Enjoy a wide range of concerts throughout the year organised by Music in Romsey. Musicians involved range from local choirs and bands to international soloists and orchestras. Concerts begin at 7.30pm unless otherwise stated.
Click below for details of Tuesday Lunchtime Recitals
Upcoming Concerts in Romsey Abbey
Last Night of the Proms Concert
Saturday 14 Sep, 7.30pm
The Royal Marines Association Concert Band with Portsmouth Military Wives Choir
Lt Colonel Chris Davis OBE RM (Rtd), conductor
Concert supporting The Royal Marines Charity
Sølvguttene Boys’ Choir
Saturday 28 Sep, 7.30pm
After a decade away, the famed Norwegian boy choir, “Boys of Silver”, returns to the UK for an evening of enchanting music. The programme will include a collection of sacred choral music and traditional Norwegian folk songs.
Frikk Heide-Steen, Conductor
Presented by Augustine Noble Limited
Reserved: £15, £12 (seniors / disabled), £10 (students)
Unreserved: £12, £10 (seniors / disabled / students)
Romsey Male Voice Choir
Saturday 5 Oct, 7.30pm
Salisbury Plain Military Wives Choir
A full mix of songs to suit all tastes
Concert supporting Help for Heroes
Under 16s: £8, Family ticket for four: £35
Wednesday 16 Oct – Sunday 20 Oct
Founded as a Benedictine Convent a thousand years ago, Romsey Abbey is dedicated to St Ethelflaeda, who was one of the early abbesses of the convent.
The annual Ethelflaeda Festival brings to the fore the place and legacy of women in the history of the church, Christianity and the arts.
It combines art, music, words, and prayer into a reflective and inspiring few days.
For information on this year’s festival, please visit the Abbey website.
Saturday 9 Nov, 7.30pm
Romsey Choral Society
A selection of choral classics to help give time for reflection and remembrance.
Dorchester Canticles – O’Regan
O nata lux – Lauridsen
Chichester Psalms – Bernstein
Requiem – Rutter
Programme may be subject to change following the appointment in the summer of a new musical director
Reserved: £20, £16
Students and carers half-price (reserved tickets)
Saturday 23 Nov, 7.30pm
Michelmersh Silver Band with The Spitfire Sisters
A gala concert packed full of music for all tastes, with the sparkle of internationally acclaimed singing trio The Spitfire Sisters and a special flag-waving celebration of the upcoming 75th Anniversary of VE Day.
Concert supporting The Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal
Reserved: £15, £12
Saturday 14 Dec, 7.30pm
Romsey Choral Society and City of Southampton Orchestra
A wonderful opportunity to hear this perennial favourite performed by excellent local musicians with professional soloists.
Handel – Messiah
Concert supporting Jane Scarth House
Reserved: £20, £16
Students and carers half price (reserved tickets)
Christmas Carol Concert with Aurum Vocale
Tuesday 17 Dec, 7.00pm
A selection of Christmas music including traditional and modern carols.
Ticket price includes wine/soft drink and mince pies.
David Clegg, conductor
Concert supporting Gift of Sight
Reserved £40, £35
Friday 20 Dec, 7.30pm
Magnificat – Bach
Carols for choir and audience
Philip Lawson, conductor
Reserved £16, £14
On the door
Reserved £18, £16
Under 18s half price
For ticket purchases and enquiries please contact
Romsey Visitor Information Centre, 13 Church Street, Romsey, Tel 01794 512987.
Music in Romsey brochure (PDF)
The 2019 Music in Romsey programme is supported by the White Horse Hotel and Brasserie.
Music in Romsey accepts no responsibility for subsequent changes by artists or promoters.
For enquiries relating to holding a concert in Romsey Abbey, please contact Chris Green at firstname.lastname@example.org