About Pete Harrison

Pete HarrisonPete Harrison is a busy freelance conductor and presenter. He is a regular guest conductor with many orchestras including Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, The Ulster Orchestra, The Philharmonia, the Russian State Symphony Orchestra (Novaya Rossiya) and for Raymond Gubbay Ltd with the London Concert Orchestra, the Manchester Concert Orchestra & the Scottish Concert Orchestra.

Pete studied at the Royal College of Music going on to be a busy freelance player, including work in the West End where he started his conducting career.

Pete is the Musical Director for the BSO Voices Choir in Southampton partnered with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra who give 3 main concerts a year, all sung from memory.

Studio work includes regular sessions for film, television and library sessions including visits to Prague to work with the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra at Smecky Music Studios.

Education work includes the Orchestra and Wind Ensemble at Wells Cathedral School in Somerset, the National Youth Wind Orchestra of Wales and various guest sessions with schools and orchestras throughout the UK.

CORONAVIRUS POSTPONEMENTS

Any concerts that are currently showing as POSTPONED will most likely reappear when this current pandemic is over and public gatherings are considered safe again. Please keep checking here or on the websites of the various orchestras. Meanwhile, keep safe and follow all guidelines to prevent the spread of this virus. Keep safe!

Forthcoming Events

Park Proms

The event we’ve all been waiting for. Join us this summer for an unmissable experience featuring world-class artists and spectacular events in an outstanding location.

The world famous Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra (RPCO) is headlining Friday night.

Pete Harrison will be conducting the 78-piece Orchestra who will play a “Last night of the proms” styled concert with a number of pieces from some of the greatest films including Harry Potter, James Bond, Star Wars & Superman.

We also welcome the Welsh baritone, former boy soprano, television and radio presenter: Aled Jones and English mezzo-soprano, Laura Wright as special guests.

A world class air display will also feature on Friday!

Back by popular demand, all the greatest hits of Pink Floyd for orchestra, rock band and choir conducted by Pete Harrison.

Programme includes;

Time
Us & Them
Hey You
Shine On You Crazy Diamond
Wish You Were Here
Money
In The Flesh
Another Brick in the Wall
Great Gig in the Sky
Take It Back… and more.

Christmas with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Date: December 17, 2021

Time: 19.30

Location: The Great Hall, Exeter University

Pete will return once again this year with the ever popular Christmas concerts with the BSO.
Full details to be announced soon…

Christmas with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Date: December 18, 2021

Time: 19.30

Location: Lighthouse, Poole

Pete will return once again this year with the ever popular Christmas concerts with the BSO.
Full details to be announced soon…

Christmas with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Date: December 22, 2021

Time: 19.30

Location: Guildhall, Portsmouth

Pete will return once again this year with the ever popular Christmas concerts with the BSO.
Full details to be announced soon…

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