Events

2023-2024 Season

6 September 2023, 19:30

Borodin – Prince Igor Overture
Rachmaninov – Piano Concerto no. 2
Schubert – Rosamunde Entr’acte No.3
Beethoven – Symphony no. 8

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Alim Beisembayev, piano
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Weymouth Pavilion Theatre, The Esplanade, Weymouth DT4 8ED

9 September 2023, 19:30

Hall for Cornwall Season Opening Concert

Borodin – Prince Igor Overture
Rachmaninov – Piano Concerto no. 2
Akimenko – Nocturne
Beethoven – Symphony no. 8

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Alim Beisembayev, piano
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro, TR1 2LL

14 September 2023, 19:30

Elgar – Introduction and Allegro
Shostakovich – Cello Concerto no. 1
Mozart – Symphony no. 41 ‘Jupiter’

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Queen’s Theatre, 100 Boutport St, Barnstaple EX31 1SY

22 September 2023, 19:30

Mozart – Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
Beethoven – Violin Concerto
Mozart – Symphony no. 41 ‘Jupiter’

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Maria Włoszczowska, violin
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Plymouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square, Plymouth PL1 2BJ

28 September 2023, 19:30

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra: Exeter Season Opening Concert

Borodin – Prince Igor Overture
Rachmaninov – Piano Concerto no. 2
Akimenko – Nocturne
Beethoven – Symphony no. 8

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Alim Beisembayev, piano
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Exeter University Great Hall, University of Exeter, Stocker Road, Exeter EX4 4PY

30 September 2023, 17:00

BSO ‘On Your Doorstep’: From Hebrides to Padstow

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Langport, Somerset

5 October 2023

Vaughan Williams – The Wasps Overture
Elgar – Introduction and Allegro
Holst – St Paul’s Suite
Vaughan Williams – The Lark Ascending
Mozart – Symphony no. 41 ‘Jupiter’

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Gould, violin
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Strode Theatre, Strode College, Church Road, Street BA16 0AB

11-15 October 2023

Antigua and Barbuda Youth Symphony Orchestra: residency in London

In partnership with Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Braimah Kanneh-Mason, violin
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello
Jess Gillam, Saxophone
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, Conductor

17-18 October 2023

Antigua and Barbuda Youth Symphony Orchestra: residency in Jersey

In partnership with Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Tom Fetherstonhaugh, Conductor

12 November 2023, 17:00

BSO ‘On Your Doorstep’: Family Concert

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

New Milton, Hampshire

22 November 2023, 19:00

Glinka – Ruslan and Ludmilla Overture
Tchaikovsky – Pas de deux from The Nutcracker
Mozart – Piano Concerto no. 27
Rimsky-Korsakov – Scheherazade

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Steven Osborne, piano
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Exeter Cathedral, 1 The Cloisters, Exeter EX 1 1HS

28 November 2023

Borodin – Symphony no. 2

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra & Trinity Laban: Side-by-side project

Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

29 November 2023, 19:30

Glinka – Ruslan and Ludmilla Overture
Tchaikovsky – Pas de deux from The Nutcracker
Mozart – Piano Concerto no. 27
Rimsky-Korsakov – Scheherazade

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Steven Osborne, piano
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts, 21 Kingland Road, Poole BH15 1UF

This concert is being livestreamed and will be available on demand for 30 days via the BSO website. Livestream presented by Katie Derham.

8 December 2023

Handel – Messiah

Ulster Orchestra

Rebecca Murphy, soprano
Niamh O’Sullivan, mezzo-soprano
Joshua Ellicott, tenor
Ashley Riches, bass
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Guildhall, Guildhall Square, Derry-Londonderry, BT48 6DQ

9 December 2023, 19:30

Handel – Messiah

Ulster Orchestra

Rebecca Murphy, soprano
Niamh O’Sullivan, mezzo-soprano
Joshua Ellicott, tenor
Ashley Riches, bass
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Waterfront Hall, 2 Lanyon Place, Belfast BT1 3WH

16 December 2023, 19:30

Last Night of the Christmas Proms: Seasonal favourites & festive fun

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts, 21 Kingland Road, Poole BH15 1UF

20 December 2023, 19:30

Last Night of the Christmas Proms: Seasonal favourites & festive fun

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Exeter University Great Hall, University of Exeter, Stocker Road, Exeter EX4 4PY

21 December 2023, 19:30

Last Night of the Christmas Proms: Seasonal favourites & festive fun

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth PO1 2AB

18 January 2024, 11:30am

Explore the Orchestra: Schools’ Concert

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Exeter University Great Hall, University of Exeter, Stocker Road, Exeter EX4 4PY

29-30 January 2024

Britten Sinfonia: recording sessions

Raph Clarkson – The Robot and the Bluebird
Based on the book by David Lucas

Britten Sinfonia
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

8 February 2024, 11:30am

Explore the Orchestra: Schools’ Concert

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Exeter University Great Hall, University of Exeter, Stocker Road, Exeter EX4 4PY

