BSC Concerts 2018/19 Season

Sunday 11 November 2018 at 4.00pm  Lighthouse, Poole
Always remembered: a commemoration for Armistice.

David Hill, conductor

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Chorus and Lighthouse join forces to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War and remember all those who died and suffered. This epic and moving programme of great music and readings features favourites including Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending, Mars from Holst's The Planets, popular soldiers' songs from the period, Karl Jenkins' Benedictus from The Armed Man and Elgar's Nimrod. The performance also features recitations of poems by contemporary poets Siegfried Sassoon and John McRae and heartfelt letters home from the trenches written by Dorset soldiers.

HOLST - Mars from The Planets
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS - The Lark Ascending
FAURÉ - In Paradisum
JENKINS - Benedictus from The Armed Man
ELGAR - Nimrod
BEETHOVEN - Ode to Joy

NB: Note the start time!

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Wednesday 12 December 2018 at 7.30  Lighthouse, Poole
Handel: Messiah
Mary Bevan, Diana Moore, William Berger,
Nicholas McGegan, conductor

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Sunday 23 December 2018 at 7.30  Lighthouse, Poole
Celebration of Christmas Carols,
Gavin Carr, conductor

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Brilliant Bernstein!


EVERYBODY IS WELCOME!    Click HERE to register

Spend a day singing with hundreds of others as you workshop and then perform some of Leonard Bernstein’s best known music – Chichester Psalms and music from West Side Story.  The day will be led and conducted by GAVIN CARR, distinguished Director of the BOURNEMOUTH SYMPHONY CHORUS.

You don’t need to be in a choir – just be keen to sing.

Click HERE to register

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Saturday 2 February2019 at 7.30pm  Lighthouse, Poole
Striggio 60 Part Motet
Armonico, Christopher Monks, conductor

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Wednesday 20 March 2019 at 7.30  Lighthouse, Poole
Tippett: A Child of our Time
Lauren Fagan, Christine Rice, Samuel Sakker, Simon Shibambu
David Hill, conductor

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Wednesday 15 May 2019 at 7.30  Lighthouse, Poole
Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius
Kirill Karabits, conductor

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Saturday 22 June 2019 at 7.30  Lighthouse, Poole. 
Richard Blackford: Pietà (world première)

Stephen Gadd, baritone
BSO, BSC, BSYC, conducted by Gavin Carr

Lighthouse bookings can be made on 01202 280000 or via the Lighthouse web site.

For information about any other concerts please contact us.