Chamber Orchestra

Finchley Chamber Orchestra

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Chamber Orchestra
Trinity Church, 15 Nether Street, London N12 7NN
FCO is a self-funding, community-based orchestra comprising ex- and semi-professionals, music teachers, and talented local amateurs.

Finchley Chamber Orchestra was formed in 1954 as Finchley Orchestra. It is a self-funding, community-based orchestra comprising ex- and semi-professionals, music teachers and administrators, and talented local amateurs. Its regular membership comprises double woodwind, two horns and trumpets, timpani and strings, with additional players recruited as necessary. The orchestra’s repertoire ranges from small-scale baroque works and music of the classical period via large-scale romantic pieces to music of the last and present centuries, with special emphasis on British composers including commissions and first performances. It has performed symphonies, for example, by Beethoven, Bizet, Borodin, Brahms, Bruckner, Dvorák, Gounod, Haydn, Mahler, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Parry, Prokofiev, Saint-Saëns, Schubert, Schumann, Shostakovich, Sibelius, Tchaikovsky and Vaughan Williams as well as major orchestral and choral works by Elgar, Rimsky-Korsakov, Stravinsky, Tippett and others, expanding as required by the repertoire.

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