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40 YEARS AND COUNTING
It was the 40th anniversary of our first concert at the Town hall as Stockport Symphony Orchestra in October 2017
Our last international competition for young musicians attracted interest from all over the world. It was back in 2019 even better! And our thanks go to U.S. choral group The Alexandria Harmonizers who appear at the Town hall on 8 August and are donating their box office share to the competition! Get your tickets HERE
TAKE ME TO YOUR LEADER
The SSO is delighted that Helen Brackley Jones continues as the orchestra’s leader for another season
SUMMER PIANO EXTRAVAGANZA
On 18 August the centrepiece of the 2019 Chethams International Piano Summer School features two of the greatest pillars of the Romantic repertoire - Brahms' two piano concertos. Steven Threlfall conducts the SSO with soloists Murray McLachlan and Eugen Indjic. There are pictures of last year’s event on the link below.
NOTE 7.00pm start
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I SEASON TICKETS are available which cover all eight concerts at a significant discount .
Read about the SSO’s conductors for the coming season.
As ever, we have some exciting soloists coming to Stockport for2019/20
40 years ago the orchestra accepted the offer by Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council of a permanent home in the Edwardian splendour of the Town Hall and we are now proud to celebrate more than 40 seasons as the Borough's official orchestra. The orchestra performs eight concerts each season at the Town Hall and also appears elsewhere during the year.
Stockport Symphony Orchestra was formed in 1975 as The New Orchestra of Manchester.
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STOCKPORT CONCERT SEASON 2018/19
A WORLD OF MUSIC
An overture marking a significant event with a bicentenary is the season opener plus a symphony “ glorifying the grandeur of the human spirit” In between, the Brahms Double hasn’t been heard in Stockport since 1987 and we have the BBC Concert Orchestra leader and Balanescu Quartet cellist to perform it tonight.