Turner Sims Southampton

Turner Sims Southampton
Building 52, University of Southampton, Salisbury Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ
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Chiaroscuro Quartet

Multi-national quartet founded in 2005, consisting of Alina Ibragimova (violin), Pablo Hernán Benedí (violin), Emilie Hörnlund (viola) and Claire Thirion (cello).

Fri 9 Dec

£25 / 023 8059 5151

City of Southampton Orchestra

One of the leading non-professional orchestras in the south of England, performing five concerts a year.

Sat 19 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 07729 674876

Courtney Pine | ‘Spirituality’ Featuring Special Guest Zoe Rahman

Courtney Pine bass clarinet Zoe Rahman piano with guest string quartet ‘…this is seriously good music, beautifully played by two jewels of British jazz.’ London Jazz News Join us as British Jazz stars, Courtney Pine and Zoe Rahman perform music from Courtney’s new album Spirituality. Courtney Pine CBE OBE was one of the…

Fri 4 Nov

£26 / 023 8059 5151

Don Vappie And Jazz Creole

Get ready for an unforgettable night with one of the best banjoists in the history of New Orleans! Don Vappie is a Creole banjoist and vocalist from New Orleans. He is the living embodiment of 300 years of the city’s music and unique melting pot of cultures. He is known for his nurturing approach to Creole culture and its…

Tue 8 Nov

£18 / 023 8059 5151

El Gran Teatro Del Mundo | The Art Of Conversation

Fasch Sonata a 4 for recorder, oboe, violin and continuo in B flat, N:B1 Vivaldi Trio for lute, violin and continuo in G minor, RV 85 Vivaldi Concerto da camera for recorder, oboe, violin, cello and continuo in D, RV 94 Pla Sonata for oboe, violin and continuo in D minor, DolP 3.2b Fasch Concerto da camera for recorder…

Tue 15 Nov

£22 / 023 8059 5151

Elias Quartet

Sara Bitlloch violin Donald Grant violin Simone van der Giessen viola Marie Bitlloch cello Haydn Quartet in F sharp minor, Op 50 No 4 Florence Price Quartet No 2 in A minor Beethoven Quartet No 8 in E minor, Op 59 No 2 Rasumovsky On 15 June 1933, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra performed a new piece by an unknown composer.

Tue 11 Oct

£25 / 023 8059 5151

Eliza Carthy & The Restitution

Eliza Carthy MBE is a multi-award winning singer, songwriter and musician from a formidable English music dynasty. Describing herself simply as a "modern English musician", Eliza Carthy is one of the most recognisable faces of the English folk revival. Her first "solo" album of traditional music in 14 years, *Restitute…

Thu 1 Dec

£25 (Students £13; Children £13) / 023 8059 5151

An Evening In Conversation with David Gedge

To celebrate the release of the second volume of his memoir in comic book form titled Tales From The Wedding Present, David Gedge comes to Turner Sims for an evening of conversation with long-time music associate Terry de Castro, an audience Q&A and a stripped-back, semi-acoustic set.

Sun 20 Nov

£22 / 023 8059 5151

Fabio Zanon

Aurelius 3 Lyrical Pieces Turina Fandanguillo, Op 36 Turina Sevillana, Op 29 Torroba Suite Castellana Torroba Sonatina in A Vincent Lindsey-Clark Shadow of the Moon Mignone Six Etudes Ulisses Rocha Desatino A member of the highest echelon of living guitarists… fluent technique, great beauty and variety of sound, finely…

Sat 29 Oct

£22 / 023 8059 5151

Gaudete! Songs, Tunes And Carols From Yuletide Past

Modern-day balladeers Chris Green and Sophie Matthews specialise in telling stories through song. Following on from GreenMatthews‘ 10 years of successful touring Christmas shows, Gaudete! is an expanded lineup playing new and exciting arrangements of Chris and Sophie’s popular festive fare. Featuring Emily Baines on early…

Thu 15 Dec

£16 / 023 8059 5151

Habib Koité & Bamada

With support from Sura Susso & Jally Kebba Susso Habib Koité is one of West Africa’s most popular musicians, and one of Mali’s greatest guitarists. He’s performed more than 1500 concerts around the world in a career spanning four decades, and enjoyed international recognition – particularly in the US where he counts…

