Past Events

Information about Bath Philharmonia's past events

STORM!

March 11, 2016 12:00 AM
The Forum, Bath
Orchestral Rep Project for KS2 school children in BAENS!

MAMBO!

March 11, 2016 12:00 AM
The Forum
Orchestral Rep Project for KS3 children in BANES!

King Edwards School Side by Side Project

March 15, 2016 12:00 AM
The Asembly Rooms, Bath
Side by Side project with workshops and performance with King Edwards School, Bath.

Wiltshire Young Carers at Party in the City 2016

May 20, 2016 12:00 AM
Bath Abbey
Wiltshire Young Carers showcase of orginal music created by the Young Carers and the 'Music in Action' team.

Peasedown St John and WW1

June 24, 2016 12:00 AM
Peasedown St John Primary School
The Music in Action team from Bath Philharmonia are working with year 6 pupils from Peasedown St John Primary school to create original music and art work based around their villages WW1 heritage. 

The Planets!

July 8, 2016 12:00 AM
The Forum, Bath
Orchestral Rep Project for KS2/3 school children in BANES!

Stone and Voice and Gabriel Faure: Requiem

October 18, 2017 12:00 AM
St Peter’s Church, Bournemouth
A very special concert with Bournemouth School for Boys and Girls, as part of Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival

Poole Young Carers at The Lighthouse

February 14, 2018 12:00 AM
The Lighthouse, Poole
Bath Phil Creative Learning return for a series of workshops with Poole Young Carers, culminating in a performance at The Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts on 14th February.

King Edward’s School Gala Concert

March 20, 2018 12:00 AM
The Guildhall
Bath Philharmonia’s annual partnership with King Edward’s School enables the next generation of orchestral players to experience challenging repertoire, professional rehearsals and masterclasses and a Side by Side gala concert.

Performance with Warwickshire Young Carers

April 14, 2018 12:00 AM
North Leamington School, Warwickshire
Bath Phil Creative Learning team work with young carers from Warwick for the first time.

Moulin Rouge!

February 6, 2016 12:00 AM
The Forum, Bath
A night at the opera with passion and romance! Featuring music by Offenbach, Puccini and Verdi with the screening of Baz Lurhmann's film Moulin Rouge!

Belshazzar's Feast

March 11, 2016 12:00 AM
The Forum, Bath
Join Bath Phil, Bath Spa University Choir and South West Festival Chorus for this 'clash of the titans'. Including Bernstein's Symphonic Dances from West Side Story!

STORM!

March 11, 2016 12:00 AM
The Forum, Bath
Orchestral Rep Project for KS2 school children in BAENS!

MAMBO!

March 11, 2016 12:00 AM
The Forum
Orchestral Rep Project for KS3 children in BANES!

King Edwards School Side by Side Project

March 15, 2016 12:00 AM
The Asembly Rooms, Bath
Side by Side project with workshops and performance with King Edwards School, Bath.

Das Lied von der Erde

April 22, 2016 12:00 AM
St Swithin's Church, Bath
Tenderness and love in Mahler's heartfelt farewell to the world and Mozart's profound penultimate symphony.

Wiltshire Young Carers at Party in the City 2016

May 20, 2016 12:00 AM
Bath Abbey
Wiltshire Young Carers showcase of orginal music created by the Young Carers and the 'Music in Action' team.

Opera Favourites - From Carmen to Nessun Dorma

May 25, 2016 12:00 AM
The Forum, Bath
Bath International Music Festival's thrilling evening of popular and exciting operatic numbers performed by Bath Philharmonia and three fantastic singers led by Mexican tenor Hector Sandoval.

English Music Festival

May 30, 2016 12:00 AM
Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester on Thames
Our debut appearance at the English Music Festival with the world premiere of Paul Carr's Violin Concerto.

Peasedown St John and WW1

June 24, 2016 12:00 AM
Peasedown St John Primary School
The Music in Action team from Bath Philharmonia are working with year 6 pupils from Peasedown St John Primary school to create original music and art work based around their villages WW1 heritage. 

Stephen Hough and The Planets

July 8, 2016 12:00 AM
The Forum, Bath
World renowned pianist Stephen Hough joins Bath Philharmonia for Rachmaninov's enigmatic Paganini Variations. Holst's journey across the solar system is performed with live visual choreography featuring video and photos from deep space.

