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Leeds

Karabits and the Bournemouth SO bring Messiaen's “Song of Love” to Leeds

By , 07 October 2017
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Alresford

Grange Festival delivers an engaging Mansfield Park by Jonathan Dove

By , 16 September 2017
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London

Prom 30: Innovation, fantasy and Old Testament excess from Bournemouth

By , 07 August 2017
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West Horsley

Museum piece? Stephen Medcalf offers an intriguing Walküre at Grange Park Opera

By , 29 June 2017
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Alresford

A striking Carmen at Grange Festival

By , 15 June 2017
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Basingstoke

A beguiling evening of exotic spice from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

By , 05 May 2017
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Poole

Wonderfully fresh-sounding Weber and fiercely energetic Mahler in Poole

By , 26 April 2017
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Poole

Wonderful German Romanticism from the Bournemouth SO at the Lighthouse

By , 22 February 2017
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Poole

Luminous Lutosławski from Kirill Karabits and the Bournemouth Symphony

By , 15 February 2017
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Basingstoke

Young, but so mature: Viennese classics from the Bournemouth Symphony

By , 03 November 2016
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Poole

Impressive Rachmaninov and revelatory Martinů from Aleksandar Marković and the Bournemouth SO in Poole

By , 26 October 2016
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Alresford

The Inquisition's dark days: Don Carlo at Grange Park

By , 18 June 2016
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Alresford

Emotionally powerful La fanciulla del West at Grange Park Opera

By , 04 June 2016
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Poole

Quirine Viersen impresses in Walton’s Cello Concerto at Poole's Lighthouse

By , 20 April 2016
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Poole

Dreams and elusive shades: Dutilleux at The Lighthouse

By , 20 January 2016
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Basingstoke

Mixed delights from Sinaisky and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra at the Anvil

By , 27 November 2015
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Bristol

BSO and Isserlis perform moving Shostakovich

By , 12 November 2015
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London

Prom 34 Turbulent storms: Grimes revisited and earthy Prokofiev from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

By , 10 August 2015
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Alresford

Verismo before its time: Eugene Onegin at Grange Park

By , 10 July 2015
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Alresford

Israelites vs Philistines: Samson et Dalila at Grange Park

By , 20 June 2015
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Alresford

April’s first kiss: Susana Gaspar’s Mimì shines in a frustrating Bohème

By , 14 June 2015
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Poole

Storm and passion from the Lighthouse: Verdi's Requiem

By , 06 May 2015
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Poole

Romantic drama from Sunwook Kim and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra in Rachmaninov

By , 29 April 2015
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Poole

Armenian exoticism and Czech folksong from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

By , 15 April 2015
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Poole

Sally Matthews delights in Straussian swansongs with the Bournemouth SO

By , 25 March 2015
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Poole

Finzi's Intimations of Immortality from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

By , 18 March 2015
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Poole

Bournemouth Symphony performs UK première of Penderecki’s Fourth Symphony

By , 25 February 2015
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Portsmouth

An heroic complication of film themes from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

By , 20 February 2015
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Poole

Bournemouth Symphony revel in Tchaikovsky's Winter Daydreams

By , 11 February 2015
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Poole

Joy and Triumph from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Kirill Karabits in Poole

By , 28 January 2015
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Poole

Great start to 2015 with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra under Cristian Măcelaru

By , 14 January 2015
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Poole

Sea Pictures from the Bournemouth SO and Bakels

By , 03 December 2014
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Basingstoke

Karabits and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra on top form in Shostakovich at the Anvil

By , 27 November 2014
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Poole

Divine Dvořák and Sibelius from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

By , 19 November 2014
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Poole

Russian reveries from the Bournemouth SO and Julian Kuerti

By , 12 November 2014
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Poole

A whirl of destiny with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

By , 22 October 2014
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Winchester

"For the Fallen": BSO brings music linked to conflict to Winchester

By , 18 October 2014
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Basingstoke

The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra brings assured Bruckner to Basingstoke

By , 10 October 2014
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Poole

Kirill Karabits launches BSO’s new season into the stratosphere

By , 01 October 2014
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Alresford

Grimes ahoy! Suffolk's coast transplanted to the rolling Hampshire Downs

By , 30 May 2014
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London

Will the real CPE Bach please stand up? A newly revealed St John Passion at Cadogan Hall

By , 16 April 2014
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Dublin

Kirill Karabits in Dublin: A tale of two halves

By , 27 March 2014
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Bristol

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra play Berlioz, Liszt and Scriabin in Bristol

By , 07 February 2014
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Bristol

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra gets to the heart of Shostakovich in Bristol

By , 16 January 2014
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London

Prom 42: Kirill Karabits, Sunwook Kim and Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

By , 14 August 2013
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Alresford

Stephen Medcalf and Martyn Brabbins bring us a mixed Eugene Onegin at Grange Park

By , 30 May 2013
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Bristol

Worlds apart: Kirill Karabits conducts Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra in Bristol

By , 04 October 2012
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Poole

Sun, Sand and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

By , 27 May 2012
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Bristol

BSO Brave Burana: The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra at The Colston Hall

By , 19 April 2012
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Poole

Blackford and the BSO make a bold but poignant comment on 9/11

By , 13 September 2011
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