Saturday 24th March 2018

7:30pm
New Hall, Winchester College

Ivana Gavric

Jean Sibelius

Finlandia

The Swan of Tuonela

Lemminkainen's Return

En Saga

Felix Mendelssohn

Piano Concerto no. 1

Johannes Brahms

Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn

Conductor:
Nicholas Wilks
Piano:
Ivana Gavric

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Rosalind Ventris, painting by Lesley FotherbySunday 19th November 2017

7:30pm
New Hall, Winchester College

Anatoly Lyadov

The Enchanted Lake

William Walton

Viola Concerto

Sergei Rachmaninov

Symphony no. 2
Conductor:
Nicholas Wilks
Viola:
Rosalind Ventris

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Sunday 26th March 2017

7:30pm
New Hall, Winchester College

Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 6
J. S. Bach
Cantata “Ich habe genug”, BWV 82
Conductor:
Nicholas Wilks
Countertenor:
Joseph Zubier

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Joo Yeon SirSaturday 19th November 2016

7:30pm
New Hall, Winchester College

Jean Sibelius

Karelia Suite

Antonín Dvořák

Violin Concerto

Jean Sibelius

Symphony no. 2
Conductor:
Nicholas Wilks
Violin:
Joo Yeon Sir

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This concert is dedicated to the memory of Fleur Wainwright, a member of our violin section, who died in July. A retiring collection will be made in aid of St Michael's Hospice and Cancer Research UK.

The 2nd Winchester Young Soloist Competition

Winchester Festival 2016

The final of the second Winchester Young Soloist Competition will take place on Sunday 3rd July 2016 in New Hall, Winchester College at 3pm.

The competition is open to all young people of school age in the Winchester area.

The heats took place in February 2016, and three competitors have been selected to play in the final.

The finalists are:

Matthew Lloyd-Wilson:  Mendelssohn Violin Concerto

Nicholas Budd:  Hummel Trumpet Concerto

Luke Roberts:  Vaughan Williams Oboe Concerto

The finalists will be accompanied by the Winchester Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Nicholas Wilks.

We are honoured to have as judges David Owen Norris, pianist, composer, academic and broadcaster,  and John Traill, conductor and composer.

This year, the competition is an event offered as part of the Winchester Festival of the Arts. Tickets for the final are available through the festival box office.