Turner Sims Concert Hall

Turner Sims Concert Hall
Southampton University, University Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ

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Alfredo Rodriguez Trio

LA-based Cuban jazz pianist and his rhythm section.

Fri 31 Mar

£20 (£19; £10; Children £10 under 18s)

Barry Douglas

The Irish pianist performs Schubert's Impromptus, D899 and Sonata No 20 In A, and Brahms's Variations On A theme Of Paganini (Book 1) 3 Intermezzi.

Thu 23 Mar

£24 (£23; £12; Children £12 under 18s)

Blood, Sweat, Tears

  • Directed by: Liv Lorent
  • Written by: Liv Lorent

Blood, Sweat And Tears is a dance performance that explores the darkness and light of extreme love. It is about human effort in the realm of change and the beauty of sacrifice. This full length work looks at the night-time parenting of a newborn child. As a couple experience a tender and all-consuming love for their baby…

Britten Sinfonia

  • Directed by: Ryan Wigglesworth (cond)
  • Written by: Carl Maria von Weber

The internationally acclaimed ensemble who don't have a principal conductor or director, instead collaborating with a range of international guest artists from across the musical spectrum. Britten Sinfonia is an Associate Ensemble at the Barbican and has residencies in Norwich, Brighton and Cambridge, where it is the…

Sat 22 Apr

Chiaroscuro Quartet

The musicians perform Bach's Art Of Fugue, BWV1080 (Excerpts) and Schubert's Quartet No 9 In G Minor and Quartet No 14 In D Minor, D810 Death And The Maiden.

Tue 14 Mar

£22 (£21; £11; Children £11 under 18s)

Chloe Hanslip/Danny Driver

The violinist and pianist present a set of works by Beethoven featuring Sonata No 1 In D, Sonata No 3 In E Flat, Sonata No 8 In G, and Sonata No 6 In A.

Thu 2 Mar

£21 (£20; £11; Children £11 under 18s)

City Of Southampton Orchestra 2017

The orchestra conducted by Nicolas Nebout performs Mendelssohn's Ruy Blas Overture, Grieg's Piano Concerto and Beethoven's Symphony No 6 Pastoral.

King Edward VI School Concert 2017

Annual concert by talented young classical musicians from the school.

Love Soul Choir: One Sound 2017

The UK's leading pop and soul choir perform alongside Sing Now Choir and the SingForce workplace choirs.

Manu Delago: Handmade

The Austrian percussionist performs using his special instrument, the hang.

Thu 6 Apr

The Orchestral Decathlon - Concert 1

A musical marathon for comic relief featuring Rossini's William Tell Overture, Sibelius's Karelia Suite, Ravel's Bolero, and Dvorak's Symphony No 9 From The New World.

Sat 25 Mar

£10 ( £7.50; Children £1 under 16s)

The Orchestral Decathlon - Concert 2

A musical marathon for comic relief featuring Haydn's Symphony No 104, Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No 2, and Beethoven's Symphony No 5.

Sat 25 Mar

£10 ( £7.50; Children £1 under 16s)

The Orchestral Decathlon - Concert 3

A musical marathon for comic relief featuring Wagner's The Mastersingers Of Nuremberg Overture, Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 2, and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 5.

Sat 25 Mar

£10 ( £7.50; Children £1 under 16s)

Peter Edwards: A Journey With The Giants Of Jazz

The contemporary jazz pianist performs his latest commission alongside the Nu Civilisation Orchestra, preceded by performances by young people from Southampton schools.

Thu 16 Mar

£20 (£19; £10; Children £10 under 18s)


Chamber music that weaves together the essence of folk and jazz, performed by vocalist June Tabor, pianist Huw Warren and saxophonist Iain Ballamy.

Sat 8 Apr


Rafael Aguirre

The Spanish guitarist performs music from his homeland alongside pieces featuring Pujol's Tres Piezas Espanolas, Bach's Chaconne BWV1004, Giuliani's Rossiniana No 5, Albeniz's Cordoba and Torre Bermeja, Granados's Valses Poeticos, and Tarrega's Gran Jota.

Sat 4 Mar

£20 (£19; £7.50; Children £7.50 under 18s)

Red Priest: Better Red Than Dead

The instrumental group perform baroque music with a modern twist, featuring pieces by Vivaldi, Bach, Handel and more.

Sat 1 Apr

£20 (£19; £10; Children £10 under 18s)


She'Koyokh is London's award-winning klezmer ensemble performing Ashkenazi Jewish, Eastern European, Balkan and Turkish folk music with fresh, dynamic energy.

Tue 7 Mar

£20 (£19; £10; Children £10 under 18s)

Son (Southampton’s Professional Orchestra)

Alongside works by Max Richter, Son extend their survey of musical remodelling with Vaughan Williams beautiful Five Variants Of Dives And Lazarus, as well as exploring the passionate string colours of Barber's ever-popular Adagio and Elgar's Sospiri.

Sonorous Voices And Winds

This collaboration between the Romsey Youth Concert Band, Romsey Youth Choir and Romsey Abbey Choir explores the exciting and evocative repertoire for winds and voices. These three highly regarded ensembles come together in a fully collaborative project to explore music by composers both contemporary and traditional.

Southampton Concert Orchestra

The orchestra and soloist Jinah Shim, performs Shostakovich's October, Symphonic Poem, Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No 1 In B and Brahms's Symphony No 2 In D.

Sat 11 Mar

£15 (£12; £7; Children £7 under 18s)

Southampton Youth Jazz Orchestra & Julian Arguelles

The orchestra is joined by the internationally acclaimed and influential saxophonist, composer and arranger.

Soweto Kinch Trio

The saxophonist, MC and composer performs his trademark jazz and hip hop grooves alongside his trio.

Fri 3 Mar

£20 (£19; £10; Children £10 under 18s)

The Unthanks

Eccentric Geordie folk sisters Rachel and Becky Unthank.

Tue 2 May

Vin Garbutt

Witty and honest songwriting from the elder statesman of folk.

Fri 10 Mar

£13.50 (£12.50; £7; Children £7 under 18s)

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