Forthcoming Events

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

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

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…

Christmas with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Date: December 18, 2021

Time: 19.30

Location: Lighthouse, Poole

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…

Christmas with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Date: December 22, 2021

Time: 19.30

Location: Guildhall, Portsmouth

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…

“John Williams: The Master” with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Date: March 12, 2022

Time: 19:30

Location: Lighthouse, Poole

John Williams: The Master with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

A spectacular concert celebrating the music of the most prolific and successful film-score composer ever. John Williams has been at the forefront of film music from the 1960s and since then has been awarded 5 Oscars, 17 Grammys, 3 Golden Globes, 2 Emmys and 5 BAFTAs. Many of the most popular films of recent times owe much of their success to his amazing music. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to hear a live performance of many of his most memorable themes.

Works include

  • Harry Potter
  • Saving Private Ryan
  • Jaws
  • Memoirs of a Geisha
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • ET Flying Theme
  • Angela’s Ashes
  • Jurassic Park
  • Star Wars

A Celebration of Cinema with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Date: May 4, 2022

Time: 19.30

Location: Brangwen Hall, Swansea

A Celebration of Cinema with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Join the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Pete Harrison on a musical journey through the greatest ever film scores. From the Golden Age of cinema right up to the latest releases, this evening will transport you from the high seas, through the Arabian desert and beyond to outer space.

A Celebration of Cinema with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Date: May 5, 2022

Time: 19.30

Location: St David's Hall, Cardiff

A Celebration of Cinema with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Join the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Pete Harrison on a musical journey through the greatest ever film scores. From the Golden Age of cinema right up to the latest releases, this evening will transport you from the high seas, through the Arabian desert and beyond to outer space.

 

Past Events

Lights! Camera! Action! with Owen Gunnell and the Wells Cathedral School Symphony Orchestra

Join Pete Harrison, percussionist Owen Gunnell and the Wells Cathedral School Symphony Orchestra as they perform music from the movies, both large and small! From the magic of Harry Potter, to the action of the Star Wars theme, this concert promises to entertain any classical and film music fan. It’s not just film music though… Look out for a special performance of old Wellensian David Buckley’s soundtrack from the video game Call of Duty; Ghosts. The programme includes works by Dvorak, John Williams, Shostakovich, Adam Saunders, Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky and Michael Giacchino.

Lights! Camera! Action! with Owen Gunnell and the Wells Cathedral School Symphony Orchestra

Join Pete Harrison, percussionist Owen Gunnell and the Wells Cathedral School Symphony Orchestra as they perform music from the movies, both large and small! From the magic of Harry Potter, to the action of the Star Wars theme, this concert promises to entertain any classical and film music fan. It’s not just film music though… Look out for a special performance of old Wellensian David Buckley’s soundtrack from the video game Call of Duty; Ghosts. The programme includes works by Dvorak, John Williams, Shostakovich, Adam Saunders, Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky and Michael Giacchino.

Park Proms with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra

POSTPONED TO 2022

Park Proms

The event we’ve all been waiting for. Join us this summer for an unmissable experience featuring world-class artists and spectacular events in an outstanding location.

The world famous Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra (RPCO) is headlining Friday night.

Pete Harrison will be conducting the 78-piece Orchestra who will play a “Last night of the proms” styled concert with a number of pieces from some of the greatest films including Harry Potter, James Bond, Star Wars & Superman.

We also welcome the Welsh baritone, former boy soprano, television and radio presenter: Aled Jones and English mezzo-soprano, Laura Wright as special guests.

A world class air display will also feature on Friday!

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

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…

Star Wars – The Definitive Concert with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra CANCELLED

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.

Star Wars – The Definitive Concert with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra CANCELLED

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.

Hollywood Classics with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Date: March 13, 2021

Time: 19.30

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

Classic soundtracks from the silver screen

Saturday is a night for the movies, and there is no better way to enjoy the sounds of classic soundtracks than in the company of Pete Harrison and the BSO unleashing the full power of a live symphony orchestra. So sit back and relax in an evening devoted to some of the best film scores ever written, specially curated for our socially distanced times! Also available as a livestream through the BSO website.

Link for the livestream

Works and composers;

Barry Out of Africa; Edelmann Dragonheart; Morricone The Mission; Zimmer Driving Miss Daisy; Steiner Gone With the Wind; Jarre Dr Zhivago; Williams The Book Thief; Bacalov Il Postino; Shore Lord of the Rings and many more!

