sample programmes




Elgar serenade - i.c.e....on fire (live cd)

Performed by all 16 players

recently performed by ICE:-


Bach Concertos for violin (A minor or E)

Bach Double Concerto in D minor 

Boccherini Cello Concerto in G, B flat or D 

Britten Les Illuminations (Hire Fee)

Da Vinci Hope Concerto (written for RJ & ICE) 

Farnon Song of Scandia (cello & Strings)

Haydn Cello Concerto in C or D

Haydn Violin Concerto

Lutoslawski Grave for cello & Strings (Hire Fee) 

Torelli Trumpet Concerto 

Twigg Echoes of Eternity (2003) (Written for RJ & ICE)

Vivaldi Double Cello Concerto in G minor

Vivaldi Concerto for 4 violins op3 no.10 in B minor

Serenades (or larger scale works)

Arensky Variations

Bach Brandenburg Concerto no.3 

Barber Adagio 

Bridge Little Suite

Britten Simple Symphony

Britten Frank Bridge Variations (Hire Fee)

Corelli Christmas Concerto 

Dag Wiren Serenade 

Dvorak Serenade for Strings in E 

Berkeley (Lennox) Serenade 

Elgar Serenade

Elgar Introduction & Allegro

Greig Holberg Suite 

Holst St Paul's Suite 

Mendelssohn String Symphonies

Mozart 3 Divertimenti

Respighi Ancient Airs & Dances

Rossini 6 String Sonatas

Strauss String Symphony

Tchaikovsky Serenade

Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence 

Walton Symphony for Strings (hire fee)

Smaller Scale Works

Arensky Quartet for Violin, Viola & 2 Cellos

Beethoven Septet (with winds)

Boccherini Cello Quintets (Fandango & op.28 no.4 with the famous Rondo)

Brahms Sextets opus 18 & 36 

Brahms Viola Quintets

Brahms Cello Quintet (original of piano Quintet) 

Bridge Sextet

Bruckner Quintet

Bruckner Symphony no.7 (chamber version - hire fee)

Dvorak Viola Quintets

Dvorak Sextet in A 

Enescu Octet

Gliere Octet

Korngold Sextet

Martinu Sextet 

McGreggor Septet (Written for ICE)

Mendelssohn Octet

Mendelssohn Viola Quintets 

Mozart Viola Quintets

Glazunov Cello Quintet

Schoenberg Verklarte Nacht

Schubert Cello Quintet

Schubert Octet (with winds)

Shostakovich Two Pieces for Octet

Sphor Sextet

Sphor Double Quartet

Sphor Nonet (with winds)

Strauss Capriccio

Strauss Metamorphosen (7players) (Hire Fee)

Tcahikovsky Souvenir de Florence (orchestral or 6tet versions)

 I.C.E. - Sextet combination

post concert (Leomington Spa)

"Excellent balance between all string players was a feature of both No 1 and No 2, and No 2 finished with a great flourish at a considerable pace with a furious climax. Seldom have we heard cellos sing in the way Richard was able to achieve in the rendition of the slow movement."

Some Sample Programmes

Programme played at Wigmore Hall, London

Corelli Christmas Concerto

Vivaldi Double Cello Concerto

Greig Holberg Suite


Tchaikovsky Serenade


Shrewsbury Music Hall - Nov. 2008

Bach Violin Concerto in A minor 

Barber Adagio

Grieg Holberg Suite


Farnon Sony of Scandia (cello & strings)

Dvorak Serenade


Deal Festival 07

Greig Holberg Suite (1884)

Colin Twigg Echoes of Eternity (2003 written for RJ & ICE)

Dag Wiren Serenade


Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence


Programme played at St Davids Festival 2007

Bach Brandenburg Concerto no.3

Vivaldi Concerto for 4 violins

Dag Wiren Serenade


Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence


Programme performed at Fishgaurd Festival & in Shropshire 2008

Bach Double Violin Concerto in D minor

Torelli Trumpet Concerto Haydn Cello Concerto in C (or D)


Dvorak Serenade op 22


Performed in Shropshire & Kent 2008

(7 players)

Strauss Capriccio

Shoenberg Verklarte Nacht


Strauss Metamorphosen (hire fee)

Rugby Theatre, 2009

Boccherini Qiuntet in C (with the famous Rondo)

Frank Martin Pavane couleur du temps (1920)

Boccherini Fandango Quintet


Schubert Quintet in C major D956

Shrewsbury, 2005

Dvorak Sextet in A

Martinu Sextet


Korngold Sextet