The Surrey Philharmonic Orchestra is Ashtead-based. Founded by two Ashtead Residents, Kathleen Riddick and George Bixley, it rehearses in Ashtead and has many Ashtead residents among its players.
Ashtead provides section principals in the string, woodwind and percussion departments, and the Chamber Ensemble plays in various venues in Ashtead. See the Orchestra's own web site http://www.surreyphil.org.uk.
Saturday 25 February 2017 - Surrey Philharmonic Orchestra Spring concert. Old Chapel, St John’s School, Epsom Road, Leatherhead KT22 8SP. Featuring Schubert: Symphony No. 8 The Unfinished; Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2, (Soloist: Mishka Rushdie Momen); Beethoven: Symphony No. 5. Conductor: Nicholas Smith. Tickets: £14; under 18 and students £9. Phone 01372 275907.
Saturday 20 May 2017 at 7.30 pm - Surrey Philharmonic Orchestra - Summer Concert at the Ashtead Peace Memorial Hall, Ashtead KT21 2BE.
Weber: Overture Der Freischütz
Jacob: Violin Concerto
Soloist: Clare Howick
Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 in E minor From the New World
Conductor: Mark Fitz-Gerald
Tickets: £14 (under 18 and students - £9) obtainable By telephone: 01372 275907
The WOW Gallery 78 South Street, Dorking; Epsom Stamp Company 23 Waterloo Road, Epsom; Bartons Bookshop 2 Bridge Street, Leatherhead; Ashtead Park Lane Fine Arts 102 The Street, Ashtead
Orchestra website: www.surreyphil.org.uk.