Audio Clips

Here are a few brief music extracts from concerts I have directed, all taken from live concert recordings or, in the case of Central England Camerata, from professional recording sessions:

  1. Vaughan Williams - Serenade to Music
  2. Downes - Toccata for Small Orchestra
  3. Holst - Somerset Rhapsody
  4. Tchaikovsky - Romeo & Juliet
  5. Downes - Festival Overture for Saint Cere
  6. Gershwin - An American in Paris
  7. Elgar - Nimrod (from Enigma Variations)
  8. Downes - Celtic Rhapsody (II. The Meeting of the Waters)
  9. Bernstein - Symphonic Dances
  10. Bradbury, David - Bredon Hill (III. Parting)
  11. Puccini - Madama Butterfly (Finale, Act 1)
  12. Bradbury, Anthony - Lord, My Trust is in Thy Mercy

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Video Clips

Here are a couple of video clips from a recent Central England Ensemble concert I directed at the Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham:

Rachmaninov - Symphony No. 2 (3rd movement)

Brahms - Academic Festival Overture


Birmingham Festival Choral Society & Orchestra (leader: Jeremy Ballard)
  • Vaughan Williams - Serenade to Music
  • Holst - Somerset Rhapsody
Central England Camerata (leader: Anna Downes)
Central England Ensemble (leader: Anna Downes)
  • Tchaikovsky - Romeo & Juliet Overture
  • Gershwin - An American in Paris
  • Elgar - Nimrod (from Enigma Variations)
  • Bernstein - Symphonic Dances
  • David Bradbury - Bredon Hill (soloists: Elizabeth MacDonald - soprano, Ed Harrisson - tenor)
  • Puccini - Madama Butterfly (soloists: Sarah Estill - soprano, Jonathan Finney - tenor)
  • Rachmaninov - Symphony No. 2
  • Brahms - Academic Festival Overture
Coro d’Amici (organist: Kevin Gill)
  • Anthony Bradbury - Lord, My Trust is in Thy Mercy
All performances conducted by Anthony Bradbury

Note: all of the recordings listed above were made privately (for archive purposes) and strictly for non commercial use, with permission granted by the performers at the time of the concert. They may not be reproduced, copied or distributed under any circumstances.