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, 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 first started conducting.

He has recently made his debut 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.

Forthcoming Events

‘Williams v Zimmer’ with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.

Date: March 14, 2019

Time: 19:30

Location: Great Hall, Exeter

Two titans of the film music world compete head to head! In a concert featuring some of the best scores of John Williams and Hans Zimmer, the cream of recent movie music is brought together in one place. Conducted and presented by Pete Harrison.

Award-winning soundtracks of some of the most iconic films of all time include Star Wars, Gladiator, The Da Vinci Code, Schindler’s List, Harry Potter, Interstellar, ET, Batman Begins, Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Last Samurai, Pirates of the Caribbean, Superman, Inception, Angela’s Ashes, Lincoln, Madagascar, Driving Miss Daisy and Memoirs of a Geisha.

‘Williams v Zimmer’ with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.

Date: March 15, 2019

Time: 19.30

Location: Guildhall, Portsmouth

Two titans of the film music world compete head to head! In a concert featuring some of the best scores of John Williams and Hans Zimmer, the cream of recent movie music is brought together in one place. Conducted and presented by Pete Harrison.

Award-winning soundtracks of some of the most iconic films of all time include Star Wars, Gladiator, The Da Vinci Code, Schindler’s List, Harry Potter, Interstellar, ET, Batman Begins, Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Last Samurai, Pirates of the Caribbean, Superman, Inception, Angela’s Ashes, Lincoln, Madagascar, Driving Miss Daisy and Memoirs of a Geisha.

‘Williams v Zimmer’ with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.

Date: March 16, 2019

Time: 19:30

Location: Lighthouse, Poole

Two titans of the film music world compete head to head! In a concert featuring some of the best scores of John Williams and Hans Zimmer, the cream of recent movie music is brought together in one place. Conducted and presented by Pete Harrison.

Award-winning soundtracks of some of the most iconic films of all time include Star Wars, Gladiator, The Da Vinci Code, Schindler’s List, Harry Potter, Interstellar, ET, Batman Begins, Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Last Samurai, Pirates of the Caribbean, Superman, Inception, Angela’s Ashes, Lincoln, Madagascar, Driving Miss Daisy and Memoirs of a Geisha.

‘Williams v Zimmer’ with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.

Date: March 22, 2019

Time: 19:30

Location: The Forum, Bath

Two titans of the film music world compete head to head! In a concert featuring some of the best scores of John Williams and Hans Zimmer, the cream of recent movie music is brought together in one place. Conducted and presented by Pete Harrison.

Award-winning soundtracks of some of the most iconic films of all time include Star Wars, Gladiator, The Da Vinci Code, Schindler’s List, Harry Potter, Interstellar, ET, Batman Begins, Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Last Samurai, Pirates of the Caribbean, Superman, Inception, Angela’s Ashes, Lincoln, Madagascar, Driving Miss Daisy and Memoirs of a Geisha.

Together with Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Pete Harrison & Inspiration Choir Southampton bring you a concert showcasing the best of British composers and songwriters, from classical Jenkins, Britten, Parry and Rutter to the shows of Lloyd Webber, Novello and Russell. These Isles have produce some of the world’s best music for voices, ideally suited to the massed singers of Inspiration.

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