Classical

Classical

Basingstoke Symphony Orchestra

Humperdinck    Hansel and Gretel Overture
Reinecke    Ballade for Flute and Orchestra
Dvorak    Slavonic Dances (selection)
Saint-Saens    Symphony No.3 (Organ Symphony)

Sandra Ball    flute
Graham Bint    organ
Stephen Scotchmer    conductor

Basingstoke Choral Society with Croydon Philharmonic Choir

Brahms  Ein Deutsches Requiem
 
Basingstoke Choral Society
Croydon Philharmonic Choir
New London Sinfonia
 
David Gibson
 

Mayor's Spring Charity Concert: Basingstoke Looks to the Stars

Proceeds will go to the Mayor's Charity Appeal

A varied evening of music, song and dance, showcasing the talent of young local performers. The sci-fi inspired programme will include music from Star Trek, Star Wars, Thunderbirds and Dr Who, performed by some of the Basingstoke Area Youth Orchestra ensembles, alongside choirs from local schools, dance troupes and talented solo performers.

Jaws in Concert

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the concert hall…

The original summer movie blockbuster live in concert, with an Academy Award®-winning score that made John Williams a household name.

Based on the best-selling novel by Peter Benchley and directed by Steven Spielberg, this nailbiting drama tells the tale of a small New England seaside community terrorized by a predatory great white shark during the busiest weekend of the tourist season.

Philharmonia at the Movies

Enjoy a romantic evening with Carl Davis and the Philharmonia Orchestra in a concert of movie music that overflows with some of the most unforgettable movie love songs of all time. 

Hear themes of love and passion as romance shines through in the instantly recognisable melodies to some of the best loved films. Featuring music from Love Story, Gone with the Wind, La La Land, West Side Story, Dr Zhivago, Mamma MiaRomeo and Juliet, among many more.

Vakula and the Devil - A Russian Christmas Eve

A magical retelling of Nikolai Gogol’s story Christmas Eve, interwoven with a ravishing selection of Russian and Ukrainian music and song.
 
This uproarious tale tells of the blacksmith Vakula’s battle with the devil, who has stolen the moon and hidden it in his pocket. Vakula is in love with the beautiful Oksana but she will not marry him unless he brings her the Tsarina’s slippers. Now he needs the devil’s help…
 

Basingstoke Symphony Orchestra

Beethoven    Egmont Overture
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto no 1
Scotchmer    Valse Tragique(from Symphony no 2)
Brahms         Symphony no 3
 
Stephen Scotchmer conductor
Yulia Chaplina          piano
Sue Bint                    leader

Würth Philharmonic Orchestra

Strauss II               Overture: Die Fledermaus
Bruch                     Violin Concerto no. 1
Saint-Saëns           Introduction and rondo capriccioso
Shostakovich        Symphony no.10

Maxim Vengerov         violin/conductor
Stamatia Karampini

Philharmonia Orchestra

Mendelssohn  Symphony no. 4 (Italian)
Brahms           Symphony no. 2

Daniele Gatti

Mendelssohn’s irresistibly exuberant Italian Symphony captures in four movements his impressions of the country. The slow movement is a pilgrim’s march, and the gently flowing scherzo is followed by an exhilarating Neapolitan salterello.

Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra

Weber                  Overture: Euryanthe
Beethoven          Symphony no. 5
Shostakovich     Symphony no. 5

Michael Sanderling

Weber’s opera Euryanthe is his musical masterpiece, and the overture shows its many strengths. Beethoven’s fifth symphony, from the most famous opening in music, builds through its four movements from dramatic struggle to a blazing, triumphant conclusion.

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