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Saturday 17 February 2018 7.30 pm

Orchestral Concert

Tonbridge School Chapel

Conductor: Matthew Willis

COPLAND: Fanfare for the common man

BARBER: Adagio



Copland wrote Fanfare for the Common Man in response to the US entry into the Second World War, while Barber’s Adagio, so full of pathos and passion, was voted by BBC’s Today programme listeners as ‘the saddest classical work ever’.

It is Shostakovich who offers us a glimpse into the real horrors of war with his Symphony No. 7 in C major, entitled Leningrad. A symbol of resistance to the totalitarianism of the Nazi invasion, it serves as a memorial to the more than 25 million people who died in Russia in World War Two.

Tickets: £16 Adults, £15 Concessions over 60,
£8 Students. Children under 12 free

Tickets from the TPS Box Office.


Book Tickets


Family Carols

 Family Carols

Saturday  16 December 2017  4.00 pm

Doors Open 3.15 pm


Tonbridge School Chapel

Tonbridge Philharmonic Society once again present their annual celebration of Family Carols in the candlelit Tonbridge School Chapel.