Wilmslow Symphony Orchestra

Next concert

October 14th

Arnold

Scottish Dances

Bruch

Scottish Fantasy

Mendelssohn

Symphony No.3

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Venue

Wilmslow Leisure Centre

Wilmslow Leisure Centre

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Orchestra in concert

Recent concerts and events

Leo bailey-Yang Saturday June 10th
Wilmslow Leisure Centre
Conductor : Robert Chasey
Piano Soloist : Leo Bailey-Yang

Dvorák : Carnival Overture
Mendelssohn : Piano Concerto No.1
Stravinsky : Petrushka

We were very pleased to welcome Leo Bailey-Yang, a virtuoso pianist only nine years old. Leo appeared on ‘Britain’s Got Talent’, aged only seven, and has since appeared on ‘Little Big Shots’ hosted by Dawn French. He is currently studying at Chetham's School of Music.
St Chad's concert Saturday 6th May
St Chad's, Handforth

Chamber groups from the orchestra appeared in a concert of light and classical music at St Chad's Church in Handforth.
The concert was partly in aid of the East Cheshire Hospice and a cheque was presented to the Hospice by Gareth Brown, our principal trombone, and our chairman, Ros Wood.
Robert Chasey Saturday April 22nd
Wilmslow Leisure Centre
Conductor : Robert Chasey

Easter concert

Sibelius : Karelia Suite
Tchaikovsky : Sleeping Beauty Suite
Sibelius : Symphony No.1
Sibelius : Finlandia
Edward Gregson Saturday February 18th
Wilmslow Leisure Centre
Conductor : Edward Gregson
Saxophone soloist: Rob Buckland

*** 70th Anniversary Concert ***

Tchaikovsky : Romeo and Juliet Overture
Glazunov : Saxophone Concerto
Shostakovich : Symphony No.10


December Concert Saturday December 3rd 2016
Wilmslow Leisure Centre
Conductor : Juan Ortuño

Hess : Christmas Overture
Anderson : Sleigh Ride
Dvorak : Slavonic Dances
Offenbach : Orpheus in the Underworld
Prokofiev : Troika
arr Brown : We Wish You a Merry Jazzed-up Christmas
arr Thomason : Christmas carols

WSO Sunday June 19th 2016
Party in the Park
The Carrs, Wilmslow

The WSO brass group took part in this year's popular Party in the Park
with a selection of popular music.

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Robert Chasey Saturday April 23rd
Wilmslow Leisure Centre
Conductor : Robert Chasey

St George's Day Concert

Elgar : Cockaigne
Vaughan Williams : Greensleeves
Elgar : Pomp and Circumstance March No. 5
arr Thomason : Rule, Britannia!
Elgar : Symphony No. 1

Robert Chasey Saturday February 13th
Wilmslow Leisure Centre
Conductor : Robert Chasey

Glinka : Ruislan and Ludmila
Delibes : Prélude and Mazurka, Suite 1 from Coppélia
Prokofiev : Romeo and Juliet, Suite Nos. 1 and 2

Marco Bellasi Edward Gregson Jem Bradley paul Hughes Ted Tanner LucyNattrass

Saturday December 5th 2015
Wilmslow Leisure Centre
Conductors : Marco Bellasi, Edward Gregson
Soloists : Paul Hughes, Ted Tanner
Narrator : Lucy Nattrass

Smetana : Bartered Bride Overture
Smetana : Vltava
Gregson : Tuba Concerto
Mascagni : Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana
Wagner : Siegfried's Rhine Journey
Blake : The Snowman
arr. Brown : Jazzed up Merry Christmas, arr. Thomason : Christmas carols

The WSO Christmas Tree Christmas concert preparations

Ros Wood, chairman, preparing for WSO Christmas concert 2015
WSO Christmas 2015
Waitrose in Wilmslow

A string quartet from the orchestra entertained the Christmas shoppers

Sophie Rosa

Saturday October 17th 2015
Wilmslow Leisure Centre
Conductor : Tom Newall Soloist : Sophie Rosa

Borodin : Prince Igor Overture
Sibelius : Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky : Symphony No.5

Juan Ortuño

Saturday June 6th 2015
Wilmslow Leisure Centre
Conductor : Juan Ortuño

Copland : Fanfare for the Common Man
Gershwin : Cuban Overture
Bernstein : On the Waterfront
Barber : Adagio for Strings
Bernstein : Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

This concert was supported by Cheshire East Community Grant Scheme

St Chad's concert Saturday May 9th 2015
St Chad's, Handforth

Chamber groups from the orchestra appeared in a concert at St Chad's Church in Handforth. The concert was also in aid of the charity 'Hampers for Hope'
Kenneth Woods Saturday April 15th 2015
Wilmslow Leisure Centre
Conductor : Kenneth Woods

Beethoven : Symphony No.1
Strauss : Ein Heldenleben
Jackie Campbell Saturday February 14th 2015
Wilmslow Leisure Centre
Conductor : Juan Ortuño
Soloist : Jackie Campbell

Rimsky-Korsakov : Easter Festival Overture
Rachmaninov : Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Rachmaninov : Symphony No.1
WSO December 2014
St Bartholomew's Church, Wilmslow

The WSO brass group taking part in the Christmas Tree Festival at St Bart's
Marco Bellasi Saturday December 6th 2014
Wilmslow Leisure Centre
Conductor : Marco Bellasi

Humperdinck : Hansel and Gretel Overture
Tchaikovsky : Nutcracker Suite
Ravel : Mother Goose Suite
Anderson : Sleigh Ride
Anderson : A Christmas Festival
Rimsky-Korsakov : Christmas Eve
Robert Chasey Saturday October 18th 2014
Wilmslow Leisure Centre
Conductor: Robert Chasey
Soloist : Douglas Badger

Bax : Tintagel
Tchaikovsky : Rococo Variations
Berlioz : Symphonie Fantastique

WSO WSO at Christmas
Sainsbury's, Wilmslow

Woodwind and string groups from the orchestra entertained Christmas shoppers at Sainsbury's in Wlmslow and helped pack their bags

WSO Party in the Park
The Carrs, Wilmslow

Woodwind, brass and string groups from the orchestra
took part in the Party in the Park
with a selection of popular music.

WSO The Artisan Market
Wilmslow

A string quartet from the orchestra played a selection of well know classics

Brass Handforth Dean
Wilmslow

A brass group from the orchestra entertained shoppers

Edward Wilmslow Leisure Centre

The Orchestra played a composition by its president, Edward Gregson, seen here with conductor Kenneth Woods and leader of the orchestra, Jem Bradley

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