from Rossini Arranged by Britten
Suite from the Water Music. Arr: H Harty Handel
Concerto for trumpet and orchestra Joseph Haydn
Suite if English folk Songs Vaughan Williams

Saturday 19th September 1981
FMS Sponsors Opera Melbourne A Carnival of Opera at George Jenkins Theatre

November 27th 1981.
Frankston Symphony Orchestra and first appearance of Peninsula Youth Orchestra.
Soloists: Shirley Trembath Piano and Robert John Violin
The Barber of Saville Rossini
Symphony in B Minor first movement. Schubert
Concerto in A Major K 219 Mozart
Concerto No 3 in C Minor Opus 37 Beethoven
Sometime in

September 1981 or 1982. Program missing.
A concert in Karingal High School hall featuring FSO, Melbourne Brass Choir and Ballam Park School Orchestra. Also soloist singers.
Peer Gynt Grieg
Themes from Star Wars and Rush
Clarinet Solo from Peter and the Wolf Prokofiev
Sunday 28th February 1982
Free concert at McClelland Gallery. Third Military District Band featured.

Saturday 20th March 1982
The Merry Wives of Windsor Overture Nicolai
The Count’s Aria – Marriage of Figaro Mozart
Si i Tra i Ceppi from Berenice Handel
Danilo’s Aria – The Merry Widow Lehar
Symphony No 5 in E Minor Opus 64 Tchaikovsky

Friday 30th April and Sunday 2nd May 1982
FSO and Continuing Choir.
Mass in C Major Beethoven
Cantata – In Windsor Forrest. Vaughan Williams

Sunday 4th July 1982
FSO and Lowanna Singers
Poet and Peasant Overture Von Suppe
Selections from the ballet music from “Faust” Gounod
Everything is beautiful. Stevens
Chorus of Hebrew Saves from “Nabucco” Verdi
Chim, Chim, Cheree Sherman
Theme from “Exodus” Gold Arr: C Connor
Movement for orchestra Nelhybel
Pomp and Circumstance March Opus 39a No1 in D Elgar
Selections from “Pinapple Poll” Sullivan Arr:Mackerras
The Angel Rolled the Stone Away Watson
When the stars begin to fall
Every time I feel de Spirit Spirituals
The Lord is my Shepherd Schubert
The Heavens are telling Haydn

September 1982
Pineapple Pole Sullivan Arr: Mackerras
English Folk Songs Vaughan Williams
Dance Renick
Chassoniere Barbotu
Quintet 1st Movement Vidon Ewaldi
Dance Movement Cheetham
Music Hall Suite Horovitz
Trick Cyclist – Soft shoe shuffle
Battle Suite Schyde
Soiree Musicales Rossini- Britten
Peter and the Wolf Prokofiev
Narration: Charles Dorning

Saturday 20th November 1982
Semiramide Overture Rossini
Concerto in A Minor Grieg
Symphony No 2 Brahms

Sunday 28th February 1983
Free concert at McClelland Gallery

Saturday 26th March 1983
William Tell Overture Rossini
Concerto in D Major for Flute Mozart
Symphony No 2 in C Minor Tchaikovsky

Saturday 30th April and Sunday 1st May 1983
FSO and continuing choir. Trained by Shirley Trembath.
Ave Verum Mozart
Zadok the Priest Handel
Requiem K 626 Mozart

August 14th 1983
The Typewriter Anderson
Serenata Anderson
Syncopated Clock Anderson
Three Dances from “Nell Gwyn” German
Joyeuse March Chabrier
L’Arlesienne Suite No 1 Bizet
Athalia Overture Mendelssohn

September 1983
FSO took Part in the Opening Ceremony of FAMPAC Festival with Bob Bilsborough as conductor.
Poet and Peasant Overture Von Suppe
Strauss Garland Arr: Winter
Roses of the South J Strauss
Overture to Zampa Harold

Saturday 19th November 1983
Egmont Overture Opus 83 Beethoven
Symphony No 1 in C Opus 21 1st Mvt Beethoven
Marche Slav Opus 21 Tchaikovsky
Ballet Egyptien Luigini
Selections from Peer Gynt Suites 1 and 2 Grieg
Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah Handel

Sunday 4th March 1984
Free Concert at McClelland Gallery. City of Moorabbin Band, Russian Dancers and various soloists.

April 17th 1984
St Matthew Passion J S Bach
With Peninsula Continuing Choir Trained by Shirley Trembath

May 5th 1984
String Orchestra from FSO and soloists at McClelland Gallery

Sunday 8th July 1984
Fanfare
Three Dances from, ”The Bartered Bride” Smetana
Flower Song from “Faust” Gounod
O Don Fatale from “Don Carlos” Verdi
Norwegian Dances, Nos 1 and 5 Grieg
Nell Gwyn Dances German
Habanera from “Carmen” Bizet
Chanson from “Carmen” Bizet
Polovtsian Dances from “Prince Igor” Borodin

Friday 28th September 1984
Frankston and Mornington Peninsula Arts Council (FAMPAC) performance of Madame Butterfly Opera by Puccini with Frankston Symphony Orchestra.

