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Symphonia Academica
One of England's most versatile string ensembles and Associate Ensemble to Anglia Ruskin University.
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Imagination & Versatility

Symphonia Academica is one of the country's most versatile and engaging string chamber ensembles, whose members perform internationally with some of London's finest orchestras. Artistic Director, Peter Bussereau, leads a dynamic group of musicians to perform classical works from the most intimate of settings to the concert hall.

"Our aim is to engage with the audience in a relaxed and informative style, drawing them into the music."

Eight Seasons at Hemel Hempstead

Friday 6th May 2022, 8pm. Our debut performance at The Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead. Vivaldi's Four Seasons with Piazzolla's The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires and music by Manuel de Falla.To book tickets or for further information click here

Return to Three Rivers Music Society

2nd April 2022, 3pm. Join Symphonia Academica as they perform "The Four Seasons" by Vivaldi and "The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires" by Piazzolla at the Three Rivers Music Society in Rickmansworth.For further details go to www.trms.uk

A Taste of Benslow

Thursday 31st March 2022, 7.30pm. Symphonia Academica performs Frank Bridge's Miniatures 7-9, Faure's piano trio and Beethoven's "Ghost" piano trio whilst the Benslow wine expert, Rebecca Cobb, invites the audience to taste wines from the countries of the composers. Please click here to book or for further information.

Pop-Up Classics To Return!

Sunday 5th December 2021, 3pm at St Mary's Church, Redbourn. Our popular concert format features a string quartet playing the music of: Mozart; Beethoven and Florence Price and lasts about one hour with no interval.Read more on Facebook

Chamber music

Chamber music is at the heart of the ensemble. The principal players have a passion and commitment for performing string quartets ranging from Mozart and Beethoven to Golijov and Pärt. With guest pianists and windplayers, the ensemble's programming adventurous and far ranging.Read more

String orchestra

The ensemble performs a wide ranging repertoire of music, including works by Vivaldi, Mendelssohn, Elgar, Rautavaara, Schoenberg and Webern.Play more

Music in miniature

The ensemble's versatility allows them to perform chamber versions of larger scale works such as Debussy's Prélude à l'apres midi d'un faune, Dukas' The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Strauss' Till Euenspiegel or Mahler's Symphonies Nos 1 or 4 to more intimate sized audiences.Hear more

Education

Education is key to the ensembles ethos, having worked on projects for young and old alike and involving other creative areas such as dance singing and visual artists.Learn more

Following a highly successful residency at the University of Bedfordshire, the ensemble is excited to now be the Associate Ensemble at Anglia Ruskin University in the East of England.