2017-2018 Season

Below you can find details of the orchestra’s 2017-2018 concert programmes. We look forward to welcoming you to them.

Future Concerts

Saturday 9th June 2018, 7:30pm — The Anvil, Basingstoke

Conductor: David Gibson

Britten – War Requiem

Commemorating the centenary of the end of the First World War. With Southampton Philharmonic Choir and Basingstoke Choral Society.

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Past Concerts

Saturday 18th November 2017, 7:30pm — Thornden Hall, Chandlers Ford

Conductor: Philip Hesketh
Piano: Viv McLean

Kabalevsky – Colas Breugnon Overture
Rachmaninov – Piano Concerto no. 2
Prokofiev – Symphony no. 5

Saturday 20th January 2018, 11:00am and 2:00pm — Central Hall, Southampton

Conductor: John Traill
Narrator: Phil Cheesman


Join us for fun concerts of amazing animals 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!

Rimsky-Korsakov – Flight of the Bumblebee
Saint-Saëns – The Carnival of the Animals
Bernard Hughes – Isobel’s Noisy Tummy
Elton John – Music from The Lion King

Saturday 17th March 2018, 7:30pm — Turner Sims, Southampton

Conductor: Jonathan Lo
Cello: Hannah Innes

Nielsen – Maskarade Overture
Dvořák – Cello Concerto
Sibelius – Symphony no. 2

Saturday 12th May 2018, 7:30pm — Romsey Abbey

Conductor: John Traill
Violin: Michael Foyle
Cello: Thomas Carroll

Richard Strauss – Festmarsch
Brahms – Double Concerto for Violin and Cello
Mahler – Symphony no. 1