Forthcoming Events

Film Music Gala with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – CANCELLED

Date: November 7, 2020

Time: 19.30

Location: The Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Pete Harrison Conductor and Presenter 

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

WHO’S ON STAGE

Pete Harrison began his career in London’s West End conducting for musicals such as Crazy For You and Disney’s Beauty & the Beast. Harrison is a regular guest conductor and presenter for film music concerts with orchestras across the UK and the world, and he returns for a second year conducting the famous Film Gala concerts with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. 

WHAT TO EXPECT

Celebrate the all-time favourite movie themes and some of the greatest soundtracks ever written in this spectacular gala show for movie fans of all ages. Featuring the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in Scunthorpe’s magnificent Baths Hall.

Immersive yourself in the music from the most iconic moments in film, with music from Jurassic Park, The Lord of the Rings, Born Free, Schindler’s List, Star Wars, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Avengers, Out of Africa …and many more!

Christmas at the Movies with the Philharmionia

Date: December 13, 2020

Time: 15:00

Location: Royal Festival Hall, South Bank, London

Start your Christmas celebrations with this wonderful selection of Christmas Film scores from the renowned Philharmonia Orchestra conducted and presented by Pete Harrison.

Programme includes;

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

… and many more festive favourites.

Star Wars – The Definitive Concert with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Date: March 27, 2021

Time: 19:30

Location: The Forum 1A Forum Buildings, Bath BA1 1UG

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra present a magnificent celebration of John Williams’ timeless music from all of the Star Wars films, from the original Episode IV: A New Hope in 1977 to the most recent The Rise of Skywalker. All performed spectacularly by the full forces of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and again conducted and presented by Pete Harrison, it surely will be an event not to be missed – an evening of some of the best movie music ever written.

Star Wars – The Definitive Concert with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Date: March 28, 2021

Time: 15:00

Location: Bournemouth Pavilion Westover Road, Bournemouth BH1 2BU

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra present a magnificent celebration of John Williams’ timeless music from all of the Star Wars films, from the original Episode IV: A New Hope in 1977 to the most recent The Rise of Skywalker. All performed spectacularly by the full forces of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and again conducted and presented by Pete Harrison, it surely will be an event not to be missed – an evening of some of the best movie music ever written.

Symphonic Queen – Queen classics as never before with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Date: May 1, 2021

Time: 19:30

Location: Lighthouse Poole's Centre for the Arts, 21 Kingland Road, Poole BH15 1UF

After last year’s mammoth Pink Floyd success, the full symphonic power of the BSO and the Bournemouth Symphony Chorus return for another epic concert featuring a host of hits by Queen including I Want To Break Free, We Will Rock You, It’s a Kind of Magic, Radio Ga Ga, Don’t Stop Me Now, One Vision and, of course, Bohemian Rhapsody. Conducted by Pete Harrison

Works and composers

Featuring; Innuendo, Seven Seas of Rhye, Love of My Life, Radio Ga Ga, Play The Game, Hammer To Fall, We Are The Champions, Bohemian Rhapsody and many more…

 

Past Events

An educational concert featuring music from the screens, big and small. Presented by Owen Gunnell (also featured soloist) and conducted and co-presented by Pete Harrison.

An educational concert featuring music from the screens, big and small. Presented by Owen Gunnell (also featured soloist) and conducted and co-presented by Pete Harrison.

Symphonic Supergroups with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra – CANCELLED

Date: August 1, 2020

Time: 19.30

Location: Meyrick Park, Bournemouth

The BSO is back at Meyrick Park for an evening of hits from all eras by the best Supergroups of all time!

The BSO has brought you ABBA, Queen, Disco and the 80s and new for 2020 is our latest spectacular show which features hits from some of the biggest Supergroups of all time from The Beatles and The Beach Boys to Bon Jovi and Blur, the Eagles to Elbow and 10cc to Take That. Plus songs by The Police, Oasis, The Rolling Stones and Pink Floyd to name just a few! Once again the evening is wrapped up with another spectacular “son et lumiere” laser and pyrotechnics show!

You’ll get a FREE bottle of Prosecco for every two tickets you buy for only £27 each, so why not book four or more and make it a party! Prosecco offer ends 28 February.

Gates open from 6pm.

Summer Serenade with BSO Voices and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra – POSTPONED

Date: July 18, 2020

Time: TBC

Location: Central Hall, Southampton

A relaxing summer concert with BSO Voices choir and the strings plus guests of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.

Full details coming soon.

Film Classics with the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra – POSTPONED

Date: June 20, 2020

Time: 20.00

Location: Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta, MALTA

Travelling along a reel which spans a number of decades, this symphonic programme features soundtracks ranging from vintage blockbusters to recent box-office hits.

PETE HARRISON Conductor

CHARLENE FARRUGIA Piano

Programme to include:

Richard Addinsell Warsaw Concerto from Dangerous Moonlight
Maurice Jarre Lawrence of Arabia Overture
Hans Zimmer Gladiator Suite
John Williams Themes from Jurassic Park
John Barry Main Title – Out of Africa

Charlene Farrugia

POSTPONED

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and BSO Voices join forces for a one-off musical extravaganza of unforgettable Silver Screen Showstoppers. The Golden Age of Hollywood musicals is brought to life in an afternoon packed with classic favourites from Charlie & The Chocolate Factory, My Fair Lady, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Wizard of Oz and many more

Whether you grew up with these melodies or you’re a musical fan who has discovered them more recently, Silver Screen Showstoppers is a chance to hear some of the best show tunes ever composed. From the sweeping prairies of Oklahoma! to the fiery cauldron of New York’s West Side Story via a quick trip to the South Pacific, all the greats of the era will be performed. Be swept away into an era of gorgeous melodies from Rodgers & Hammerstein, catchy tunes from Cole Porter and iconic numbers like Singin’ in The Rain, There’s No Business Like Show Business and Somewhere Over The Rainbow.

