Concerts & Tickets

St. John's Smith Square

Wednesday 14 October 2020 - 7.30 pm

Wagner The Flying Dutchman Overture
Elgar Sea Pictures
Strauss An Alpine Symphony

Conductor James Blair

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St. John's Smith Square

Wednesday 25 November 2020 - 7.30 pm

Wagner Lohengrin Prelude to Act 1
Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. 1 in Eb major
Brahms Symphony No. 1 in C minor

Conductor James Blair

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St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 18th March 2020 - 7.30 pm (Cancelled)

  • Wagner The Flying Dutchman Overture
  • Elgar Sea Pictures
  • Strauss An Alpine Symphony
  • Conductor James Blair

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 20th November 2019 - 7.30 pm

  • Strauss Don Juan
  • Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor
  • Elgar Falstaff
  • Ravel Daphnis and Chloé: Suite No.2
  • Conductor James Blair
  • Soloist Savitri Grier

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 9th October 2019 - 7.30 pm

  • Berlioz Le carnaval romain
  • Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor
  • Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet, a selection of movements
  • Conductor James Blair
  • Soloist Dominic Doutney

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 12th June 2019 - 7.30 pm

  • Borodin Polovtsian Dances
  • Weber Clarinet Concerto No.1
  • Shostakovich Symphony No.5
  • Conductor James Blair
  • Soloist Joseph Shiner

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 6th March 2019 - 7.30 pm

  • Nicolai The Merry Wives of Windsor Overture
  • Sibelius Violin Concerto
  • Strauss Also sprach Zarathustra
  • Conductor James Blair
  • Soloist Dan-Iulian Druțach

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 23rd January 2019 - 7.30 pm

  • Webern Im Sommerwind
  • Brahms Double Concerto in A minor
  • Mussorgsky (arr Ravel) Pictures at an Exhibition
  • Conductor James Blair
  • Soloists Federico Piccotti & Erica Piccotti

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 21st November 2018 - 7.30 pm

  • Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto no.1
  • Verdi Force of Destiny Overture
  • Mahler Symphony no.1
  • Conductor James Blair
  • Soloist Rustam Khanmurzin

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 3rd October 2018 - 7.30 pm

  • Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture
  • Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor
  • Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade
  • Conductor James Blair
  • Soloist Ronan O'Hora

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 13th June 2018 - 7.30 pm

  • Suppé Light Cavalry Overture
  • Bruch Violin Concerto No.1
  • Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique
  • Conductor James Blair
  • Soloist Savitri Grier

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 14th March 2018 - 7.30 pm

  • Arnold Tam O'Shanter
  • Strauss Oboe Concerto
  • Rachmaninov Symphony No.2
  • Conductor James Blair
  • Soloist Steven Hudson

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 24th January 2018 - 7.30 pm

  • Ravel Piano Concerto in G Major
  • Mahler Symphony No. 6
  • Conductor James Blair
  • Soloist: Antonio Oyarzabal

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 29th November 2017 - 7.30 pm

  • Berlioz Le Corsaire Overture
  • Sir John McEwen Viola Concerto
  • Tchaikovsky Symphony No.4
  • Conductor James Blair
  • Soloist Timothy Ridout

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 27th September 2017 - 7.30pm

  • Weber Der Freischütz Overture
  • Brahms Piano Concerto No.1
  • Borodin Symphony No. 2
  • Conductor James Blair
  • Soloist Nikola Avramovic

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 14th June 2017 - 7.30pm

  • Kodály Dances of Galánta
  • Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Brahms Symphony no. 4
  • James Blair Conductor
  • Scott MacIsaac Piano

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 8th March 2017 - 7.00pm

  • Rossini William Tell
  • Brahms Violin Concerto
  • Elgar Enigma Variations
  • James Blair Conductor
  • Luca Blasio Violin

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 25th January 2017 - 7.30pm

  • Nigel Westlake Cudmirrah Fanfare II
  • Grainger (arr. Stokowski ) A Medley of Three Short Pieces
  • Carl Vine Celebrare Celeberrime
  • Sculthorpe Earth Cry
  • Rachmaninov Piano Concerto no. 3
  • Scott Wilson Conductor
  • Piers Lane Piano

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 23rd November 2016 - 7.30pm

  • Suppé Poet and Peasant
  • Ginastera Harp Concerto
  • Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5
  • James Blair Conductor
  • Oliver Wass Harp

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 28th September 2016 - 7.30pm

  • Wagner Die Meistersinger Overture
  • Dohnányi Variations on a Nursery Song
  • Dvorak Symphony No 7
  • James Blair Conductor
  • Ke Ma Piano

