Forthcoming Events

Last Night of the Christmas Proms with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Date: December 16, 2017

Time: 19.30

Location: The Lighthouse, Poole

Kick off Christmas with our fun-packed concert for all the family, featuring seasonal classics old and new, all wrapped up with a sprinkling of magic and sparkle.

SINGERS; Annie Skates & James Spilling

O Come, O Come Emmanuel with Inspiration Choir Southampton and the BSO

Date: December 17, 2017

Time: 15.00

Location: O2 Guildhall, Southampton

Inspiration Southampton and Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra present an exhilarating mixture of sacred and secular music for the festive period. We’ll celebrate the anticipation and excitement of the season of Advent and explore a number of popular songs for the holiday period. There’s guaranteed to be something for everyone in our yearly favourite.

Last Night of the Christmas Proms with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Date: December 20, 2017

Time: 19.30

Location: The Great Hall, Exeter University

Kick off Christmas with our fun-packed concert for all the family, featuring seasonal classics old and new, all wrapped up with a sprinkling of magic and sparkle.

SINGERS; Annie Skates & James Spilling

Last Night of the Christmas Proms with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Date: December 22, 2017

Location: Guildhall, Portsmouth

Kick off Christmas with our fun-packed concert for all the family, featuring seasonal classics old and new, all wrapped up with a sprinkling of magic and sparkle.

SINGERS; Annie Skates & James Spilling

Zimmer vs. Williams with the Manchester Concert Orchestra

Date: December 27, 2017

Time: 19.30

Location: Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

The very best scores from the two greatest film composers of the the 20th Century.

 

  • E.T.
  • Star Wars
  • Jurassic Park
  • Batman Begins
  • The Da Vinci Code
  • The Dark Knight Rises
  • Superman
  • Inception
  • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Gladiator
  • Man of Steel
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind

 

007 in Concert – Singapore

Date: January 19, 2018

Time: 19:30

Location: Grand Theatre, Marina Bay Sands

James Bond fans won’t want to miss 007 In Concert this coming January. Direct from London, this concert will be featuring music from every James Bond film made! The live band includes 13 world-class musicians from the United Kingdom and 15 of Singapore’s talented musicians, under the baton of British conductor Pete Harrison. Enjoy 50 years of Bond theme tunes, from the classic Dr No, Goldfinger and Live and Let Die through to Skyfall and Spectre. The band will be joined by two international singers – Laura Tebbutt and Tim Howar. Also, look forward to short excerpts from other famous spy and detective series including music from The Pink Panther, Austin Powers, Hawaii Five-O and more.

007 In Concert – Singapore

Date: January 20, 2018

Time: 19:30

Location: Grand Theatre, Marina Bay Sands

James Bond fans won’t want to miss 007 In Concert this coming January. Direct from London, this concert will be featuring music from every James Bond film made! The live band includes 13 world-class musicians from the United Kingdom and 15 of Singapore’s talented musicians, under the baton of British conductor Pete Harrison. Enjoy 50 years of Bond theme tunes, from the classic Dr No, Goldfinger and Live and Let Die through to Skyfall and Spectre. The band will be joined by two international singers – Laura Tebbutt and Tim Howar. Also, look forward to short excerpts from other famous spy and detective series including music from The Pink Panther, Austin Powers, Hawaii Five-O and more.

Heroes & Monsters with the BSO

Date: February 15, 2018

Time: 19:30

Location: Great Hall, Exeter

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.

Heroes & Monsters with the BSO

Date: February 16, 2018

Location: Guildhall, Portsmouth

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.

Heroes & Monsters with the BSO

Date: February 17, 2018

Time: 19:30

Location: Lighthouse, Poole

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.

 

Past Events

Space Spectacular – Star Wars & Beyond with the Manchester Concert Orchestra

Date: November 11, 2017

Time: 19.30

Location: Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

A sensational concert of your favourite music from deep space and beyond in a galaxy of sight and sound.

NEW FOR 2017
Apollo 13 and Independence Day

John Williams
Star Wars, Superman, Close Encounters of the Third Kind and E.T.

