Welcome to the SPO’s 2018 Programme
Suffolk Philharmonic Players provide FREE one-hour concerts, with refreshments, in community centres and village halls.
Venues and times to be announced.
Thursday 1st March
In association with Suffolk Rural Coffee Caravan
Thursday 5th April
CONDUCTOR’S VIEW – Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony
SUNDAY 22nd APRIL 2018 at 3.00pm / The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
Leslie Olive, Founder and Conductor of Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra, talks about conducting one of the great Romantic symphonies.
Tickets £4 at the door.
May 2018 – Bury Festival Concert
From Russia. With love.
SUNDAY 20th MAY at 4.00pm / The Apex, Bury St Edmunds / Bury Festival
Featuring the winner of the 2017 LISZT INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION, Alexander Ullman
- GLINKA: Overture to the opera Ruslan and Ludmilla
- RACHMANINOFF: Second Piano Concerto
- TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No.5 in E minor
Alexander Ullman, piano / Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra / Leslie Olive, Conductor
Tickets: Bury Festival Box Office / The Apex / 01284 758000 / www.buryfestival.co.uk
SPONSORED BY ST EDMUNDSBURY FINANCIAL SERVICES
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CONCERT FOR ARMED FORCES DAY
SATURDAY 30th JUNE 2018 / The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
A “Last Night of the Proms” popular classics concert to celebrate Armed Forces Day.
Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra / Leslie Olive, Conductor
Promoted by St Edmundsbury Borough Council
FRIENDS’ OPEN EVENING
An SPO FRIENDS Event
Date and venue to be finalised
A special event to welcome new FRIENDS of the SPO, with supper, and music from members of the orchestra.
A CELEBRATION OF MOZART
SATURDAY 6th OCTOBER 2017 at 7.30pm / The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
MOZART Celebration – details to be confirmed
ARMISTICE DAY CONCERT
SUNDAY 12th NOVEMBER 2017 at 4.00pm / Ipswich Corn Exchange
After the huge success of the first two SPO Remembrance Sunday concerts at the Corn Exchange in 2016 and 2017, the Orchestra returns with a programme of bright and attractive popular classics – focused with two unforgettable pieces strongly associated with Remembrance-tide.
- Copland: FANFARE FOR THE COMMON MAN
- Barber: ADAGIO FOR STRINGS
- Beethoven: “EMPEROR” CONCERTO – Piano Concerto No. in E flat
- Elgar: Engima Variations
Tickets: Corn Exchange Box office
With Retiring Collection in aid of the Royal British Legion