The Planets!

July 8, 2016 12:00 AM
The Forum, Bath
Orchestral Rep Project for KS2/3 school children in BANES!

Deverills Performing Arts Series

September 17, 2016 12:00 AM
St Mary's Church, Kingston Deverill
Bath Philharmonia's Chamber Players presents: Programme: Mozart 'Piano Concerto No 12 in A maj, KV414' Tchaikovsky 'Souvenir de Florence'

La Tombeau de Couperin

September 24, 2016 12:00 AM
Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon
A pastoral concert of rememberance, reflections and joy that concludes with Mozart's final and monumental Jupiter Symphony.

SEASON PREVIEW: Bath Philharmonia Avec Orgue

October 28, 2016 12:00 AM
Bath Abbey
Avec Orgue – Shean Bowers plays the Klais organ with Bath Philharmonia

The Snowman concert

December 22, 2016 12:00 AM
The Forum, Bath
The annual Snowman concert is becoming a well-established Christmas tradition in Bath. Come and experience the joy of a live orchestra and film, to get you well and truly into the Christmas spirit!

Fire, Passion and Fantasy with Craig Ogden<br>

February 9, 2017 12:00 AM
The Assembly Rooms, Bath
Bath Philharmonia transports you into a world of fire, passion and fantasy.

King Edward's School, Gala Concert

March 14, 2017 12:00 AM
The Guildhall, Bath
In 2016/17 Bath Philharmonia are delighted to work in partnership with King Edward’s School

Verdi Requiem with Bath Minerva Choir

April 8, 2017 12:00 AM
Bath Abbey
Bath Philharmonia is joined by our friends at Bath Minerva choir, their conductor Gavin Carr and four international soloists

Nicola Benedetti plays Shostakovich

April 21, 2017 12:00 AM
The Forum, Bath
We're thrilled to be working once again with Nicola Benedetti, one of the most sought after violinists of her generation.

Hitchcock's Psycho with Bath Philharmonia

May 22, 2017 12:00 AM
The Forum
Bath Philharmonia makes their much anticipated return to the Bath Festivals

The Brian Roper Memorial Concert

June 30, 2017 12:00 AM
The Forum, Bath
Bath Philharmonia present their second annual concert dedicated to the memory of local philanthropist Brian Roper.

Picnic Concert at Avon Valley

July 15, 2017 12:00 AM
Avon Valley Adventure & Wildlife Park
Bath Philharmonia will be performing Music from the Movies at a one-off open-air Picnic concert event in the grounds of Avon Valley Adventure and Wildlife Park on Saturday 15th July.

Faure Requiem and Mahler

September 16, 2017 12:00 AM
St Swithin's Church, Bath
Bath Philharmonia will be joined by Baritone Gavin Carr, Soprano Gemma Roper and Cantilena Choir (B&NES Music Hub's senior choir).

Nicola Benedetti returns to Bath Philharmonia

September 28, 2017 12:00 AM
The Forum, Bath
After her spellbinding performance of Shostakovich’s First Violin Concerto with Bath Philharmonia last season we welcome back Nicola Benedetti for her debut performance of this ‘Everest’ of the concerto repertoire.

Stone and Voice and Gabriel Faure: Requiem

October 18, 2017 12:00 AM
St Peter’s Church, Bournemouth
A very special concert with Bournemouth School for Boys and Girls, as part of Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival

Grieg Piano Concerto with Alexandra Dariescu

November 8, 2017 12:00 AM
Wiltshire Music Centre
Romanian pianist Alexandra Dariescu, recently named as ‘one of 30 pianists under 30 destined for a spectacular career’ (International Piano Magazine), dazzles audiences worldwide with her effortless musicality and captivating stage presence.

The Snowman and The Bear

December 22, 2017 12:00 AM
The Forum
Bath Philharmonia presents a double bill of The Bear and The Snowman.

Britten Violin Concerto with Tasmin Little

February 9, 2018 12:00 AM
The Forum, Bath
Tasmin Little has firmly established herself as one of today’s leading international violinists. She has performed on every continent and in some of the world's most prestigious venues.

Poole Young Carers at The Lighthouse

February 14, 2018 12:00 AM
The Lighthouse, Poole
Bath Phil Creative Learning return for a series of workshops with Poole Young Carers, culminating in a performance at The Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts on 14th February.

