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Extra information about Saturday's BSO concert and next season

May 17th 2018

We have several new items of information to share about next Saturday's concert and next season, which are worth an extra reminder email: Ticket availability and parking There is a possibility that the next concert on Saturday (19th May) will sell out, so if you were planning to buy tickets at the door please consider booking online or arriving early to avoid disappointment, and please warn any friends who may not be on this mailing list. Parking is likely to be especially busy so please allow time to park as ...Continue Reading


May 17th 2018

Dear Members This is to remind you that the annual AGM will be held on Monday 11th June at 8pm at Bishop Justus. Catherine and Helen  will both be standing down from the committee at the AGM and on behalf of the committee I would like to thank them both for their contributions which have been invaluable. That does however mean we have two positions to fill on the committee, we would particularly welcome nominees with experience or skills in publicity and marketing or a willingness to learn, this is not a pre-requ ...Continue Reading

Sir Adrian Boult on The Planets

May 15th 2018

From EMI records via our own AB.  -- Phil McKerracher+44 7565  ...Continue Reading

Summer BBQ

May 9th 2018

Dear All, Thanks for those that replied, and the preferred date was 17th June. Please find attached the invite. Please let me know if you are coming so we have enough food. Also, if you are vegetarian pleas let me know so that we can make provision.  Paul   Virus-free. ...Continue Reading

BSO concert reminder for Saturday 19th May

May 6th 2018

This is a reminder that the final concert of our 2017-18 season is on Saturday 19th May at Langley Park Centre for the Performing Arts BR3 3BP. There are good seats still available including free seats for children in the circle slips, nearest the orchestra. Following Bernstein’s scintillatingly offbeat overture to Candide, we present an underrated masterpiece, Harris’ magnificently energetic, occasionally brooding yet always glorious (single-movement) Third Symphony. We follow this with the mercurial Ho ...Continue Reading

Fwd: Strauss : Die Frau Ohne Schatten 7 and 8 July - Invitation for strings

April 25th 2018

For the strings Sent from my iPhone -------- Original Message --------From:Jon Cooley>Sent:Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:48:10 +0100Subject:Strauss : Die Frau Ohne Schatten 7 and 8 July - Invitation for stringsDear orchestra contactI would be extremely grateful if you could distribute this outstanding opportunity to all your string players, assuming no clash with your orchestra's commitmentsthis work doesn't come round very often on the amateur or professional circuitmany thanksJon ...Continue Reading

Bromley Symphony Players chamber concert on 2nd June

April 24th 2018

Dear Friends, I would  like to draw your attention to the next Bromley Symphony Players concert, to be given in support of  "The Corps of Army music Trust" The concert is at St.Mary's church, College road, Bromley BR1 3PE on the 2nd June at 19:30 and dedicated to Nicholas Whitehead, a very talented pianist and friend who unfortunately passed away quite suddenly towards the end of last year. The program is as follows: Corelli Concerto Grosso Op 6 no.9 in F Major Lee ...Continue Reading

Fwd: Calling string players of all ages!

April 10th 2018

For all the strings Sent from my iPhone -------- Original Message --------From:Vicky Carlton>Sent:Tue, 10 Apr 2018 11:59:57 +0100Subject:Calling string players of all ages! A unique opportunity to explore the wonderful world of the String Quartet focusing on Brahms’ String Quartet in C minor Op 51 No 1. Sunday 3 June 2018, 9.30am – c. 6.15pm Alvechurch Village Hall, 14 Bear Hill, Alvechurch, Birmingham B48 7JX (please note venue) Tutors: Nic Fallowfield, Clare Bhabr ...Continue Reading

Fwd: Contact from BSO website

April 5th 2018

If anyone is interested Sent from my iPhone -------- Original Message --------From:Mr G Graham>Sent:Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:17:07 +0100To:feed...@bromleysymphony.orgSubject:Contact from BSO website Hello, I thought your members might like to know about a talk being given by Peter Medhurst ( at the Crofton Halls on Monday, 9 April at 2pm. The talk is titled "The Musical World of Gainborough". Tickets cost £5 on the door. For ...Continue Reading

