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Blackpool Symphony Orchestra

Playing for you

since 1921

Blackpool Symphony Orchestra
It is our centenary season!

Although we haven't been able to meet together since the beginning of the first lockdown in March we have continued to find ways for our members to enjoy music making and stay connected.

We have been holding virtual coffee breaks on Thursday evenings which have included desert island discs, a quiz or two and even some signing sessions as well as keeping people up to date on our other projects.

The first of these was Our Virtual Performance of Over the Rainbow, which was arranged for us by our composer in residence, Ed Rugman and has raised £3,041 for Blackpool Food Bank. This was followed by our 'The Making of BSO Rainbow' video.

We are delighted that our BSO Rainbow Lock Down Virtual Performance has been enjoyed by so many people and thrilled that it has been recognised by Making Music, the Royal Philharmonic Society and the Classical Music Digital Awards.

Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings

Saturday January 23rd 2021 2pm - 3.30pm

Tickets Adults £4 Under 19s £1
https://www.trybooking.com/uk/eventlist/bso

Conductor Helen Harrison

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We love this sound!

In early September we were able to come and play together for the first time since March. Our music making was the experience we needed and is sustaining us through these challenging times. We are sharing this today on what would have been the second of our centenary concerts.

Given the current environment we are moving the start of our centenary celebrations to 2021 and will be reviewing this in line with government guidance.

We are disappointed to have to postpone some of our Centenary concerts.

We are rescheduling these and will get back to playing for you as soon as it safe for us to do so. 

Centenary Season Updates

Rehearsals

 

Thursdays 7:15pm-9:30pm

 

Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Primary School

Common Edge Road,

Blackpool, FY4 5DF

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