The Contra-Bassoon

THE CONTRA-BASSOON … AND ITS CASE In the 1960’s the LSO was given a valuable and very old contra-bassoon for use by local musicians. It was manufactured by the Heckel company of Germany and has the serial number 89 which dates it to around 1878. The instrument...

Come & Play Day

Leicester Symphony Orchestra invitation to Come & Play Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances on Sunday 27 January 2019 10.30am to 4.30pm at Hodson Hall Loughborough Grammar School This is an exciting opportunity to join with LSO and enjoy playing through a piece that we...

Tour to Paris 2018

At the end of May the Orchestra made its tenth overseas tour. The destination was Paris. There we met up with the Festival Chorus from Hackney, London, the Chœur Résonances de Suresnes and players from the Sinfonia Pop Orchestra to play two concerts. The pieces in...