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Next Concert - 17 March 2012

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AlexanderSitkovetskyOur next concert will take place on Saturday 17th March 2012.

The concert, conducted by our musical director, Nicholas Wilks, will begin with a performance of Beethoven's Egmont Overture. This will be followed by the popular work, Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto. We are delighted that the soloist will be Alexander Sitkovetsky, whom friends of the orchestra will remember playing the Elgar Violin Concerto with us in March 2010.

Alexander GlazunovThe second half of the concert will be a performance of Glazunov's Second Symphony, composed when he was only twenty, and dedicated to the memory of Liszt.

For this concert the orchestra will be returning to our regular venue of New Hall, Winchester College, reopened after extensive refurbishment.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 May 2012 17:40
 

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Our next concert will take place on Saturday 12th November 2011.

The orchestra, conducted by our musical director, Nicholas Wilks, will be playing two works by the Danish composer Carl Nielsen (1865 - 1931). The performance will start with Nielson's concert overture, Helios, and conclude with his third symphony, the Sinfonia Espansiva.

Also on the programme is a selection of songs from Mahler's settings of German folk poems, Lieder aus "Des Knaben Wunderhorn" (Songs from "The Youth's Magic Horn"). The orchestra is joined by Simon Gallear (bass) and Hannah Medlam (soprano).

The concert will be at Thornden Hall (see map), Chandlers Ford at 19:30 (doors open 19:00).

Tickets are now on sale.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 October 2011 23:14
 

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Our next concert will take place on Saturday 26th March 2011.

The orchestra will be playing Mahler's ninth symphony, conducted by our musical director, Nicholas Wilks.

The concert will be at Thornden Hall (see map), Chandlers Ford at 19:45 (doors open 19:00).

Tickets are now on sale. buy tickets

Last Updated on Monday, 28 March 2011 12:22
 

Favourites from the Sea

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Winchester Symphony Orchestra

presents

Favourites From The Sea

Music on a maritime theme suitable for all ages
in aid of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution

in the presence of
The Mayor and Mayoress of Winchester

Saturday 21st May 2011 at 2:30pm

in the United Church, Jewry Street, Winchester

Admission FREE, Retiring Collection

Refreshments
RNLI Souvenirs

Guest Conductor: Edgar Holmes

Programme includes:

Pirates from the Caribbean
Stanford: Songs of the Sea (Simon Gallear)
Elgar: Sea Pictures (Sarah Shorter)

and a few surprises!

Train one, save many

Last Updated on Sunday, 25 September 2011 16:05
 

Next Concert

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Jean Sibelius

Our next concert will take place on Sunday 7th November 2010. The programme is:

Beethoven Coriolan Overture, Op. 62
Dvořák Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in B minor, Op. 104
Sibelius Symphony No 5 in E flat, Op. 82

The conductor is Nicholas Wilks. We are delighted to announce that Lionel Handy has agreed to be the soloist in the concerto.

The concert will be at Thornden Hall (see map), Chandlers Ford at 19:45 (doors open 19:15).

Tickets are on sale now.

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Last Updated on Sunday, 28 November 2010 18:32
 


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