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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!
TAKE ME TO YOUR LEADER
The SSO is delighted to announce that Helen Brackley Jones has agreed to become the orchestra’s leader
SUMMER PIANO EXTAVAGNZA
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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Read about the SSO’s conductors for the coming season.
There’s a fantastic mix of established and young, emerging soloists performing with the SSO this coming year
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 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 INTERNATIONAL CONCERT SEASON
The Enigma Variations need no introduction plus we have Shostakovich’s second piano concerto with that slow movement and the Spanish ryhthms of Rimsky-Korsakov. And our own little enigma: the liveliest most tuneful overture you’ve never heard of…