A Bit About Pete
Pete Harrison is a busy freelance conductor and presenter. He is a regular guest conductor with many orchestras including Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London Concert Orchestra & Manchester Concert Orchestra (for Raymond Gubbay Ltd.) and the Russian State Symphony Orchestra (Novaya Rossiya)
Pete studied at the Royal College of Music going on to follow a busy freelance playing career, including work in the West End where he did his first conducting.
He has just started to work with the Ulster Orchestra and the Philharmonia as well as the Scottish Concert Orchestra (for Raymond Gubbay Ltd.)
Pete is the Musical Director for Inspiration Choir in Southampton partnered with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra who give 3 main concerts a year, all sung from memory.
Studio work includes sessions for film, television and library sessions including regular trips 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.
Conducted and presented by Pete Harrison, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra transports you to Hollywood in this film spectacular!
Filled with action and adventure, this concert is perfect for film lovers, families, newbies and regular concertgoers, so if you have never been to a classical concert before, why not give something new a try?
MUSIC LIGHTS LASERS FIREWORKS
Back by popular demand! Experience The Bridgewater Hall but not as you know it. Witness the force of a full 75-piece symphony orchestra in this sensational concert of your favourite music from deep space and beyond in a galaxy of sight and sound. Conducted and presented by Pete Harrison.
John Williams: Star Wars, Superman, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, E.T.
Holst: Mars, Jupiter from the Planets
Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra
Star Trek, Thunderbirds and many more.
For many people the Inspiration Christmas extravaganza is the start of the festive season. Musical Director Pete Harrison together with Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra we will once again bring you the magic of the holiday season in the way only the massed voices of Inspiration can. All your favourite carols – traditional and new – will put you truly in the festive spirit. The programme includes ‘Silent Night’, ‘Hark! The Herald Angels Sing’, ‘Ding Dong Merrily On High’, ‘Do You Hear What I Hear?’, plus many more festive favourites.
Don’t stay Home Alone this Christmas. Join Conductor and presenter Pete Harrison and the Philharmonia for a magical afternoon of Christmas treats at this concert of timeless classics stuffed full of great music from your favourite festive films.
The Polar Express
It’s A Wonderful Life