Winchester Symphony Orchestra


The Winchester Symphony Orchestra gives regular concerts with an interesting variety of programmes and accomplished soloists. We invite you to take part in our activities, either as a member of the audience or as a playing member. .

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Young Soloist Competition 2024
After a wonderful final where we heard brilliant performances from all our soloists, the judges had a challenge to select a winner. We are delighted to announce that Emme Hensel is the winner of our Young Soloist Competition 2024. She clinched it with her technically brilliant performance and beautiful full sound.
Congratulations Emme!

2024 Finalists

Emme Hensel – Flute.        Jaques Ibert: Flute Concerto

Elias Simojoki – Trumpet:    Alexander Arutiunian: Trumpet Concerto

Markus Simojoki – Piano:    Sergei Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor

Click here for more, including link to Markus in performance!

Upcoming Events


  • Concert November 2024

    Sat, 23 Nov 2024
    November 23rd 2024 - Autumn Concert Nielsen: Maskarade Overture Elgar: Cello Concerto (John Myerscough, soloist) Prokofiev: Symphony No.5  Here is a little more detail about our soloist below... more
  • Concert March 2025

    Sat, 29 Mar 2025
    March 29th 2025 - Spring Concert Strauss: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche Ravel: Piano Concerto in G (Thomas Kelly, soloist) Ravel: Piano Concerto for the Left Hand (Thomas Kelly, soloist) Strauss: ... more

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All our rehearsals are open to the public and to potential new members, so why not pay us a visit.

We rehearse every Monday evening at 8pm, at
Itchen Abbas & Avington Village Hall,  
Main Road
Itchen Abbas
Hampshire  SO21 1BQ   ‚Äč     

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