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Swindon 175 Celebration

November 19, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

A concert of lighter orchestral music to to celebrate Swindon 175. All musical items have a link with Swindon…See if you can work out the Swindon connections of Star Wars, Harry Potter, Rachmaninoff 2nd piano concerto and others!

Lebhardt_KaupoKikkas2Swindon Symphony Orchestra is delighted to be able to present Daniel Lebhardt as the soloist for the concert.  The Hungarian pianist has impressed audiences and critics alike with his thoughtful interpretations and outstanding virtuosity.  Mr. Lebhardt won First Prize at the 2014 Young Concert Artists Auditions in Paris, and then won YCA’s International Auditions in New York, where he was also awarded the Paul A. Fish Memorial Prize and four concert prizes.

This concert will be at the Steam Railway Museum in Swindon, a first for Swindon Symphony Orchestra.

*** BONUS *** Ticket includes free entry in to the museum from 6pm on the evening of the concert.  Don’t miss out!  Get your tickets from STEAM (in person), Swindon Central Library, a member of the orchestra or by calling 01793 813095.

We advise you buy your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.

Tickets: £12 adults; £10 concessions and £5 for children under 16 years.


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Our full programme is:

  • Dvorak Carnival Overture Op.92
  • Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor Op.18 – soloist Daniel Lebhardt
  • Strauss ”Vergnugungszug” Polka Op281  (The pleasure train)
  • Harry Potter – Symphonic Suite
  • John Williams – Star Wars Suite
  • Walton Spitfire Prelude and Fugue
Swindon 175 Celebration


November 19, 2016
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Steam Museum of the Great Western Railway
Firefly Avenue
Swindon, Wiltshire SN2 2EY United Kingdom
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<p>Tickets £10 – Children under 18 in full-time education – FREE</p>