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FHOS poster 2022 Summer anniversary

60th Anniversary Concert - 9th July 2022


Leas Cliff Hall

The Leas

Folkestone

Kent

CT20 2DZ

60th Anniversary Concert

Brahms — Academic Festival Overture

Tchaikovsky — Violin Concerto in D major

  • Soloist: Joo Yeon Sir

Elgar — Enigma Variations

REVIEW:

Folkestone Symphony’s postponed (the 60 year landmark was last year) Diamond Concert was worth waiting for and it was good to see a large audience in the grandiosity of Leas Cliff Hall to enjoy it.

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FHOS Spring 2022 poster Russian skyline

Saturday 12th March 2022


Brake Hall, Ashford School, East Hill, Ashford TN24 8PB  

Mussorgsky - Night on the Bare Mountain

Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor 

  • Soloist: Amit Yahav

Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4 in F minor

REVIEW:

Folkestone Symphony Orchestra conducted by Rupert Bond performed its Spring Concert of Russian Music in Brake Hall at Ashford School on Saturday 12 March 2022.

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FHOS Xmas Concert Poster 12th December 2021

Family Christmas Concert with Carols - Sunday 12th December 2021


Hawkinge Community Centre, Heron Forstal Avenue, Hawkinge, Folkestone CT18 7FP

Family Christmas Concert featuring the Folkestone Primary Schools FESIC Choir.

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Autumn Concert - Saturday 6th November 2021


The Nye Hall, Duke of York's Military School, Dover. CT15 5EQ

Beethoven - Egmont Overture

Stravinsky - Symphonies of Wind Instruments

Elgar — Cello Concerto

  • Soloist: Molly Parsons-Gurr

Dvorak - Symphony No. 8 in G major

REVIEW:

Folkestone Symphony has built a substantial audience from its local community for its orchestral concerts because of the quality of its music making.  It was rewarding to see so many people prepared to travel to the Nye Hall of Duke of York’s RM School at Dover to enjoy its first event following

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Folkestone and Hythe Concert

Saturday 14th March 2020


Holy Trinity Church

Sandgate Rd

Folkestone

CT20 2HQ  

Elgar - Introduction & Allegro for Strings

Sibelius - Symphony No. 4

Chopin - Piano Concerto No. 2
(Soloist - Adrian Oldland)

REVIEW:

Folkestone Symphony always provides its audience with a feast of worthwhile orchestral music.  As a musical meal, the main course of the concert on 14 March was undoubtedly the Sibelius Symphony 4, its ‘meat’ being particularly strong stuff.  The Elgar was an attractive and substantial starter, w

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Family Christmas Concert with Carols - 15th December 2019


Hawkinge Community Centre

2019 Christmas Concert at Hawkinge Community Centre
Folkestone and Hythe Concert

Saturday 9th November 2019


Holy Trinity Church

Sandgate Rd

Folkestone

CT20 2HQ  

Dvorak - Czech Suite

Prokofiev - Violin Concerto No. 2 (Soloist - Joo Yeon Sir)

Beethoven - Symphony No. 7

REVIEW:

A solo violin floats one of the most beautiful melodies of the 20th century into the vaulted heights of the Holy Trinity Church and a spell is cast by a young magician. Thirty or so minutes later everyone is saying, “we must get her back”.

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November 2019 Concert.  The Violin Soloist is Joo Yeon-Sir.
Folkestone and Hythe Concert

Prom Concert - Saturday 20th July 2019


Saga Pavilion

Sandgate

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Saturday 6th July 2019


Holy Trinity Church

Sandgate Rd

Folkestone

CT20 2HQ  

Copland - Rodeo

Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto in E minor (Soloist - Floriane Peycelon)

Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5

REVIEW:

The steady growth in the size of the audience at recent Folkestone Symphony concerts is an indication of the good quality of what is on offer.

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Folkestone and Hythe Concert

Saturday 16th March 2019


Holy Trinity Church

Sandgate Rd

Folkestone

CT20 2HQ  

Douglas Lilburn - Aotearoa Overture

Susan Spain-Dunk - Cantilena for Clarinet and Orchestra  (Soloist: Peter Cigleris)

Weber - Concertino for Clarinet in Eb Major  (Soloist: Peter Cigleris)

Brahms - Symphony No. 2 in D Major

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Family Christmas Concert with Carols - 16th December 2018


Hawkinge Community Centre

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Folkestone and Hythe Concert

Saturday 3rd November 2018


Holy Trinity Church

Sandgate Rd

Folkestone

CT20 2HQ  

Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No. 1 (Soloist: Vincent Barrella)

Schubert - Symphony No. 8

Amy Beach - Gaelic Symphony

REVIEW:

Folkestone’s Holy Trinity Church was reasonably full for this performance of several large Romantic works – the first movement of Schubert’s Unfinished, Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto, then the Gaelic Symphony by a less familiar female composer, Amy Beach.

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Folkestone and Hythe Orchestral Society

Email: office@folkestonesymphony.org

Telephone Derek Kemp (Chairman) 01303 894635/ Mob. 07919 030077