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Promoting live orchestral performance in the community since 1922

The Farnborough Symphony Orchestra is one of the foremost non-professional orchestras in the south of England.

The FSO has had a commitment to live performance of music in the North East Hampshire region since its formation in 1922 as the Royal Aircraft Establishment Orchestral Society. It now performs four concerts every season, regularly attracting high-quality national and international soloists, and is the holder of the 2011 Pat Devereux award for contributions to the Performing Arts in the Borough of Rushmoor.

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Upcoming concerts

The FSO has some exciting repertoire planned for 2023/24. The opening concert, which is scheduled for Saturday 11th November 2023, will be under the baton of Artistic Director, Bill Carslake, and will feature Gregson’s Tuba Concerto with young soloist, Charlie Jones, and the Schoenberg arrangement of Brahms’ Piano Quartet in G minor.

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The orchestra in particular excelled themselves last night; fabulous soloist performance from So-Ock Kim and super energy and direction from Tom Seligman.

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The Orchestra welcomes new players of a high standard. Membership, subject to vacancies, is open to players of Grade 8 standard or higher.

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