Saturday, June 16, 2012 - 19:45
The Anvil, Basingstoke
Basingstoke Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Scotchmer
Rebecca Totterdell
James Lisney - Piano

Brahms  Academic Festival Overture
Tchaikovsky  Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor
Dvorak  Symphony  No 8

This promises to be a spectactular summer concert, featuring many popular works including Brahms, Tchaikovsky and Dvorak's famous symphony No.8.

The Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88, B. 163, was composed and orchestrated by Antonín Dvořák within the two-and-a-half-month period from August 26 to November 8 1889 in Vysoká u Příbrami,Bohemia. The score was dedicated: "To the Bohemian Academy of Emperor Franz Joseph for the Encouragement of Arts and Literature, in thanks for my election." Dvořák conducted the premiere in Prague on February 2,1890.

Upcoming Concerts

Rory McAllister Hosts 'Cinema in Symphony' Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 19:30

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)