SOUTHERN SINFONIA CHAMBER ORCHESTRAPerformance of Classical music for entertainment, musical education and wellbeing
Southern Sinfonia is a professional Chamber Orchestra founded in the South East of England in 1995 and now resident and performing in Taunton and across the South West.
We give traditional classical music concerts, mainly at Queens’ College Auditorium, as well as being specialists in Baroque chamber music as it was intended to be played by its composers.
Much in demand as the professional orchestra to accompany talented Choirs at their important performances, we perform with them in cathedrals such as Exeter, Wells, Bath, Salisbury and Winchester.
Our community work in and around Taunton includes recitals in Care Homes for older people and playing for children’s events and in education settings.
We are frequently asked to make recordings, the most recent being Requiems composed by Matthew Coleridge and Dan Lochlair. Both were performed in Christ Church, Dorset, a church whose unique acoustics are much sort after by composers and musicians. We have also recently recorded sme beautiful music and songs by the Greek composer Elena Pavlea (all these are available on the ‘Convivium’ label ).
Latest News & Blog
A campaign to reclaim the Mecca Bingo building in Taunton as an arts and culture venue is creating a buzz amongst local councillors and the public as the campaign reaches over 2000 signatures and is set to drive more public support. The ‘Project Gaumont’ team lead by Somerset Arts Business Cultural Alliance and Creative InnovationJune 28, 2023
We were pleased to hear from SABCA member Corrinne Curtis who obtained advice from SABCA at the early stages of her project. Through hard work and determination Corrinne has achieved overwhelming success for The Nornen Project and we would like to share here comments sent to us: We spoke a couple of years ago aboutJune 21, 2023
Emergence, an immersive audio-visual installation by SABCA Member, This is Loop, debuts at Canary Wharf’s Winter Lights Festival this January
Montgomery Square, Canary Wharf, E14Wednesday 18th – Saturday 28th January 2023 As part of Winter Lights 2023 at Canary Wharf, This is Loop (a SABCA Member) is presenting their most ambitious work to date: a major audio-visual artwork, Emergence. Conceived and built by artists Harriet Lumby and Alan Hayes, the co-founders of This is Loop,January 19, 2023
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