Shrewsbury Symphony Orchestra

Shrewsbury Orchestral Society

Robert Daws

Peter and the Wolf

Narrated by Robert Daws

The actor from BBC's hugely successful Poldark

Robert Daws

Recordings

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Sam Pearce

Sam Pearce

 

"John Moore and the Shrewsbury Symphony Orchestra were a pleasure to meet and perform with - they made me feel very welcome and accompanied the Mozart concerto with great skill and sensitivity. Thanks again for a wonderful evening!
Sam Pearce"

 

 

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President - Sir David Lees

 

Welcome to Shrewsbury Symphony Orchestra's Website

 

 

Cello at The AbbeyThe Shrewsbury Symphony Orchestra (Shrewsbury Orchestral Society) is an orchestra whose roots go back for well over a century.

 

 

It gives concert performances of orchestral music in the area in and around the county town of Shropshire in England, while also providing a valuable recreation for its members.

 

 

Shrewsbury Symphony Orchestra Rehearsing

 

 

The Orchestra currently has a regular playing strength of about 45 members, together with other guest players who are invited to augment it from time to time.

 

 

The Orchestra’s conductor is John Moore, Director of Music at Shrewsbury School. John is also an experienced composer and pianist. The Leader is freelance violinist Paul Bramwell.

 

 

Over the years, the Shrewsbury Symphony Orchestra has performed in various locations in and around the town. Its regular performance venues are Theatre Severn, the historic Shrewsbury Abbey and the Alington Hall at Shrewsbury School. The Orchestra normally gives three concerts each year, in late Autumn, Spring and early Summer, with additional ones on occasions.

 

 

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John Moore our ConductorJohn Moore our conductor

 

 

 Shrewsbury Symphony OrchestraShrewsbury Symphony Orchestra at Theatre Severn

 

 

 

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Next Concert

Wed 30th Nov 2016

earlier start time: 7.00pm

Alington Hall

 

  • Peter and the Wolf
  • Narrated by Robert Daws - from BBC's successful Poldark
  • Hansel and Gretel Overture
  • Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
  • Music for the Royal Fireworks
  • Ma Vlast - Vltava

 

'In Harmony, Telford' children's orchestra playing from 6.40 till 7.00 as the audience arrive

Jennifer Pike

Jennifer Pike at Shrewsbury Abbey

"Loved playing the Elgar Concerto with you in the stunning Shrewsbury Abbey, thank you!" Jennifer Pike

Photo by Tom Barnes

In Harmony

'In Harmony, Telford' children's orchestra are playing 6.40-7.00pm as the audience arrive at our 30th November concert

Tasmin Little

Tasmin Little photo by Melanie Winning

”It was a pleasure to play with the Shrewsbury Symphony Orchestra and conductor, John Moore.  The Orchestra displayed great commitment and enthusiasm and pulled out all the stops for our performance. Tasmin Little OBE”

David Campbell

David Campbell

"I really enjoyed the performance and I felt that the orchestra accompanied me most sensitively with John's excellent guidance from the podium. Best wishes, David Campbell"

 

 

Naomi Harvey

Naomi Harvey

"Sincerest thanks and many congratulations to all concerned with Aida. It was a huge undertaking and everyone worked so hard to produce a fantastic result on the night. Naomi Harvey"