Rosalind Ventris, painting by Lesley Fotherby

Saturday 23rd November 2019, 7:30pm
New Hall, Winchester College

Hector Berlioz

Harold in Italy

Hector Berlioz

Symphonie Fantastique

Conductor:
Nicholas Wilks
Viola:
Rosalind Ventris

The great French composer, Hector Berlioz, died on 8 March 1869, aged 65; so 2019 will be the sesquicentenary (150th anniversary) of his death.

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Saturday 16th March 2019, 7:30pm
New Hall, Winchester College

Joo Yeon Sir

Edward Elgar

Violin Concerto

Ralph Vaughan Williams

Symphony no. 4

Conductor:
Nicholas Wilks
Violin:
Joo Yeon Sir

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Samantha CarrascoSaturday 24th November 2018

7:30pm
New Hall, Winchester College

Antonín Dvořák

Carnival Overture

Antonín Dvořák

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in G minor

Antonín Dvořák

Symphony No. 9 in E minor, "From the New World"
Conductor:
Nicholas Wilks
Piano:
Samantha Carrasco

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Winchester Young Soloist Competition 2018

The 3rd Winchester Young Soloist Competition

The final of the third Winchester Young Soloist Competition will take place on Thursday 5th July 2018 in Romsey Abbey, with the Winchester Symphony Orchestra conducted by Nicholas Wilks.

The competition is open to all young people of school age in the Winchester area. The heats took place in February 2018, and four competitors were selected to play a concerto of their choice in the final.

The works chosen by the finalists are: 

Sophie Osborne
Weber: Clarinet Concerto no. 1 in F minor
Patrick Friend
Horovitz: Euphonium Concerto
Ben Upfold
Rosauro: Concerto for Marimba and String Orchestra no. 1
Emma Paterson
Mozart: Violin Concerto no. 3 in G major, K. 216 (Straßburg)

We are delighted that illustrious conductors Christopher Seaman and John Traill have kindly agreed to act as adjudicators. 

Tickets for the concert are for sale via Music in Romsey.Tickets for school-age children are £1 only. 

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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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