Hampshire Summers

Orchestral Rhapsody

for orchestra

Peter Thompson

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Hampshire Summers, a rhapsody for full symphony orchestra, was composed in 1988. It was first performed by the Solent Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Steve Tanner, in St Thomas’ Cathedral, Portsmouth, in 1996. The recording of that performance is provided as the sound sample on this page.

Composer Title Forces Duration
Peter ThompsonHampshire Summers
Orchestral Rhapsody
for orchestra
Orchestra12 mins
Recorded performance

Solent Symphony Orchestra, Steve Tanner, Conductor


This video presents the above recording of Hampshire Summers with some complementary Hampshire imagery as approved by the composer.
The performance was given by the Solent Symphony Orchestra conducted by Steve Tanner.

Catalogue code: FM070Published: 1996
Entry last updated: 24th May 2011