We have been entertaining Mid Sussex with high-quality classical music since 1979.

We perform in May and November each year at St. Andrew’s Church Burgess Hill and in June in St. John’s Park.

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Our conductor

Mike Wood BEM has been conducting and directing the orchestra for more than 35 years.

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Richard Light, together with a dedicated committee and helpful members, run the orchestra like clockwork.

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The orchestra is made up of talented amateur players many whom live in Burgess Hill. Why not join us?

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Burgess Hill Symphony Orchestra Autumn Concert

November 18, 2017, 7:30pm - November 18, 2017, 3:30pm

Our Autumn concert this year has a European flavour. Wagner’s majestic overture to Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg opens the programme. Dvorak’s ever-popular New World Symphony offers the old world’s take on the new. Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suite includes the well known "Morning Mood" and the "In the Hall of the Mountain King". We welcome soloists Christine Tuson and Robert Tuson for their interpretation of Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante. The programme will include: Symphony No. 9 "From the New World" - Dvorak Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola K364 - Mozart Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 - Grieg Overture to Die Meistersinger - Wagner

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Our Autumn concert this year has a European flavour. Wagner’s majestic overture to Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg opens the programme. Dvorak’s ever-popular New World Symphony offers the old world’s take on the new. Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suite includes the well known "Morning Mood" and the "In the Hall of the Mountain King". We welcome soloists Christine Tuson and Robert Tuson for their interpretation of Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante.

The programme will include:

Symphony No. 9 "From the New World" - Dvorak
Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola K364 - Mozart
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 - Grieg
Overture to Die Meistersinger - Wagner
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Burgess Hill Symphony Orchestra Autumn Concert

November 18, 2017, 7:30pm - November 18, 2017, 3:30pm

Our Autumn concert this year has a European flavour. Wagner’s majestic overture to Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg opens the programme. Dvorak’s ever-popular New World Symphony offers the old world’s take on the new. Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suite includes the well known "Morning Mood" and the "In the Hall of the Mountain King". We welcome soloists Christine Tuson and Robert Tuson for their interpretation of Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante. The programme will include: Symphony No. 9 "From the New World" - Dvorak Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola K364 - Mozart Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 - Grieg Overture to Die Meistersinger - Wagner

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Star Wars Suite
Memoirs of a Geisha – Sayuri’s Theme / The Chairman’s Waltz
Munich – A Prayer for Peace,
E.T. The Extra Terrestrial – Flying Theme
Superman – Prelude & Main Title
Jurassic Park – Theme from Jurassic Park
Hook – The Flight to Neverland
The Terminal – Viktor’s Tale
Schindler’s List – I Could Have Done More
Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark – Raiders March

This year we mark the 85th birthday of John Williams. Directed by Mike Wood BEM, the orchestra will celebrate this event with an exciting series of pieces from the many acclaimed film scores that he composed during his life. The programme has been expertly planned to showcase a wide spectrum of musical styles and emotions, from the tear jerking Schindler’s List 'I Could Have Done More'to the magical Flight to Neverland from Hook, and the perhaps lesser well known jaunty theme from The Terminal. Fans of the Star Wars films are in for a treat too. This programme will appeal to all ages. Accompanied children are free.

Tickets are £14 on the door or £12 for tickets purchased in advance. Accompanied under 16’s free (ticket required). Purchase from the Burgess Hill Help Point, or call 01444 232067, or buy your ticket quickly and easily online at www.bhso.org.uk/box-office/.
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A Celebration of Film Music by John Williams

May 13, 2017, 7:30pm - May 13, 2017, 4:00pm

Star Wars Suite Memoirs of a Geisha – Sayuri’s Theme / The Chairman’s Waltz Munich – A Prayer for Peace, E.T. The Extra Terrestrial – Flying Theme Superman – Prelude & Main Title Jurassic Park – Theme from Jurassic Park Hook – The Flight to Neverland The Terminal – Viktor’s Tale Schindler’s List – I Could Have Done More Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark – Raiders March This year we mark the 85th birthday of John Williams. Directed by Mike Wood BEM, the orchestra will celebrate this event with an exciting series of pieces from the many acclaimed film scores that he composed during his life. The programme has been expertly planned to showcase a wide spectrum of musical styles and emotions, from the tear jerking Schindler’s List 'I Could Have Done More'to the magical Flight to Neverland from Hook, and the perhaps lesser well known jaunty theme from The Terminal. Fans of the Star Wars films are in for a treat too. This programme will appeal to all ages. Accompanied children are free. Tickets are £14 on the door or £12 for tickets purchased in advance. Accompanied under 16’s free (ticket required). Purchase from the Burgess Hill Help Point, or call 01444 232067, or buy your ticket quickly and easily online at www.bhso.org.uk/box-office/.

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