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We are an ensemble of committed and experienced amateur, student and professional musicians, playing under the expert guidance of conductor David Curtis. We play a huge variety of classical pieces throughout the year in various venues in and around Gloucestershire.

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Our “Last Night”

Join the CSO for a thoroughly English “Last Night” experience. All the usual pieces but also the Elgar Cello concerto, with the world-renowned cellist Raphael Wallfisch, widely acclaimed as a superlative interpreter of this work. Then be delighted with Delius’s gentle Song before Sunrise, and stunned by the Enigma Variations, both quintessentially English

Concert Dates 2017-18

  • Russian Magic

    Saturday 4 November 7.30pm, Pittville Pump Room GL52 3JE

    Conductor: David Curtis

    Borodin: Overture Prince Igor
    Prokofiev: Suite Cinderella No. 1
    Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade

    Tickets: £17 reserved, £14 unreserved (students 50%, 15 and under free) from Town Hall Box Office (0844 576 2210), or at the door. CSO Patrons 50% discount on second full price ticket

    The FOAG Concert

    In aid of the Farmers Overseas Action Group

    Saturday 25 November 7.30pm, Pershore Abbey WR10 1DT

    Conductor: David Curtis
    Benjamin Baker, violin

    Mozart: Overture The Magic Flute
    Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G, K216
    Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5

    Tickets: £16, including free drink (students £8, children 15 and under free) from Eventbrite (charges may apply), or FOAG Office (01886 853295 or info@foag.org)

  • CSO Cheltenham Series

    Saturday 27 January 7.30pm, Pittville Pump Room GL52 3JE

    An English Celebration 1

    Conductor: David Curtis
    Fenella Humphreys, violin

    Holst: Somerset Rhapsody
    Britten: Violin Concerto
    Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 2 London

    Tickets: £17 reserved, £14 unreserved (students 50%, 15 and under free) from Town Hall Box Office (0844 576 2210) and at the door. CSO Patrons 50% discount on second full price ticket

  • CSO Cheltenham Series

    Saturday 17 March 7.30pm, Cheltenham Town Hall GL50 1QA

    An English Celebration 2

    Conductor: David Curtis
    Savitri Grier, violin

    Elgar: Overture Cockaigne
    Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
    Elgar: Symphony No. 1

    Tickets: £18, £15, £12 all reserved (students 50%, 15 and under free) from Town Hall Box Office (0844 576 2210), or at the door. CSO Patrons 50% discount on second full price ticket

  • CSO Cheltenham Series

    Saturday 19 May 7.30pm, Pittville Pump Room GL52 3JE

    An English Celebration 3

    Conductor: David Curtis
    Michael Foyle, violin

    Holst: The Perfect Fool
    Britten: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
    Elgar: Violin Concerto

    Tickets: £17 reserved, £14 unreserved (students 50%, 15 and under free) from Town Hall Box Office (0844 576 2210) and at the door. CSO Patrons 50% discount on second full price ticket

  • Last Night of the CSO Proms

    Saturday 23 June 7.30pm, Cheltenham Town Hall GL50 1QA

    Conductor: David Curtis
    Raphael Wallfisch, cello

    Delius: A Song Before Sunrise
    Elgar: Cello Concerto
    Elgar: Variations Enigma
    Elgar: March Pomp & Circumstance No. 4
    Wood: Fantasia on British Sea Songs
    Parry: Jerusalem

    Tickets: £18, £15, £12 all reserved (students 50%, 15 and under free) from Town Hall Box Office (0844 576 2210), or at the door. CSO Patrons 50% discount on second full price ticket

Next concert

Last Night of the CSO Proms,
23 June, 7.30 pm, Cheltenham Town Hall

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YCC
2018

Young Composers’ Competition 2018

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