• A journey through water!

    Saturday, September 22nd
    All Saints Church, Hove, 7.30pm

    An evening to both celebrate our partnership with Season Sponsor, Southern Water but also to share our vision
    of the importance of the work both organisations do to make our area a better place to live.
    With the help of Southern Water, we have commissioned a brand new work from local composer, Paul Lewis, which we are premiering this evening.
    All the works in this concert are ‘water based’ to highlight the enormous importance and vital place that water plays in our lives, something that is too often ignored or certainly, taken for granted.

    Mendelssohn – The Hebrides Overture, ‘Fingal’s Cave’
    Handel – Water Music
    Elgar – Sea Pictures, soloist – Angharrad Lyddon
    Britten – Four Sea Interludes
    Engineerium – Paul Lewis

    Conductor – Christopher Braime

    Tickets at £15, concessions at £12, NUS/under 16’s £5, Family Ticket £30


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    Season Sponsor – Southern Water

  • V E R D I – R E Q U I E M

    Saturday November 17th
    St Bartholomews Church, Brighton, 7.30pm

    To help commemorate this week of remembrance, we are performing possibly the world’s most powerful requiem.
    Guiseppe Verdi wrote this enormous requiem in memory of his close friend Alessandro Manzoni and used all his skills as a dramatic operatic composer to create a work that has become one of the staples in the repertoire.
    Scored for double choir, large orchestra and four soloists, not to mention an especially commissioned new bass drum, this work will literally shake the foundations of the church.
    The orchestra is joined by two of the area’s foremost and finest choirs with four of this country’s finest soloists.
    This will be an evening to remember.

    VERDI REQUIEM

    Sussex Symphony Orchestra
    Sussex Chorus – Director, Alan Vincent
    East Sussex Bach Choir – Director, John Hancorn
    Soprano – Joanna Appleby
    Mezzo Soprano – Yvonne Howard
    Tenor – Andrew Rees
    Bass – Trevor Bowes

    Conductor – Mark Andrew James

    Tickets at £15, concessions at £12, NUS/under 16’s at £5


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  • A Celebration for Christmas

    Sunday December 9th
    All Saints Church, Hove, 3.00pm


    Let’s all get Christmassy! A great selection of seasonal classics, including:

    Excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s ‘The Nutcracker’ Suite
    Our own Twelve Days of Christmas, where you, the audience play an important part
    ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas – Philip Lane
    Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
    Jingle Bells
    Carols for all
    Symphonic Christmas moments
    Funny seasonal readings
    And much, much more

    Join us for this afternoon’s concert, which many see as the true beginning to the Festive Season in the area.

    Conductor – Mark Andrew James


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