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 15th June 2016 - 7.30pm

  • Verdi Joan of Arc Overture
  • Schumann 'Cello Concerto
  • Saint-Saens Organ Symphony
  • James Blair Conductor
  • Oscar Alabau 'Cello

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 9th March 2016 - 7.30pm

  • Elgar Overture Cockaigne
  • Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3
  • Elgar Enigma Variations
  • James Blair Conductor
  • Aleksandar Djermanovic Piano

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 27th January 2016 - 7.30pm

  • Suppé Pique Dame Overture
  • Bruch Concerto for Violin and Viola
  • Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6
  • James Blair Conductor
  • Benjamin Baker Violin
  • Timothy Ridout Viola

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 18th November 2015 - 7.30pm

  • During this concert we welcomed into the YMSO ten students from the Conservatorio of San Pietro a Majella, Naples
  • Mendelssohn Overture from A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Mendelssohn Violin Concerto
  • Sibelius Symphony No. 2
  • James Blair Conductor
  • Charlie Lovell-Jones Violin

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 30th September 2015 - 7.30pm

  • Strauss Four Last Songs
  • Strauss Alpine Symphony
  • James Blair Conductor
  • Claire Seaton Soprano

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 24th June 2015 - 7.30pm

  • Humperdinck Overture Hansel and Gretel
  • Wagner Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde
  • Wagner Götterdämmerung: Siegfried’s Rhine Music
  • Wagner Götterdämmerung: Siegfried’s Funeral Music
  • Wagner Götterdämmerung: Brünnhilde’s Immolation
  • James Blair Conductor
  • Susan Bullock Soprano

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 11th March 2015 - 7.30pm

  • Walton Spitfire Prelude and Fugue
  • Cecil Forsyth Viola Concerto
  • Elgar Symphony No.1
  • James Blair Conductor
  • Timothy Ridout Viola

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 21st January 2015 - 7.30pm

  • Verdi The Sicilian Vespers
  • Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
  • Strauss Ein Heldenleben
  • James Blair Conductor
  • Martin Bartlett Piano

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 26th November 2014 - 7.30pm

  • Mozart Piano Concerto No. 20 K466
  • Bruckner Symphony No. 8 in C minor
  • James Blair Conductor
  • Ronan O'Hora Piano

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 8th October 2014 - 7.30pm

  • Berlioz Overture Le Corsaire
  • Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1
  • Nielsen Symphony No. 5
  • James Blair Conductor
  • Vitaly Pisarenko Piano

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 18th June 2014 - 7.30pm

  • Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol
  • Shostakovich Cello Concerto No.1
  • Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet Suite
  • James Blair Conductor
  • Bartholomew LaFollette Cello

St. John's Smith Square Monday 7th April 2014 - 7.30pm

  • Walton Crown Imperial
  • Walton Viola Concerto
  • Parry Symphony No.3
  • James Blair Conductor
  • Timothy Ridout Viola

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 12th March 2014 - 7.30pm

  • Borodin Polovtsian Dances
  • Grieg Piano Concerto
  • Tchaikovsky Symphony No.5
  • James Blair Conductor
  • Vesselina Tchakarova Piano

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 22nd January 2014 - 7.30pm

  • Tchaikovsky Overture: Romeo and Juliet
  • Elgar 'Cello Concerto
  • Brahms Variations on a theme of Haydn
  • Sibelius Symphony No.7
  • James Blair Conductor
  • Oscar Alabau 'Cello

St. John's Smith Square Monday 11th November 2013 - 7.30pm

  • Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice
  • Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Music from the films including Schindler's List, Dambusters,
    ET, Out of Africa, Superman, Pirates of the Caribbean, and Star Wars
  • James Blair Conductor
  • Konstantinos Destounis Piano

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 2nd October 2013 - 7.30pm

  • Borodin Overture Prince Igor
  • Glazunov Violin Concerto
  • Rachmaninov Symphony No.3
  • John Wilson Conductor
  • Andrew Haveron Violin

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 19th June 2013 - 7.30pm

  • Beethoven Overture Fidelio
  • Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme for 'Cello and Orchestra
  • Dvořák Symphony No.8
  • Leander Kippenberg Soloist
  • James Blair Conductor

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 13th March 2013 - 7.30pm

  • Gottschalk Night in the Tropics
  • Beethoven Piano Concerto No.3
  • Ravel Pavane pour une infante défunte
  • Ravel Daphnis and Chloé: Suite No.2
  • Ronan O'Hora Soloist
  • James Blair Conductor

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 23rd Jan 2013 - 7.30pm

  • Dvorak Carnival Overture
  • Strauss Four Last songs
  • Mahler Symphony No.1 "The Titan"
  • Susana Gaspar Soprano
  • James Blair Conductor

