Concert Season 2017-2018

To find more about each concert and book tickets, follow each of the links below

The principal conductor post is currently vacant. For this season, the orchestra has asked four guest conductors to each rehearse and conduct one concert. Once the details have been confirmed, the programme for each concert will be shown below.

Winter Concert

CHOPIN 2ND PIANO CONCERTO

Strode Theatre

Soloist: Hannah Mitchell
Guest Conductor: Tim Pithers
Leader: Hywel Jenkins

Saturday 25th November 2017 7:30PM
Strode Theatre, Street

RossiniOverture Semiramide
Chopin

Piano Concerto no 2
  (soloist Hannah Mitchell)

BrahmsSymphony no 2

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Christmas Carols

Sing for Somerset Carol Service
in association with Somerset Life

Wells Cathedral

Conductor: Laurence Blyth
Leader: Hywel Jenkins

Saturday 16th December 2017 7:00PM
Wells Cathedral

Lessons and carols, led by Somerset Voices (member and friends of Taunton and Wellington Choral Societies)

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Winter Concert

Mozart Horn Concerto No 3

Strode Theatre

Soloist: Jonathan Benger
Conductor: Richard Jones
Leader: Hywel Jenkins

Saturday 27th January 2018 7:30PM
Strode Theatre, Street

BeethovenOverture Coriolan
MozartHorn Concerto No 3
  (soloist Jonathan Benger)
MozartOverture Così Fan Tutte
HaydnSymphony no 99 in E flat

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Spring Concert

Beethoven 4th Piano Concerto

Strode Theatre

Soloist: Hilary Suckling
Conductor: Hitoshi Suzuki
Leader: Hywel Jenkins

Saturday 12th May 2018 7:30PM
Strode Theatre, Street

NicolaiOverture The Merry Wives of Windsor
Beethoven

Piano Concerto no 4
  {soloist Hilary Suckling)

ShostakovichFestive Overture
RavelLe Tombeau de Couperin
TchaikovskyOverture-Fantasy Romeo and Juliet

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Summer Concert

European Tour

Strode Theatre

Conductor: Dennis Simons
Leader: Hywel Jenkins

Saturday 7th July 2018 7:30PM
Strode Theatre, Street

BerliozThe Roman Carnival
MacCunnThe Land of the Mountain and the Flood
SibeliusFinlandia
von ReznicekDonna Diana
BerliozThe Corsair
MassenetEl Cid Ballet Music
TchaikovskyMarche Slave
Parry orch. ElgarJerusalem

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