Since its inception in 1962, Fairfield Halls has been an iconic venue for live music, theatre, dance, stand-up comedy, classical music and home to an ever growing amount of community events. The renowened concert hall at Fairfield Halls has regularly been used for mainstream television, film, radio and orchestral recordings.
As Croydon proudly shines through its tenure year asLondon Borough of Culture 2023, there has never been a better time to celebrate the highest quality arts and entertainment, right on the boroughs doorstep.
South London’s iconic concert venue, Fairfield Halls, is delighted to present its 2023/24 International Orchestral Season. From breath-taking symphonies to virtuosic solo performances, events past and those to come, promise to enchant Croydon audiences with extraordinary musical experiences.
Earlier this year, supported by IMG Artists, Fairfield Halls had the honour of the Armenian State Symphony Orchestra launching our season, alongside celebrating the 120th Anniversary of celebrated Armenian composer, Aram Khachaturian.
As we entered Spring, The Swedish Philharmonia returned by popular demand, with virtuosic Serbian violinist Nemanja Radulovic. Closely followed in May by the internationally-renowned Estonian National Symphony Orchestra who performed to a packed concert hall and rapturous applause.
The international orchestral performances announced for Fairfield Halls' 2023-24 series, includes our next event withConcerto Budapest Symphony Orchestra on 12 September. Conducted by Andras Keller and accompanied by soloist Mihaly Berecz on the piano. The evening will feature Liszt's enchanting Rhapsody No. 2, Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 2, and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5.
Going into the New Year, China Shenzen Symphony Orchestra will perform on 22 March 2024 and be led by conductor Daye Lin. The orchestra will be joined by violinist Tamsin Waley-Cohen, who will perform excerpts from Tan Dun's score for "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon."
The Czech National Symphony Orchestra are set to grace the stage on the 16 May 2024. Showcasing the rich heritage of Czech music, featuring Smetana's "Moldau," Bruch's Violin Concerto, and Dvorak's majestic Symphony No. 8.
All of the orchestras performing across the season are among the most eminent and sought-after ensembles globally, all performing in the renowned acoustics of Fairfield’s 1,800 seat concert hall. The orchestras are joining a season which also includes a highly anticipated appearance from the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine on the 18 October, for their largest UK tour in 100 years and under the baton of conductor Zane Dalal.
The 2023/24 Fairfield Halls International Orchestral Season is on sale now.
Visit our Classical ‘What’s on’ page to find out more and buy tickets.
The venue continues to make tickets for under 18s free (when accompanied by an adult), with a view to inspiring the next generation of classical music lovers and is helping people spread the cost of seeing world-class music with a multi-buy discount of up to 15% off.
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