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Saturday 5th February, 2022, at The Great Hall, University of Reading (London Road)


2pm – relaxed performance (30-45 minutes) – all tickets £5

4.30pm – teatime performance (60 minutes) – £10 (£8 under 18s, £5 APO Young members)

8pm – evening performance (60 minutes) – £10 (£8 under 18s, £5 APO Young members)


  • Lewis – JOY! (APO commission – first performance)
  • Mayer – Faust Overture
  • Dvořák – Symphony No.8

Please note, the following Covid protections will be in place:

  • Reduced capacity in the hall to enable increased distancing and lower aerosol production – book early to avoid disappointment.
  • Windows and doors open for ventilation (wrap up warm!)
  • All audience members (and orchestra members) required to show text/email confirmation of a negative lateral flow test from the day of the concert.
  • All audience members (and orchestra members, when not playing an instrument which precludes it) to wear a well-fitting face covering over nose and mouth (FPP2 masks strongly recommended) with the exception of those who are medically exempt.