Past Performances

Matinee Concert

Sat, 16 Dec 2023

United in Music

Sat, 24 Jun 2023

A selection from across The Pond

West Side Story – Selection for Orchestra
Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Steven Sondheim (arr. Jack Mason)

An American in Paris Suite
George Gershwin (arr. John Whitney)

An American Rhapsody
Richard Meyer

Interval and Raffle

Symphony No. 1 in E Minor
Allegro non troppo – Largo maestoso – Juba Dance - Presto
Florence Price

Spring Serenade Concert

Sat, 25 Mar 2023


Mendelssohn – Hebrides Overture

Price – Adoration

Beethoven – Symphony No. 1

Christmas concert

Sun, 4 Dec 2022
Christmas Concert, December 2022
Acorn Centre,Inverurie

Christmas 2022 saw us returning to the Acorn Centre for a musical feast from sinister Slains, by local composer Joe Stollery, via Schubert's Rosamunde and Florence Price's Dances in the Cane Brakes to finish of with a selection of seasonal classics and blatant Christmas cheese!

Summer Concert!

Sat, 11 Jun 2022
11th June, 2022, Daviot Village Hall
From the sublime Lark Ascending, featuring our own Aden Mazur on solo violin, via Elgar to the depths of Brahms, our first post-lockdown concert in Daviot Hall  featured a wonderful selection of pieces to bring in summer.


A Whole New World, Children's Matinee

Sun, 15 Dec 2019

15 December 2019 2:30pm Acorn Centre Inverurie

Pirates of the Caribbean,

Music from Aladdin,

Blake - The Snowman, (soloist Carys Taylor, narrator Jane Clark)

Anderson - Christmas Festival .

In aid of Light Up Children’s Charity


A Whole New World

Sun, 15 Dec 2019

15 December 2019 7:30pm Acorn Centre, Inverurie:

Mozart - Overture Idomeneo,

Sibelius - Finlandia, 

Pirates of the Caribbean,

Music from Aladdin,

Blake - The Snowman, (soloist Carys Taylor, Narrator Jane Clark)

Anderson - Christmas Festival and Christmas carols.

Summer Concert

Sun, 16 Jun 2019

16 June 2019 7.30pm - Acorn Centre, Inverurie.

Mozart - Overture to the Magic Flute

Elgar - Cello Concerto, soloist Stephen Laidlaw

Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 3 in A minor ‘Scottish’

Winter Daydreams

Sun, 16 Dec 2018

16 December 2018 7.30pm - Acorn Centre, Inverurie. 

Cimarosa - Overture Secret Marriage

Weber - Bassoon Concerto, soloist Zoe Sayer

Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 1

Leroy Anderson - A Christmas Festival

Plus Christmas carols

The Creation

Sat, 9 Jun 2018

Saturday 9 June 2018  The Creation - Inverurie Town Hall

With Inverurie Choral Society

Haydn - The Creation

Soloists: Amy Strachan Soprano, Samuel Jenkins Tenor Niall Anderson Bass-baritone

The Snowman

Sun, 17 Dec 2017

Sunday 17 December 2017  The Snowman - Acorn Centre

Rossini - Overture:  Tancredi

Haydn - Symphony 100 (Military)

Blake - The Snowman narrated by Jane Douglas, Boy Soprano Felix Cheyne

Anderson - A Christmas Festival

Various Christmas Carols

Rhapsody in June

Sat, 17 Jun 2017

Saturday 17 June 2017 - Rhapsody in June - Inverurie Town Hall

Mendelssohn - Hebrides Overture

Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue

Warlock - Capriol Suite

Dvorak - Symphony No 8 in G Major (Op. 88)

Piano Soloist Richard Bailey

Christmas Concert, 2016

Sun, 11 Dec 2016

Sunday 11 December 2016 - Christmas Concert Acorn Centre

Sibelius - Finlandia

Mozart - Symphony No. 31 Paris

Hely-Hutchinson - A Carol Symphony

Prokofiev - Troika

Summer Classics

Sun, 12 Jun 2016

Sunday 12 June 2016 - Inverurie Town Hall

Mendlessohn Overture: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage

Schubert Symphony No 8 'Unfinished'

Brahms - Symphony No 2

A Selection Box

Sun, 13 Dec 2015

Sunday 13 December 2015 - A Selection Box

Nicolai - Christmas Overture

Haydn - Symphony No. 103 (Drum Roll )

Delius - Sleigh Ride

Lennon, McCartney, Wilkinson & Tchaikovsky - The Beatlecracker Suite

Anderson - A Christmas Festival


Summer Classics

Sat, 13 Jun 2015

Saturday 13 June 2015 - Summer Classics - Inverurie Academy

Richard Wagner - Prelude: Die Meistersinger von Nuremberg

Beethoven - Piano Concerto No 2 in B Flat Major

Weber - Overture: Der Freischutz

Mendelssohn Symphony No 5 'Reformation'

Piano Soloist Richard Bailey

Walking in the Air

Sun, 14 Dec 2014

Sunday 14 December 2014 - Walking in the Air - Acorn Centre Inverurie

Coleridge -TaylorChristmas Overture

Haydn - Symphony No 99

Blake - The Snowman,     Narrator Ronnie Gibson, Boy soprano Felix Cheyne

Anderson - A Christmas Festival

Music for a Summer Evening

Sun, 8 Jun 2014

Sunday June 8 2014 - Music for a Summer Evening- Acorn Centre & Turriff Church (Matinee)

