Forthcoming Events

“I Love the Movies” with the Ulster Orchestra.

Date: October 27, 2018

Time: 19:45

Location: Waterfront Hall, Belfast

This highly popular film themed concert, which is now a firm fixture in the Ulster Orchestra’s Pops Series, will certainly have you under its spell this Halloween! Let Pete Harrison and the Orchestra take you on a spine-tingling journey to a world of villains, wizards and scary beasts. This Spooktacular concert brings your all-time favourite blockbuster soundtracks to life, celebrating iconic films such as Psycho, Jaws, Harry Potter and Gremlins. Perfect for movie fans of all ages. Just remember to check the seat behind you…!

*Fancy dress is encouraged!

“Zimmer vs. Williams” with The London Concert Orchestra

Date: November 18, 2018

Time: 15:00

Location: St David's Hall, Cardiff

For one performance only, the very best scores from two of the most revered film composers of all time will be brought to life by the London Concert Orchestra and conductor Pete Harrison.

Hans Zimmer and John Williams have worked with some of the world’s most famous directors, and won countless awards with films that have been box- office hits, receiving huge acclaim. Their film compositions rank among the most memorable and popular of all time.

E.T.
Harry Potter
Jurassic Park
Man of Steel
Inception
Pirates of the Caribbean
The Dark Knight Rises
Batman Begins
The Da Vinci Code
Gladiator
Superman

“A Night at the Movies” with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Date: November 21, 2018

Time: 19:30

Location: The Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

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?

Featuring music from your all-time favourite blockbuster film scores including:

THE AVENGERS

E.T. THE EXTRA TERRESTRIAL

OUT OF AFRICA

WITNESS

THE LORD OF THE RINGS

THE MISSION

DANCES WITH WOLVES

THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING

633 SQUADRON

…and many more!

“Space Spectacular” with The Manchester Concert Orchestra

Date: November 25, 2018

Time: 15:00

Location: The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

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 

PLUS

Star Trek, Thunderbirds and many more.

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

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.

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.

“Christmas at the Movies” with The Philharmonia Orchestra

Date: December 16, 2018

Time: 15.00

Location: Royal Festival Hall

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.

Includes;

  • Home Alone
  • The Polar Express
  • Love Actually
  • Harry Potter
  • It’s A Wonderful Life
  • Elf
  • White Christmas
  • The Snowman

 

 

Past Events

“A Night At The Oscars” with Wells Cathedral School Symphony Orchestra

Date: October 13, 2018

Time: 19.00

Location: Cedars Hall, Wells

Without John Williams, bikes don’t fly and neither do brooms in Quidditch matches nor do men in red capes. There is no Force, dinosaurs do not walk the earth. We do not wonder, we do not weep, we do not believe.”- Steven Spielberg

Following the sell-out success of last year’s Give My Regards To Broadway concert, Pete Harrison returns to conduct Wells Cathedral School Symphony Orchestra in a glittering programme of some of the world’s most memorable film music Among unforgettable songs and classic soundtracks will be music from John Williams’ greatest film scores including E.T. and Star Wars. These popular concerts sell out quickly, so book early to hear this outstanding young symphony orchestra spread its musical wings once again.

“A Night At The Oscars” with Wells Cathedral School Symphony Orchestra

Date: October 12, 2018

Time: 19:00

Location: Cedars Hall, Wells

Without John Williams, bikes don’t fly and neither do brooms in Quidditch matches nor do men in red capes. There is no Force, dinosaurs do not walk the earth. We do not wonder, we do not weep, we do not believe.”- Steven Spielberg

Following the sell-out success of last year’s Give My Regards To Broadway concert, Pete Harrison returns to conduct Wells Cathedral School Symphony Orchestra in a glittering programme of some of the world’s most memorable film music Among unforgettable songs and classic soundtracks will be music from John Williams’ greatest film scores including E.T. and Star Wars. These popular concerts sell out quickly, so book early to hear this outstanding young symphony orchestra spread its musical wings once again.

Elizabeth College Summer Orchestral Course, Guernsey.

Start date: August 20, 2018

End date: August 25, 2018

Location: Elisabeth College, St Peter Port, Guernsey

Founded in 1974, The Elizabeth Summer College Orchestral Course is a residential (by host family) and day Orchestral Course suitable for students aged 8 – 20, which takes place on the beautiful island of Guernsey during August. This year the Symphony Orchestra will once again be conducted by Pete Harrison.

ECSOC provides a fun and educational setting for all students to develop their abilities and confidence in performing. Our professional tutors enthuse students with their energy and challenging repertoire.

This year’s course takes place from Monday 20th – Saturday 25th August 2018.

Symphonic Disco Spectacular

Date: August 11, 2018

Time: 19.30

Location: Meyrick Park, Bournemouth

Get ready to boogie the night away as we bring back our funktastic Disco Symphonic Spectacular, with the best music from the era of glitter and platform shoes! Songs include hits by Boney M, the Bee Gees, Earth Wind & Fire, and Cool and the Gang, as well as classics such as Disco Inferno, Three Times a Lady and I Will Survive. Conducted by Pete Harrison.

“Another Day of Sun.” Inspiration Choir Southampton and Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Date: July 22, 2018

Time: 15:00

Location: O2 Guildhall, Southampton

Inspiration Choir Southampton’s Summer Concert with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Full programme to be announced.

Conducted and presented by their Musical Director, Pete Harrison.

A Night at the Movies with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Date: June 22, 2018

Time: 19:30

Location: Marina Theatre, Lowestoft

From Hollywood to Lowestoft, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra transports you to the silver screen in this film spectacular, featuring music from your all-time favourite blockbuster film scores.

Including THE AVENGERS

E.T. THE EXTRA TERRESTRIAL

OUT OF AFRICA

WITNESS

LORD OF THE RINGS

THE MISSION

DANCES WITH WOLVES

THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING

633 SQUADRON …. and many more!

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?

Heroes & Monsters with the BSO

Date: June 7, 2018

Time: 19:30

Location: Colston Hall, Bristol

 

Once again Pete Harrison unleashes the full power of a symphony orchestra in a concert packed full of stirring and epic soundtracks of the silver screen – this time featuring music from films with monsters galore, whether they be prehistoric dinosaurs, giant beasts from the jungle or the deep, supernatural creatures of the night or psychopathic killers. Titles include The Mummy, Dracula, Psycho, Silence of the Lambs, King Kong, Super 8, The Abyss, Pan’s Labyrinth, Jurassic Park, Lord of the Rings, Jaws and Gremlins composed by Hollywood greats from Bernard Hermann to Michael Giacchino, Jerry Goldsmith to Howard Shore and, not forgetting, John Williams.

City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra sessions

Start date: June 4, 2018

End date: June 6, 2018

Location: Smecky Music Studios, Prague

3 days recording the music of Adam Saunders and Mark Cousins with the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra in the Smecky Music Studios for EMI.

The hits of Pink Floyd and the finest space related music from the movies. Fantastic projections all around the hall during the concert.

Includes;

Time
Us & Them
Hey You
Shine On You Crazy Diamond
Wish You Were Here
Money
In The Flesh
Another Brick in the Wall 
Avatar
E.T.
Star Wars
Independence Day
Stargate
Star Trek
Predator
Armageddon

It has been said that Inspiration Choir has the power to make every song sound like a finale, so we thought we would do just that. Together with Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, we will be exploring the final songs and scenes from musical theatre across the years, from classics through to the new modern masterpieces. Conducted and Presented by Pete Harrison.