Basingstoke Choral Society

Karl Jenkins The Peacemakers 
New London Sinfonia
David Gibson
The Peacemakers, composed in 2011, is a work extolling peace. Karl Jenkins dedicates this work to those who lost their lives during armed conflict. He takes inspiration from the utterances of world figures such as Mother Teresa, Nelson Mandela, the Dalai Lama and Gandhi all of whom chose to espouse peace in a violent world. 

Basingstoke Symphony Orchestra

Butterworth         A Shropshire Lad
Brahms               Violin Concerto In D major
Scotchmer        The Unanswered Prayer
Ravel                  Pavane pour une infante défunte
Sibelius              Symphony No. 7 in C major

Sara Deborah Timossi  violin
Stephen Scotchmer      

Basingstoke Festival of Choirs and Heritage Light Orchestra

Hundreds of enthusiastic, local singers will be joining forces to present a programme of music to suit all tastes and ages.

Accompanied by the Heritage Light Orchestra and joined by special guests Vocal Point and St Mary's CE Junior School Choir, displaying the very best of the Borough's young talent.

The programme will include the music of Carl Orff, Karl Jenkins, Gilbert and Sullivan, Verdi and more, all guaranteed to lift the spirits and ensure a joyous evening of music making.

Armonico Consort - Come and Sing Workshop

Come and sing with Armonico Consort at this open rehearsal and learn the music which will feature in Armonico’s concert later the same evening.

A not to be missed opportunity to delve into Tallis’ magnificent motet Spem in Alium for 40 separate voices with this critically acclaimed choir!

Advance booking essential - music will be provided.

kraftwerk re:werk

Charles Hazlewood conducts
Army of Generals and The British Paraorchestra

kraftwerk-re:werk is a ground breaking musical experience, taking Kraftwerk’s album Trans Europe Express as the starting point for a thrilling symphonic trip.

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Vivaldi    Concertos including The Four Seasons

Rachel Podger violin / director

They may be familiar, but Vivaldi’s Four Seasons are miracles of invention, wit and excitement. With “Britain’s finest period violinist” (BBC Music Magazine) and the OAE, the music is sure to sound as fresh as the day it was written. They are set in context by the rest of the programme which includes other engaging works by Vivaldi and his contemporaries.

Chineke! Orchestra

Chineke! Orchestra
Grieg                      Peer Gynt: Suite no. 1
Goodyear              Callaloo – Caribbean Suite for piano and orchestra
Dvořàk                   Symphony no. 7

Stewart Goodyear piano
Wayne Marshall

Philharmonia Orchestra

Samantha Fernando New work (world premiere)
Elgar Cello Concerto
Brabbins Here and There
Elgar Enigma Variations

Sheku Kanneh-Mason cello
Martyn Brabbins

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Ligeti                      Concerto romanesc
Prokofiev               Piano Concerto no. 5
Brahms                  Symphony no. 2

Yuja Wang piano
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla

Philharmonia Orchestra

Brahms                     Violin Concerto
Shostakovich           Symphony no. 5

Alina Pogostkina violin
Xian Zhang

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