Rossini -Overture: The Barber of Seville

Ewen G. Mackay - Gait (World Premier) (Acorn Centre only)

Grieg - Peer Gynt Suite No 1

Mozart - Overture: Don Giovanni (Acorn Centre only)

Mendelssohn - Symphony No 4 in A Major 'Italian'

Vienna Slice

Sun, 15 Dec 2013

15 December 2013 - Vienna Slice - Acorn Centre

Beethoven - Overture: Coriolan

Johann Strauss 11 - Wiener Blut

Johann and Josef Strauss - Pizzicatto Polka

Johann Strauss 11 - Unter Donner and Blitz Polka (Thunder and Lighting)

Johann Strauss Sr. - Radetzky March

Haydn - Symphony No 104 London

An Evening with Elgar

Sun, 9 Jun 2013

Sunday June 9 2013 An Evening With Elgar - Inverurie Town Hall with Inverurie Choral Society

Heather Ireson Mezzo-Soprano soloist

Overture Cockaigne

Sea Pictures Op. 37

Pomp and Circumstance March No2

The Music Makers

Pomp and Circumstance March No1

An Evening of Music from Stage and Screen

Sun, 16 Dec 2012

Sunday 16th December 2012 - 'An Evening of Music from Stage and Screen' - Acorn Centre Inverurie

Sullivan - Overture; The Mikado

(Arranged) Custer - Themes from 007

Kander - Chicago Medley

Horner - Themes from Braveheart

Shore - Lord of the Rings Selection

Mozart-Overture - The Marriage of Figaro

(Arranged) Custer - Star Trek through the Years

Rodgers - Selections from the Sound of Music

Badelt - Pirates of the Caribbean

Coates - Dambusters March


Sat, 16 Jun 2012

Saturday 16th June 2012 - 'Russia' - Inverurie Academy

Glinka - Overture: Russlan and Ludmilla

Borodin - On the Steps of Central Asia

Mussorgsky - Night on the Bare Mountain

Tchaikovsky - Waltz (Sleeping Beauty)

Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5

Classics at Christmas

Sun, 18 Dec 2011

Sunday 18th December 2011 - 'Classics at Christmas' - The Acorn Centre Inverurie

Mozart - Overture 'The Marriage of Figaro'

Corelli - Christmas Concerto

Haydn - Symphony No 96 'The Miracle'

Handel - Water Music, Suite No.1

Beethoven - Symphony No.1

Anderson - A Christmas Festival


Sun, 12 Jun 2011

Sunday 12th June 2011 - 'Landscapes' - Inverurie Town Hall

This concert marked an important occasion when the orchestra gave the first ever public performance of 'Landscape from a Dream' by Dr. Paul Tierney.

Inverurie Orchestra commissioned the work which took the form of a Percussion Concerto and we were especially pleased to have Len Wiltshire as our percussion soloist.

Mendelssohn - Overture 'Ruy Blas'

Delius - On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring

Tierney - Landscape from a Dream

Vaughan Williams - A London Symphony

Elgar - Pomp and Circumstance March No.1

Music from the World

Sun, 27 Feb 2011

Sunday 27th February 2011 - 'Music from the New World'- The Acorn Centre, Inverurie

This concert was originally planned for 19th December 2010 but the decision was taken to postpone it due to the severe weather conditions.

Copland - An Outdoor Adventure

Ives - The Unanswered Question

Sousa - Stars and Stripes Forever

Dvorak - Symphony No. 9 'From the New World'

Copland - John Henry

Sousa - The Liberty Bell

A Night at the Opera

Sat, 5 Jun 2010

5th June 2010 - "A Night at the Opera" Inverurie Town Hall.

This was a joint venture with Inverurie Choral Society playing to a capacity audience. Rousing choruses from Carmen, Prince Igor, Orpheus in the Underworld, Il Trovatore and Lohengrin were performed. Soloist for the evening was mezzo soprano Heather Ireson.

A Winter Warmer

Sun, 13 Dec 2009

13th December 2009 - "A Winter Warmer" Kintore Parish Church, Kintore.

Mendelssohn - Overture, The Fair Melusine

Haydn - Symphonies 45 and 100

Purcell - Chaconne & Fantazio Upon One Note

Handel - Music for the Royal Fireworks

Rustic and Refined

Sun, 28 Jun 2009

28th June 2009 - "Rustic and Refined" The Acorn Centre, Inverurie.

Maccunn - Land of the Mountain and the Flood

Holst - Egdon Heath

Hoddinott - Two Welsh Dances

Butterworth - The Banks of Green Willow

Alwyn - Scottish Dances

Mendelssohn - Symphony No.3 in A Minor

Christmas Concert, 2008

Sun, 21 Dec 2008

21st December 2008, Christmas Concert, The Acorn Centre, Inverurie.

Leighton - Festive Overture

Tchaikovsky - Nutcracker Suite

Delius - Sleigh Ride

Anderson - A Christmas Festival

Beethoven - Symphony No. 5

Inaugural Concert

Sun, 1 Jun 2008

1st June 2008 - Inaugural Concert, St Andrews Church, Inverurie.

Mozart - Overture, Die Zauberflote

Copland - Down a Country Lane, Variations on a Shaker Melody.

Carter - Elegy

Tierney - Feud

Haydn - Symphony No 101 'The Clock'

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