Symphony Orchestra

New Season for Henley Symphony Orchestra

The Henley Symphony Orchestra is starting it’s new Autumn season and is preparing for it’s Autumn Concert on Sunday 8 November at the Hexagon in Reading. The orchestra meets every […]

This Sceptred Isle: British Music at its Atmospheric Best

The Henley Symphony Orchestra’s popular Summer picnic concert on the lawns of Shiplake College is almost upon us once again, and this time with a distinctly British flavour. Often described […]

‘Sunrise’ Concert in Falaise

A group of local musicians enjoyed a weekend in Falaise earlier this month, taking part in an international choral concert. Organised and conducted by one Falaise’s English residents, Keiran McNiff, […]

Packed Audience Amazed by World-Renowned Percussionist Virtuoso

Henley Symphony Orchestra’s spring concert at The Hexagon in Reading last Sunday offered the prospect of a rare encounter with the world’s pre-eminent percussionist, Dame Evelyn Glennie, under HSO’s latest […]

Dame Evelyn Glennie Awarded Polar Music Prize and Appearing with the HSO

Scottish virtuoso percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie has been named 2015 Laureate of the prestigious Polar Music Prize, and will be appearing at the Reading Hexagon on Sunday 22 March with […]

Henley Symphony Orchestra in Concert with Dame Evelyn Glennie

The Hexagon, Reading, Sunday 22 March 2015 at 7.30pm The world renowned Scottish virtuoso percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie is to appear with the Henley Symphony Orchestra at their next concert […]

Dynamic Conducting, Inspired Playing

Henley Symphony Orchestra, Christchurch Centre, Henley, 14 Dec 2014 Henley Symphony Orchestra’s two Christmas concerts will be remembered for their charismatic direction. First came the afternoon’s Children’s concert, where compère […]

HSO Presents the Outstanding Soprano Sarah-Jane Lewis

Henley Symphony Orchestra at Reading Concert Hall on Sunday 16 November 2014, at 4pm This concert must surely appeal to anyone who loves song and opera. The Henley Symphony Orchestra […]

Henley Symphony Orchestra undaunted by Bernstein and Strauss

At the Hexagon, Reading on 9 March, Henley Symphony Orchestra, joined by the Trusler Carroll Wass Trio and directed by Ian Brown, embarked on yet another stretching programme: Gershwin’s Cuban […]

Henley Symphony Orchestra Lighthearted Xmas Concert Lifts the Spirits

Last Sunday, Henley Symphony Orchestra, under Musical Director Ian Brown, was on stage at Christchurch for its regular annual Christmas concerts.   The packed children’s afternoon concert featured Peter and […]