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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 20th January 2024 at 19:30

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Tchaikovsky in snowy sceneRawsthorne Street Corner Overture Speaker symbol

Walton Violin Concerto Speaker symbol
    Soloist Ryo Koyama

Tchaikovsky Symphony 5 Speaker symbol

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 19:30

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Franck and Eiffel TowerBizet L’Arlésienne Speaker symbol
(Suite 1 complete, Suite 2 movements 1, 4)

Debussy Jeux Speaker symbol

Franck Symphonie in D minor Speaker symbol

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 19:30

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WagnerWagner Flying Dutchman Overture Speaker symbol

Haydn Symphony 85 La Reine Speaker symbol

Wagner Götterdämmerung Speaker symbol Speaker symbol Speaker symbol
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 excerpts from his immortal Götterdämmerung where, as Wagner wrote, ‘imagination creates reality.’