Blackpool Symphony Orchestra
BSO performs 4 concerts a year in September, November, March and July. As we approach the orchestra's centenary in 2021 we continue to explore new repertoire and create exhilarating performances. Our concerts, collaborations with local arts organisations, outreach project with schools and come & play string days are all part of the orchestra's mission - education in and appreciation of orchestra music.
Sunday 13 September 2020A Come & Play for invited members of Blackpool Symphony Orchestra. We will be playing Dvorak's 8th Symphony. 1. Bring your own chair 2. Bring your own stand (string players will be seated to individual stands and not sharing desks) 3. Download and print your own music to bring on the day. 4. Cellists – you may want to bring a car mat or similar to place on the grass for your spike. 5. Footwear – we will be playing on grassThe Lawn at the United Reformed Church
Saturday 28 March 2020Blackpool Symphony Orchestra, Lytham St Annes Choral Society and AKS Chamber Choir welcome you to an evening of great music. We will be performing Elgar's - The Music Makers and Brahms - Tragic Overture and Song of Destiny Our soloist is Mezzo-Soprano Stephanie Maitland.AKS Lytham
Saturday 25 January 2020This is a come and play event for string players (and not a concert). The main work will be Grieg's Holberg Suite. It's a great opportunity to come and play for fun. Registration and refreshments from 10am. Starts at 10.30am and finishes at 4pm. Under 18s will need to complete a permission form. This can be downloaded from www.blackpoolsymphony.co.uk/members-info or completed on the door.Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Primary School
Saturday 23 November 2019This programme explores how composers have made their views heard about current and historical events. From Beethoven's Eroica Symphony originally dedicated to Napoleon, Shostakovitch's response to composing under the Soviet Regime to Sibelius' desire for freedom for the Finnish people and Copland's powerful 'Fanfare for the Common Man'. Closer to home, we also commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre with Arnold's Peterloo Overture. PRE-CONCERT TALK 6.30PM includedHodgson Academy
Saturday 14 September 2019Join us for a popular programme of music with something for everyone from Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream to 'My Fair Lady' and of course, all your Last Night of the Proms favourites. With singing led by Poulton People's Choir this concert promises to raise the roof. Website: www.blackpoolsymphony.co.uk Facebook @blackpoolsymphonyHodgson Academy