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January 2016

Sunday 31 January 2016

31 January, 2016 @ 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Brighton Dome, Church Street
Brighton , BN1 1UE United Kingdom
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£11.50 - £36.50

Violin MATTHEW TRUSLER Conductor BARRY WORDSWORTH WEBER Overture: Oberon PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No.1 INTERVAL BRAHMS Symphony No.3   Carl Maria von Weber was commissioned to write “a Romantic Opera” to be performed in English in London’s Covent Garden in 1826. The strain of the rehearsals away from home destroyed his health and he died in London only two months after the first performance. The opera, Oberon, became hugely popular, though nowadays only the overture is performed regularly. In contrast Prokofiev’s…

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February 2016

Sunday 14 February 2016 (Valentine’s Day)

14 February, 2016 @ 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Brighton Dome, Church Street
Brighton , BN1 1UE United Kingdom
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£11.50 - £36.50

Piano MELVYN TAN Conductor BARRY WORDSWORTH BERLIOZ/WEBER Spectre de la Rose/Invitation to the Dance MASCAGNI Intermezzo CHOPIN Piano Concerto No.2 INTERVAL RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade   Our Valentine’s Day concert begins with Berlioz’s orchestral arrangement of Carl Maria von Weber’s piano piece Invitation to the Dance. It was used in a ballet entitled Le Spectre de la Rose by Diaghilev for the famous Ballet Russes. Mascagni’s Intermezzo from his one-act opera Cavalleria Rusticana contributed to the work’s sensational success from its first…

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March 2016

Sunday 6 March 2016

6 March, 2016 @ 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Brighton Dome, Church Street
Brighton , BN1 1UE United Kingdom
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Director/Piano HOWARD SHELLEY BRAHMS Variations on a Theme by Haydn SHOSTAKOVICH Piano Concerto No.2 INTERVAL MENDELSSOHN Symphony No.3 (Scottish)   Another favourite by Brahms starts the seventh concert in our 91st season. The orchestra is joined by Howard Shelley to conduct the Variations on a Theme by Haydn, often known as the St Anthony Variations. There are eight variations on the original chorale. Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No.2 was composed for his son’s 19th birthday in 1957. Uncharacteristically cheerful, it has…

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Sunday 20 March 2016

20 March, 2016 @ 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Brighton Dome, Church Street
Brighton , BN1 1UE United Kingdom
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Piano ROB CLARK Conductor BARRY WORDSWORTH BRIGHTON FESTIVAL CHORUS Soprano ELIN PRITCHARD Baritone NICHOLAS LESTER   WILLIAM ALWYN Overture: Derby Day BERNSTEIN Symphony No.2 (The Age of Anxiety) INTERVAL VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Symphony No.1 (A Sea Symphony)   Our final concert begins with a short but scintillating overture by William Alwyn, a British composer who wrote many works, including over 70 film scores. His bustling overture Derby Day was written in 1960 following a commission from the BBC. It was named…

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October 2016

Sunday 9 October 2016

9 October, 2016 @ 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Brighton Dome, Church Street
Brighton , BN1 1UE United Kingdom
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£12 - £37

BRIGHTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA 2016/17 CONCERT SEASON BRIGHTON DOME CONCERT HALL SUNDAY 9 OCTOBER 2016 – 2.45PM BARRY WORDSWORTH Conductor ANDRIY VIYTOVYCH Viola LISZT Les Préludes (Symphonic Poem No.3) WALTON Viola Concerto TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No.5 in E Minor Op.64   Read Peter Back's programme notes for this concert here: http://www.brightonphil.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/BPO-PROG-9-OCT.pdf

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November 2016

Sunday 6 November 2016

6 November, 2016 @ 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Brighton Dome, Church Street
Brighton , BN1 1UE United Kingdom
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BRIGHTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA 2016/17 CONCERT SEASON BRIGHTON DOME CONCERT HALL   SUNDAY 6 NOVEMBER 2016 – 2.45PM   JAMES MORGAN Conductor BRIGHTON FESTIVAL CHORUS SARAH TYNAN Soprano LEIGH MELROSE Baritone BRAHMS Schicksalslied (Song of Destiny) BRAHMS Ein Deutsches Requiem Op.45   This concert was dedicated to the memory of Mr Barry Fearn, TD, FRCS, a long-standing Friend and Sponsor of the Brighton Phil who sadly passed away earlier this week. An article remembering Mr Fearn can be found at: http://www.brightonphil.org.uk/remembering-mr-barry-fearn-td-frcs/  …

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December 2016

Sunday 4 December 2016

4 December, 2016 @ 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Brighton Dome, Church Street
Brighton , BN1 1UE United Kingdom
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£12 - £37

http://www.brightonphil.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/BPO-PROG-4-DEC.pdfBRIGHTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA BRIGHTON DOME CONCERT HALL SUNDAY 4 DECEMBER 2016 – 2.45PM   THE BEST OF BRITISH FILM SCORES Scintillating, dramatic and powerful film music by some of Britain’s greatest 20th century composers   RICHARD BALCOMBE Conductor Sir William Walton  Spitfire Prelude and Fugue Ron Goodwin  Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines Vaughan Williams  Coastal Command Vaughan Williams  49th Parallel Sir Arthur Bliss   March from Things to come  Sir William Walton  Charge and Battle from Henry V Ron Goodwin  Beauty and the…

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Saturday 31 December 2016

31 December, 2016 @ 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Brighton Dome, Church Street
Brighton , BN1 1UE United Kingdom
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BRIGHTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA 2016/17 CONCERT SEASON BRIGHTON DOME CONCERT HALL   SATURDAY 31 DECEMBER 2016 – 2.45PM   NEW YEAR’S EVE VIENNESE GALA   STEPHEN BELL Conductor           REBECCA BOTTONE Soprano             PROGRAMME:   The Gypsy Baron – Entrance March Johann Strauss II (1825-99)   Die Libelle – Polka Josef Strauss (1827-70)   Dorfschwalben aus Ősterreich Josef Strauss (1827-70)   Estudiantina Emil Waldteufel (1837–1915)   Tritsch-Tratsch – Polka Johann Strauss II…

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January 2017

Sunday 15 January 2017

15 January, 2017 @ 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Brighton Dome, Church Street
Brighton , BN1 1UE United Kingdom
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BRIGHTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA 2016/17 CONCERT SEASON BRIGHTON DOME CONCERT HALL   SUNDAY 15 JANUARY 2017 – 2.45PM   BEN GERNON Conductor JOSEPH MOOG Piano ROSSINI Overture: Barber of Seville GRIEG Piano Concerto in A Minor Op.16 DVOŘÁK Symphony No.8 in G Major Op.88   You can read Peter Back's programme notes for this concert here: http://www.brightonphil.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/BPO-PROG-15-JAN.pdf

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February 2017

Sunday 5 February 2017

5 February, 2017 @ 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Brighton Dome, Church Street
Brighton , BN1 1UE United Kingdom
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BRIGHTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA 2016/17 CONCERT SEASON BRIGHTON DOME CONCERT HALL   SUNDAY 5 FEBRUARY 2017 – 2.45PM   THOMAS CARROLL Conductor/Cello MOZART Symphony No.29 in A Major K201 HAYDN Cello Concerto No.1 in C Major MENDELSSOHN Symphony No.4 in A Major Op.90 (Italian)   You can read Peter Back's programme notes for this concert here: http://www.brightonphil.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/BPO-PROG-5-FEB.pdf

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