Bromley Symphony Orchestra is a large, friendly, successful amateur orchestra based in south London with a reputation for interesting concerts of almost professional standard. We welcome applications from new members, patrons and helpers.
Saturday 11th November 2023 at 19:30Book now
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto 4
Soloist Rustam Khanmurzin
Debussy Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
An evening of wonderfully varied textures, with Berlioz’s effervescent Béatrice et Bénédict balanced by Rachmaninov’s jazz-influenced Fourth Piano Concerto and Debussy’s languorous Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune. Dvořák’s tuneful Third Symphony forms the finale.
Saturday 20th January 2024 at 19:30Book now
Rawsthorne Street Corner Overture
Walton Violin Concerto
Soloist Ryo Koyama
The ‘victory through strife’ of Tchaikovsky’s iconic Fifth is probably the stand-out here, but Rawsthorne’s characterful Street Corner Overture opens the show, with Walton’s most luscious concerto (for violin) in the middle.
Saturday 9th March 2024 at 19:30Book now
(Suite 1 complete, Suite 2 movements 1, 4)
Bizet’s L’Arlésienne Suites are a crowd- pleasing mix of Gallic charm, Provençal folksong and hits from The Pearl Fishers. This is followed by Debussy’s fleet-footed, subtle and alluring Jeux, and by Franck’s poignant and ultimately triumphant D Minor Symphony.
Saturday 11th May 2024 at 19:30Book now
Wagner Flying Dutchman Overture
Dawn and Siegfried’s Rhine Journey, Siegfried’s Funeral, Immolation Scene
Soloist Zoe South
A stormy sea-voyage from Riga to London inspired Wagner’s glorious Flying Dutchman Overture. Haydn’s elegant Symphony 85 ‘La Reine’ – Marie Antoinette’s favourite – intervenes before an excerpts from his immortal Götterdämmerung where, as Wagner wrote, ‘imagination creates reality.’