Thu 24 Nov

023 8059 5151

Kathyryn Tickell & The Darkening

Touch ancient ground, dance through swirling, chilly mist, hear the whispered voices of the ancestors… Join us as Kathryn Tickell & The Darkening invoke the dark, powerful, shamanic sounds of Ancient Northumbria. Kathryn Tickell OBE is a Northumbrian piper, fiddle player, composer, educator and broadcaster. Her work…

Tue 18 Oct

£23 / 023 8059 5151

Nduduzo Makhathini

A very special night with visionary South African pianist, composer, and healer Nduduzo Makhathini. Nduduzo Makhathini grew up in the lush, rugged landscape of umGungundlovu in South Africa. The area is historically significant as the site of the Zulu king Dingane kingdom between 1828 and 1840. Zulu, in fact the African…

Tue 22 Nov

£18 / 023 8059 5151

Paul Lewis

Schubert Piano Sonata No 7 in E flat, D568 Schubert Piano Sonata No 14 in A minor, D784 Schubert Piano Sonata No 17 in D, D850 ‘Lewis is one of the great Schubertians of our time.’ Gramophone 20 years on from his first survey of Schubert at Turner Sims, Paul Lewis begins a four concert series exploring the composer’s…

Tue 29 Nov

£32 / 023 8059 5151

Pooja Angra | Creative Unity

Immerse yourself in Indian classical music through Khayal, Bhajan, Taraana and the energy and excitement of Sufi music. Southampton-based Indian classical singer Pooja Angra leads a distinguished quartet of musicians as she premieres her new project. Creative Unity explores both poetry and music compositions from medieval…

Sun 4 Dec

£16 / 023 8059 5151


Riopy is a pianist and composer who wants to change the world, one note at a time. Following a sold-out European tour which included a capacity crowd at London’s Union Chapel, RIOPY – the self-taught Franco-British pianist/composer with more than half a billion streams to his name and an album which has been at the top of…

Sun 12 Feb 2023

£24 / 023 8059 5151

Soumik Datta | Hope Notes

A rich tapestry of refugee stories, electric sarod, strings and animation. Soumik Datta is an award-winning musician, producer and television presenter. He plays the 19-stringed sarod and combines Indian music with spoken word, arts activism and electronica. As part of a national tour, Soumik brings his company’s…

Tue 25 Oct

£16 / 023 8059 5151

Takács Quartet

Beethoven Quartet in A, Op 18 No 5 Britten Quartet No 1, Op 25 Dvořák Quartet No 13 in G, Op 106 Join us for an exciting and passionate performance from one of the world’s great ensembles. The Takács Quartet are praised for their flawless balance between rich individual playing and compelling sound. They are among the…

Thu 10 Nov

£32 / 023 8059 5151

Tales from the Wedding present | An Evening in Conversation with David Gedge

English indie rock band The Wedding Present originally formed in 1985 in Leeds, and have had eighteen UK Top 40 singles and seven Top 40 albums. The band’s music has evolved from fast-paced indie rock in the vein of their most obvious influences The Fall, Buzzcocks and Gang of Four to more varied forms. Throughout their…

Sun 20 Nov

023 8059 5151

University Of Southampton Voices | Everything Must Change

Be moved and inspired by some of the greatest songs for peace ever written. Throughout the 20th century, injustice and bloodshed inspired a powerhouse of songs. These songs express anger, pain and sadness, but also hope for a better future. Musical maestro Harvey Brough has arranged stunning new choral versions in this…

Fri 2 Dec

£16 / 023 8059 5151

Vaughan Williams Discovery Afternoon

David Owen Norris presenter, piano plus guest speakers to be announced Celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of one of England’s greatest composers, Ralph Vaughan Williams. Join David Owen Norris for a special discovery afternoon of music, insights and discussion. You will be the first to hear new arrangements for…

Sun 30 Oct

£15 / 023 8059 5151

Welsh National Opera | Return To Vienna

A sparkling New Year’s concert from WNO Orchestra. Waltz into 2023 in true style as WNO Orchestra’s lively New Year’s concert returns. This glittering programme romps you through the very best of Viennese music. Enjoy the famous Blue Danube by Strauss II, Strauss I’s rollicking Radetzky March, Korngold’s nostalgic…

Sat 14 Jan 2023

£28 / 023 8059 5151