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

The Music of Zimmer vs. Williams

Date: November 27, 2021

Time: 20:00

Location: National Concert Hall, Dublin

The Music of Zimmer vs. Williams with the Dublin Concert Orchestra

An epic concert celebrating the very best scores from two of the greatest film composers of all time.

E.T. INCEPTION GLADIATOR HARRY POTTER JURASSIC PARK MAN OF STEEL BATMAN BEGINS THE DARK KNIGHT RISES PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN SUPERMAN STAR WARS INDIANA JONES

The Music of Zimmer vs. Williams

Date: November 27, 2021

Time: 15:00

Location: National Concert Hall, Dublin

The Music of Zimmer vs. Williams with the Dublin Concert Orchestra

An epic concert celebrating the very best scores from two of the greatest film composers of all time.

E.T. INCEPTION GLADIATOR HARRY POTTER JURASSIC PARK MAN OF STEEL BATMAN BEGINS THE DARK KNIGHT RISES PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN SUPERMAN STAR WARS INDIANA JONES

Symphonic Pink Floyd with The New Russian State Symphony Orchestra (Novaya Rossiya) POSTPONED UNTIL SPRING 2022

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 at the Movies with The Philharmonia

Date: December 12, 2021

Time: 15.00

Location: Royal Festival Hall LONDON

Christmas at the Movies with the Philharmonia

Don’t stay Home Alone this Christmas. Join Pete Harrison and the world-renowned Philharmonia Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall for an afternoon concert stuffed full of great music from your favorite festive films.

Programme includes;

Elf
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Home Alone
White Christmas
It’s a Wonderful Life
The Polar Express
Miracle on 34th Street
The Nightmare Before Christmas

Christmas with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Date: December 17, 2021

Time: 19.30

Location: The Great Hall, Exeter University

Christmas with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

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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