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The Philharmonia Orchestra in Basingstoke

Thursday 28 Sep 2023 at 19:30This event has finished

The Anvil Basingstoke Hampshire

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The Philharmonia Orchestra show at the Anvil is a musical event that showcases the talents of one of the world’s finest orchestras. The Philharmonia Orchestra is Anvil Arts’ Orchestra in Partnership, and has been performing at the Anvil Theatre in Basingstoke since 1994. The orchestra is known for its excellence, versatility, and innovation, and has collaborated with many renowned conductors and soloists.

The Philharmonia Orchestra

The show on Thursday, September 28, 2023, will feature a programme of classical music by Muhly, Brahms, and Rachmaninov. The conductor will be Cristian Măcelaru, a rising star in the international music scene. The violin soloist will be Nicola Benedetti, one of the most sought-after and influential classical artists of today. The show will start at 7:30 pm and will last for about two hours, including an interval.

The show will begin with One Line, Two Shapes by Nico Muhly, an American composer who wrote this piece during the Covid lockdown. It is a short but moving work that reflects on the isolation and connection of human beings. Next, Nicola Benedetti will join the orchestra for Brahms’ Violin Concerto, a masterpiece of symphonic proportions and lyrical beauty. The concerto has three movements: a majestic allegro, a serene adagio, and a lively finale based on a Hungarian dance. Finally, the show will end with Rachmaninov’s Symphony no. 3, a work that combines romanticism and modernism in a brilliant and expressive way. The symphony has three movements: a dramatic allegro, a nostalgic adagio, and a spirited allegro vivace.

Venue Details

The Anvil is a 2 minute walk from the train station and a 6 minute walk from the bus station.
There is a taxi rank at the train station as well as a mini cab service.
The nearest car park is in The Malls, enter the car park via Alencon Link and keep right, there is a lift down to the Anvil.

Box Office Numbers
01256 844244
Box Office Hours
10:00 - 18:00 Monday to Saturday - Open until 20:00 on performance nights

Accessible Seating
The venue is accessible for wheelchair users. For further information please contact the venue on 01256 844 244

General Rules
No cameras
No video or audio recording equipment
No food
No smoking

Children Rules
Under 16's will not be admitted unless accompanied by an adult

Nearest Hotels
The Red Lion Hotel 10 Minute walk, 0.4 miles
Premier Inn - Town Centre 10 minute walk, 0.4 miles
The Village Hotel 17 minute walk, 0.8 miles

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