Our privacy policy was last updated on Friday 25 May 2018View it hereDismiss
Bachtrack logo

Find classical music concert, opera, ballet and dance reviews | Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Jonathan Lemalu (Osmin) and Paul Curievici (Pedrillo) © Simon Annand
Alresford

Harem capers: Copley directs a knockabout Seraglio at Grange Festival

By , 24 June 2018
***11
Read more
John Irvin (Almaviva) and the Grange Chorus © Simon Annand
Alresford

Ludicrous, but brilliant: The Barber of Seville at The Grange Festival

By , 09 June 2018
****1
Read more
Kirill Karabits © Denis Manokha
Dublin

Karabits and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra deliver a bittersweet Walton Symphony no. 1

By , 10 May 2018
***11
Read more
Nemanja Radulović © Charlotte Abramow | DG
Basingstoke

Russian flames: Nemanja Radulović and Kirill Karabits set The Anvil alight

By , 19 April 2018
*****
Read more
Robert Treviño © DR
Poole

“Images and Dreams” brilliantly served by the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

By , 11 April 2018
****1
Read more
Pete Harrison © Andy Holdsworth
Poole

An era of monsters and heroes in music with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

By , 17 February 2018
**111
Read more
Mikhail Tatarnikov © Askonas Holt
Poole

Tatarnikov's all-Russian programme wows at the Lighthouse

By , 24 January 2018
****1
Read more
Kirill Karabits © Sasha Gusov
Basingstoke

Transcendent Bruckner from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra in Basingstoke

By , 01 December 2017
***11
Read more
Kirill Karabits © Denis Manokha
Bristol

Unfamiliar Russians break the routine with Karabits and the Bournemouth SO in Bristol

By , 16 November 2017
****1
Read more
Kirill Karabits © Denis Manokha
Leeds

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

By , 07 October 2017
***11
Read more
Shelley Jackson (Mary Crawford), Henry Neill (Edmund Bertram) and Martha Jones (Fanny Price) © Robert Workman
Alresford

Grange Festival delivers an engaging Mansfield Park by Jonathan Dove

By , 16 September 2017
****1
Read more
Kirill Karabits © Denis Manokha
London

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

By , 07 August 2017
****1
Read more
Jane Dutton (Brünnhilde) and Thomas Hall (Wotan) © Robert Workman
West Horsley

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

By , 29 June 2017
****1
Read more
Marianne Croux (Frasquita), Na'ama Goldman (Carmen) and Filipa van Eck (Mercédès) © Robert Workman
Alresford

A striking Carmen at Grange Festival

By , 15 June 2017
*****
Read more
Alexandra Soumm © Benjamin Ealovega
Basingstoke

A beguiling evening of exotic spice from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

By , 05 May 2017
*****
Read more
Daniele Rustioni © Cofano
Poole

Wonderfully fresh-sounding Weber and fiercely energetic Mahler in Poole

By , 26 April 2017
****1
Read more
Kirill Karabits © Sussie Ahlburg
Poole

Wonderful German Romanticism from the Bournemouth SO at the Lighthouse

By , 22 February 2017
****1
Read more
Nemanja Radulović © Marie Staggat | DG
Poole

Luminous Lutosławski from Kirill Karabits and the Bournemouth Symphony

By , 15 February 2017
***11
Read more
Nicholas McGegan © Steve J Sherman
Basingstoke

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

By , 03 November 2016
****1
Read more
Aleksandar Marković © Vladimir Miloradović
Poole

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

By , 26 October 2016
****1
Read more
© Grange Park Opera
Alresford

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

By , 18 June 2016
****1
Read more
Claire Rutter (Minnie) and Stephen Gadd (Jack Rance) © Robert Workman
Alresford

Emotionally powerful La fanciulla del West at Grange Park Opera

By , 04 June 2016
****1
Read more
Quirine Viersen © Marco Borggreve
Poole

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

By , 20 April 2016
****1
Read more
Jean-Guihen Queyras © François Sechet
Poole

Dreams and elusive shades: Dutilleux at The Lighthouse

By , 20 January 2016
****1
Read more
Vassily Sinaisky © Marco Borggreve
Basingstoke

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

By , 27 November 2015
***11
Read more
Steven Isserlis © Satoshi Aoyagi
Bristol

BSO and Isserlis perform moving Shostakovich

By , 12 November 2015
****1
Read more
Kirill Karabits conducts the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

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

By , 10 August 2015
***11
Read more
Brett Polegato (Onegin) and Susan Gritton (Tatyana) © Robert Workman
Alresford

Verismo before its time: Eugene Onegin at Grange Park

By , 10 July 2015
****1
Read more
Carl Tanner as Samson, Sara Fulgoni as Dalila © Robert Workman
Alresford

Israelites vs Philistines: Samson et Dalila at Grange Park

By , 20 June 2015
***11
Read more
Susana Gaspar (Mimì) © Robert Workman
Alresford

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

By , 14 June 2015
**111
Read more
Kirill Karabits © Sasha Gusov
Poole

Storm and passion from the Lighthouse: Verdi's Requiem

By , 06 May 2015
*****
Read more
Sunwook Kim © Doh Lee
Poole

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

By , 29 April 2015
****1
Read more
Nikita Boriso-Glebsky © IMG Artists
Poole

Armenian exoticism and Czech folksong from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

By , 15 April 2015
****1
Read more
Sally Matthews © Johan Persson
Poole

Sally Matthews delights in Straussian swansongs with the Bournemouth SO

By , 25 March 2015
****1
Read more
Yossif Ivanov © Eric Larrayadieu
Poole

Finzi's Intimations of Immortality from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

By , 18 March 2015
****1
Read more
Krzysztof Penderecki © Laivakoira (2015)
Poole

Bournemouth Symphony performs UK première of Penderecki’s Fourth Symphony

By , 25 February 2015
****1
Read more
© Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Portsmouth

An heroic complication of film themes from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

By , 20 February 2015
****1
Read more
Tasmin Little © Benjamin Ealovega
Poole

Bournemouth Symphony revel in Tchaikovsky's Winter Daydreams

By , 11 February 2015
****1
Read more
Yulianna Avdeeva © Harald Hoffmann
Poole

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

By , 28 January 2015
****1
Read more
Cristian Măcelaru © Sorin Popa
Poole

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

By , 14 January 2015
***11
Read more
Ronald Brautigam © Marco Borggreve
Poole

Sea Pictures from the Bournemouth SO and Bakels

By , 03 December 2014
****1
Read more
Kirill Karabits © Sasha Gusov
Basingstoke

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

By , 27 November 2014
****1
Read more
Rory MacDonald © Benjamin Ealovega
Poole

Divine Dvořák and Sibelius from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

By , 19 November 2014
***11
Read more
Julian Kuerti © Dario Acosta
Poole

Russian reveries from the Bournemouth SO and Julian Kuerti

By , 12 November 2014
***11
Read more
Boris Giltburg © Sasha Gusov
Poole

A whirl of destiny with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

By , 22 October 2014
*****
Read more
David Hill © John Wood
Winchester

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

By , 18 October 2014
***11
Read more
Andreas Ottensamer © Anatol Kotte | Mercury Classics/DG
Basingstoke

The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra brings assured Bruckner to Basingstoke

By , 10 October 2014
***11
Read more
Robert Levin © Ascherman
Poole

Kirill Karabits launches BSO’s new season into the stratosphere

By , 01 October 2014
****1
Read more
Carl Tanner (Peter Grimes) © Robert Workman
Alresford

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

By , 30 May 2014
****1
Read more
Kirill Karabits © Sussie Ahlburg
London

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

By , 16 April 2014
***11
Read more