Holst
Mars & Jupiter from The Planets

Strauss
Also Sprach Zarathustra

Plus
Star Trek, Thunderbirds & Battlestar Galactica

For two nights only, Times Square has been added to the Wells’ street map as Maestro Pete Harrison conducts a glittering programme of Broadway musical theatre classics, including numbers from Chicago, The Sound of Music, West Side Story, Carousel, Evita, Cats, Wicked and more.
This is a rare opportunity to hear these timeless scores presented in glorious symphonic sound by Wells Cathedral School’s premier orchestra and singers. Book early and let them give you “the old razzle dazzle”.

For two nights only, Times Square has been added to the Wells’ street map as Maestro Pete Harrison conducts a glittering programme of Broadway musical theatre classics, including numbers from Chicago, The Sound of Music, West Side Story, Carousel, Evita, Cats, Wicked and more.
This is a rare opportunity to hear these timeless scores presented in glorious symphonic sound by Wells Cathedral School’s premier orchestra and singers. Book early and let them give you “the old razzle dazzle”.

The Best of James Bond with the Manchester Concert Orchestra

Date: October 1, 2017

Time: 15:00

Location: Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

All the greatest music and songs including:

FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE
TOMORROW NEVER DIES
THE SPY WHO LOVED ME
DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER
FOR YOUR EYES ONLY
YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE
GOLDFINGER
SKYFALL

plus a tribute to other spies and detectives from around the world.

SINGERS; Louise Dearman & Oliver Tompsett

Classic FM Live – A Movie Music Spectacular

Date: September 19, 2017

Time: 19.30

Location: Royal Albert Hall

Join us on Tuesday 19th September for Classic FM Live at the Royal Albert Hall, a movie music spectacular featuring Ji Liu and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra conducted by Pete Harrison.

To celebrate our 25th birthday, this edition of Classic FM Live from the Royal Albert Hall will be a movie music special, featuring a host of classical stars and iconic themes from the silver screen.

The programme includes music from the greatest movie scores of all time, including Lord of the Rings by Howard Shore, Gone with the Wind, The Magnificent Seven, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Mission, John Barry’s Out of Africa and Dances with Wolves, plus a special performance by Ji Liu of the Warsaw Concerto from the film Dangerous Moonlight.

The Elizabeth Summer College Orchestral Course on Guernsey

Start date: August 21, 2017

End date: August 26, 2017

Location: Elizabeth 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 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.

The 43rd anniversary course will run from Monday morning 21st August and finish after the final concert on Saturday 26th August 2017.

“Let the Sunshine In” with Inspiration Choir and the BSO

Date: August 13, 2017

Time: 19.00

Location: Meyrick Park, Bournemouth

As part of the BSO Proms in the Park this summer, Inspiration Choir Southampton will be performing as the highlight of the Family Fun Day.

The concert, called ‘Let The Sunshine In’, will be a feel good concert for the height of summer; with songs to bring the sunshine into your heart. Pop classics from the Bee Gees and ELO mix with uplifting spirituals from the Deep South of America. There’s a tropical storm brewing on the island of ‘Bali Hai’ and of course the dawning of the ‘Age Of Aquarius’ where we really do ‘Let The Sunshine In’.

Symphonic Queen with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Date: August 12, 2017

Time: 19.30

Location: Meyrick Park, Bournemouth

On Saturday 12 August, 10 years after its first outing at Meyrick, the brilliant QUEEN Symphonic Spectacular returns! Bringing you all the iconic rock songs performed by Pete Harrison and stars of London’s West End. Songs include Seven Seas of Rhye, Don’ Stop Me Now, Radio Ga Ga, I Want to Break Free, We Are The Champions and of course Bohemian Rhapsody. The Saturday night will also feature the spectacular fireworks, laser, lights and pyrotechnics son et lumière which wowed audiences last summer with its stunning special effects and epic soundtrack.

Inspiration Choir perform at Beggars Fair in Romsey

Date: July 8, 2017

Time: 12:00

Location: War Memorial Park, Romsey

Inspiration Choir Southampton conducted by Pete Harrison performs a selection of this term’s songs at the War Memorial Park, The Meads, Romsey SO51 8HY.

City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra sessions

Start date: July 6, 2017

End date: July 7, 2017

Location: Smecky Music Studios, Prague

2 days of sessions recording the music of Adam Saunders and Mark Cousins with The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra at Smecky Music Studios.