As the first signs of Spring are starting to emerge we are pleased to invite you to our concert in Blackburn Cathedral on 25 March at 7.30pm. We are delighted to welcome John Robinson, (Director of Music at Blackburn Cathedral) as our soloist in Poulenc’s dramatic organ concerto.
The full programme is –
Holst The Perfect Fool Ballet Music Op39
Poulenc Organ Concerto
Bruckner Symphony No 6
Concert tickets (£13.00, 18yrs and younger free) are now on sale either from the Tickets page on our website, Blackburn Visitor Centre, Checks and Greys café or on the door (cash or card).
We have arranged for ‘Checks and Greys’, the café at the cathedral to serve pre – concert meals from 6.00pm. exclusively for our audience and members for only £7.50. It is essential to pre-order meals (sorry, no ‘walk ins’). Full details of menu choices and how to book your meal are available on the ‘tickets’ page of the orchestra’s website. The deadline for meal orders is 19 March 2023.
Interval drinks will be available.
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DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
8th July 2023 Westholme School
Rachmaninov Isle of the Dead Op29
Shostakovich Piano Concerto No2 in F Op102
Soloist – Martin Roscoe (President, Blackburn Symphony Orchestra)
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in Bmin Op74
19 November 2023 – Accrington Town Hall
23 March 2024 – Blackburn Cathedral
6 July 2024 – Westholme School, Blackburn
We wish you well and look forward to sharing our music with you,
Chair, BSO Committee