May 9th 2019
This is a reminder that the final concert of our 2018-19 Centenary season is on Saturday 18th May at Langley Park Centre for the Performing Arts BR3 3BP. In our final concert, the winning work in our Centenary Composers Competition and Beethoven’s tumultuous and transcendent final symphony bring our Centenary season to a glorious end. Online tickets are now sold out but returns and additional seats will be available at the door. If you have a ticket and know that you are unable to attend, ple ...Continue Reading
March 4th 2019
This is a reminder that the third concert of our 2018-19 Centenary season is on Saturday 16th March at Langley Park Centre for the Performing Arts BR3 3BP. In our third concert, Elgar’s rollicking recreation of Edwardian London leads into the tuneful Symphony for Strings by his friend, the long-term LSO leader and Bromley Symphony conductor William (‘Billy’) Reed. Ein Heldenleben, Strauss’ autobiographical, lavishly romantic and richly-textured tone poem, showcases our own leader, Andrew Laing, i ...Continue Reading
January 14th 2019
This is a reminder that the second concert of our 2018-19 Centenary season is on Saturday 26th January at Langley Park Centre for the Performing Arts BR3 3BP. In our second concert Mozart’s small-but-perfectly-formed Symphony 32 precedes the internationally renowned John Lill, who joins us in Beethoven’s First Piano Concerto. Then, Mahler’s monumental First Symphony (the ‘Titan’), which exemplifies his comment: ‘To write a symphony is, for me, to construct a world.’ And to mark our centenary ...Continue Reading
October 26th 2018
This is a reminder that the first concert of our 2018-19 Centenary season is on Saturday 10th November at Langley Park Centre for the Performing Arts BR3 3BP. In our Armistice Centenary concert, Brahms’ arresting Tragic Overture is followed by Butterworth’s nostalgically lyrical ‘A Shropshire Lad’, written in the shadow of WWI. Ravel’s jazzy and virtuosic Concerto for the Left Hand follows - commissioned by a pianist who lost an arm in the conflict. After the interval we present Elgar’s Second Sy ...Continue Reading
October 9th 2018
Bernard Brook Dear Friends, I hope you are looking forward to the 100th anniversary season of Bromley Symphony Orchestra as much as I am. The next concert is on the 10th November, but prior to that this coming Saturday (the 13th Oct.), there is to be a concert given by members of the string section - the Bromley Symphony Players. This concert is at St. Mary's church, 61 College road, Bromley BR1 3QG at 19:30. The program is as follows: Handel: Concerto Grosso Op6 No.12 Vivaldi: ...Continue Reading
September 11th 2018
Tickets for individual concerts in our 2018-19 centenary season are now on sale at www.bromleysymphony.org/tickets with good seats still available in all areas - this is your chance to choose your own seats for a very special season. Season tickets (four concerts for the price of three) are also still available at the same address. The season brochure is attached in PDF format. I think you'll agree we are "pushing the boat out" this year. Please feel free to forward this to al ...Continue Reading
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 ...Continue Reading
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 wit ...Continue Reading
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 Burswold ...Continue Reading
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 Mar ...Continue Reading
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