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 21st November 2012 - 7.30pm

  • Reznicek Overture Donna Diana
  • Mendelssohn Violin Concerto
  • Tchaikovsky Symphony No.4
  • Leland Chen Soloist
  • James Blair Conductor

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 3rd October 2012 - 7.30pm

  • Franck Le Chasseur Maudit
  • Liszt Totentanz for piano and orchestra
  • Puccini Cappricio Sinfonico
  • Respighi Pines of Rome
  • Ashley Fripp Soloist
  • James Blair Conductor

St. John's Smith Square Wednesday 27th June 2012 - 7.30pm

  • Strauss Don Juan
  • Shostakovitch Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Saint Saëns Organ Symphony
  • Bruno Fontaine Soloist
  • James Blair Conductor

St. John's Smith Square 28th March 2012 - 7:00pm

  • Delibes Excerpts from Coppélia
  • Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Elgar Enigma Variations
  • Bruno Ferrari Soloist
  • James Blair Conductor

St. John's Smith Square 2nd January 2012 - 7:30pm

  • Programme of Orchestral and Choral Music with the London International Choral Festival
  • James Blair Conductor

St. John's Smith Square 23rd November 2011 - 7:30pm

  • Suppé Overture Pique Dame
  • Saint-Saëns Carnival of the Animals (Narrators Worbey and Farrell)
  • Arnold Concerto for 2 Pianos (3 hands) (Arranged for 1 piano 4 hands by Worbey and Farrell)
  • Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition (orch Ravel)
  • Worbey and Farrell Soloists
  • James Blair Conductor

St. John's Smith Square 21st September 2011 - 7:30pm

  • Borodin Prince Igor Overture
  • François-Joseph Fétis Fantasie Symphonique for Organ and Orchestra
  • Brahms Symphony No.2 in D major
  • James O'Donnell Soloist
  • James Blair Conductor

St. John's Smith Square 29th June 2011 - 7:30pm

  • Warsaw Concerto from Dangerous Moonlight - Soloist: Gen Li
    Dam Busters
    Raiders of the Last Ark
    633 Squadron
    Superman
    Where Eagles Dare
    Out of Africa
    Schindler's List
    Fantasia
    First of the Few
    Die Hard
  • Gen Li Soloist
  • James Blair Conductor

St. John's Smith Square 2nd March 2011 - 7:30pm

  • Weber Overture Der Freischütz
  • Shostakovich Symphony No 10
  • Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto
  • Michael Petrov Soloist
  • James Blair Conductor

St. John's Smith Square 2nd January 2011 - 7:30pm

  • Programme of Orchestral and Choral Music with the London International Choral Festival
  • James Blair Conductor

St. John's Smith Square 24th November 2010 - 7:30pm

  • Weber Overture The Flying Dutchman
  • Schumann Piano Concerto
  • Schumann Symphony No.4
  • Roberto Plano Soloist
  • James Blair Conductor

St. John's Smith Square 23rd June 2010 - 7.30pm

  • Rossini Overture William Tell
  • Adrian Beecham Six Spanish Songs for Soprano and Orchestra
  • Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6
  • James Blair Conductor

St. John's Smith Square 17th February 2010 - 7:30pm

  • Elgar In the South
  • Guilmant Organ Symphony No.1
  • Debussy Prélude à L'après midi d'un faune
  • James O' Donnell Soloist
  • Jean-Luc Tingaud Guest Conductor

Westminster Cathedral 2nd January 2010 - 7:30pm

  • David Bednall A Song for St. Cecilia's Day, 1687 (World Premiere)
  • Walton Crown Imperial
  • Coates London Suite
  • Lehar Gold and Silver Waltz
  • Arnold Peterloo Overture
  • Handel Zadok the Priest
  • Rutter Gloria
  • Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March No.1
  • James Blair Conductor

St. John's Smith Square 18th November 2009 - 7.30pm

  • Massenet Overture Le Roi de Lahore
  • Debussy Fantaisie pour piano et Orchestre
  • Franck Symphony in D minor
  • Romain David Soloist
  • Jean-Pierre Marty Guest Conductor

St. John's Smith Square 3rd June 2009 - 7.30pm

  • Suppé Light Cavalry Overture
  • Haydn Trumpet Conerto in Eb
  • Elgar Symphony No.1
  • Hugh Morgan Soloist
  • James Blair Conductor

St. John's Smith Square

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St. John's, Smith Square,
London
SW1P 3HA

https://www.sjss.org.uk

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(concessions 20% discount)

Box Office

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