The Hoffnung Music Festival Concert
Regis FRC6142

Royal Festival Hall 13th November 1956
9th May 2011
  1. Speech by Mr T E Bean, General Manager of the Royal Festival Hall
  2. Francis Baines: Fanfare
Trumpeters of the Royal Military School of Music conducted by the composer
  3. Malcolm Arnold: A Grand Grand Overture
Hoffnung (alias Morley College) Symphony Orchestra conducted by the composer
  4. Leopold Mozart: Concerto for Hose-pipe and Strings, third movement
Dennis Brain (hose-pipe), Hoffnung Symphony Orchestra / Norman del Mar
  5. Franz Reizenstein: Concerto popolare (A Piano Concerto to End All Piano Concertos)
Yvonne Arnaud (piano), Hoffnung Symphony Orchestra / Norman del Mar
  6. Haydn arr. Donald Swann: Symphony No.94 in G ‘Surprise’, Andante
Soloists: members of the BBC Music Division, Hoffnung Symphony Orchestra / Lawrence Leonard
  7. Speech by Gerard Hoffnung
  8. Chopin arr. Daniel Abrams: Mazurka No.47 in A minor Op. 68 No. 2
Tuba Quartet
  9. Humphrey Searle: Lochinvar for speakers and percussion to words by Sir Walter Scott
Speakers Yvonne Arnaud and Gerard Hoffnung / Lawrence Leonard
Gordon Jacob: Variations on ‘Annie Laurie’
10. Theme (Alerto, ma non troppo)
11. Variation 1 (Poco inglesemente)
12. Variation 2 (Molto zingaresemente)
13. Variation 3 (Alla gigolo)
14. Variation 5 (Finale: Assai)
Festival Ensemble conducted by the composer
Hoffnung at the Oxford Union, December 4th 1958
15. Part I
16. Part II
Gerard Hoffnung