Here’s the comprehensive list of my all-time favourite works. If you want to listen to my favourite recordings of these works, be sure to check out my Spotify playlist here.


Adams Short Ride in a Fast Machine

Addinsell Warsaw Concerto

Baadsvik Fnugg

Bartok Concerto for Orchestra, Romanian Folk Dances

Beethoven Overture to “Egmont”, Symphony No. 1, Symphony No. 4

Bernstein Symphonic Dances from “West Side Story”

Bizet L’Arlesienne Suite No. 2

Borodin Polovtsian Dances from “Prince Igor”

Bourgeois Serenade for Wind Band

Brahms Clarinet Sonata in Eb

Britten An American Overture

Copland Appalachian Spring

Debussy Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune, Premiere Rhapsodie

Dukas Fanfare pour preceder La Peri

Elgar In The South, Serenade for Strings, Cello Concerto

Eychenne Sonata for Bass Clarinet and Piano

Finzi Concerto for Clarinet and String Orchestra, Five Bagatelles

Fitkin Cusp

Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue, Piano Concerto in F

Gorecki Three Dances

Holst First Suite in Eb for Military Band, The Planets Suite, St. Paul’s Suite

Janacek Sinfonietta

Khachaturian Piano Concerto

Kodaly Dances of Galanta

Kovacs Hommages

Ligeti Six Bagatelles for Wind Quintet

Lloyd Symphony No. 5

Mahler Symphony No. 1 “Titan”,  Symphony No. 8 “Symphony of a Thousand”

Mellits Black

Mendelssohn Symphony No. 3 “Scottish”

Messiaen Turangalila-Symphonie

Penderecki Symphony No. 7 “Seven Gates of Jerusalem”

Poulenc Clarinet Sonata

Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet Suite no. 2

Ravel Daphnis et Chloe Suite No. 2, Ma Mère l’Oye

Respighi The Pines of Rome

Saint-Saens Symphony No. 3 “Organ”, Sonata for Clarinet and Piano

Schubert Symphony No. 4 “Tragic”

Scriabin Le Poème de l’extase

Shostakovich Festive Overture, Symphony No. 5, Symphony No. 9

Stanford Three Intermezzi (for Clarinet)

Strauss Overture to “Die Fledermaus”, Don Juan

Stravinsky Firebird Suite (1919), Suite No. 2 for Small Orchestra, Petrushka (1947), The Rite of Spring, The Soldier’s Tale

Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture, Symphony No. 5

Vaughan-Williams A Sea Symphony, English Folk Song Suite

Weber Clarinet Concerto No. 1 in F minor, Clarinet Concertino

Williams The Dream of Olwen

Choral / Vocal

Bairstow I Sat Down Under His Shadow

Bernstein Chichester Psalms

Britten Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam, Jubilate Deo, Rejoice in the Lamb, Welcome Ode

Bruckner Mass in E Minor

Cherubini Requiem in C Minor

Chilcott Five Days that Changed the World, The Miracle of Spring

Dove There Was a Child, Who Killed Cock Robin?

Dubra Oratio

Duruflé Requiem

Elgar Great is the Lord

Esenvalds Trinity Te Deum, I have loved hours at sea

Gardiner Evening Hymn

Haydn Insanae et vanae curae

Higginson Magnificat and Nunc Dimitis

Howells The Summer is Coming

Hrusovsky Rytmus

Joubert O Lorde, the maker of al thing

Laurdisen O Magnum Mysterium, Sure on this Shining Night (from Nocturnes)

Martin Mass for Double Choir

Mealor Stabat Mater

Mendelssohn Hear my Prayer, Psalm 42

Moore Three Prayers to Dietrich Bonhoffer

Panufnik Love Endureth, Tallinn Mass (Dance of Life), Unending Love

Parry I Was Glad

Puccini Messa di Gloria

Purcell King Arthur

Rawsthorne O Be Joyful

Rutter A Choral Fanfare, Gloria, Hymn to the Creator of Light, Magnificat, Requiem, The Reluctant Dragon

Sumsion Magnificat and Nunc Dimitis in G (for ATB Choir), Thou wilt keep Him in perfect peace

Sperry Desh

Stainer The Crucifixion

Stanford Magnificat and Nunc Dimitis in C, Morning & Evening Service in Bb

Stucky Three Motets in memoriam Thomas Tallis

Talbot Path of Miracles

Tallis Spem in Allium

Tavener Song for Athene

Vaughan-Williams Serenade to Music, Te Deum in G, Silent Noon, On Wenlock Edge

Wesley Blessed be the God and Father

Whitacre Alleluia, Animal Crackers, Five Hebrew Love Songs, Leonardo Dreams of his Flying Machine, Lux Aurumque

Wood Expectans Expectavi, Magnificat and Nunc Dimitis in D & Eb (No. 1), O Thou the Central Orb