Reviews of latest concert

Below are links to reviews of the BPO’s second concert of the 2015/16 season where the orchestra was joined by cellist Gemma Rosefield, playing a cello formerly owned by the Prince Regent:   The Latest: Andrew Connal from The Latest gave the concert a five star rating, saying: “Once again the maestro brought his empathy with dance to the concert hall…The … Read More

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We are relieved to be able to report that the technical issues that adversely affected our website and email yesterday and earlier today have now been resolved and normal service has been restored. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.  

Peter Back previews Sunday 8 November concert

On Sunday afternoon the exciting young cellist Gemma Rosefield will join the Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra at the Brighton Dome to perform Tchaikovsky’s much loved Variations on a Rococo Theme.  The piece reflects the composer’s great admiration for the music of Mozart, as seen through the prism of Tchaikovsky’s own individual style and temperament.  Gemma plays on a cello made in … Read More

Prince Regent’s cello returns to Royal Pavilion estate

On Sunday 8 November 2015 the exciting young cellist Gemma Rosefield joins the Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra in Brighton Dome Concert Hall to perform Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme. Gemma plays on a cello made in Naples in 1704 by Alessandro Gagliano which was formerly owned and played by the Prince Regent, later King George IV, and housed in the … Read More

Reviews of BPO’s opening concert

Below are links to reviews of the BPO’s exciting opening concert of the 2015/16 season where the orchestra was joined by pianist Stephen Hough: The Lark Reviews: http://www.larkreviews.co.uk/?cat=3 The Argus: http://www.theargus.co.uk/leisure/critic/13841030.Brighton_Philharmonic_Orchestra/  

Rehearsing at Henry Wood Hall (10/10/15)

Rehearsals on Saturday 10 October at Henry Wood Hall, in preparation for the concert at Brighton Dome on Sunday 11 October.  Photos courtesy of Ian Brignall, the BPO’s Concert Manager.      

BPO in the news

STOP PRESS: An interview with the BPO’s Conductor Laureate Barry Wordsworth appeared in The Argus on Saturday 10 October on page 16, whilst a short preview of the new season was in The Guide in the previous day’s (Friday 9 October) edition.  You can read them via the links below:   A radio interview with the BPO’s Chairman, Nicolas Chisholm, MBE, is currently … Read More

BPO 91st concert season preview

Pianist, composer and painter, Stephen Hough is something of a renaissance man, and without doubt one of the most interesting musicians around. He says he enjoys the ‘extras in life’, and his unfailingly interesting blog for the Daily Telegraph confirms this by covering everything from theology, hats, tea, perfume – and, of course, music. Stephen is the guest of the … Read More

In memoriam

The BPO is sad to have learned of the deaths of a number of Friends of the Phil and regular BPO concert-goers: Jean Allden, Richard Allden, Miss M Allardyce, Patricia Beddis, Frank Bex, Elizabeth Brunt, Elizabeth Cordery, Raymond Delves, Robbie Edwards, Patricia Gordon, Colin Harding, Patricia Kornitzer, Martin Lindsay-Hills, Bertha Martin, Kenneth Peachey, Dr J Pendlebury, Norman Peters, Alan Style and John Swain. … Read More