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.

Videos

Upcoming Concerts

yulia chaplina Classical Treasures Concert Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 19:45
The Anvil, 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.

organ Spring Classics Concert Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 19:45
The Anvil, Basingstoke

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

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

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)

News

Stormtrooper
14-Nov-2016

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!

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Reg Charlick
03-Jun-2014

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

Violin... more

Sue Bint
27-Nov-2013

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