Works and composers

Lerner/Loewe My Fair Lady

Rodgers/Hammerstein Oklahoma

Stothart Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Brown/Freed Singin’ In The Rain

Bernstein/Sondheim West Side Story

Sherman/Sherman Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Hollywood Head to Head with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra – POSTPONED

Date: March 28, 2020

Time: 19.30

Location: Bournemouth Pavilion

POSTPONED

Following last year’s sold-out sensation, we’re back with even more phenomenal soundtracks from perhaps the two greatest living film composers, Hans Zimmer and John Williams. In March 2020 the BSO return with Hollywood Head to Head, a a whole new set of classics from Zimmer & Williams (along with a few returning fan favourites).

The BSO brings you more classic film soundtracks from John Williams and Hans Zimmer!

Feel everything from the rush of Gotham City with Batman Begins to the dazzling magic of Hogwarts with Harry Potter to a T-Rex breathing down your neck with the iconic theme from Jurassic Park. Plus, this year we delve further into these composers’ repertoire than ever before with spine-chilling moments from The Ring, swashbuckling adventures with Hook and much more. Brought to life by the full orchestral force of the BSO, this concert takes you on a tour through Hollywood like you’ve never heard it before. If you like hearing these classics in the cinema, just wait until you’ve heard them performed by a live orchestra!

Hollywood Head to Head premieres our film night to brand new audiences, bringing all the movie magic to Bournemouth Pavilion alongside returning dates in Poole, Portsmouth, Exeter and Bath. Tickets are already selling fast across all our venues so make sure you don’t miss out and join us for one of our most popular concert staples of the year with Hollywood Head to Head!

Hollywood Head to Head with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra – POSTPONED

Date: March 27, 2020

Time: 19.30

Location: The Forum, Bath

POSTPONED

The BSO brings you more classic film soundtracks from John Williams and Hans Zimmer!

Following last year’s sold-out sensation, we’re back with even more phenomenal soundtracks from perhaps the two greatest living film composers, Hans Zimmer and John Williams. In March 2020 the BSO return with Hollywood Head to Head, a a whole new set of classics from Zimmer & Williams (along with a few returning fan favourites).

Feel everything from the rush of Gotham City with Batman Begins to the dazzling magic of Hogwarts with Harry Potter to a T-Rex breathing down your neck with the iconic theme from Jurassic Park. Plus, this year we delve further into these composers’ repertoire than ever before with spine-chilling moments from The Ring, swashbuckling adventures with Hook and much more. Brought to life by the full orchestral force of the BSO, this concert takes you on a tour through Hollywood like you’ve never heard it before. If you like hearing these classics in the cinema, just wait until you’ve heard them performed by a live orchestra!

Hollywood Head to Head premieres our film night to brand new audiences, bringing all the movie magic to Bournemouth Pavilion alongside returning dates in Poole, Portsmouth, Exeter and Bath. Tickets are already selling fast across all our venues so make sure you don’t miss out and join us for one of our most popular concert staples of the year with Hollywood Head to Head!

Hollywood Head to Head with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Date: March 12, 2020

Time: 19.30

Location: Portsmouth Guildhall

The BSO brings you more classic film soundtracks from John Williams and Hans Zimmer!

Following last year’s sold-out sensation, we’re back with even more phenomenal soundtracks from perhaps the two greatest living film composers, Hans Zimmer and John Williams. In March 2020 the BSO return with Hollywood Head to Head, a a whole new set of classics from Zimmer & Williams (along with a few returning fan favourites).

Feel everything from the rush of Gotham City with Batman Begins to the dazzling magic of Hogwarts with Harry Potter to a T-Rex breathing down your neck with the iconic theme from Jurassic Park. Plus, this year we delve further into these composers’ repertoire than ever before with spine-chilling moments from The Ring, swashbuckling adventures with Hook and much more. Brought to life by the full orchestral force of the BSO, this concert takes you on a tour through Hollywood like you’ve never heard it before. If you like hearing these classics in the cinema, just wait until you’ve heard them performed by a live orchestra!

Hollywood Head to Head premieres our film night to brand new audiences, bringing all the movie magic to Bournemouth Pavilion alongside returning dates in Poole, Portsmouth, Exeter and Bath. Tickets are already selling fast across all our venues so make sure you don’t miss out and join us for one of our most popular concert staples of the year with Hollywood Head to Head!

Wells Cathedral School Symphonic Wind Orchestra

Date: March 10, 2020

Time: 19.00

Location: Cedars Hall, Wells Cathedral School

Conducted by Pete Harrison
Wells Cathedral School’s Woodwind, Brass and Percussion departments collaborate in a Symphonic Wind Orchestra made up of pupils from the Specialist Music Scheme. These departments have a longstanding reputation for excellence under their team of internationally recognised tutors. This concert will feature music from a diverse range of contemporary composers including Adam Gorb, Edwin Roxburgh, Stephen McNeff, Rudolph Koumans and Kenneth Hesketh.