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A strikingly varied repertoire of orchestral compositions shows the breadth of Lionel Friend's interests and experience.

 

Bartók
Dance Suite; Divertimento; Concerto for Orchestra; Piano Concerto 3; Viola Concerto

Beethoven
Overtures: Leonore 1, 2, 3; Fidelio; Coriolan; Egmont; Prometheus; Triple-Concerto; Piano Concerti 1, 3, 4, 5; Symphonies 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9; Missa Solemnis

Berlioz
Cléopâtre; Rêverie et Caprice; Overtures: Le carnaval romain, Les francs-juges; Les nuits d’été, Chasse royale et orage; Harold en Italie; Symphonie fantastique

Berwald
Sinfonie singulière; Symphony in E flat

Bizet
L’arlésienne; Symphony

Borodin
In the steppes of Central Asia; Symphony 2

Brahms
A Tragic Overture; Academic Festival Overture; Haydn (St Antoni Chorale) Variations; Piano Concerto 1; Serenades 1, 2; Symphonies 2, 4

Britten
4 Sea Interludes (Peter Grimes); Phaedra; Serenade; Piano Concerto; Violin Concerto; Sinfonia da Requiem; Symphony for Cello and Orchestra; Variations and Fugue on a theme of Purcell

Bruch
Violin Concerto 1

Bruckner
Mass in E minor; Symphony 4

Chausson
Poème; Symphony

Chopin
Piano Concerti 1, 2

Debussy
Petite Suite; Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune; Nocturnes; La mer; Jeux

Delius
The Walk to the Paradise Garden; In a Summer Garden; Brigg Fair; Prelude and Idyll; North Country Sketches; A Song of Summer; Piano Concerto; Violin Concerto; Cello Concerto

Dvořák
Overtures: In Nature’s Realm, Carnival, Othello; Mass in D; Czech Suite; Serenade, Op. 22; Serenade, Op. 44; Symphonic Variations; Violin Concerto; Cello Concerto; Symphonies 6, 7, 8, 9

Elgar
Serenade; King Olaf; The Dream of Gerontius; Overtures: Cockaigne, In the South; Falstaff; The Music Makers; Violin Concerto; Cello Concerto; Symphony 2

Fauré
Pelléas et Mélisande

Franck
Les éolides; Variations symphoniques; Symphony

Grieg
Holberg Suite
Piano Concerto

Haydn
(symphonies, concerti, masses)

Holst
Hammersmith (for mil. band; for orch.)
The Planets

Kodály
Dances of Galánta

Liszt
Mephisto-Walzer 1, 2; Les préludes; Piano Concerto 2

Mahler
Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen, Kindertotenlieder; Rückert-Lieder; Symphonies 2, 4, 6; Das Lied von der Erde

Mendelssohn
Overtures: Ein Sommernachtstraum, Die Hebriden, Die schöne Melusine, in C for wind; Elias (Elijah); Violin Concerto; Symphony 4

Messiaen
Les offrandes oubliées; L’Ascension; Oiseaux exotiques; Sept Haïkaï; Couleurs de la cité céleste; Et expecto resurrectionem mortuorum

Mozart
(concerti, serenades, symphonies, etc.)

Mussorgsky
A night on a bare mountain; Prelude: Khovanshchina

Nielsen
Little Suite, Op. 1; Overture: Helios; Pan and Syrinx; Flute Concerto; Clarinet Concerto; Symphonies 3, 4

Prokoviev
Peter and the Wolf; Violin Concerto 1; Symphonies 1, 6

Rachmaninov
Piano Concerti 2, 3; Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini

Ravel
Le tombeau de Couperin; Suite 2: Daphnis et Chloë; Piano Concerto in G

Reger
Eine Lustspiel-Ouvertüre; 4 Tondichtungen nach A. Böcklin; Eine Ballett-Suite; Variationen und Fuge über ein Thema von Beethoven

Satie
Socrate

Schubert
Overtures: Rosamunde, in E minor, D 648; /Mottl: Fantasie in f-moll; Symphonies 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9

Schumann
Cello Concerto; Overture, Scherzo and Finale; Symphonies 2, 3, 4

Shostakovitch
Violin Concerto 2; Symphonies 1, 5; /Barshai Chamber Symphony

Sibelius
Pelleas and Melisande; Scènes historiques; Violin Concerto; Tapiola; Symphonies 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7

Smetana
Vltava

Strauss
Ein Heldenleben; Suite: Le bourgeois gentilhomme; Horn Concerto 2; 4 last Songs; Metamorphosen

Stravinsky
Petrushka; Le chant du rossignol; Renard; L’histoire du soldat; Pulcinella; Symphonies of wind instruments; Concerto for Piano and Wind; Suites 1, 2; Oedipus Rex; Concerto: Dumbarton Oaks; Danses Concertantes; Scènes de ballet; Symphony in 3 movements; Concerto in D (‘Basle’); Mass; Canticum Sacrum; Choral-Variations (JS Bach); Agon; A sermon, a narrative and a prayer; Abraham and Isaac; Requiem Canticles

Tchaikovsky
Romeo and Juliet; Overture: 1812; Swan Lake; The Sleeping Beauty; Suite: The Nutcracker; Serenade for Strings; Violin Concerto; Piano Concerto 1; Symphonies 5, 6

Verdi
Requiem

Wagner
A Faust-Overture; Overtures: Rienzi, Der fliegende Holländer, Overture and Venusberg Music: Tannhäuser; Prelude to Act III: Tannhäuser; Prelude to Act III: Lohengrin; Prelude: Die Meistersinger; Prelude and Liebestod: Tristan und Isolde; Siegfried-Idyll; Wesendonck-Lieder

Weber
Overtures: Euryanthe, Der Freischütz  

Weill
Violin Concerto; Symphony 2

 

In addition, other 20th/21 st-century works by:

J Anderson, M Arnold, Balassa, Barber, Barraqué, Barraud, RR Bennett, Berg, Berio, L Berkeley, M Berkeley, Birwistle, D Blake, Bliss, Boulez, A Bozay, H Brian, Bridge, Carter, J Casken, Copland, G Crosse, Crumb, Dallapiccola, Maxwell Davies, Denisov, Durkó, Escudero, de Falla, Finzi, Firsova, J Fowler, A Gilbert, Goehr, Gubaidulina, L Harrison, Harvey, Henze, Hindemith, R Holloway, S Holt, J Hopkins, Ives, Janáček, Knussen, Lambert, LeFanu, Ligeti, M Lipkin, Lutosławski, Lutyens, Maderna, Martinů , G Masson, C Matthews, D Matthews, Maw, Milhaud, A Milner, Moeran, Müller-Siemens, Murail, Nørgård, Michael Nyman, N Osborne, Pärt, A Payne, Penderecki, Poulenc, B Rands, Rawsthorne, JM Rhys, Rodrigo, Roussel, Ruders, Ruggles, Satie, R Saxton, Schnittke, Schönberg, Searle, Sessions, Russell Smith, Soproni, T Souster, Tavener, V Thomson, Tippett, M-A Turnage, Varèse, Vaughan Williams, Walton, Webern, Williamson, Zemlinsky, Zimmermann

- including more than 100 world premieres.

 

Updated: May 2015