10 February 2024, 19:30

Valentine Classics

Steiner – Gone With The Wind Overture
Puccini – E lucevan le stelle from Tosca
Lehár – Yours Is My Heart Alone from The Land of Smiles
Shostakovich – Romance from The Gadfly
Williams – Sayuri’s Theme from Memoirs of a Geisha
Wagner – Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde
Puccini – Nessun Dorma from Turandot
Puccini – Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut
Puccini – Donna non vidi mai from Manon Lescaut
Elgar – Salut d’Amour
Morricone – Gabriel’s Oboe from The Mission
De Curtis – Return to Sorrento
Tchaikovsky – Swan Lake Suite

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Amar Muchhala, tenor
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts, 21 Kingland Road, Poole BH15 1UF

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22 February 2024, 11:30am

Explore the Orchestra: Schools’ Concert

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth PO1 2AB

6 March 2024, 19:30pm

Luke Styles – Fault Lines (world premiere)

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra in association with Tête à Tête and Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

Bill Bankes-Jones, director
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Wheal Martyn Clay Works, St Austell, Cornwall PL26 8XG

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7 March 2024, 19:30pm

Luke Styles – Fault Lines

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra in association with Tête à Tête and Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

Bill Bankes-Jones, director
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

St Agnes Miners & Mechanics’ Institute, 18 Vicarage Road, St Agnes, Cornwall TR5 0TL

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8 March 2024, 19:30pm

Luke Styles – Fault Lines

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra in association with Tête à Tête and Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

Bill Bankes-Jones, director
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Kresen Kernow, Little Vauxhall, Redruth, TR15 1AS

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9 March 2024, 14:30pm

Luke Styles – Fault Lines

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra in association with Tête à Tête and Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

Bill Bankes-Jones, director
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Geevor Tin Mine, Pendeen, Penzance, Cornwall TR19 7EW

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21 March 2024

Explore the Orchestra: Schools’ Concert

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Bristol Beacon, Trenchard Street, Bristol, BS1 5AR

13 April 2024, 19:30

Anna Clyne – Stride
Max Richter – On the Nature of Daylight
Dave Heath – The Celtic
James MacMillan – Saxophone Concerto
Samuel Barber – Adagio for Strings
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky – Serenade for Strings

Fantasia Orchestra
Jess Gillam, saxophone
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

St Gabriel’s Church, Warwick Square, Pimlico, London SW1V 2AD

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18 April 2024, 19:30

Rossini – Overture to The Thieving Magpie
Grieg – Piano Concerto
Bizet – Carmen Suite
Debussy – Claire de Lune
Gershwin – An American in Paris

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Eric Lu, piano
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth PO1 2AB

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19 April 2024, 19:30

Rossini – Overture to The Thieving Magpie
Grieg – Piano Concerto
Bizet – Carmen Suite
Debussy – Claire de Lune
Gershwin – An American in Paris

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Eric Lu, piano
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Exeter University Great Hall, University of Exeter, Stocker Road, Exeter EX4 4PY

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20 April 2024, 19:30

Rossini – Overture to The Thieving Magpie
Grieg – Piano Concerto
Bizet – Carmen Suite
Debussy – Claire de Lune
Gershwin – An American in Paris

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Eric Lu, piano
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts, 21 Kingland Road, Poole BH15 1UF

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24 April 2024, 19:30

Sibelius – Symphony no. 7
Schumann – Cello Concerto
Ives – The Unanswered Question
Elgar – Enigma Variations

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
István Várdai, cello
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts, 21 Kingland Road, Poole BH15 1UF

This concert is being livestreamed and will be available on demand for 30 days via the BSO website.

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26 April 2024, 19:30

BSO Orchestral Benevolent Fund Concert

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Christchurch Priory, Quay Road, Christchurch BH23 1BU

21 May 2024, 2 performances

Explore the Orchestra: Schools’ Concert

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts, 21 Kingland Road, Poole BH15 1UF

22 May 2024, 2 performances

Explore the Orchestra: Schools’ Concert

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts, 21 Kingland Road, Poole BH15 1UF

13 June 2024, 18:30

Northern Aldborough Festival, 30th Anniversary

Bach – Fugue in G major BWV 577
Chopin – Piano Concerto no. 1 (version for strings)
Interval
Price – Adoration for Strings
Tchaikovsky – Serenade for Strings

Fantasia Orchestra
Alim Beisembayev, piano
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

St Andrew’s Church, Aldborough, YO51 9EP

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22 June 2024, 19:30

Proms at St Jude’s

Bernstein – West Side Story Overture
Price – Adoration for Strings
Gershwin – Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Farrington)
Interval
Ives – Three Places in New England
Crawford Seeger – Andante for Strings
Gershwin – An American in Paris (arr. Farrington)

Fantasia Orchestra
Martin James Bartlett, piano
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, conductor

St Jude’s Church, Central Square, London NW11 7AH

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