Saturday 17th November 1984
The Great Gate of Kiev Mussorgsky
Prometheus Overture – Opus 43 Beethoven
Concerto for two violins and string orchestra in D Minor J S Bach

Sunday 17th February 1985
Free Concert at McClelland Gallery
Featuring Victoria Navy Band, Swiss Dancers and FMS String quartet
Wednesday 8th May 1985
Sinfonia Overture
MESSIAH Handel

Sunday 21st July 1985
Die Fledermaus Overture J Strauss
Viola Concerto Alfred Hill
Concerto Grosso – Opus 6 No 8 Corelli
Symphony No 8 in G Major Dvorak

Friday 4th October 1985
FAMPAC and FSO. Die Fledermaus Opera J Strauss

Sunday 17th November 1985
Orpheus in the Underworld Overture Offenbach
“Winter” from “The Four Seasons” Vivaldi
“Valse des Fleurs” from “Nutcracker Suite” Tchaikovsky
Variations on a shaker melody from “Appalachian Spring” Copeland
Night on the Bare Mountain Mussorgsky
“Peer Gynt” Suite Number 1 Grieg

Sunday 16th February 1986
Free Concert at McClelland Gallery

Tuesday 6th May 1986 1st Geoffrey Walker Memorial concert
Magnificat in D Bach
Faure’s Requiem Faure

Sunday 27th July 1986
The Merry Wives of Windsor Overture Nicolai
Concerto for two Trumpets Vivaldi
The Unfinished Symphony Schubert
Karelia Suite Sibelius

Friday 3rd & Saturday 4th October 1986 FAMPAC
The Merry Wives of Windsor Opera Nicolai

Sunday 16th November 1986

Don Pasquale Overture Donizetti
Kanon Pachelbel
Fantasia on Greensleeves Vaughan Williams
Clarinet Concerto in A Major K 622 Mozart
Si Michiamano Mimi Puccini
Donde Lieta Usci from La Boheme Puccini
Alleluia Mozart
Nocturn from Midsummer nights Dream Mendelssohn
Muppet Medley Arranged by B Chase
Fiddler on the Roof Selection J Bock

Sunday 1st March 1987
Free Concert at Mc Clelland Gallery

Sunday 5th April 1987
Espana E Chabrier
Symphonie Espagnol E Lako
Carmen Selection Bizet
Bolero Ravel

2nd May 1987
Chamber Music Recital at McClelland Gallery

Sunday 21st June 1987
Cosi fan tutte Overture Mozart
Oboe Concerto Mozart
Symphony No 3 “Rhenish” Schumann

Friday 11th and Saturday 12th September 1987 FAMPAC
Cosi fan Tutte Opera Mozart

November 7th 1987
Peer Gynt Suite No 2 Grieg
Piano Concerto in A Minor Grieg
Symphony No 2 Sibelius

Sunday December 6th 1987
Oberon Overture Von Weber
Selections from La Traviata Verdi
Carmen Selections Bizet
La Boheme Fantasy Puccini
Kismet Selection Borodin
Highlights from “The Merry Widow” Lehar

Sunday 6th March 1988
Free concert at McClelland Gallery

Sunday 27th March 1988
Fingal’s Cave Overture Mendelssohn
Symphony in D Minor C Franck

Saturday 23rd April 1988
Club 7 Quartet Chamber Music

Sunday 15th May 1988
The Seasons Oratorio Haydn
With The Peninsula Continuing Choir, St Monica’s and St Columba’s choirs.

Sunday 24th July 1988
Rosamunde Overture Schubert
Fingal’s Cave Mendelssohn
Prometheus Beethoven
Euryanthe Weber
Prelude to La Traviata Verdi
Barber of Saville Rossini

Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd October 1988 FAMPAC
La Traviata Opera Verdi
Around this time first discussions take place regarding building a Frankston Arts Centre.

Saturday 12th November 1988
Chamber Music Concert

Sunday 4th December 1988
Egmont Overture Beethoven
Piano Concerto No 1 Beethoven
Symphony No 3 Beethoven

Sunday 26th February 1989
Free Concert at Mc Clelland Gallery

April to
August 1989
Music at the Mc Clelland Sunday afternoon concerts.
Various musicians and choirs.

Sunday 3rd September 1989
Der Freischutz Overture Weber
Clarinet Concerto No 2 Weber
Rosamunde Overture Schubert
Symphony No 4 Schumann

Friday 13th and Saturday 14th October 1989 FAMPAC
Don Pasquale Opera Donizetti

Sunday 26th November 1989
The Magic Flute Overture Mozart
Concerto in A Minor Bach
March to the Scaffold Berliozand
English Folk Songs Suite Vaughan-Williams
Pomp and Circumstance Marches Nos 1 & 4 Elgar
Finlandia Sibalius