2016-2017 Season

Below you can find details of the orchestra’s 2016-2017 concert programmes.

Sunday 2nd October 2016, 3:00pm — St Mary’s Church, Southampton

Conductor: Ian Partridge
Clarinet: Anton Crout

Vivaldi – Gloria (first movement)
Mozart – Ave Verum Corpus
Ola Gjeilo – Northern Lights
Mozart – Clarinet Concerto
Handel – Hallelujah Chorus

CSO are joined by singers from Southampton Philharmonic Choir to present an afternoon chamber concert as part of the Southampton Music In The City festival. Free admission.

Saturday 12th November 2016, 7:30pm — Thornden Hall, Chandlers Ford

Conductor: Cayenna Ponchione
Piano: Ashok Gupta

Britten – The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
Shostakovich – Piano Concerto no. 2
Bartók – Concerto for Orchestra

Saturday 21st January 2017, 11:00am — Central Hall, Southampton

Conductor: John Traill
Narrator: Phil Cheesman


Join us for a fun morning of amazing stories brought to life with live music and dancing! Our family concerts are suitable for all ages. Book early as last year was a sell-out!

Dukas – The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Patterson/Dahl – The Three Little Pigs
Grieg – In The Hall of the Mountain King
Lopez – Music from Frozen

Saturday 18th March 2017, 7:30pm — Turner Sims, Southampton

Conductor: Nicolas Nebout
Piano: Marc Corbett-Weaver

Mendelssohn – Ruy Blas overture
Grieg – Piano Concerto
Beethoven – Symphony no. 6 “Pastoral”

Saturday 29 April 2017, 7:30pm — Romsey Abbey

Conductor: John Traill
Violin: Michael Foyle

Brahms – Tragic Overture
Mendelssohn – Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky – Symphony no. 6 “Pathétique”

Saturday 1st July 2017, 7:30pm — Romsey Abbey

Conductor: John Traill

A Night At The Opera

A selection of popular choruses and overtures, performed with Romsey Choral Society. A gala concert to open Romsey Arts Festival 2017.

Manuel de Falla – Three Dances from The Three Cornered Hat
Bizet – The Toreador's Chorus from Carmen
Verdi – Prelude to Act 1 of La Traviata
Verdi – Chorus of Spanish Matadors from La Traviata
Verdi – Anvil Chorus from Il Trovatore
Borodin – Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor

Rossini – Thieving Magpie Overture
Puccini – Humming Chorus from Madame Butterfly
Strauss – Die Fledermaus Overture
Verdi – Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves from Nabucco
Verdi – Triumphal Scene from Aida