Welcome to són – the UK’s newest professional orchestra
A buzz of excitement – and increasingly loyal following – accompany són as we approach the climax of our debut season. Building on our sell-out launch concert and our acclaimed “Eroica Unwrapped” with John Suchet, we celebrate Shakespeare 400 with a unique combination of live music, art and story-telling, where we’re joined by James Mayhew – one of the UK’s best-loved children’s authors.
At the same time, we continue to expand our inspirational work with children and young musicians. Recently appointed hub partners with Southampton Music Hub, we look forward to deepening our commitment to music education within the city and throughout the region.
As well as presenting professional concerts of the highest standard, we are devising innovative family concerts, and will soon unveil details of our exciting Autumn season. Keep an eye – and an ear – on són.
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A Midsummer Night’s Dream
featuring artist & presenter James Mayhew
Saturday 18 June 2016 – 3pm
with pre-concert events from 1.30pm
Turner Sims, Southampton
Enjoy this showreel from our “Sibelius Unwrapped” launch concert – featuring concert highlights, rehearsal footage and interviews.
Like what you see? Watch more films on our video page
Take a look at our latest photos
Photo highlights from the recent són launch event “Sibelius Unwrapped” are now available to view on our gallery page. són were joined in Turner Sims by renowned classical photographer Chris Christodoulou, who has notched up 35 years’ experience photographing the BBC Proms. See how Chris captured the orchestra in action on stage, and more informally behind the scenes, in the snapshots below and in our three new galleries.
Scroll through the samples below (navigate with a mouse/keyboard, or swipe on a touchscreen) – and then click on the button to see the full gallery.
són have a number of support packages which will interest both individuals and organisations willing to join with us right from the very start. Please consider helping són as we grow, so we can continue to give the highest-quality concerts and inspire the lives of musical youngsters throughout the south.
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