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HomeWelcome to the website for Wrexham Symphony Orchestra, and thank you all for your support for our Armistice concert, in an unforgettable evening alongside the Royal British Legion in Wales. Highlights included a debut solo performance from our very own principal violist Rhiannon Collins, a moving Last Post performed by Eric Williams, and of course the theatre and energy behind Panufnik’s “Sinfonia Sacra”, all masterminded by conductor Stephen Threlfall who made such an impact on the orchestra.


You can read much more about this exciting concert in our new edition of  “Orchestrate” with this link. Previous editions of Orchestrate are also available through our Links page.


Without pause the orchestra now starts on its next performance, which will take place on February 23rd 2019. We are proud to welcome to the podium the international double bass soloist Leon Bosch. Our President’s Annual concert sees Leon conduct us in Elgar’s Sea Pictures, a collaboration with Welsh National Opera with soloist Rebecca Afonwy-Jones,  and Prokofiev’s momentous Fifth Symphony. Later in our series, in May we have the fiftieth anniversary gala concert. The orchestra’s own Mark Lansom conducts in a programme which includes Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite and Rimsky Korsakov’s Sheherezade, with renowned international concert pianist Vicky Yannoula performing Rachmaninoff’s 2nd Piano Concerto . In July, as the world remembers man’s first walk on the moon in July 1969, we will enjoy a tour of Holst’s Planets, and welcome Sophie Rosa who will perform the Sibelius Violin Concerto. You can read more about future and past performances at our Concerts page. You can also download the new season leaflet here.


Details of our Friends of WSO Membership scheme, which guarantees your tickets and offers a 25% reduction on standard prices can be obtained by sending an email to wrexhamso@gmail.com.  Our scheme offers additional benefits. Full details can be found on the Friends page of this website.


Looking ahead to 2020, we are now able to announce that on June 20 we are returning to the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, to perform Mahler’s Eighth symphony. There are pictures of our previous concert day at the Bridgewater Hall here, when we played Mahler 2 in 2015.


If you would like to donate towards the work the orchestra does or support it in any way please use the PayPal button below. A big thanks to those of you who have already done so.


For Orchestra members, there’s a rehearsal schedule on the Members page.


You can now download the new edition of our newsletter “Orchestrate” here.


There is plenty of additional information about the Orchestra on our other web pages (see menu above) and on our Facebook group, Twitter feed - @wrexhamorch and Facebook page. If you want to contact the Orchestra, please do so through wrexhamso@gmail.com.


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