The Autumn 2018 newsletter can be viewed here.
The String Orchestra will be taking part in String Bonanza at Fernham Hall in Fareham on Saturday 16 March 2019. More details to follow.
On Saturday 23 March 2019 the Hampshire County Chamber Orchestra with the Hampshire County Chamber Choir will perform a concert at St. Thomas Church, Lymington, SO41 9ND. Details to follow later.
The County Youth Orchestra will be performing a concert based on the BBC’s 10 Pieces at The Anvil in Basingstoke along with a Laura Jurd Project. When tickets are on sale, they can be purchased from The Anvil’s box office. The BBC’s Ten Pieces aims to open up the world of […]
If you’d like to audition for HCYO but not sure what to expect, why not come along to HCYO’s open day on Saturday 30 March 2019 at Thornden School, Winchester Road, Chandlers Ford, SO53 2DW. Thinking of joining the Hampshire County Youth Orchestra or County Youth String Orchestra? Come along, join in and see what it is all about! Play alongside […]
The County Youth Orchestra will be performing with the Basingstoke Area Youth Orchestra at Winchester Cathedral on Saturday 27 April 2019. Tickets are usually on sale directly from Winchester Cathedral.
Both the County Youth Orchestra and String Orchestra will be in concert on Saturday 4 May 2019 at The Anvil in Basingstoke. When tickets go on sale they can be purchased from The Anvil’s box office.
The String Orchestra will be holding a concert on Saturday 6 July 2019 at the Great Hall in Winchester. This is part of the 2019 Winchester Festival programme.
After last year’s successful fundraising calendar, the Friends of The Hampshire County Youth Orchestra will be running another photo competition this year. We are looking for photographs to use for a 2019 calendar. Start taking your artistic photos of your instrument in interesting locations or settings. We would like photographs […]
The County Youth Orchestra will be in concert at The Anvil in Basingstoke with the Hampshire County Youth Choir and the Waynflete Singers on Sunday 7 July 2019. They will be performing Bernstein’s Mass. When tickets go on sale they can be purchased from The Anvil’s box office.
Don’t miss your chance to be part of HCYO! We still have vacancies for 1 oboe, 1 trombone, 1 trumpet, 1 bassoon and 1 percussionist. Auditions will take place early July – ignore the May deadline! Please complete the application form to audition.
The summer 2018 newsletter can be viewed here
Sunday 22 July – Bad Schmiedeberg Spa Hall 19.30 hrs – entrance free Address: Eisenmoorbad Bad Schmiedeberg-Kur-GmbH Kurpromenade 1 06905 Bad Schmiedeberg Programme: Brass – Johann Sebastian Bach: My Spirit be Joyful Wonderful Town – Bernstein Vltava – Smetana Saxes: Bach, Fugue in G minor Music from Gladiator – Zimmer Danzón No […]
I joined the String Orchestra in 1976 and was in the main orchestra viola section from 1977 to 1980. I still think of it as the foundation of my musical life. For the last 30 years my musical career has been mostly in chamber music and I have just finished […]
The Chamber Orchestra will be travelling to Gießen on the 23 November to perform their Celebration of Peace concert with the Gießen Choir in Germany on Saturday 24 November 2018. This concert is a commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the end of WW1 and the programme will include Mozart’s Requiem.
The String Orchestra held a performance to parents on 24 November 2018 at Crestwood School. They performed movements from the Brandenburg Concerto No.3 as well as from Vaughan Williams Concerto Grosso.
The Chamber Orchestra were in concert with the Gießen Choir on Saturday 17 November 2018 for their Peace & Reconciliation Concert. This concert was a commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the end of WW1 and the programme included Mozart’s Requiem and Mauersberger’s Wie liegt die Stadt so wüst.
On 23 April 2018 HCYO performed at the Hampshire at The Hall event at The Royal Alert Hall. They were part of 2000 performers from across Hampshire who played, danced and sang, with special guests the Band of the Scots Guards, who joined the young musicians in several very moving pieces to […]