Seats for this concert are being automatically allocated as part of our Covid security measures which maintain social distancing between household groups.  Seats are only available in alternate rows and a two seat buffer will ensure a 2m gap between separate bookings.
You will be able to purchase up to 6 tickets and will be given a choice of ticket price and seating area options. You will then be offered the best seats available following the above rules. Only those from the same household or support bubble may sit together so please ensure that when making a booking you comply with this regulation. Of course friends or family from other households may still attend the concert but will need to book separately.

Abba Symphonic Spectacular with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. POSTPONED

Date: February 20, 2021

Time: 19.30

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

Pete Harrison with Annie Skates, Emma Kershaw, Lance Ellington & David Coombes join the BSO for another celebration of the Swedish pop superstars, featuring all their famous songs from Fernando to Mamma Mia. Why not dress up and enjoy a dancetastic night out in your flares – all socially distanced of course! Also available as a streamed event through the BSO website.

Tickets for the livestream

Works being performed;

Songs include Dancing Queen; Money, Money, Money; Lay All Your Love On Me; Waterloo; Knowing Me, Knowing You; The Winner Takes It All … and many more!

Seats for this concert are being automatically allocated as part of our Covid security measures which maintain social distancing between household groups.  Seats are only available in alternate rows and a two seat buffer will ensure a 2m gap between separate bookings.

You will be able to purchase up to 6 tickets and will be given a choice of ticket price and seating area options. You will then be offered the best seats available following the above rules. Only those from the same household or support bubble may sit together so please ensure that when making a booking you comply with this regulation. Of course friends or family from other households may still attend the concert but will need to book separately.

Christmas Crackers with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Laura Tebbutt

Date: December 19, 2020

Time: 15:00

Location: Lighthouse Arts Centre, Poole

Fun and Frolics with the BSO
Laura Tebbutt

Experience the warmth and joy of Christmas with a socially distanced concert devoted to the best of seasonal favourites old and new. This convivial concert is the perfect way to start the Christmas holidays in the company of family or your social bubble, heaped with a huge helping of festive fun and frolics served up with a generous spoonful of kitsch Christmas classics.

Starring the wonderful Laura Tebbutt (Les Mis, Into the Woods, Love Me Tender, School of Rock)

Works and composers

Berlin White Christmas

Javits Santa Baby

Anderson Sleigh Ride

Saunders Journey to Lapland

Marks Rudolf the Red-nosed Reindeer

Carey/Afanasieff All I Want For Christmas is You

Wood I Wish It Could Be Christmas Ev’ryday

Marks Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

Slade Merry Christmas Everybody and much more!

Seats for this concert are being automatically allocated as part of our Covid security measures which maintain social distancing between household groups.  Seats are only available in alternate rows and a two seat buffer will ensure a 2m gap between separate bookings. You will be able to purchase up to 6 tickets and will be given a choice of ticket price and seating area options. You will then be offered the best seats available following the above rules.

Christmas Crackers with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Laura Tebbutt

Date: December 19, 2020

Time: 19:30

Location: Lighthouse Arts Centre, Poole

Fun and frolics with the BSO
Laura Tebbutt

Experience the warmth and joy of Christmas with a socially distanced concert devoted to the best of seasonal favourites old and new. This convivial concert is the perfect way to start the Christmas holidays in the company of family or your social bubble, heaped with a huge helping of festive fun and frolics served up with a generous spoonful of kitsch Christmas classics.

Starring the wonderful Laura Tebbutt (Les Mis, Into the Woods, Love Me Tender, School of Rock)

Works and composers

Berlin White Christmas

Javits Santa Baby

Anderson Sleigh Ride

Saunders Journey to Lapland

Marks Rudolf the Red-nosed Reindeer

Carey/Afanasieff All I Want For Christmas is You

Wood I Wish It Could Be Christmas Ev’ryday

Marks Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

Slade Merry Christmas Everybody and much more!

Seats for this concert are being automatically allocated as part of our Covid security measures which maintain social distancing between household groups.  Seats are only available in alternate rows and a two seat buffer will ensure a 2m gap between separate bookings. You will be able to purchase up to 6 tickets and will be given a choice of ticket price and seating area options. You will then be offered the best seats available following the above rules.

This concert will also be streamed. It is available to view on demand for 30 days after the orginal performance until 7.30pm (GMT) on Monday 18 January 2021.

Link to the livestream

The concert livestream will be accessible behind a paywall on the BSO website as an embedded Vimeo video stream. It is best to watch through an up-to-date browser (we recommend Google Chrome on a PC and Safari on an Apple device). You can then connect to your TV or HIFI via a cable connection. An Amazon Firestick is also compatible using the Amazon Silk browser direct on a TV as well as most default browsers on SMART TVs.