Next Concert

Saturday 21st March 2015, 7:30pm
Thornden Hall, Chandlers Ford

Conductor: John Traill
French horn: Andrew Littlemore

Smetana – Wallenstein's Camp
Richard Strauss – Horn Concerto no. 2
Dvořák – Symphony no. 6

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City of Southampton Orchestra invite you to join them for an evening of well-loved classical music.

Smetana's Wallenstein's Camp may not be his most well-known piece, but it's not for lack of good tunes! This overture makes a great concert opener as it features the whole orchestra telling the story of General Wallenstein. The bugle calls and military march section contrast wonderfully with a radiant slower section in the middle.

Next we welcome French Horn soloist Andrew Littlemore to perform Richard Strauss's Horn concerto no. 2. Andrew is currently principal horn of the Birmingham Royal Ballet and also performs regularly with the Philharmonia and London Philharmonic Orchestra. He was also previously co-principal horn at Opera North.

In the second half we present Dvořák's Symphony no. 6. One of the first of his works to draw international attention, it has memorable melodies in the strings and woodwind. The slow movement is particularly radiant with elegant writing. The grand finale in D major makes a bold statement and is the perfect way to end our concert.


Tickets cost £15 for adults and £13 for over 65s and students. Kids go for just £1!

Buy tickets online or phone 07729 674876


Thornden Hall
Winchester Road
Chandlers Ford
SO53 2DW

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Thornden Hall is conveniently situated next to Junction 12 on the M3 between Winchester and Southampton.

Thornden Hall is located within the Thornden School site. Follow the sign for Thornden School along Winchester Road.

There is easy access and ample free parking on site.