2021 news.....


April  2021 recording:  Haffner Orchestra  “Nimrod” from Elgar’s Enigma variations:  https://youtu.be/nBUBv96dEPo

with introduction by our Chairman and Musical Director

February 2021 recordings:

Winds playing Minuet and Trio from Mozart Serenade in C min K388: https://youtu.be/KMRqj47yd2U

Strings playing 1st movement of Mozart Divertimento in D maj. K136:https://youtu.be/zo41DbYDCgE








The Haffner Orchestra is Lancaster’s symphony orchestra, comprising amateur players and local professionals drawn from across the North West. Sometimes there are as many as 70 of us on the stage, and audiences often number 450 or 500.  People frequently tell us they are amazed and delighted by the wonderful music, and often people take us for a professional orchestra.  We do lots of music apart from our three concerts a year, and try to reach people who think classical music isn't for them. Concerts take place in Lancaster's Ashton Hall (Town Hall, Dalton Square), and the Great Hall at Lancaster University.

Future events...we hope to perform live music somehow, in early July

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