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.
Beethoven Egmont Overture
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 in Bb minor
Scotchmer Valse Tragigue (from Symphony No. 2)
Brahms Symphony No. 3 in F major.
Humperdinck Hansel and Gretel Overture
Reinecke Ballade for Flute and Orchestra
Dvorak Slovonic Dances (Selection)
Saint-Saens Symphony No. 3 (Organ Symphony)
Williams Star Wars, Harry Potter, Raiders of the Lost Ark
Shore The Lord of the Rings
Morricone Gabriel's Oboe (The Mission)
Barry Out of Africa
Beethoven The King's Speech (from Symphony No..7)
The BSO's last Fantasy Concert was a huge success, with great music such as Star Wars, Pirates of the Caribbean, and The Firebird Suite. A number of the audience members dressed up for the orcassion.
We were even visited by a storm trooper!
Well done to everyone who took part!... more
Reg Charlick has decided to retire from the orchestra after nearly 60 years of playing.