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Peter Lloyd Corner

I am very sad to report that Peter Lloyd has passed away.
(April 15,2018)

Peter Lloyd performs "Princess Leia's Theme" from Star Wars IV by John Williams

Peter Lloyd brief Biography

    Peter Lloyd, former principal flute with the London Symphony, studied at the Royal College of Music, London and with Fernand Caratge and Jean-Pierre Rampal in Paris, as well as lessons and masterclasses with Marcel Moyse and Geoffrey Gilbert. He held principal flute positions in the Scottish National, Halle, and BBC Philharmonic Orchestras before joining the London Symphony in 1967. He is a member of the Barry Tuckwell Wind Quintet, the London Virtuosi and the English Taskin Players, groups with whom he tours extensively. Recently released is his recording of French music to add to albums of wind quintets and concertos by Siegmeister and John Williams and he has taken part in hundreds of orchestral recordings with the London Symphony and smaller groups. He has taught in Scotland, the Guildhall School in London, University of Indiana and is presently teaching at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. He also gives masterclasses and recitals throughout Europe and the Far East.

Peter Lloyd Orchestral Recordings

With the Tuckwell Wind Quintet (EMI)

  • Barber: Summer Music, Six Bagatelles
  • Ibert: Three Pieces Breves
  • Arnold: Six Shanties
  • Milhaud: Le Cheminee du Roi Renee
  • Poulenc: Wind Music

With Abbado (DGG)
  • Bartok: Miraculous Mandarin (complete)
  • Berg: Lulu Suite, Chamber Concerto with Stern & Serkin Altenberg lieder with M. Price
  • Bizet: Carmen Suite, L'Arlessienne (complete)
  • Debussy: La Demoiselle Elue, Iberia, L'Apres-midi
  • Janacek: Sinfonietta
  • Mendelssohn: Complete Orchestral Music
  • Moussorgsky: Orchestral Music
  • Moussorgsky-Ravel: Pictures from an Exhibition
  • Mozart: Piano Concertos with Serkin
  • Ravel: Bolero, Piano Concertos with Argerich, Tambeau de Couperin, Mother Goose (complete), Alborada del Gracioso, Rhapsody Espangnol
  • Rossini: Overtures
  • Strauss: Don Juan, Till Eulenspiegl
  • Stravinsky: Firebird Suite, Petrouchka, Jeu de Cartes, Pulcinella (complete), Rite of Spring
  • Verdi: Overtures

With Ashkenazy
  • Prokofiev: Classical Symphony

With Barbirolli (EMI)
  • Mahler: Various Songs with Janet Baker (Halle)
  • Strauss: Ein Heldenlaben (LSO)
  • Vaughn-Williams: The London Symphony (Halle)

With Bernstein (CBS or RCA)
  • Mahler: Symphony #2
  • Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms, Rite of Spring
  • Verdi: Requiem

With Boulez
  • Berlioz: Lelio, Symphonie Fantastique
  • Wagner: Wesendonk Arias with Yvonne Minton

With Boult
  • Mendelssohn: Violin Concertos with Menuhin
  • Mozart: 2 piano concertos with Previn

With Bohm
  • Tschaikovsky: Symphonies 4,5,6

With Bonynge
  • Tschaikovsky: various ballet and opera scores, arias with Joan Sutherland

With Britten
  • Britten: Piano Concerto with Richter (ECO)

With Butt
  • Glazanov: Symphony 4
  • Rimsky-Korsaskov: Cantes Feeriques

With Copeland
  • Copeland: Many orchestral pieces (1968-69)(CBS or RCA)

With Per Drier
  • Nordheim: Songs with Peter Pears (RPO)

With Andrew Davies
  • Strauss: 4 Last Songs with Te Kenawa

With Colin Davies (Phillips)
  • Beethoven: Missa Solemnis
  • Berlioz: Les Nuits with Jessye Norman/Ravel songs, Les Nuits with various soloists, Romeo and Juliet, Faust, Grande Messe des Morts, Grand symphonie Triumphale, Harold in Italy, Symphonie Fantastique
  • Brahms: Piano Concertos with Stephen Bishop
  • Mahler: Song of the Earth with Norman & Vickers
  • Mozart: 2 Piano Concertos with Bishop
  • Ravel: Scheherezade Songs with J. Norman

