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Quintessentially Wind. January 2010.

BSO String QuartetWelcome to the page for Basingstoke Symphony Orchestra's chamber musicians.

The orchestra includes several string quartets and a wind quintet - Quintessentially Wind, all of whom are in great demand.

Quintessentially Wind is a standard wind quintet (flute, oboe, clarinet, french horn and bassoon) who frequently play for a variety of functions either as a concert performance or as background music.


Repertoire ranges from early classical to popular songs and show numbers.

If you would like to book a wind quintet or string quartet for a function, you can:

telephone: 01252 624171
e-mail: Our contact page

If you are interested in receiving information of our forthcoming chamber music events please add yourself to our mailing list.

Upcoming Concerts

Classical Treasures Concert Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 19:45

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.

Spring Classics Concert Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 19:45

Humperdinck    Hansel and Gretel Overture
Reinecke           Ballade for Flute and Orchestra
Dvorak               Slovonic Dances (Selection)
Saint-Saens       Symphony No. 3 (Organ Symphony)

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