Fwd: Discounted Concert Tickets for Bromley Symphony Orchestra

April 4th 2018

FYI Paul Sent from my iPhone -------- Original Message --------From:Max - Orion Orchestra>Sent:Wed, 04 Apr 2018 10:03:09 +0100To:chai...@bromleysymphony.orgSubject:Discounted Concert Tickets for Bromley Symphony OrchestraDear Paul,I hope this finds you well. I’m writing to you and the members of Bromley Symphony Orchestra on behalf of Orion Orchestra, as we would like to extend an offer 10% off concert tickets to you.Our next concert will take place on 15 May 2 ...Continue Reading

FW: Music course

April 1st 2018

FYI *From:* cssm admin <> *Sent:* 01 April 2018 10:43*To:**Subject:* Music course  Dear Paul We know that running amateur music is a very time-consuming task, so if you could find time to circulate the attached information or draw your members’ attention to our website at we would like to thank you by offering a donation to your organisation when they attend. We are getting in touch specifical ...Continue Reading

Re: Summer BBQ

March 28th 2018

Hi 17/6/18 is best for me Liz Cromb Thank you Frank Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android * From: * via BSO members <>; * To: * BSO members <>; ...Continue Reading

Summer BBQ

March 28th 2018

Dear AllFrank Cottee has, once again generously offered to host our summer get together. He has suggested two dates, Sunday 17th June or Sunday 1st July. Can you indicate which would be more convenient and we will go with whatever is more popular. Look forward to hearing from you. Paul Sent from my iPhone ...Continue Reading

Fwd: A plea for musicians

March 24th 2018

Sent from my iPhone -------- Original Message --------From:Harriet Carey>Sent:Fri, 23 Mar 2018 23:35:39 +0000Subject:A plea for musicians To whom it may concern, Please may you kindly circulate this plea for players from the Charity Symphony Orchestra to your ensemble members? We’d greatly appreciate it. If you have a concert around the same dates and would like for us to advertise one of your upcoming concerts in our programme, in return for promoting ours in yours, plea ...Continue Reading

Last Saturday

March 17th 2018

Dear All, Please find attached a very complimentary review of last week’s concert.  Paul   Virus-free. ...Continue Reading

An article on the Planets for publicity and information

March 11th 2018

I am attaching and article which I hope will shortly appear in Musical Opinion. It should help the deserved publicity for our next five concerts. Please pass it around and put it on the website. Phil can you make sure all members get sent it in case my e mail addresses don’t function. Can I thank every single person involved in yesterdays concert for an amazing day; music making of a high order and an incredible experience. All best wishes, Adrian Brown MD   Sent from Mail for Windows 10 ...Continue Reading

BSO Music

March 11th 2018

I am missing a complete Violin 2 set. Please could whoever has the music email me so that I don't worry about it.All other music was returned OK. Please try and repair disintegrating music because it will make turning the pages easier during rehearsals and the concert, and make my life easier afterwards because I won't have to ask the NTSB to reassemble the music.Thanks Virus-free. ...Continue Reading

BSO concert reminder for Saturday 10th March

March 8th 2018

The snow has cleared and this is a reminder that the next concert of our 2017-18 season is on Saturday 10th January at Langley Park Centre for the Performing Arts BR3 3BP. There are good seats still available including free seats for children in the circle slips, nearest the orchestra.  Please remember that this performance is one week earlier than originally advertised due to unavailability of the hall on the original date. If you already have tickets showing the original date (17th March) don't wo ...Continue Reading

FW: 🎺Help me save the lives of blood cancer patients, one orchestra at a time🎻

March 6th 2018

Dear All, One of the more unusual requests but a worthwhile cause all the same. Paul *From:* Beatrice Edwards - The Great Orchestra Adventure [] *On Behalf Of *Beatrice Edwards - The Great Orchestra Adventure*Sent:* 06 March 2018 19:20*To:* Orchestra <>*Subject:* 🎺Help me save the lives of blood cancer patients, one orchestra at a time🎻 The Great Orchestra Adventure Needs You!Dear Orchestra,The Great Orch ...Continue Reading

FW: Musical Instruments Insurance

March 5th 2018

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