King Edward’s School Gala Concert

March 20, 2018 12:00 AM
The Guildhall
Bath Philharmonia’s annual partnership with King Edward’s School enables the next generation of orchestral players to experience challenging repertoire, professional rehearsals and masterclasses and a Side by Side gala concert.

Performance with Warwickshire Young Carers

April 14, 2018 12:00 AM
North Leamington School, Warwickshire
Bath Phil Creative Learning team work with young carers from Warwick for the first time.

Saxophonist Jess Gillam performs Nyman and Bryars

April 19, 2018 12:00 AM
The Assembly Rooms, Bath
Young Saxophonist Jess Gillam joins Bath Philharmonia to perform two of the instrument's best contemporary concertos: Gavin Bryar’s, ‘The Green Ray’ and Michael Nyman’s, ‘Where the Bee Dances’.

Dvorak Stabat Mater at Bath Abbey

April 28, 2018 12:00 AM
Bath Abbey
Bath Philharmonia will perform alongside Minerva Choir in a performance of Dvorak's masterpiece, Stabat Mater.

Bath Festivals, A Concert for the People of Bath

May 25, 2018 12:00 AM
The Forum, Bath
We are delighted to be join by Sheku-Kanneh Mason and his family, as well as Catriona Morison to present the annual concert dedicated to the memory of Brian and Margaret Roper; a concert that encourages future generations to develop their love of classical music.

Haydn's Creation, with The Philharmonia Chorus

June 30, 2018 12:00 AM
Bath Abbey
We are thrilled to announce that on 30th June 2018, we will be performing Haydn's Creation at Bath Abbey, with the wonderful and highly distinguished, Philharmonia Chorus. Our soloists will be Mary Bevan (soprano), Benjamin Bevan (baritone) and James Oxley (tenor).

Jennifer Pike Plays Vaughan Williams

September 29, 2018 12:00 AM
St Peter's Church, Bournemouth
Set sail to the South Coast of England and on the centenary of Sir Hubert Parry’s death we perform at the church in which Parry was christened and in which his mother is buried to take part in the Parry 100 Festival.

Melvyn Tan Plays Mozart

October 5, 2018 12:00 AM
Wiltshire Music Centre
Mozart’s Italian operas some are some of the most famous in the canon and Don Giovanni is one of the greatest of them all. Seething with intense passion and drama, this overture prefaces Mozart’s uncharacteristically dark Piano Concerto No.20 in D minor.

Nicola Benedetti Plays Prokofiev

November 30, 2018 12:00 AM
The Forum, Bath
Head north for the misty glens, islands and highlands of Scotland with Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti at a true St Andrews Day celebration including bagpipes!

The Snowman and The Bear

December 22, 2018 12:00 AM
The Forum, Bath
Set course for our annual trip to the North Pole just in time to see the Northern Lights, meet Father Christmas and have a dance with a snowman or two. The Snowman has become an unparalleled Christmas tradition, and The Bear is a perfect counterpart telling the story of Tilly’s attempts to help an escaped polar bear return home.

Leon McCawley Plays Mozart

February 27, 2019 12:00 AM
Wiltshire Music Centre
Leon McCawley, one of Britain’s foremost pianists, has forged a highly successful career since winning first prize in the 1993 International Beethoven Piano Competition in Vienna and second prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition the same year.

Steven Isserlis Plays Haydn

March 29, 2019 12:00 AM
The Assembly Rooms, Bath
Check in to the city of Vienna as we are treated to an audience with one of the greatest composers of all time, and who better to make the introductions than Steven Isserlis, one of the world’s most distinguished musicians.

Elgar, Saint-Saens and Humperdinck

June 20, 2019 12:00 AM
St Peter's Church, Shaldon, Devon
Stride on to the beautiful rolling countryside of the Malvern Hills. Edward Elgar’s Enigma Variations is a set of charming characterizations of all his friends with a backdrop of the Worcestershire and Herefordshire countryside.

Jazz Inspired Masterpieces!

July 4, 2019 12:00 AM
St Georges, Bristol
Take five in Paris, the early twentieth century city and the centre of the new age and a melting pot of composers, dancers, artists, thinkers and writers. There is no doubt this amazing place and time significantly influenced the music of Gershwin and Stravinsky and many of their contemporaries.