The Basingstoke Symphony Orchestra was formed in 1930 by local musicians for the enjoyment of making music through rehearsals and concerts. The 60-strong orchestra meets regularly on Friday nights in Basingstoke.


Upcoming Concerts

Fantasy Concert Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 19:00
The Anvil, Basingstoke

Tchaikovsky        Fantasy Overture Romeo and Juliet
Stravinsky           The Firebird Suite
Klaus Badelt        Pirates of the Caribbean
John Williams      ET
John Williams      Star Wars Suite

Nick Cartledge Spring Classics Concert Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 19:45
The Anvil, Basingstoke

Mendelssohn    Overture A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mozart                Flute Concerto in G major K313
Elgar                   Serenade for Strings
Beethoven          Symphony No8 in F major

sunset Summer Serenade Concert Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 19:45
The Anvil, Basingstoke

Borodin                      Overture Prince Igor
Bruch                          Scottish Fantasy for Violin & Orchestra
Vaughan-Williams     Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
Gluck                          Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Tchaikovsky            ... more


Reg Charlick

Reg Charlick has decided to retire from the orchestra after nearly 60 years of playing.

Violin... more

Sue Bint

BSO has a new leader!

We are pleased to announce that Sue Bint has been appointed as the new leader for the Basingstoke Symphony Orchestra.

Sue grew up in Wales where she led the Powys Youth Orchestra and was a member of the Nati... more


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