Previous Concerts

Gabrieli, Verdi, Respighi, and Music from the Proms

The Central Theatre, Chatham
May 28th 2022

Three Canzonas

Force of Destiny

Pines of Rome

Music from the Proms
Walton, Wood, Elgar and more

McCunn, Canteloube, Delius, Beethoven

The Central Theatre, Chatham
February 12th 2022

Land of Mountain and Flood

Songs of the Auvergne

Walk in Paradise Garden

​Symphony no. 6

Beethoven, Bruch, Bach, and Music from the Movies

The Central Theatre, Chatham
November 6th 2021

Egmont Overture

Violin Concerto
Soloist: Fenella Humphreys

Brandenburg Concerto no. 3

Selections from Top Film Scores
Pirates of the Caribbean, James Bond, Batman and Wallace and Gromit

Weber, Strauss, Mahler

Rochester Cathedral
27th June 2020

​Overture to Oberon

Four Last Songs
Soloist: Susan Young

​Symphony no. 1

Sadly cancelled due to COVID-19 lockdown/restrictions – we hope to perform these works at a future event.

Beethoven, Bruch, Frank

The Central Theatre, Chatham

Prometheus Overture

​Fidelio Overture

Violin Concerto

Symphony in D Minor

Sadly cancelled due to COVID-19 lockdown/restrictions – we hope to perform these works at a future event.

Walton, Vaughan Williams, Elgar and George Lloyd

The Central Theatre, Chatham
29th February 2020

Crown Imperial March

Fantasia on Greensleeves
Vaughan Williams

Viola Concerto
Soloist: Robin Ashwell

Pomp and Circumstance March no. 4

Symphony no. 9
George Lloyd

Music from the Movies

The Central Theatre, Chatham
9th November 2019

Our last concert of film music in November 2016 was a huge success, so we’re delighted to be returning to the theme for a concert celebrating CRSO’s 50th anniversary.

Harry Potter Symphonic Suite
John Williams

Magnificent Seven
Elmer Bernstein

Lara’s Theme from Doctor Zhivago
Maurice Jarre

Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet
Nino Rota

Lawrence of Arabia
Maurice Jarre

Symphony number 7, second movement

Hans Zimmer

Poirot Variants
Christopher Gunning

Ride of the Valkyries

Game of Thrones
Ramin Djawadi

Out of Africa
John Barry

Blue Danube Waltz
Johann Strauss

Star Wars Suite
John Williams

Summer Concert

St Justus Church, Rochester
Saturday 29th June 2019, 7:30pm

Tickets on the door – Adult £8, Child £1

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

Salut D’Amour

Folk Rhapsody
Jacob Bride

The Marriage of Figaro Overture

Pineapple Poll
Arthur Sullivan

Harry Potter Symphonic Suite
John Williams

Debussy, Bride, Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky

The Central Theatre, Chatham
Saturday 25th May 2019, 7:30pm

Prélude à l’Après-midi d’un Faune​

Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra
Jacob Bride
Percussion Soloist: Jacob Bride

Swan Lake Suite (numbers 1, 2, 3, 6)


Some of the most popular ballet music ever written – Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, Stravinsky’s Petrushka and Debussy’s Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune​ – is paired here with the exciting World Premiere of Jacob Bride’s Percussion Concerto, inspired by the forests and folklore of Finland.

Shostakovich & Tchaikovsky

The Central Theatre, Chatham
Saturday 2nd March 2019, 7:30pm

Festival Overture

Violin Concerto
Soloist: Fenella Humphreys

Symphony no. 5

At its first performance, Shostakovich’s 5th Symphony received an ovation that lasted well over
half an hour. It is one of CRSO’s favourite symphonies to perform, and we are delighted to
welcome back Fenella Humphreys to perform Tchaikovsky’s violin concerto with us.

Britten War Requiem

Rochester Cathedral
Saturday 17th November 2018, 7:30pm

Soprano: Susan Young

Tenor: Clifford Lister

Baritone: Colin Campbell

Choirs: Rochester Choral Society with Rochester Sinfonietta Chamber Soloists and singers from Thanet Festival Choir and Sutton Valence Choral Society

Tickets from or Tel. 01634 401 049

Broadstairs Outreach

Sarah Thorne Theatre, Broadstairs – Sunday 14th October, 3pm

Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf

Jacob Bride American Dances

Conductor: Jacob Bride

Soloists: Charlotte Treadaway and Steph Godwin

Tickets from The Sarah Thorne Theatre

Primary School Prom

MidKent College

Friday 13th July, 10am-11am

Theme of transport and travel, in addition to music
traditionally heard at the ‘last night of the proms’

Schools wishing to attend should contact Sarah Mann to
reserve seats.

MidKent College, Medway Road, Gillingham, ME7 1FN

Summer Prom Concert

Tithe Barn, Lenham – Saturday 16th June, 7pm

Works by Elgar, Parry, Mozart, Britten

Travel Guide to the OrchestraJacob Bride (World Premiere)

Tickets £15, Concessions £13, Children Free

Tel. 07568 476573
Raising money for Lenham Nursery School Ltd (Registered Charity 1041661), Lenham Primary School and
Prostate Cancer UK (Registered Charity 1005541).

Orchestral Fireworks

The Central Theatre, Chatham, Saturday 12th May 2018, 7:30pm

Overture-Fantasy, “Romeo and Juliet”Tchaikovsky

West Side Story, Symphonic DancesLeonard Bernstein

Folk Rhapsody and Sky FireJacob Bride (CRSO Associate Composer)