With Francis
  • Crussel: Clarinet Repertoire with Thea King

With Horenstein (Unicorn)
  • Hindemith: Mathis der Maler
  • Mahler: Symphony 1 & 3
  • Panufnik: Various works
  • Strauss: Death and Transfiguration

With Joo
  • Ravel: Bolero, Daphnis, Pavanne

With Jochum (EMI)
  • Beethoven: Symphonies

With Kertesz (DECCA)
  • Brahms: Serenades 1 & 2
  • Dvorak: Tone Poems & *some overtures
  • Kodaly: Psalmus Hungaricus
  • Mozart: 2 Piano Concertos with Clifford Curzon

With Meta
  • DeFalla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain (both versions)

With Mackerras
  • Dvorak: Czeck Suite (ECO)

With Maazel
  • Tschaikovsky: All Piano Concertos with Richter (Philharmonia)

With Marriner
  • Bach: Arias with Janet Baker (Academy of St. Martins)
  • Bizet: L'Arlessienne complete (ASM), Carmen Suite (ASM)
  • Mozart: Early Symphonies (ASM), Mass in c minor (ASM) Violin concertos with Suk (ASM)

With Morris
  • Beethoven: Symphonies

With Previn
  • Bartok(EMI): Violin concerto 2 with Perlman
  • Beethoven: Piano Concertos with Ax (RPO)
  • Bernstein: Overture Candide
  • Britten: Young Persons Guide (RPO)
  • Debussy: La Mer, Nocturnes, L'Apres Midi, Iberia, Ronde de Printemps
  • Elgar: Symphony #1 (RPO)
  • Enesco: Rumanian Rhapsody
  • Holst: Planets (LSO and RPO), Egdon Heath
  • Mendelsshon: Symphonies
  • Prokoviev: Classical Symphony, Peter and the Wolf (RPO & LSO), Piano Concertos with Ashkenazy, Romeo and Juliet complete
  • Ravel: L'Enfant et les Sortileges, Daphnis Suite, Pavane, Bolero, Mother Goose complete, Tombeau de Couperin (LSO & RPO), Valse Nobles et Sentimentale (RPO)
  • Rachmaninov: Symphonies 2, 3, Symphonic Dances, Tone Poem the Rock, Isle of teh Dead, Piano Concertos with Ashkenazy
  • Saint Saens: Piano Concertos with Etremont
  • Shostakovitch: Symphonies 1,5,6,8,9,10,13
  • Tschaikovsky: Complete Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty
  • Vaughn Williams: Greensleeves, Complete Symphonies
  • Walton: Portsmouth Point, Scapino, Symphony #1 (RPO)

Peter Lloyd Film Score Recordings

  • John Williams
    3 Star Wars
    Fiddler on the Roof
    Jane Eyre
    3 Superman
    2 Indiana Jones

  • Trevor Jones
    The Titans
    Dark Crystal

  • Michel Legrand
    Les Paraplines de Cherbourg

  • Sade
    Tess of the D' Ubravilles

  • Carl Davis
    French Lieutenant's Woman

Peter Lloyd Recommended Repertoire for 1998
(not required)


    Arnold - Concertos 1 & Sonata
    CPE Bach - Sonatas in C,a,A,e
    JS Bach - Partita in c minor & Sonata in E, e
    Bartok - Suite Paysanne
    Blavet - Sonatas
    Bozza - Agrestide
    Doppler - Hungarian Fantasy Pastorale & Chanson d'Amour
    Dubois - Concerto & Sonata
    Dutilleux - Sonatine
    Feld - Sonata
    Francaix - Divertimento
    Gaubert - Sonata 2 & 3
    Griffes - Poem
    Ibert - Concerto
    Kleinknecht - Sonata in D, b
    Nielsen - Concerto
    Saint-Saens - Romance
    Schubert - Variations & Boehm/Lieder
    Schumann - Romances
    Taffanel - Mignon & Andante & Scherzo
    Thiriet - Concerto

Solo Flute
    Bozza - Image
    Bennett - Instruction of Birds
    Burkhard - Suite
    Feld - Four Pieces
    Heath - Coltrane
    Karg-Elert - Sonata Appassionata
    Kuhlau - Six Divertissements
    Takamitso - Voices

    Damare - The Wren, The Lark, The Turtledove
    Vivaldi - Concertos in a, C

    Doppler - Concerto, Rigoletto
    Viotti - Concerto

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