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Welcome to the Havant Orchestras  –  Celebrating over 50 years of music

Welcome to the web site for the Havant Orchestras – the Havant Symphony Orchestra and the Havant Chamber Orchestra

Come and enjoy our concerts at Ferneham Hall in Fareham and other venues in the Havant, Hayling and Portsmouth area. 

Use the link buttons at the top of the page to find out more.

Latest news updates

8 May 2015:  2015-16 season announced! 
Full details of the Havant Orchestras concert programme for the 2015/16 season are now available on this website, together with information about booking season tickets

8 May 2015: The Havant Orchestras Newsletter for May 2015 is now available, including additional information about the HCO concert at Ferneham Hall, Fareham, on Saturday 16th May. 

8 May 2015: We have expanded the scope of our Events page to include several other orchestras.  See the news item for details. 

30 Mar 2015: Only one word for it really: wow!  See our Reviews page for a link to Mike Allen’s review of the HSO Oaklands concert in the Portsmouth News. 

Selected events


Richard Harwood
Sat 11 Jul 2015, 7:30pmNext HSO concert at Oaklands School, Waterlooville with conductor Jonathan Butcher and soloist Richard Harwood – Kabalevsky, Dvořák, Shostakovich. 

See the Events page for many more classical music events around the region. 

See HCO in action

Robin Browning, HCO conductor, has included a video containing extracts from the February 2015 HCO concert in a news article about his appointment as HCO Musical Director on his website www.robinbrowning.com

Listen to extracts

Play start of 4th movement of the Maurice Blower Symphony in C (from the HSO CD recording)

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More HSO extracts

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Supported by:
Hampshire County Council
The Havant Orchestras are administered by
Havant and District Orchestral Society,
Registered Charity No. 288747
President: The Rt Hon David Willetts
Patrons: The Mayor of Havant; The Mayor of Fareham
Affiliated to:
Making Music
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